Laura Vincent

Laura is a writer working on her first novel and a collection of poetry and short stories. She also writes a food blog, hungryandfrozen.com, and regular content for her Patreon patrons.

Television
Aug 26, 2019

Review: A War Story dramatises Bin Laden before 9/11 shook the world

A War Story is one more attempt in a long line of art to make sense of 9/11 – this time from a uniquely Kiwi perspective.

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Television
Aug 11, 2019

That's pure Moira Rose: the influences behind Schitt's Creek's bizarro queen

Laura Vincent explores the pop cultural roots of Moira Rose, the narcissist soap opera actress and breakout character from the offbeat, beloved sitcom Schitt's Creek.

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Television
Jul 17, 2019

Review: Golden Boy delivers big laughs from small town New Zealand

Laura Vincent reviews Golden Boy, an excellent new sitcom from Three that skewers small town New Zealand and the colourful characters who populate it.

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Books
Jul 12, 2019

The Friday Poem: ACTIVITIES by Laura Vincent

A poem by Wellington writer Laura Vincent.

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Television
Jul 10, 2019

Missing Fleabag? Here’s why you should watch Crazy Ex-Girlfriend next

You've watched all twelve episodes of Fleabag three times now – where to from here? Laura Vincent has your next obsession sorted.

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Media
Apr 7, 2019

My YouTube Party of Five: Laura Vincent

Obscure Tony awards performances, Twin Peaks and choreography videos – Laura Vincent's YouTube Party of Five runs the full weird YouTube gamut.

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Television
Mar 12, 2019

Remembering the cute, podcast-less Joe Rogan

Before The Joe Rogan Experience, before even Fear Factor, Joe Rogan was an actor on a much-loved show called NewsRadio. 

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Society
Apr 20, 2017

Obituary: Goodbye to Bernie, the goodest boy in Wellington

Laura Vincent farewells Wellington's famous furry friend.

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Society
Jun 14, 2016

Why won’t John Key admit the Orlando attack was a homophobic hate crime?

When asked if the killing of 50 people at an Orlando gay bar was motivated by homophobia John Key claimed that he "didn't know". Laura Vincent knows.

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Television
May 18, 2016

If not The Bachelor, then where? A search for the healthiest couples on television

With more shows than anyone has time to watch, Laura Vincent searches for the rare TV couples that are worth looking up to.

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Television
Jan 27, 2016

How Grosse Pointe and Popular brought teen satire to television

Showrunners Darren Star and Ryan Murphy are behind some of the last quarter-century's most fun television. Laura Vincent looks back at two of their less-remembered teen shows.

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Television
Jun 24, 2015

Pretty Little Liars: Why This Soapy Teen Thriller Can Rub Shoulders With HBO’s Big Boys

Laura Vincent argues why her favourite soapy teen thriller Pretty Little Liars deserves just as much attention as HBO's Game of Thrones or The Wire.

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