Nik Dirga

Nik Dirga is an American who’s lived in New Zealand for nearly 10 years and has worked for the New Zealand Herald and Australian Associated Press. He once got to shake Bill Clinton’s hand and it really hurt.

Jul 10, 2019

As Mad magazine comes to an end, its spirit of mockery lives on

Longtime fan Nik Dirga pays tribute to the magazine that weaponised satire before the internet.

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Feb 2, 2016

Donald Trump could actually win, possibly won't destroy entire world

As Americans go to the polls in Iowa, US Kiwi import Nik Dirga explains the fear and loathing driving Donald Trump's rise, and assesses the reality TV star's chances of wreaking global catastrophe.

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