River Lin

Avid cat lover and film enthusiast. Gainfully employed.

Television
Aug 28, 2018

Asian representation in New Zealand in the age of Crazy Rich Asians

Crazy Rich Asians has been lauded for its groundbreaking representation of Asian-Americans - but how is Asian representation looking in our own country?

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Television
Oct 27, 2016

Throwback Thursday: Remembering Squirt, the worst-named show of the '90s

River Lin revisits a childhood favourite in Squirt, and takes a walk down memory lane with the key players on the show.

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Television
Sep 9, 2016

Bachelor in Parody: Five of the snarkiest reality spoofs on television

As reality television evolves and expands like a wine-throwing version of The Blob, so have the number of cutting parodies of the genre. River Lin looks at some of the …

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Auckland
Sep 8, 2016

Her Warship abides: a day with the unsinkable would-be mayor, Penny Bright

Activist, iconoclast and serial mayoral candidate Penny Bright is an indefatigable, unmistakable fixture in Auckland politics. River Lin joins her for a day on the campaign trail

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