Our friendly TV sponsors at Lightbox have a whole bunch of shows nominated for the Emmy Awards this year, so we got our resident award shows obsessive Sam Brooks to pick which ones might take home the gold.
Critic Te Arohi, the official magazine of the Otago University Student Associations, has found itself a hit with Critic Booze Reviews, featuring reviews of the cheapest alcohol available. Sam Brooks interviews the prolific and heroic reviewer 'Swilliams Shakesbeer'.
The Spinoff's resident nail enthusiast Sam Brooks dives into nail salon reality show Boss Nails, and finds someone to model his messy life after.
This week NZ First released their full list of candidates. Sam Brooks took a deep dive into the trenches of the internet to find out who these people are, where they came from, and what they bring to Team Winston.
After some scared principals blamed Westside for all their woes, Sam Brooks investigates what other carnage the Outrageous Fortune prequel has caused.
Forget the cliches of women in top hats and bustiers singing tired songs about heartbreak. Auckland Live's International Cabaret Season is full of energy, emotion, feminism and mischief, writes Sam Brooks.
Maraea Rakuraku is an award-winning playwright whose latest work is being presented in Te Pou's Kōanga Festival in September. Sam Brooks talked to her about history, playwriting and cultural commentary.
Sam Brooks dives into the new Uncharted game, The Lost Legacy, with two progressively awesome protagonists and the classic cinematic gameplay pioneered by the series.
Sam Brooks watches the new Eva Longoria vehicle Decline and Fall and finds a show more British than a pint of lager and a packet of crisps.