To celebrate the release of her third album, Dedicated, here's our guide to becoming a Carly Rae Jepsen fan. A Carly Rae Jepstan, if you will.
It's week six of Dancing with the Stars, and the cream has risen from beneath the crop! Sam Brooks power-ranks the contestants.
Sam Brooks has a transcendent experience at the part of the Auckland Writers Festival grown-ups never hear about: the school sessions.
Much like its subject, The Audience is blandly pleasant and frustratingly naive. Sam Brooks reviews Auckland Theatre Company's latest production.
The new trailer for the much anticipated, oft delayed Final Fantasy 7 remake is here. Optimist and superfan Sam Brooks breaks it down for you.
Sam Brooks reviews Educators, a beautifully morbid and mean-spirited New Zealand comedy about high school teachers.
Emily Writes' bestseller Rants in the Dark is coming to Auckland – as a play! Sam Brooks talks to her about the process of seeing her book adapted for the stage.
She's more than a New Zealand icon - she's a New Zealand star. Sam Brooks interviews Danielle Cormack about her role as Lulu in Fresh Eggs
Playwright and Spinoff culture editor Sam Brooks talks to Val Emmich, author of Dear Evan Hansen, about the process of adapting a smash Broadway musical into a book.
Satellites is a series of public events and encounters showcasing the most exciting contemporary Asian artists in Auckland. Sam Brooks interviewed the founder of Satellites, Rosabel Tan, and one of the artists, Ahi Karunaharan about this year's program.
Only three weeks in and it feels like a thousand! Sam Brooks power-ranks the third week of celebrity sweep-the-floor-with-a-lady competition, Dancing with the Stars NZ. The theme of this week is guilty â€¦
New Zealand’s celebrity perambulator competition continues tonight! Sam Brooks power-ranks the second night of the first week of Dancing with the Stars NZ.
What's the best way to look at the biggest show on television at the moment? Through a 20 year old video game, of course, writes Sam Brooks.