Fragmentary Thoughts is a new comic strip by José Barbosa, in which he’ll tackle a different television show or phenomenon each month. This time round it’s everyone’s favourite Ed Sheeran-belting swear-fest: The X Factor NZ.
This season of The X Factor NZ has already brought us much: a contestant with a past manslaughter conviction, poor beautiful Stan getting chewed out by some contestants simply because he cared and everyone pretty much wanting to hug Archie into oblivion.
The X Factor NZ airs 8 days a week around 7 o’clock on TV3
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