Tag: on the rag

A brief history of New Zealanders getting mad as hell about period ads

Alex Casey combs through the most furious complaints made to the ASA about sanitary product advertising. 

Argh! Our feminist webseries On the Rag is here and we’re talking periods

Based on the podcast of the same name, our new feminist webseries intends to jelly wrestle with every issue under the sun. First up: periods.

On the Rag: Women can wear suits and men can wear skirts

Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden and Michèle A’Court tackle the past month in women, news and popular culture, with thanks to our friends at The Women’s Bookshop. 

Everything you need to know about our new webseries On the Rag

Re-introducing On the Rag, The Spinoff’s feminist podcast that is launching as a webseries next Wednesday.

On the Rag: In which January has felt 40,000 years long

Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden and Michèle A’Court tackle the past month in women, news and popular culture, with thanks to our friends at The Women’s Bookshop. 

What the hell is VIPoo and also where do I get some?

Toilet spray product VIPoo has haunted our televisions and pre-roll ads for over a year now. Alex Casey dissects one of the most challenging art pieces of the decade.

On the Rag: So this is Christmas, and what has 2018 done?

Listen to Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden and Madeleine Chapman tackle the past YEAR in women, news and popular culture, with thanks to our friends at The Women’s Bookshop. 

The Spinoff presents SUPERPOD 2018

In the now-annual event of the year, five of our podcasts' hosts join forces like a mighty end-of-year podcast rat-king.

Clementine Ford event overwhelmed with crowd of four protestors

Speaking to The Spinoff’s On the Rag podcast, Clementine Ford predicted one man would turn up to protest her speaking event. What she didn’t anticipate... was four.

On the Rag: Everything you’ve ever wanted to ask Clementine Ford

A very special episode with thanks to our friends at The Women’s Bookshop. 

On the Rag: Man meatballs, royal greetings and hairy legs

Listen to Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden and Madeleine Chapman tackle the past month in women, news and popular culture, with thanks to our friends at The Women’s Bookshop.

On the Rag: September was a month of suffrage and sins

Listen to Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden and Michele A’Court tackle the past month in women, news and popular culture, with thanks to our friends at The Women’s Bookshop. 

On The Rag: The 5 kinds of TV ads aimed at women (WATCH)

The On The Rag podcast team – Michele A'Court, Alex Casey and Leonie Hayden – look back at the lady ads that made them the women they are today.

On the Rag: How do TERFs get to call themselves feminists?

Listen to Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden and Michele A’Court tackle the past month in women, news and popular culture, with thanks to our friends at The Women’s Bookshop. 

Get ready with the On the Rag team (WATCH)

How hard can it be to film a Youtube beauty tutorial? The On the Rag team share their expertise. 

On the Rag: A bloody good month for women

Listen to Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden and Michele A’Court tackle the past month in women, news and popular culture, with thanks to our friends at The Women’s Bookshop. 

On the Rag: Remember how our prime minister had a baby?!

Listen to Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden and Michele A’Court tackle the past month in women, news and popular culture, with thanks to our friends at The Women’s Bookshop. 

Too rude: The On the Rag team talk about sex with RNZ’s Bang!

Birds do it. Bees do it. Do podcasters do it? The On the Rag team join forces with RNZ's Bang! to talk about sex, baby. 

On the Rag: Period panic and a note for Simon Bridges

Listen to Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden and Michele A’Court tackle the past month in women, news and popular culture, with thanks to our friends at The Women’s Bookshop. 

Critic editor: why we made the Menstruation Issue

Yesterday the University of Otago seized thousands of copies of its students' magazine. Editor Joel MacManus explains what happened.

On the Rag: Rugby ads, menstrual cups and delving into the world of incels

Listen to Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden and Madeleine Chapman tackle the past month in women, news and popular culture, with thanks to our friends at The Women’s Bookshop. 

On the Rag: March was officially the month of the witch

Listen to Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden and Michele A’Court tackle the past month in women, news and popular culture.

On the Rag: The bad 60 Minutes interview and so much more

Listen to Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden and Michele A’Court tackle the past month in women, news and popular culture.

On the Rag: In which we are all pregnant (with emotion for Jacinda)

Listen to Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden and Michele A’Court tackle the past month in women, news and popular culture.

The Spinoff presents SUPERPOD 2017

To punish you all for being naughty this year, The Spinoff made an unholy mash-up of four of its podcasts.

On the Rag: Have yourself a very feminist Christmas

Listen to Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden and Michele A’Court tackle the age-old conundrum: how do you cope with Christmas without exploding?

On the Rag: That’s no Pink Princess, that’s the Prime Minister

Listen to Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden and Michele A’Court tackle the past month in women, news and popular culture.

What does Jacinda mean for women in New Zealand?

The team from On the Rag weren’t able to get in the same room following Jacinda’s win, so here they are with their feelings.