Tag: Street Week

2014 in Review: Farrier on ‘Real Talk’

David Farrier explains how our stuff.co.nz smash hit Real Talk series came about. If you've missed the magic, the complete videos are embedded at the end of this post. If you …

Street Week: The Complete Real Talk

Throughout 'Street Week', our tribute to the wonder that is Shortland Street, we've been running 'Real Talk', a series of very strange interviews with Ferndalers Ben Mitchell and Cam Jones, conducted by David …

Street Week: Buzzfeed Style Youtube Haul

Alex Casey breaks down the "best of the rest" Shortland Street content that has been unearthed at Spinoff HQ during Street Week. // We have come to the end of the …

Street Week: The Shorty Street Scandal Awards

In the wake of the 2014 Shortland St Season finale, beloved Youtube recapper James Mustapic presents the inaugural Shorty Street Scandal Awards. // Congratulations to all the deserving winners. If you haven't …

Street Week: Serious Shortland Street Data Journalism

Alex Casey crunches the numbers and breaks down some serious, 100% accurate Shortland Street statistics. // Welcome, you lucky few who exist within the middle of the 'Statistics fan' and 'Shortland Street …

Street Week: Real Talk with Dave, Cam and Ben – #8 ‘Outtakes’

‘Real Talk’ is a series of interviews conducted exclusively for The Spinoff’s ‘Street Week’ by David Farrier with Shortland Street‘s Cam Jones and Ben Mitchell. The eighth and final episode features outtakes from the …

Street Week: FanFiction – The Death of Chris Warner

As Shorty launches its own fanfic site for summer, Joseph Moore writes a FanFiction imagining Chris Warner's sad, inevitable death in a classic season finale about five or so years …

Street Week: Throwback Thursday – The Cameos

Much like Ponsonby Road on a sunny day, Shortland Street is heaving with celebrities. Alex Casey looks back at some of the more memorable cameos. // Guardian of Our Small Claims Galaxy …

Street Week: Harry McNaughton on Cliffhanging

The Christmas cliffhanger is Shortland Street’s most glorious moment, when the show’s silliness and ambition are deafeningly amplified. Ahead of tonight’s finale, Duncan Greive spoke with key storyliner Harry McNaughton …

Street Week: Real Talk with Dave, Cam and Ben – #7 ‘Conspiracy Theories’

‘Real Talk’ is a series of interviews conducted exclusively for The Spinoff’s ‘Street Week’ by David Farrier with Shortland Street‘s Cam Jones and Ben Mitchell. The seventh episode has our guys weighing …

Street Week: Real Talk with Dave, Cam and Ben – #6 ‘Cyclists’

‘Real Talk’ is a series of interviews conducted exclusively for The Spinoff’s ‘Street Week’ by David Farrier with Shortland Street‘s Cam Jones and Ben Mitchell. Episode six has Jones (an environmentalist) and …

Street Week: Catch Up Club – Shortland Street Episode One

Two key Spinoff writers Alex Casey and Joseph Moore share a dirty little secret: they’ve never seen any of the defining ‘important’ TV shows of our time, and are trying …

Street Week: From Ferndale to Trademe

With Street Week in full swing and Christmas right around the corner, Alex Casey dredges up the very best in Shortland Street merch from the far reaches of Trademe. // Lionel’s …

Street Week: Extract Seven was Shorty’s Storyline of the Year

Eli Mathewson provides in-depth analysis of Shortland Street's Extract 7 storyline, discovering undeniable parallels with other great cultural works of our time. // Sarah Potts died this year, and if I were …

Street Week: Real Talk with Dave, Cam and Ben – #5 ‘Women’

‘Real Talk’ is a series of interviews conducted exclusively for The Spinoff's 'Street Week' by David Farrier with Shortland Street‘s Cam Jones and Ben Mitchell. This fifth instalment features the dashing …

Street Week: Set Visit – Ferndale in the Flesh

Alex Casey took a surreal trip out to the Shortland Street set, and found scoops around every corner.// When I arrived at South Pacific Pictures, I was greeted in the carpark …

Street Week: Real Talk with Dave, Cam and Ben – #4 ‘The Internet’

‘Real Talk’ is a series of interviews conducted by David Farrier featuring Shortland Street‘s Cam Jones and Ben Mitchell. They’ll give a hot take on a series of important contemporary issues. This …

Street Week: Life as TK Samuels’ Doctor Doppelganger

Richard Cowley had just started med school when TK Samuels arrived in Ferndale. Their uncanny resemblance has haunted him ever since. Simon Day sat down with him for a chat …

Street Week: Real Talk with Dave, Cam and Ben – #3 ‘The Objectification of Men’

'Real Talk' is a series of interviews conducted by David Farrier featuring Shortland Street's Cam Jones and Ben Mitchell. They'll give the babe actor demographic's hot take on a series of …

Street Week: Ula Fights For Her Life

Joseph Harper recaps the KFC Fight For Life, including the powerful defeat of Ula from Shortland Street by Millie Elder Holmes. // I watched the KFC Fight for Life in the …

Street Week: Music Monday – Shortland Street Theme (Club Mix)

Aaron Hawkins remembers when acid house came to Ferndale via the Shortland Street Theme Club Mix. // “This is rock'n'roll Nurse Burton. Not that hippy dippy folk stuff or whatever it is …

Street Week: Real Talk with Dave, Cam and Ben – #2 ‘The Culture of Outrage’

In part two (here is part one) of David Farrier's 'Real Talk' interview series with Cam Jones and Ben Mitchell, Shortland Street's bench-pressing health warriors weigh in on the internet's 'culture of …

Street Week: Real Talk with Dave, Cam and Ben – ‘The Origins of Life’

Welcome to the centrepiece of Street Week: 'Real Talk', an eight part interview by David Farrier featuring Cam Jones and Ben Mitchell. The pair are Shortland Street's biggest stars and hunkiest hunks. …

Street Week: Leanne’s Handbag Woes on Shorty Street Scandal

Please enjoy this week’s episode of Shorty Street Scandal, wherein James Mustapic recaps the past week of Ferndale hijinks. This week? Murray goes underpants crazy, Leanne pulls a fast one out …

Coming Monday: Street Week – A Tribute to Shortland Street

This coming Monday The Spinoff launches 'Street Week', dedicated to honouring New Zealand's greatest ever TV show, Shortland Street. We've been scheming on this for a couple of months, and pulled together …