Tag: The Side Eye

The Side Eye’s Two New Zealands: The K Shape

Toby Morris looks at the idea of a K shaped recovery, and how the post-Covid economy has benefited some while hurting others.

The Side Eye: In the studio with The Beths

Summer reissue: Spinoff cartoonist Toby Morris spends a session in the recording studio with The Beths.

The Side Eye: The tunnel, the lights

Summer reissue: Spinoff cartoonist Toby Morris travels to Waitomo to see first hand the impact of Covid-19 on one of New Zealand's oldest tourist destinations.

The Side Eye: The Trap Life

Summer reissue: Squaaawk! Toby Morris meets the community trapping groups changing Wellington's sky.

The Side Eye: Bugged Out

Summer reissue: Tonight we're gonna party like it's 1999 – minus the fear our eftpos cards will all stop working at midnight.

The Side Eye: Essential

Summer reissue: Toby Morris reconnects with Tasia, essential worker, following level four lockdown.

Introducing The Side Eye Annual 2020, the Toby Morris print comic collection

From a dentist's office to a glow-worm cave to an Auckland recording studio, Toby Morris’s monthly comic The Side Eye has been everywhere in 2020. Now you can read it in print.

The Side Eye: How to draw Winston Peters

A brief illustrated history of 45 years in the political life of Winston Peters NZ politician.

The Side Eye: How to draw Marama Davidson and James Shaw

Each week in the lead-up to the election, The Side Eye cartoonist Toby Morris is teaching us how to draw a different politician. This week, it’s the Green Party co-leaders.

The Side Eye: How to draw David Seymour

Each week in the lead-up to the election, Toby Morris is going to teach us how to draw a different NZ politician. This week, it’s the leader of the Act Party.

The Side Eye: How to draw Judith Collins

Each week in the lead-up to the election, The Side Eye cartoonist Toby Morris is going to teach us how to draw a different New Zealand politician. This week, it's the leader of the opposition.

The Side Eye: How to draw Jacinda Ardern

Each week in the lead-up to the election, cartoonist Toby Morris is going to teach us how to draw a different New Zealand politician. First up, it's the prime minister.

The Side Eye: Weed versus Booze

On October 17 NZ will decide whether cannabis should be legalised and regulated. Toby Morris compares and contrasts weed with another popular drug: alcohol.

The Side Eye: In the studio with The Beths

Spinoff cartoonist Toby Morris spent a session in the recording studio with The Beths and got an intimate view of the beloved band at work.

The Side Eye: The tunnel, the lights

Spinoff cartoonist Toby Morris travels to Waitomo to see first hand the impact of Covid-19 on one of New Zealand's oldest tourist destinations.

The Side Eye: Essential

Toby Morris reconnects with Tasia, essential worker.

Covid-19: The Siouxsie Wiles and Toby Morris gifs now in te reo Māori

Our Covid-19 gifs are now available in te reo Māori. Spread the word (while staying at home).

The Side Eye: The high price of bad teeth

We've all got teeth, so why can only some of us afford to look after them?

The Side Eye: Bugged Out

This time 20 years ago, New Zealand was preparing for apocalypse. The Side Eye looks back at the Y2K bug phenomenon 20 years later and asks if it was all a scam.

The Side Eye: The Trap Life

Skwaaak! Toby Morris meets the community trapping groups changing Wellington's sky.

The Side Eye: The Bottles – a story about nostalgia and dog poo

Toby Morris gazes back to a time where almost every NZ yard had a plastic bottle full of water in the middle of it.

The Side Eye: The receiving end

How many more times likely is a Māori person to have a police dog used against them? Twice as likely? Three times? Ten times? Toby Morris talks to Julia Whaipooti about Māori over-representation in the justice system.

The Side Eye: To Emily, re abortion

Unsure if he's the right person to write about abortion, Toby Morris seeks advice from Spinoff Parents editor and writer Emily Writes. Emily has some strong thoughts.

The Side Eye: Who sets up the speakers?

Sohail Din of the University of Auckland's Muslim Student Association talks to Toby Morris about Friday prayers and life after the Christchurch terrorist attacks for Muslim New Zealanders.

This is us

Terrorist attacks tore through the Muslim community in Christchurch, and exposed ugly truths about New Zealand

The Side Eye: Six out of Ten

The Kiwi way of life is six out of ten. Toby Morris is over it.

The Side Eye: The Chase

Thirteen teenagers have died in police pursuits in New Zealand in the last three years. Toby Morris investigates a possible solution not that far from home.

The Side Eye: The Perfect Spot

We asked you where your perfect spot on beach is, and you told us. Hundreds of you. Using the magic of comics and a deep desire to be asleep on the sand, Toby Morris has brought that imaginary beach to life.