Bowsette: An Investigation
This Bowser-turned-Peach was dubbed Bowsette by fans. (Which, sidebar, makes no sense, because the “ette” comes from Toadette, not from Peach, so the more logical name would've been Beach or Boweach or Powser or literally anything else — but I ...
Public date: Tue, 25 Sep 2018 11:00:00 +1200
Otago bong confiscation: Proctor's behaviour unlawful
"The proctor says he was going around there to drop of leaflets. There are things called letterboxes, which I assume houses in Dunedin have, he could have left the leaflets there." Mr Bott said it sounds like an unlawful, traditional old police search ...
Public date: Tue, 25 Sep 2018 12:00:00 +1200
Pak v Ind: India seal victory over Pakistan in another lop-sided contest
Indian openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan both scored centuries, and produced a batting master class to hand another lop-sided defeat to Pakistan in their Asia Cup 2018 Super Four match at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Sunday.
Public date: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 02:00:00 +1200
Veteran broadcaster Merv Smith dies
The veteran radio broadcaster, Merv Smith, has died. No caption. Photo: Supplied. He was 85. Mr Smith, who started his career in the early 1960s at 1ZB, was one of the first big personalities in New Zealand radio. Listen to a 2003 RNZ Spectrum ...
Public date: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 22:00:00 +1200
'Don't be a traitor': Patrick Gower challenges Chris Hipkins over Victoria ...
Former Victoria University student Patrick Gower has issued a fiery challenge to the Education Minister. The vast majority of the University's Council voted in favour of a name change today, which Gower says "hurt" him. "Dropping the Vic takes away the ...
Public date: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 23:00:00 +1200
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern appears on Today show
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has continued her United States charm offensive, with an appearance on NBC's Today show on Monday morning (Tuesday NZ Time). She stopped off on her New York City trip to the United Nations headquarters to sit down for a ...
Public date: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 20:00:00 +1200
Mike Hosking: To the entitled little snots who walked out of Fraser High School
COMMENT: "F*** you Mrs Crawford". Mrs Crawford's speech on truancy, and what sort of person you become, appears to have been a little late if the graffiti around Fraser High in Hamilton is a good indication of the quality of the attendees. F*** up Mrs ...
Public date: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 19:00:00 +1200
Golf: Tiger Woods' perfect response to those who doubted he'd never win again
Five years. It's been five years since Tiger Woods last won on the PGA Tour and over that time the number of people doubting he'd return to his best grew. After four back surgeries many thought he would never win again but he proved those doubters ...
Public date: Sun, 23 Sep 2018 18:00:00 +1200
Heavyweights should be thanking Anthony Joshua for rescuing division from ...
Before Anthony Joshua came along, many of today's heavyweight fighters were barely famous on their own street, never mind the stage where Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier and George Foreman once roamed. You could paper your house with essays ...
Public date: Sun, 23 Sep 2018 07:00:00 +1200
11 Nonfiction Books to Read This Fall
In two deeply researched articles for Vanity Fair, Michael Lewis, the author of several best-sellers including The Undoing Project, Flash Boys, The Big Short, The Blind Side, and Moneyball, took readers into the depths of the Departments of Energy ...
Public date: Sun, 23 Sep 2018 21:00:00 +1200
11 Nonfiction Books to Read This Fall
Cohen, whose awards are too numerous to mention at length, but include accolades ranging from the 2011 Glenn Gould Prize to a posthumous 2018 Grammy for best rock performance for “You Want It Darker,” died at the age of 82 the night before the 2016 ...
Public date: Sun, 23 Sep 2018 22:00:00 +1200
Grimsby Town loan watch: How Max Wright and Ahkeem Rose fared in FA Cup shock
Max Wright and Ahkeem Rose were both in action again for Boston United on Saturday as the Pilgrims made a shock exit from the FA Cup. The duo made their third appearances for United since making the move on loan to York Street at the start of the month.
Public date: Sun, 23 Sep 2018 23:00:00 +1200
Liverpool vs Southampton: TV channel, live stream, squad news & previe
Liverpool have registered five consecutive wins in the Premier League and will be looking for their sixth when they host Southampton at Anfield on Saturday. Jurgen Klopp's side also come off the backs of an emphatic 3-2 win against Paris Saint-Germain ...
Public date: Sun, 23 Sep 2018 18:00:00 +1200
All Blacks: Nigel Owens claims rugby hasn't gone 'soft after refereeing NZ's ...
Start your tackle in the right position and everything should be fine. "Look, do we get things wrong on this matter as referees sometimes? Yes, we do, myself included. I think we're always open and honest about that - well, at least we should be. I ...
Public date: Sat, 22 Sep 2018 13:00:00 +1200
India vs Bangladesh highlights: Rohit's unbeaten 83 powers India to 7-wicket ...
Jadeja made a roaring return to limited overs cricket with a four-wicket haul, helping India dismiss Bangladesh for 173 in a Super Four match of the Asia Cup. The all-rounder, playing his first ODI since July 2017, broke the backbone of Bangladesh ...
Public date: Sat, 22 Sep 2018 03:00:00 +1200
NRL 2018 finals: Brad Fittler says NRL must shoulder Billy Slater from grand final
Slater has been supported in a number of quarters since the hit on Cronulla winger Sosaia Feki on Friday night, including stand-in Sharks captain Luke Lewis, the last man to be banned from a grand final Issac Luke and former NRL judiciary chairman Paul ...
Public date: Sat, 22 Sep 2018 09:00:00 +1200
Maniac jumps to the 1980s to go on a wild lemur chase
I don't know, gang. What Maniac is doing here—telling a goofy period story under the sci-fi guise of the B pill—is cool, in theory. It reminds me a bit of Ubik, Philip K. Dick's very good novel with similar time slippages and shifting frames of ...
Public date: Sat, 22 Sep 2018 09:00:00 +1200
Draft prospect aiming to impress in SANFL final
AFL clubs are paying attention to South Australian pressure forward Boyd Woodcock after a strong second half of the season. The 18-year-old will have one final chance to impress ahead of the NAB AFL Draft when he lines up for North Adelaide against ...
Public date: Sat, 22 Sep 2018 20:00:00 +1200
New father John Isner falls to Alexander Zverev at Laver Cup
Isner had a difficult loss Saturday in the Laver Cup, falling to Zverez, who rallied for a 3-6, 7-6, 10-7 victory. Roger Federer then beat Nick Kyrgios 6-3, 6-2 to give Team Europe a 7-1 lead in the team competition at the United Center. But in the ...
Public date: Sat, 22 Sep 2018 19:00:00 +1200
Telltale Games' successes did more for TV shows than they did for the studio
This perspective contains spoilers for Game of Thrones, both the TV series and the Telltale video game. When news passed late yesterday that Telltale Games had effectively shut down, dismissing all but a handful of artists, many thought first of The ...
Public date: Sat, 22 Sep 2018 22:00:00 +1200