As news broke that the former head of journalism at one of New Zealand’s largest universities had been sentenced for a horrific case of indecent assault on an 82-year-old stroke victim in a rest home, messages were flying between journalists who had been through his course. Anna and I did Massey’s Postgraduate Diploma of Journalism with Grant in 2014, and were critical at the time … Continue reading TRUST YOUR GUT: WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM NEWS OF DISGRACED JOURNALISM LECTURER GRANT HANNIS?
I had never had an issue with chilies until one night, making dinner for a friend, I got excruciating burns from handling jalapeños. Continue reading ‘JALAPEÑO HANDS’ IS A THING AND IT GOT ME GOOD
“At first when you acted jealous, honestly I thought you were kidding,” I couldn’t help but laugh at the ridiculousness of the question. Or at that the fact I’d asked my ex-boyfriend to answer it. But it’s always in hindsight that you realize how hilarious situations were; how pathetic or dramatic you were being. This was certainly the case for me. As we know, two’s … Continue reading THREE’S A CROWD, SHE’S A CAT
Don’t get mad, get even, so the saying goes. But for London feminist collective The Ugly Girls Club it is more than that: they want to get ugly. Continue reading UGLY AND PROUD: THE WOMEN’S COLLECTIVE CELEBRATING UGLINESS
Sam Bledsoe was sitting at his desk in the corner of a corporate office in downtown Seattle when he saw the news pop up on Instagram Discover. Rap trio Migos had been snapped wearing his designs – a range of Migos-branded t-shirts, to be specific. The 31-year-old looked both ways to make sure none of his colleagues at the Hawaiian shirt design company Tommy Bahama … Continue reading HOW A YOUNG SEATTLE DESIGNER GOT HIS BREAK DESIGNING FOR MIGOS, MACKLEMORE
There’s a battle raging in the heart of New York City’s strip clubs. On the front line, strippers who have long danced for money in outfits they know will rake in cash are facing off against a new breed, “the startender.” Continue reading NEW YORK’S STRIPPER STRIKE: THE FRONTLINE OF THE STRIP CLUB CIVIL WAR
I’m the basic bitch of cryptocurrency investing and I don’t think I’m alone. Continue reading BASIC BITCH OF BITCOIN: WHY I’VE JOINED THE HORDES OF INEXPERIENCED CRYPTOCURRENCY INVESTORS