As the comment on the ABC News blog states: “…our children are sexualised so early…” In case you are wondering what the hell I’m going on about, Miley Cyrus, daughter of ‘Achy Breaky Heart‘ singer Billy Ray Cyrus, posed nearly nude for the June issue of Vanity Fair. This flies in the face of her […]
It’s with some comfort that the Ministry of Health is looking into a possible breach of the Advertising Standards (see Ministry on snack attack). Apparently the campaign 2008 RUGBY SUPERSTARS campaign with Bluebird chips breaches the act on advertising to children, and on food advertising. It shouldn’t be seen as unusual that the NZRU allow […]
The Heathrow Terminal 5 debacle has inspired games, violence, and many news reports. Now a couple of Kiwi jokers have written a song about their own experience. Very cute.
The first episode of TVNZ’s Stars in their Eyes served up four quite mediocre singers. Leaving the best til last a fat man called Andy revealed he would be performing Meatloaf. And was he good? You bet he was! But who won? Some cute blond Swedish girl singing some unrecognisable pap. People, the show is […]
Debate raged, albeit in a small circle, about David Moffet’s suggestion that All Blacks should get a government subsidised tax break in an effort to stem the flow of our top sportsmen overseas. Anything that is government subsidised means that ultimately I’ll end up paying for it – so it’s a stupid idea. But perhaps […]
It’s been more than a week since I last posted…that sounds like a Catholic confession…and a lot has happened. Labour made a great and probably successful effort at losing the election via one small innocent act – four women MPs and a bad song to the tune of Kenny Rogers “The Gambler”. This has provided […]