Category: That’s entertainment

Movies, music, telly and anything else that might be deemed entertaining (possibly Tasers)

Video game targets Bush

Poor old Georgie Bush is the smelly kid once again, this time playing a leading role in a video game that’s popping up on Islamic extremist websites.  Players fight United States soldiers before trying to knock off the President in…

Click on, scroll down to this vote-worthy song

Kiwi singer-songwriter Aly Cook needs your help. Her latest song, Country Storm, is featured in the voting section of the New Country Star website. Click on the vote button, then scroll down to find her track. After you vote, you’ll…

Net gossip compromises privacy

(This is the Online column, written for The Southland Times) The net has made privacy a valuable commodity for the rich and famous, with site after site dedicated to gossip, sightings and dishing all the dirt. News and gossip site…

Back to fans and 24: Conspiracy

I’m back and yes, the holiday was splendiferous. Thanks for asking.  To the reader who became concerned by my conspicuous absence from these pages during the past month and e-mailed asking if I’d been eaten by a crocodile while on…

End of the road for Southland Idol

Southland’s second NZ Idol contestant didnt make it through to the next round. Unfortunately for Saelyn, a fickle public voted for the other lot. Personally, I’d rather pay to vote to get rid of the judges than the contestants. Frankie…

Lord of the dance

So, Tim’s finished his reign as the lord of the dance. As I sat at work on Sunday night enduring the agonising wait along with everyone else, listening to the metallic beeps of assorted cellphones being notified of counted votes…

Beautiful people but what is the true cost?

Watching the final of TV One’s Dancing With The Stars caused some mixed emotions. There was the joy and pride at seeing our Norm boogying his way around the dance floor in a totally blokey way and winning the whole…

Dancing Tim earns support from online traders

(This is the Online column written for The Southland Times)  Mayor Tim has been copping a bit of flak over his efforts in the infamous dance competition but there’s still plenty of support for him. Right now, there’s a thread…

The world of Bikini Bottom

Oh, who lives in a pineapple under the sea? If you don’t know the answer to that question, you need to start watching more quality television. The answer is, of course, Bikini Bottom’s own Spongebob Squarepants. This cartoon is seriously…