Caught in the thirst trap: White gaze on black bodies
2016 Top Reads on Pantograph Punch
Dead Air: John Campbell, Noelle McCarthy, Carol Hirschfeld and Wallace Chapman on moments of unexpected silence

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Society

Lana Lopesi outlines the politics of sexual fantasies, with some help from Idris Elba.

Let’s be real, we all love a good sexual fantasy. And for those of you who pretend you’re above it, I see you. But let’s get intersectional for a minute. You know, intersectionality, that word that we (especially feminists) love to throw around, which talks about the interconnectedness of types of oppression (race...

2016: Our Take

Say what you like about 2016, our writers had the best words, and we're a proud-as Punch, having published around 250 incisive articles in 2016. Some pieces were excellent excerpts from elsewhere, such as Tina Makereti’s wonderful essay on place, identity and home from the Extraordinary Anywhere collection; Mihingarangi Forbes’ eloquence on Māori broadcasting frustrations, from the journalism collection...

The Pantograph Punch Presents

As part of our 2016 season of events, we invited four of our favourite professional talkers - John Campbell, Carol Hirschfeld, Wallace Chapman and Noelle McCarthy - to share the moments that have left them speechless, for better and for worse.

Their stories were wild, strange, uncensored and beautiful. There were youthful fuck-ups and clumsy cover-ups. There were stubborn silences that stretched years until they became...

Featured

Society
Caught in the thirst trap: White gaze on black bodies
2016: Our Take
2016 Top Reads on Pantograph Punch
The Pantograph Punch Presents
Dead Air: John Campbell, Noelle McCarthy, Carol Hirschfeld and Wallace Chapman on moments of unexpected silence
Caught in the thirst trap: White gaze on black bodies
Read Time: 12 mins
Lana Lopesi outlines the politics of sexual fantasies...
Society
Caught in the thirst trap: White gaze on black bodies
By Lana Lopesi
2016 Top Reads on Pantograph Punch
Read Time: 16 mins
Say what you like about 2016, our writers had the...
2016: Our Take
2016 Top Reads on Pantograph Punch
By Pantograph Punch
Dead Air: John Campbell, Noelle McCarthy, Carol Hirschfeld and Wallace Chapman on moments of unexpected silence
Read Time: 1 min
Tales of speechlessness with John Campbell, Carol...
The Pantograph Punch Presents
Dead Air: John Campbell, Noelle McCarthy, Carol Hirschfeld and Wallace Chapman on moments of unexpected silence
By Pantograph Punch
Utterances: A Comic
Read Time: 1 min
In her graphic essay, Sarah Laing explores language...
Literature
Utterances: A Comic
By Sarah Laing
Failed Housing, Riff Raff, and All Goods: Great Art Moments in Auckland in 2016
Read Time: 13 mins
Our Visual Arts Editors Lana Lopesi and Francis McWhannell...
Art
Failed Housing, Riff Raff, and All Goods: Great Art Moments in Auckland in 2016
By Pantograph Punch
Violently to My Taste: Ten Moments in Auckland Theatre 2016
Read Time: 17 mins
Apart from that unfortunate Pop-Up Globe.
Theatre
Violently to My Taste: Ten Moments in Auckland Theatre 2016
By Sam Brooks
"I Am More Important Than Shakespeare": Ten Moments in Wellington Theatre 2016
Read Time: 18 mins
Adam Goodall takes stock of the triumphs, the anxieties...
Theatre
"I Am More Important Than Shakespeare": Ten Moments in Wellington Theatre 2016
By Adam Goodall
Whakanuia: December's celebration of great stuff
Read Time: 9 mins
100 days, co-revolution, Jessicas Hansell and Rabbit...
Whakanuia
Whakanuia: December's celebration of great stuff
By Pantograph Punch
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