Loose Canons: Abby Howells
Summer Fling: Mini Mentorships 2018-19
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Loose Canons is a series in which we invite artists we love to share five things that have informed their work. Meet the rest of our Loose Canons here.

Abby Howells is an award-winning comedian and writer. In 2014, she competed her Masters in Creative Writing at Victoria University’s International Institute of Modern Letters and won the Brad McGann Award for the screenplay she created that year,...

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The Pantograph Punch are delighted to announce our mini-mentorships for summer 2018-19. Nau mai, haere mai!

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The Pantograph Punch are delighted to announce Summer Fling, a mini-mentorship providing three writers with desk space for a month over the summer period, and ongoing one-on-one mentorship as they work towards the completion of a non-fiction piece for paid publication on the...

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What happens to our culture when the world starts to burn? Anne Washburn's Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play playfully explores this question through the lens of one of The Simpsons' most iconic episodesCape Feare. Adam Goodall takes a look at the play... and considers the existential horror bubbling underneath.

The world’s in a pretty bad state.

Levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere hit 411 parts...

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Loose Canons: Abby Howells
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Summer Fling: Mini Mentorships 2018-19
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Gloriavale: The Other Side, From the Inside
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Melissa Harrison on the irresponsibly soft treatment...
Society
Gloriavale: The Other Side, From the Inside
By Melissa Harrison
Let Them Eat Cake: On Playing At Poverty
Read Time: 12 mins
Saziah Bashir on solving poverty by pretending to...
Society
Let Them Eat Cake: On Playing At Poverty
By Saziah Bashir
Eat It Up and Lay Wit It: Hip Hop, Cunnilingus and Morality in Entertainment
Read Time: 32 mins
After turning a friend's offhand comment into a quest...
Music
Eat It Up and Lay Wit It: Hip Hop, Cunnilingus and Morality in Entertainment
By Madeleine Holden
Old Asian, New Asian
Read Time: 19 mins
Labour's recent use of leaked real estate statistics...
Society
Old Asian, New Asian
By K. Emma Ng
Sonic Doom: The Madness and Mayhem of Making Good Times
Read Time: 23 mins
Court documents suggest Kim Dotcom spent $1,000,000...
Society
Sonic Doom: The Madness and Mayhem of Making Good Times
By Hayden Donnell
In Defence of Pacific Sexual Minorities: Why Israel Folau is no Hero
Read Time: 10 mins
Opinion or bigotry? Patrick Thomsen lets you know...
Society
In Defence of Pacific Sexual Minorities: Why Israel Folau is no Hero
By Patrick Thomsen
Speaking Power to the Truth: The Political Assassination of Metiria Turei
Read Time: 11 mins
Giovanni Tiso on New Zealand media and the swimming...
Society
Speaking Power to the Truth: The Political Assassination of Metiria Turei
By Giovanni Tiso
Towards Variations on a Theme: Considering 'Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show'
Read Time: 29 mins
Francis McWhannell on Auckland Art Gallery's 'Necessary...
Art
Towards Variations on a Theme: Considering 'Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show'
By Francis McWhannell