Author
Joe Nunweek

Joe has written for Overland, Real Groove, Volume (RIP), Sunday, 1972 and The Spinoff, and likes stories about how we got here and where we're going. He lives in Melbourne, where he works in community law.

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Latest Articles:
The Whole Sorry Lot
Read Time: 20 mins
Joe Nunweek on regret, contrition and what we expect...
Literature
The Whole Sorry Lot
By Joe Nunweek
Uneasy Territory: Tim Neale's Wild Articulations
Read Time: 10 mins
We talk to Tim Neale about his book on colonial legacies...
Literature
Uneasy Territory: Tim Neale's Wild Articulations
By Joe Nunweek
Make It New or Make It Necessary: Max Harris and the New Zealand Project
Read Time: 38 mins
Joe Nunweek chats to Max Harris about his ambitious...
Literature
Make It New or Make It Necessary: Max Harris and the New Zealand Project
By Joe Nunweek
Review: Don't Dream It's Over
Read Time: 14 mins
Joe Nunweek on Freerange Press's roundtable on the...
Society
Review: Don't Dream It's Over
By Joe Nunweek
This Dust Makes That Mud
Read Time: 11 mins
On the skeeviest defamation trial of 2016 and its...
Society
This Dust Makes That Mud
By Joe Nunweek
Among the Beech
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Joe Nunweek on the book behind 'Hunt for the Wilderpeople...
Literature
Among the Beech
By Joe Nunweek
Holding Up The Mirror: The Kiwimeter Becomes Us
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Joe Nunweek on when big data nationalism goes nowhere...
Society
Holding Up The Mirror: The Kiwimeter Becomes Us
By Joe Nunweek
Life, Death and 32kbps Streams : How Suede Came Back, How I Came Back To Suede
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Joe Nunweek talks to Suede's Mat Osman
Music
Life, Death and 32kbps Streams : How Suede Came Back, How I Came Back To Suede
By Joe Nunweek
The Kill List
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Joe Nunweek on his most-hated annual news event
Society
The Kill List
By Joe Nunweek
Ten or so TPPA Deep Cuts
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Joe Nunweek on what we've learnt about the TPPA so...
Society
Ten or so TPPA Deep Cuts
By Joe Nunweek
The Great Indifferent Censor
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Let's not mistake content moderation for moral reasoning...
Art
The Great Indifferent Censor
By Joe Nunweek
Oscar Week: Apt Pupil
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Joe Nunweek on Whiplash's cinema of unease
Screen
Oscar Week: Apt Pupil
By Joe Nunweek
Three Boys
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Joe Nunweek on school expulsions
Society
Three Boys
By Joe Nunweek
Thwarted Futurism, Internet Parties and the Wake
Read Time: 13 mins
Following the Internet Party's political obliteration...
Society
Thwarted Futurism, Internet Parties and the Wake
By Joe Nunweek
A Form Of Optimism: Australian Critic of the Year James Ley
Read Time: 15 mins
Critics were never quite adored, but they once commanded...
Literature
A Form Of Optimism: Australian Critic of the Year James Ley
By Joe Nunweek
This Is Sheffield: Florian Habicht and 'Pulp: A Movie About Life, Death And Supermarkets'
Read Time: 18 mins
Florian Habicht's documentary about Pulp and their...
Music
This Is Sheffield: Florian Habicht and 'Pulp: A Movie About Life, Death And Supermarkets'
By Joe Nunweek
Hope and Wire: Part Three
Read Time: 7 mins
Did you watch 'Hope And Wire' to the end? If you didn...
Reviews
Hope and Wire: Part Three
By Joe Nunweek
Hope And Wire: Part Two
Read Time: 4 mins
Time passes slowly.
Reviews
Hope And Wire: Part Two
By Joe Nunweek
Hope And Wire: Part One
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The first episode of Hope and Wire does a lot of lining...
Reviews
Hope And Wire: Part One
By Joe Nunweek
Somewhere Over The Rainbow: Brent Hodge’s “A Brony Tale”
Read Time: 11 mins
Canadian-New Zealander Brent Hodge has crafted the...
Screen
Somewhere Over The Rainbow: Brent Hodge’s “A Brony Tale”
By Joe Nunweek
Alone On The Ice: Erebus Operation Overdue
Read Time: 7 mins
The docudrama commemorating 35 years since NZ’s deadliest...
Screen
Alone On The Ice: Erebus Operation Overdue
By Joe Nunweek
Review: Joseph Moore, Young Comedy Billionaire
Read Time: 3 mins
Joseph Moore's Comedy Festival set is clever, ambitious...
Reviews
Review: Joseph Moore, Young Comedy Billionaire
By Joe Nunweek
Review: Reginald D Hunter
Read Time: 3 mins
American comedian has some ascerbic and very funny...
Reviews
Review: Reginald D Hunter
By Joe Nunweek
A Modest Deposit
Read Time: 10 mins
First home-buyers have a choice: rent and be damned...
Society
A Modest Deposit
By Joe Nunweek
Review: Billy Bragg
Read Time: 9 mins
Billy Bragg is avowedly the second-most famous working...
Music
Review: Billy Bragg
By Joe Nunweek
The Canary In The House Party
Read Time: 17 mins
There's plenty up in the air with music writing right...
Music
The Canary In The House Party
By Joe Nunweek
Unsettling The Score: Graeme Revell, from SPK to Hollywood
Read Time: 26 mins
Trent Reznor wasn't the first industrial musician...
Music
Unsettling The Score: Graeme Revell, from SPK to Hollywood
By Joe Nunweek
MerzHero
Read Time: 11 mins
For what does it profit a man to listen exclusively...
Music
MerzHero
By Joe Nunweek
Pure Anger
Read Time: 19 mins
Last month, seventeen people ran for the most powerful...
Society
Pure Anger
By Joe Nunweek
No Guts, No Glory: NZ's Malaise At The Venice Biennale
Read Time: 7 mins
Our best chance to get contemporary New Zealand art...
Art
No Guts, No Glory: NZ's Malaise At The Venice Biennale
By Joe Nunweek
First Drafts and Cargo Cults: Journalism and the Crippling Power of Myth
Read Time: 32 mins
2013 finds the state of American journalism in a non...
Society
First Drafts and Cargo Cults: Journalism and the Crippling Power of Myth
By Joe Nunweek
The House Of Common Delights: Ten Notable Interests from our MPs
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The annual list that tells us what NZ's politicians...
Society
The House Of Common Delights: Ten Notable Interests from our MPs
By Joe Nunweek
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