Entertainment

Bachelor steps in for royal baby

The absence of a new royal left the imminent conclusion of The Bachelor NZ as probably the main story of the week.

GoT revived Keisha's passion

It was not luck but ingenuity which landed New Zealand actor Keisha Castle-Hughes a key role in the fifth season of Game Of Thrones.

Heartbreaking story behind Big Bird

The yellow suit hid tears, depression and tragedy.

Walking Dead star's subway meltdown

Actor Chad L. Coleman who starred in The Walking Dead and The Wire has gone ballistic on a subway train in New York. 

Jamie Foxx 'butchers' national anthem

Jamie Foxx has been slammed or his rendition of the national anthem at the Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao fight.

X-Factor, ‘hatbeard’ and the music pastor

The curious tale of X Factor, "hatbeard'' and a Christchurch music pastor and vocal coach.

I'm embarrassed to say, I've never really heard...

Simon Sweetman

SIMON SWEETMAN

I don't know all that much about Roxy Music.

Pick of the Day: Monday, May 18

Like Father, Like Son is a triumph of storytelling and sonics.

An energy-sapping two hours of knockabout farce

REVIEW: There isn’t much improvisation or audience involvement in A Servant to Two Masters as the actors must for ever be thinking of the next pratfall.

What makes a book sexy?

Christian

Like any romantic relationship, you want a balance of the emotional and physical.

A week of Bruce Jenner gaffes

Bruce Jenner's public reveal that he's transitioning from male to female last Friday was met with a groundswell of support.

Maybe Tomorrow on the Cable Car

To mark NZ Music Month, Wellington-based indie-pop band Towers will cover well-known Kiwi songs.

Enlightening look at naturism

REVIEW: Naturism documentary Naked Village leaves you with a little more understanding.

X Factor: What's wrong with it

Sunday’s episode of the X Factor sums up what’s wrong with New Zealand music.

Kiwi streaming website launches

Kiwi musicians have banded together for a new online initiative which hopes to showcase local artists.

Justin Bieber to join Zoolander

Justin Bieber has nailed his Blue Steel in what appears to be a sign he is joining Zoolander 2.

Growing up with Sansa Stark

"If I arrive on set and they tell me I have five minutes before hair and make-up, then I head straight to my trailer for a nap."

Stephie Key: 'Rebellion is not the intention'

Cherry Bomb: Stephie Key on her art, her dad's job and her hyper-sexual artistic alter-ego Cherry Lazar ahead of her exhibition opening in Paris.

Redfoo quits X Factor Australia

LMFAO frontman is the third judge to jump ship from the reality show, leaving Dannii Minogue looking awfully lonely.

Writer Ruth Rendell dies, aged 85

Ruth Rendell, best known as the creator of Detective Chief Inspector Wexford, died in hospital on Saturday.

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