Scientists solve Christie's crimes

The Queen of Crime Agatha Christie

5:15 AM  A panel of scientists has discovered a mathematical formula that can solve the writer's murder mysteries

Fantastic Four's awful interview

he cast of Fantastic Four interviewed by Rock 100.5 Morning Show.

5:00 AM  If you thought celebrity interviews couldn't get more awkward and insulting than last week's Cara Delevingne disaster, you were wrong.

Disney wasn't an anti-Semite

Experts deny that Walt Disney was an anti-Semite.

5:00 AM  Walt Disney was a complex figure, both celebrated and condemned, but allegations that he was a rabid anti-Semite are unproven.

Hip Hop-eration's R65 policy

Hip Hop-eration founder Billie Jordan.

5:00 AM  Group founder Billie Jordan reveals her inspiration for the unconventional troupe.

Ghostbusters visit marred by trolls

The female cast of the new Ghostbusters film Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones, Kristen Wiig and Kate McKinnon visited sick children over the weekend.

Medical centre patients in got a surprise visit from the new Ghostbusters and the internet isn't happy.

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celebrities

Gossip mags: It's Cait vs Kris

Kris Jenner is apparently furious that Cait is taking endorsement deals that were lined up for the Kardashians.

Caitlin Jenner was accused of stealing Kardashian endorsements.

Cilla's 'disgusting' NZ leg-shot

When Cilla Black visited Wellington in 1972, one photograph of her caused a stir.

Chris Pratt's epic photoshop contest

Cilla Black dies video

film

Walt Disney wasn't an anti-Semite

Experts deny that Walt Disney was an anti-Semite.

5:00 AM  Walt Disney was a complex figure, both celebrated and condemned, but allegations that he was a rabid anti-Semite are unproven.

Ghostbusters visit marred by trolls

Medical centre patients in got a surprise visit from the new Ghostbusters and the internet isn't happy.

Filmmaker Robin Greenberg's film Return of the Free China Junk premieres in Christchurch on August 8 at the NZ International Film Festival.

Filmmaker's tai chi master tribute

5:00 AM  New Zealand filmmaker pays tribute to history-making Christchurch tai chi master.

music

Rudd back in court

Former AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd at an earlier court appearance at Tauranga District Court.

Former AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has pleaded not guilty to breaking his home detention conditions.

Kerrison returns for Southland shoot

Former Southland musician Jason Kerrison has returned home to shoot a video for his reformed band - Fungi.

Tame Impala's new album Currents is available now.

Album of the Week: Tame Impala, Currents

REVIEW: The Tame Impala sound feels cleaner and more cohesive on Currents.

tv & radio

The Box Set: August 4 to 10

Laura Langman and the rest of the Silver Ferns begin their quest for netball supremacy on August 7.

5:00 AM  The EPL, the Netball World Cup and the World Forklift League all begin in a week of sporting highlights on TV

Nadia Lim's MasterChef report

Former Masterchef NZ champion Nadia Lim dishes out on who's rocked Sunday night's "Best of breast"

Ian McShane (right) as Al Swearengen in Deadwood.

GoT bags a seriously bad guy

Lovejoy and Deadwood star Ian McShane will appear in the next season of Game of Thrones, which is currently in production.

books

Scientists solve Christie's crimes

The Queen of Crime Agatha Christie

5:15 AM  A panel of scientists has discovered a mathematical formula that can solve the writer's murder mysteries

Family secret 'led to Ripper'

Jack the Ripper's final victim is being exhumed for DNA testing for the first time ever.

Robert Hughes  is TV series Hey Dad!

Hey Dad! star suffers in jail 'hell'

Book details how sexual predator Robert Hughes suffers in jail, with fellow inmates throwing faeces and urine-filled milk cartons at him.

arts

Len Lye Centre attracts thousands

The Len Lye Centre has attracted record numbers in its first week of operation.

In just a week the Len Lye Centre has welcomed more than 13,000 people through its doors.

Hotel hijinks in new burlesque show

The Boom Boom Room Burlesque has a new show coming to Palmerston North's Globe Theatre.

Stuart Schwartz of Taylor Jensen Fine Arts is celebrating a milestone.

Focus on Manawatu art still strong

Palmerston North's Taylor Jensen Fine Arts has turned 18 and still holds firm to promoting Manawatu art.

stage & theatre

Samarpana - a beautiful evening of dance

Dance show Samarpana

REVIEW: Ann Hunt review the Samarpana dance show.

Let's talk about sex

5:00 AM  Playwright and rising comedy star Freya Desmarais has not one but two back-to-back eye-opening shows opening in Wellington.

Vaughan King, owner of VK's Comedy & Blues bar, with the now plaque-less the Urzila Carlson lamp.

Sticky-fingered comedy fan

The mystery of Urzila Carlson's missing plaque.

Video

The comedy that wouldn't die is reborn

Wet Hot American Summer is back with more stars and silliness.

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