Do they really want to hurt me?

Culture Club, heading our way soon.

OPINION: Should we feel insulted by 80s bands like Culture Club only now making it to NZ? Yes!

Playboy features hijab

Newsy reporter Noor Tagouri, who is the first woman to be featured in Playboy magazine wearing a hijab.

9:39 AM  The magazine's October issue reveals journalist, Noor Tagouri, wearing the traditional Muslim headscarf.

Lion King 'live-action' remake

These cool cats are set to make a live action comeback. Disney has announced Jon Favreau will direct a live-action ...

8:58 AM  Get ready to cry all over again when Mufasa dies, as director of The Jungle Book, John Favreau, takes charge.

Sarah Jessica's divorce drama video

Sarah Jessica Parker in the SoHo drama Divorce.

The Sex And The City star says her new TV character is no Carrie Bradshaw.

Katy Perry strips for vote video

Katy Perry will do anything to get US voters to the polls.

The singer will do anything to get Americans to vote. Including pretend to get arrested for stripping off at the polling booth.

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Eddie Redmayne in the film adaptation of 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'.

Eddie Redmayne plays Newt Scamander in Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

Proud of her queen

Louisa Paterson's colourful creations.

Louisa Paterson   A Queen and Her Two Ladies, has helped her reach the finals of Wellington's World of WearableArt.

Kim Kardashian's bum targeted

Kim Kardashian has been pranked by Vitalii Sediuk at Paris Fashion Week.

Look, but don't touch, was a lesson learnt by prankster Vitali Sediuk, as he attempted to kiss her bottom during Paris Fashion Week.

Building a house worthy of the Boss

Bruce Springsteen performs with E Street Band guitarists Stevie Van Zandt, right, and Nils Lofgren on his "The River ...

OPINION: If Christchurch had a big shiny stadium Bruce Springsteen could play for a lot more people.

Win with the TV Guide: October 8-14

TV Guide is in stores every Thursday.

Your chance to win Nigel Latta Book, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot DVD, Short Poppies DVD.

Cox: Leave Jen out of split

Courteney Cox has criticised chitchat about Jennifer Aniston in the wake of Brangelina's divorce.

Hours after Jennifer Aniston's husband weighed in on Brangelina's divorce, her bestie has added her two cents.

Why's Chris Hemsworth wearing nail polish?

Chris Hemsworth has joined the Polished Man 2016 campaign.

Avengers star glams up to help fundraise for child victims of abuse.

Rob Kardashian pranks Kylie

Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna are expecting a baby on October 2.

The Karsadhian brother dropped little sister right in it after she threw his baby a shower. Without inviting baby's mum.

The tabloid world of wacky

Actor Brad Pitt and actress Angelina Jolie in 2014, the year they married.

OPINION: Celebrities are the true opiate of the masses.

Sharyn Casey's dating tips

Still together! Sharyn and Bryce.

Opinion: I can't believe I'm still married! Here's how

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Kim Kardashian's bum targeted

Kim Kardashian has been pranked by Vitalii Sediuk at Paris Fashion Week.

19 min ago  Look, but don't touch, was a lesson learnt by prankster Vitali Sediuk, as he attempted to kiss her bottom during Paris Fashion Week.

Playboy features woman wearing hijab

9:39 AM  The magazine's October issue features journalist, Noor Tagouri, wearing the traditional Muslim headscarf.

Cox: Leave Jen out of split

Why's Chris Hemsworth wearing nail polish?

Video

Watch: New Fantastic Beasts trailer

Eddie Redmayne plays Newt Scamander in Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

Brangelina divorce

Jolie consoled by Depp video

Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp struck up a friendship in 2010 when they starred in the film The Tourist.

Brangelina split: Angelina Jolie turns to Johnny Depp for support after her shocking split from Brad Pitt, according to reports.

Marion Cotillard's partner speaks video

Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard in the spy thriller Allied.

Brangelina split: Marion Cotillard's partner breaks silence about the Pitt/Jolie break up.

Brad Pitt 'lunged at Maddox' video

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt with son Maddox in 2011.

New details have emerged of what happened during the Jolie-Pitt family argument on their private jet.

Pitt-Jolie split adds to Hollywood marriage flops

Hollywood A-listers Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are divorcing.

OPINION: Brad has been found wanting as a father and Ange is very consciously uncoupling for the sake of the children.

film

Horror is hot again in 2016 video

The Conjuring 2's tale is inspired by the Enfield hauntings in the 1970s.

In a year of big-budget flops, back-to-basics fright fests have been capturing the crowds.

Kevin Hart tops highest-paid list

Central Intelligence co-stars Kevin Hart and Dwayne Johnson.

The Central Intelligence star is literally laughing all the way to the bank.

Rodney is fond of films

Charlie Chaplin's silent films were some of the earliest to be enjoyed in picture theatres in New Zealand.

The region has a long relationship with moving pictures.

James Corden is... Peter Rabbit?

James Corden is set to be the voice of Peter Rabbit.

CBS talk show host James Corden will help bring the classic children's tale to the big screen. But who's playing who?

music

Baby, I was born to... read video

Bruce Springsteen performing at the Oakland Coliseum on the Born in the U.S.A. tour on September 19 1985.

Opinion: I've been waiting a long time for Springsteen's memoir...

Sean Kingston is 'excited' for NZ

Sean Kingston is now set to release his fourth record, having recently shared a string of singles including One A Way, ...

The Beautiful Girls hit-maker will perform two shows here in New Zealand on Wednesday and Thursday night.

Parris Goebel's new music vid

Parris Goebel was a 2014 Young New Zealander of the Year finalist.

Kiwi quickly making a name for herself as a true musical talent.

Turing music restored

Computer pioneer Alan Turing.

The earliest known recording of computer-generated music has been restored by two New Zealanders.

tv & radio

Rob Kardashian pranks Kylie

Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna are expecting a baby on October 2.

The Karsadhian brother dropped little sister right in it after she threw his baby a shower. Without inviting baby's mum.

Don't read this, Gareth Morgan!

Hope it's sterilised -- Anne Batley Burton

Opinion: Real Housewife Anne defends pets cats, stray cats and her fur coat collection.

Gloves on for booze-free Naz

Naz Khanjani says she's learned her lesson.

Naz gets zen in the ring. No trash talk and no alcohol for fired-up Bachelorette.

Married at First Sight's Kiwi

Michael reveals that he has a son, during his honeymoon.

Spoilers: There's a NZer walking down the aisle on season 3 of the reality show. And he's gorgeous.

books

Cartoonist goes 'Trump-free'

Don't expect to see this face in Berkeley Breathed's comic strip any longer.

Donald Trump is an obvious target for satire. So why is a Pulitzer winner passing that up?

Chch author related to Shakespeare

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Jennifer Wilson and her book Writings from Shakespeare's Kin.

Local Christchurch author Jennifer Wilson traces her ancestry back to William Shakespeare's sister.

The truth, according to 60 NZers video

Dame Trelise Cooper. "I did lots of new-age courses and thinking and visualisation, because I really believe in dreams ...

A new book and documentary strips away the the psyche of famous New Zealanders.

The fuss about Kiwi books

There's a barney going on over Kiwi books.

Michele A'Court and Jeremy Elwood debate the health of the New Zealand book world.

arts

Founders Theatre debate

Hamilton's Founders Theatre has been closed since March this year due to health and safety concerns.

A decision on the fate of Hamilton's disused Founders Theatre might not happen this year.

Northland takes out top music awards

Alien Weaponry won both the Smokefree Rockquest and the Smokefree Pacifica Beats national competitions.

Double whammy for Northland Band at Smokefree competitions.

Looking back on Bayswater with Baseball

Baseball depicts a teenagers point of view of growing up in the North Shore, from an adult perspective.

Looking back at childhood, through an adult's film lens.

Family show brings double the laughs

The White Face Crew in Double Derelicts. From Left:  Tupua Tigafua, Justin Haiu and Jarod Rawiri.

 Shortland Street star brings his family show to Palmerston North.

stage & theatre

Q&A with Shane Cortese

Delia Hannah, left, and Shane Cortese are starring in State Highway 48.

Shane Cortese is starring in a rock opera filled with love, depression, and one of his favourite leading ladies.

The bumpy road of middle age video

Deliah Hannah and Shane Cortese are starring in State Highway 48.

Shane Cortese and Delia Hannah are stomping the stage together in a brand new musical.

Battle of the theatres

Tauranga's new theatre wouldn't appear for about 10 years, if it did go ahead, outgoing Mayor Stuart Crosby says.

Towns on both sides of the Kaimai Range are sizing up new performance venues.

Dancing at Disneyland

Waiopehu College pupil Shavaun Tohill, 14,  is about to travel to Disneyland to take her shot at a career in dance.

Shavaun Tohill eats, sleeps and breathes dance, and this school holidays it will take her to Disneyland.

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