Russell Brand's 9/11 controversy

'I'm trying to take you seriously,' says BBC presenter in odd TV interview with comedian.

'Outstanding' musician remembered

Sam Prebble The rare talents of Auckland musician Sam Prebble are being remembered by fellow artists.

Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs

Christian Bale as Steve Jobs? Sure, we can see it.

Kiwi star's anchorman role

Kiwi actor Martin Henderson is barely off the screen in his latest project - a thriller set in Brisbane.

Odom 'won't sign divorce docs'

Lamar Odom has not yet signed divorce documents filed by Khloe Kardashian, according to a new report.

Miley's tongue 'not offensive'

An advert for Seven Sharp showing singer Miley Cyrus poking her tongue out has been ruled to be inoffensive.

Comedian's innappropriate joke

Jimmy Carr has copped a barrage of abuse after an unsavoury joke about Oscar Pistorius' killing Reeva Steenkamp.

What not to ask Buffy

Daughter 'must sue for truth'

Stuff's weekend movie guide

Among the movies gracing Kiwi cinemas this weekend, Brad Pitt boards a tank, J K Simmons’ grouches it up and Philip Seymour Hoffman takes one of his final bows.

Judson Scott and his Trek days

Sheilds up. Star Trek actor Judson Scott is beaming down to Armageddon in Auckland this weekend.

New Avengers trailer leaked

Ruthlessly efficient

New Hobbit artwork released

It's only two month until the final of Peter Jackson's Hobbit movies will be released.

Fat Freddy's Drop on high

New recording from Fat Freddy's Drop is highest new entrant on Official NZ Music Charts this week.

2014's "Big Disappointment" albums

What I'm interested in talking about today is the biggest let-downs of the year album-wise for you.

Trailing Sola Rosa

Grandma 'doing it tough'

There's nothing better than jazz at its best

As a naive fan I remember the moment when I first knew beyond a shadow of doubt that I was listening to genuine jazz played live.

Quiz: You think you know TV?

Shortland Street Do you love Coronation Street? Were you the ultimate Friends fan? Prove you're a TV expert with the TV Guide quiz.

Vintage reads: The Best of Everything

Sarah Corbet of Hamilton City Libraries finds a shocking novel from the 1950s.

What? No Shorty?

Sky goes on-demand with Neon

DVD review: Doctor Who - Deep Breath

Peter Capaldi's first episode as the Doctor has arrived on DVD and the disc is packed with extras to make this release epic.

The death of a mutant

One of your favourite Marvel characters has been killed off, leaving fans of the comic series in disbelief.

Wellington writers scoop awards

Two of the three winners of the Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement hail from the nation's capital.

The joy of text

Al Brown, the emotional chef

The fantasy factory

Defrocked memoirist James Frey's new book is apocalyptic tosh - and readers can win cash!

Tuwhare's legacy comes home

 Hone Tuwhare Hone Tuwhare's legacy arrives home today, with New Zealand's third Koha for the Crib in Dunedin tonight.

Jonathan Mane-Wheoki dies

Much-loved New Zealand art curator, academic, and historian Professor Jonathan Mane-Wheoki has died.

The girl in the bubble

What Amal will do next

No mug's game

Kim Knight discovers why Kiwi potters are all fired up about their craft.

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