Homer meets Peter Griffin

Simpson/Family Guy

Producers of Family Guy reveal how the Griffin family will go to Springfield in a crossover episode.

Lily Allen police prank backfires

Lily Allen Australian police in hot water after handcuffing British singer Lily Allen at Gold Coast Airport.

Shane and Sophie 'kiss'

Shane Warne and Sophie Monk Shane Warne has denied kissing Sophie Monk, but the radio DJ says she doesn't lie.

Gossip mags show united front

Catherine Cambridge While Kate Middleton is dominating this week's gossip mags, the stories they tell differ quite a lot.

Kanye's bizarre order to Kim

Kim Kardashian Kim Kardashian apparently no longer smiles in photos at the request of her husband, Kanye West.

Jackson goes incognito at Comic-Con

Peter Jackson undercover A disguise helped Peter Jackson walk through crowds at Comic-Con without anyone recognising him.

Morgan Freeman typecast again

Morgan Freeman would love to play the bad guy again, but he's stuck with Mr Good.

Mum's big plans for Lourdes

Dame Helen Mirren's 12 minute exercise plan

The dark side of Comic Con

Woman at Comic Con A group of women has drawn attention to groping, cat-calling and other forms of sexual harassment at the annual comic book convention.

Your NZ film fest reviews

It's hard to know what to pick at the film festival so share your reviews to make everybody's lives easier.

A comedy with zero laughs

Hobbit cast tease trailer

Outrage over Baron Cohen film

Grimsby residents livid that their town has been portrayed as a rubbish-strewn, violent ghetto.

Kiwi musician ripped off

Rhian Sheehan British record label pulls track after acknowledging it ripped off NZ musician Rhian Sheehan.

Moore success for singer

Auckland opera singer Isabella Moore wins the Lexus Song Quest, becoming the third straight Samoan winner.

West coming south but no North

Shihad to reward Canterbury fans

By the power of Kindle!

I've mentioned this before I'm sure - but I'm a total convert to the Kindle way of life;

Extra-hot Latta but no sugar

Nigel Latta Nigel Latta is bound to upset a few politicians with his new series.

Red letter day looms

The Mentalist star Simon Baker predicts that this season, fans will finally get to know the identity of serial killer Red John.

'My emotions nearly broke me'

King of the screens

Simpsons' fan sets tattoo record

Auckland Simpsons' fanatic Lee Weir gave up beer for a year to pay for his world record breaking 41 tattoos of Homer.

The best books I never wrote ...

joy cowley strap NZ children's author Joy Cowley lists some of her favourite books (besides her own).

Underside of paradise

Herman Koch's latest novel shows him to be the master of unease.

Holiday reading

Quiz and win with Book Awards

Catton on NZ Book Awards shortlist

It would be surprising if Eleanor Catton's The Luminaries didn't show up on the Book Awards shortlist.

Show shines light on wartime bond

	 Strange Resting Places A humorous musical tale of wartime tragedy is being staged in Hamilton this week.

Kiwi takes on villain

Kiwi Hayden Tee stars in the re-orchestrated, re-calibrated and re-energised production of Les Mis in Melbourne.

A tale of two musicals

Artist jailed for vagina boat

What to do with Rolf's painting

A Taranaki community is pondering what to do with a 40-year-old Rolf Harris painting.

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