Just in time for Valentines Day, it’s the love-themed episode of everyone’s favourite “pop culture quiz show that’s recorded at Orange Studios”, The Nerd Degree. This episode is notable for me reading a poem I wrote about my first celebrity crush, Kirk Cameron.
As an engaged person, I am technically in an “in between” state, maritally speaking. I often have to remind myself that being engaged sort of entails an intent to marry, which means … a wedding.
Some people love Ricky Gervais, other people can’t stand him. But it really doesn’t matter where you stand, you’ll still enjoy this music video he made when he was in a mediocre pop duo in the 1980s. If only for the incredibly uncanny Bowie impersonation.
Sometimes it’s the small news stories that give a real glimpse into New Zealand life and culture. For instance, a man in Timaru recently managed to earn himself a disorderly behaviour charge when he attempted to emulate one of the Dukes of Hazzard by sliding across the bonnet of a police car.
Ricky Gervais is a polarising figure. He’s an outspoken atheist. He’s prone to spouting off in a way that makes him seem quite arrogant. His Golden Globes take downs of celebrities are a masterclass in verbal brutality. Much like his most famous creation, comedy series The Office, you either think he’s amazing or find him…