Spare Room http://www.spareroom.co.nz Be our guest... Tue, 29 Jan 2013 21:30:42 +0000 http://wordpress.org/?v=2.9.2 en hourly 1 How pictures can misrepresent http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2013/01/16/how-pictures-can-misrepresent/ http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2013/01/16/how-pictures-can-misrepresent/#comments Tue, 15 Jan 2013 23:41:04 +0000 Ana Samways http://www.spareroom.co.nz/?p=11180 This story on Slate used this picture to represent older mothers... ]]> http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2013/01/16/how-pictures-can-misrepresent/feed/ 0 Nostalgic Drinking in Auckland http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2013/01/16/nostalgic-drinking-in-auckland/ http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2013/01/16/nostalgic-drinking-in-auckland/#comments Tue, 15 Jan 2013 22:54:24 +0000 Steven Shaw http://www.spareroom.co.nz/?p=11196 Decades-old flyers for ladies' nights, screw parties and more have been appearing on the Facebook page for Auckland's Customhouse Tavern & Nightclub...]]> http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2013/01/16/nostalgic-drinking-in-auckland/feed/ 0 Seven Sharp Presenting Team Announced http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2013/01/08/seven-sharp-presenting-team-announced/ http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2013/01/08/seven-sharp-presenting-team-announced/#comments Mon, 07 Jan 2013 21:40:18 +0000 Steven Shaw http://www.spareroom.co.nz/?p=11169 Ali Mau, Greg Boyed, and Jesse Mulligan will host TV ONE’s new 7pm show, Seven Sharp...]]> http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2013/01/08/seven-sharp-presenting-team-announced/feed/ 0 A Fleshy Pair of Lady Buttocks http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2013/01/07/a-fleshy-pair-of-lady-buttocks/ http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2013/01/07/a-fleshy-pair-of-lady-buttocks/#comments Mon, 07 Jan 2013 07:34:46 +0000 Ana Samways http://www.spareroom.co.nz/?p=11157 http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2013/01/07/a-fleshy-pair-of-lady-buttocks/feed/ 2 St Kevin’s Road http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2012/10/16/st-kevins-road/ http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2012/10/16/st-kevins-road/#comments Tue, 16 Oct 2012 01:05:06 +0000 Ana Samways http://www.spareroom.co.nz/?p=11140 http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2012/10/16/st-kevins-road/feed/ 1 Spareroom in Hiatus http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/05/26/spareroom-in-hiatus/ http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/05/26/spareroom-in-hiatus/#comments Thu, 26 May 2011 02:13:59 +0000 Ana Samways http://www.spareroom.co.nz/?p=11128 Hey Spareroom readers! You may have noticed a severe lack of posts over the last few months. Apologies for the delay in letting you know, but we are having a break from the site to raise our baby Gabriel (now six months). See you soon, Ana Samways and Steven Shaw]]> http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/05/26/spareroom-in-hiatus/feed/ 0 Trailer – Captain America: The First Avenger http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/03/24/trailer-%e2%80%93-captain-america-the-first-avenger/ http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/03/24/trailer-%e2%80%93-captain-america-the-first-avenger/#comments Thu, 24 Mar 2011 03:45:10 +0000 Steven Shaw http://www.spareroom.co.nz/?p=11106 Captain-America

Captain America: The First Avenger

The trailer for the upcoming Marvel origin film Captain America: The First Avenger has landed...]]>
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The Paperboy cometh http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/03/17/the-paperboy-cometh/ http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/03/17/the-paperboy-cometh/#comments Thu, 17 Mar 2011 04:24:26 +0000 Steven Shaw http://www.spareroom.co.nz/?p=11095

Eli "Paperboy" Reed

Soul singer Eli "Paperboy" Reed is coming to NZ in April to play shows in Auckland & Wellington... ]]>
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Even More Gigs — George Clinton, Michelle Shocked, Leon Russell http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/10/even-more-gigs-george-clinton-michelle-shocked-leon-russell/ http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/10/even-more-gigs-george-clinton-michelle-shocked-leon-russell/#comments Thu, 10 Feb 2011 01:39:34 +0000 Steven Shaw http://www.spareroom.co.nz/?p=11060 George-Clinton You can add George Clinton, Michelle Shocked and Leon Russell to a musical calendar that's already overflowing with quality shows including Mavis Staples, The Blind Boys of Alabama with Aaron Neville, The Funky Meters, Bob Dylan and more So many international gigs have been been announced in the past month or two, including the return of Justin Townes Earle, who was last seen here as support act for Wilco. Earle is touring from south to north, playing...]]> http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/10/even-more-gigs-george-clinton-michelle-shocked-leon-russell/feed/ 0 The Julie Project http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/09/the-julie-project/ http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/09/the-julie-project/#comments Tue, 08 Feb 2011 21:29:17 +0000 Ana Samways http://www.spareroom.co.nz/?p=11032 I bawled while reading about Julie Baird’s unfortunate life, but I am a cryer. Darcy Padilla photographed Julie over an 18 year period, from when she was a teen with her 8 day old infant to her death from AIDS at 36. The fly-on-the-wall photographs are not easy to look at; they are confronting, brutal and terribly sad. And they made me angry. Why would a woman like this have child after child? To think of Julie as a person and not a series of political issues is important. It reminds us of the fragility of human existence when poverty and poor mental health are factors, and the intergenerational nature of such deprivation... ]]> http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/09/the-julie-project/feed/ 4 Litttle Golden Films and Other Choice Links http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/07/litttle-golden-films-and-other-choice-links/ http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/07/litttle-golden-films-and-other-choice-links/#comments Mon, 07 Feb 2011 08:19:40 +0000 Spare Room admin http://www.spareroom.co.nz/?p=10924 Pop culture: Renderings of famous movie scenes in the style of Little Golden Books - more Choice Links after the jump...]]> http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/07/litttle-golden-films-and-other-choice-links/feed/ 4 Sevens Shenanigans http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/07/sevens-shenanigans/ http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/07/sevens-shenanigans/#comments Mon, 07 Feb 2011 05:05:53 +0000 Ana Samways http://www.spareroom.co.nz/?p=11006 http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/07/sevens-shenanigans/feed/ 1 The People’s Prime Minister http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/03/the-peoples-prime-minister/ http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/03/the-peoples-prime-minister/#comments Thu, 03 Feb 2011 08:11:44 +0000 Ana Samways http://www.spareroom.co.nz/?p=10973 Are You Being Served. And the news cameras were there to catch it all. Goff must be delighted... ]]> http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/03/the-peoples-prime-minister/feed/ 5 Paul Henry’s TV Debut http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/01/paul-henry%e2%80%99s-tv-debut/ http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/01/paul-henry%e2%80%99s-tv-debut/#comments Tue, 01 Feb 2011 03:02:25 +0000 Ana Samways http://www.spareroom.co.nz/?p=10860 Whether you're missing Paul Henry or just missing hatin’ on him you might want to take a look at this NZ On Screen clip from 80s game show Every Second Counts...]]> http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/01/paul-henry%e2%80%99s-tv-debut/feed/ 2 Bain Jersey In Music Video http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/01/bain-jersey-in-music-video/ http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/01/bain-jersey-in-music-video/#comments Tue, 01 Feb 2011 02:56:04 +0000 Ana Samways http://www.spareroom.co.nz/?p=10892 Massive double take... Is one of the infamous David Bain jerseys starring in this music video by North Shore Pony Club?... ]]> http://www.spareroom.co.nz/2011/02/01/bain-jersey-in-music-video/feed/ 6