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Fighting Talk - Latest Talk

Patrick Crewdson - student, Auckland
Wednesday, April 14, 2004

This post is about journalism, not hip hop, but I need to ask you: ever heard of MC Emu?

In September 2002, when I was nearing the end of the first of my two years as editor of Critic, I published an article called 'Straight out of Cumberland' written by our talented features reporter, Rohan Murphy. The piece was about Damian Roberts (aka MC Emu) a German-based rapper who Rohan described as New Zealand's "least-known musician"


Matt Nippert - apprentice hack, Auckland
Tuesday, April 13, 2004

After the kerfuffle in parliament last year about a couple of mutts savaging children, it's surprising that another type of dangerous dog that's killed hundreds hasn't inspired a similar degree of moral panic. I'm talking mercenaries, and this weekend it was reported a kiwi company was trying to get New Zealand soldiers and policemen into the act.


Michael Appleton - cricket lover, Cambridge
Tuesday, April 13, 2004

It took 127 years and 27 days, and almost 1700 matches, but test cricket has finally yielded an individual score of four hundred. The funny thing is that the crowd didn't seem all that excited. Really. Having spent the previous few hours waiting nervously for Brian Charles Lara to reach the world record Matthew Hayden took off him half a year ago, the Antiguans had already had their frenzied climactic moment.


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