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Dogbitingmen Digest –12 November 2004

Dogbitingmen Digest –12 November 2004

A regular update from DogBitingMen:

DogBitingMen is home to Mediacow, Ben Thomas, David W Young, Mister Neil Falloon and The Funniest New Zealander Alive. http://dogbitingmen.blogspot.com/

Silent Letters

MediaCow wrote about the canning of Flipside; the release of Donna Awatere Huata's surgery plans; more on Steve Braunias, and more questions regarding Hannah Hodson's shift from TV3 to TVNZ. http://dogbitingmen.blogspot.com/2004/11/silent-letters.html

Now is the Hour

The DogBiting Men team selected their picks for the replacement for PAUL HOLMES. http://dogbitingmen.blogspot.com/2004/11/now-is-hour.html

Nippert in the Bud

Mr Neil Falloon writes: FightingTalk writer Matt Nippert is an itch that enjoys being scratched. He thinks he's gangsta? Dre was coming straight outta Compton with an AK. Nippert was coming straight out of Grey Lynn with an AK 05 Festival Pass.... http://dogbitingmen.blogspot.com/2004/10/nippert-in-bud.html

Back to Basics

MediaCow wrote about Hannah Hodson's shift from TV3 to TVNZ; a British Tabloid's story about an Eastenders Star; Steve Braunias' departure from the Listener; the celebrity of Russell Brown. http://dogbitingmen.blogspot.com/2004/11/back-to-basics.html

Mark of the Beast

Ben Thomas wrote: New Zealand's new frontier of justice is employment relations. The Authority is the newest and best news source for gory conflicts dripping with salacious details – the modern day equivalent of the Truth's “morality reporting” on divorce hearings. http://dogbitingmen.blogspot.com/2004/11/mark-of-beast.html

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