Critic Booze Reviews

Bell’s Scotch is an alcohol that should have died with the dinosaurs; the meteorite was close, but not close enough. Scotch is also, coincidentally, the postgrad drink of choice. Perhaps they’ve had so many bad nights with vodka, gin and rum that after a few years of drinking this is the only beverage left standing. Perhaps they think it will give them a degree of age and class to distinguish them from the undergrad students that...

UoO Moaningful Confessions

Had a sexual encounter that was unusual, scandalous, or spicy? Send in your moaningful confession to critic@critic.co.nz     This one’s a different one than usual but hear me out. This happened sometime 2016-2017, where a young fresh eyed undergrad me in his time not studying would sometimes occasionally hang out on an adult online multiplayer game. It was cheesy, it was dumb, but the roleplay was fun and it’s not...

Critic Blind Date

The hopeful lovers on the Critic Blind Date are provided with a meal and a bar tab, thanks to Mamacita. Critic Blind Date is no longer taking applications for 2019; keep an eye out for your chance next year.     Chad It was a cold night in Breatherville when I applied to do the Blind Date for a second time. The calming combination of Losing It by Fisher next door and someone stealing a Lime in the distance reminded me that...

ODT Watch

Let’s start this week with a classic ol’ ODT pun   Yeah it’s about a toilet that’s doing well. How did you guess?   Then ODT hit us hard with the facts     We move on to my favourite section of the ODT, the “Ask a Scientist” column, where a loyal reader has sent in a question. Pretty sure “Andy Edgar” (obvious fake name) is a front for an ODT...

Top 10 Reasons to Listen to Radio One 91FM by Radio One 91FM Staff

We play good music We give away free stuff There's a cool dog called Charlie We have better scoops than Rob...