Welcome to episode 68 of Sweetman Podcast with support from our sponsors – T Leaf T, Yeastie Boys and Le Petite Chocolat. This conversation is me chatting with the journalist, TV producer, critic and an early writing hero of mine, Colin Hogg.
I wrote my first review of a gig for the Dominion Post – then The Evening Post – back in late 2001. I’d conned my way into writing CD reviews for the paper, all but begging. No pay, but I was in. And then to some reviews. Over the years I reviewed anything, nearly everything […]
Episode 14 of Sweetman Podcast is my chat with Emily Writes. She’s a “mummy blogger” – though she’s reclaiming that; people say blogger like it’s a dirty word or you’re less of a writer; people say Mummy Blogger to perhaps further invalidate… Emily Writes writes. Funnily enough. She’s been a journalist. She’s moved into blogging […]
Here’s one of the very few times the newspaper forked out and bought a ticket for a show that the promoter wasn’t going to let us into – I like Grizzly Bear, I mean, in the scheme of things they’ll be forgotten, and I guess I get why people aren’t that into them/can see how […]