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2008-09-21 15:00:19

By MOORE, Christopher New Zealand's teenage writers still have time to submit entries in this year's Re-Draft competition judged by Tessa Duder and James Norcliffe. The competition's closing date is September 30.

2008-09-13 06:00:15

1The Beach Boys and Charles Manson: The Beach Boys took Manson under their wing, granting him studio time, a kindness that Manson repaid by moving his whole "family" into the drummer's house, which they proceeded to wreck. Thankfully, the woeful recorded results are lost in the mists of time.

2008-09-12 06:00:27

By Vicki Walker Kanye West's notoriously fickle temper boiled over Thursday, resulting in his arrest for apparently helping smash a paparazzo's camera on the floor at Los Angeles International Airport. Police arrested the music superstar shortly before 8 a.m.

2008-09-12 06:00:26

By Joan Dupont Once dedicated to discovering small gems from faraway places, the Toronto Film Festival, now in its 33rd year, has evolved into something so big that old friends and even its founders must scramble to find the original spirit.

2008-09-10 15:00:21

By HOPWOOD, Malcolm If Off The Radar (TV One, Sundays) is the best rural entertainment since Fred Dagg 30 years ago, then I'll never invite John Clarke back home.

2008-09-06 18:00:16

U.S. country music star Keith Urban says he has no problem being "Mr. Mom" for his 2-month-old daughter when his wife, actress Nicole Kidman, is away.

2008-08-29 03:00:36

By Samantha Booth NEIGHBOURS stalwart Ian Smith has announced he is leaving Ramsay Street. The 70-year-old will film his last scenes as bumbling do-gooder Harold Bishop, the longest-running character in the show, this October.

2008-08-11 06:00:24

By William Keck LOS ANGELES -- You don't notice it so much with the long hair Rob Mayes sports as a singing janitor in The American Mall, MTV's version of Disney's High School Musical.

2008-08-07 12:00:04

US government prosecutors have decided not to pursue a possible criminal case into how Batman star Heath Ledger obtained the powerful painkillers that contributed to his fatal overdose, a law enforcement official said today.

2008-08-05 00:00:19

By Sarah Arnott Rupert Murdoch's media empire is to spend $100m (51m) launching six local-language television channels in India over the coming year.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.