Dominion Post

Reviewing the review: David Burton’s goose is cooked

by The Masked Barfly April 28, 2014

Wellington has one daily newspaper, and that newspaper has one restaurant critic, who certainly has his own… distinctive style. The Fly has decided that David Burton needs some accountability. We’re giving him his own series. Normally the Fly is prepared to see David Burton’s reviews as some kind of strange performance art, but his “review” of […]

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Reviewing the review: Flight Hangar

by The Masked Barfly March 10, 2014

Wellington has one daily newspaper, and that newspaper has one restaurant critic, who certainly has his own… distinctive style. The Fly has decided that David Burton needs some accountability. Welcome to this new series. What review: David Burton on The Hangar David Burton is better than you: 3/5 “Yet despite our enduring Kiwi attachment to […]

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Questionable advertising published by the Dominion Post

by Herbertimo April 12, 2013

Yesterday, 11th of April, Wellington’s Dominion Post – and the NZ Herald – published an advertisement that ruffled my feathers. Now this was not a ruffle like the tussling of a child’s hair or that of an ornamental lace about one’s wrists, but more of a scuffle of disbelief, anger and confusion – not too […]

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We also have ‘opinions’ – a protest against transphobia

by Joanna February 23, 2012

If you’re on the Twitters, you would have seen yet another digusting piece of bigotry and bullshit churned out by Rosemary McLeod about how transgender people shouldn’t be parents. The @dompost rebuttal? “The column is her opinion.”. Yes, and they’re the ones who paid for her to have that opinion published. Luckily, the Queer Avengers […]

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Tom Beard jumps the shark!

by stephen clover July 29, 2011

(Just kidding) Like parents — or how we imagine them to be — we are immensely proud when one of our snotty brats achieves recognition for the things at which they excel. And in this case, Oor Tom has been featured in the My Favourite Table section in Wednesday’s Dom Post Capital Life supplement, being recognised for […]

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