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At The Drive (formerly known as The Egonomist); your premier source for rants, raves and arguments on topics from Politics to News to Social Trends, with a focus on New Zealand but with an eye to the world. Each week Dan and Dave will bring you new episodes. Sometimes deep and philosophical, sometimes filth and vitriol, we aim to be a voice of informed malcontent.
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Now displaying: January, 2016
Jan 27, 2016

Hello!

TVNZ unveil plans to launch a new male-focused television channel. Ha ha ha.

Corbyn; much like a sober analysis of the middle east, remains unpalatable to the mainstream.

And the flag.

Jan 23, 2016

Hi!

Mike Hosking had a reckon about Waitangi.  Cripes.

Also in the news; farting on airplanes.  Is this rude, or mandatory.

And David Bowie has died which is a surprisingly big deal.

Jan 10, 2016

Hey!

Late antiquity had the Attila the Hun, the middle ages had Genghis Khan, and Boomers have Kids These Days.  Can the violent scourge be stopped and civilisation saved?

In Australia, Peter Dutton sent a text.

And John Campbell's latest podcast episode on refugees and migration in New Zealand asks a stark question - are we a more open, accepting and compassionate society, or just lucky?

Jan 6, 2016

Hey!

It's a new year. In the news media wasteland that is the holidays we have had a surprising number of armed insurrections.  Is this Oregon's final form?

A boy ate a huge melon.

Star Wars happened to everybody, especially the poor men.

And there was a 5.9-on-the-richter-scale disturbance in the force in North Korea.

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