Sex Sells

This is a list of the top 50 posts for the year…there is little doubt as to what was the story of the year.

We have had all manner of media commentators exclaim that the Len Brown story was “too detailed”…but you know what…they all read it.

As a species we are hypocrites.  We pretend to be better than that, but the numbers don’t lie. From Len Brown and Bevan Chuang to Andrea Vance and Peter Dunne…the message is simple to Stephanie Key to Oscar Pistorious…people like to read about dodgy, rooting ratbags, sex and scandal.

But I think it is more dodgy rooting rat bags that sells.

If Len Brown had have just been happy running one up his missus at home there would be no scandal and people could say ‘Ngati Whatua Room’ without laughing hysterically.

Here are the Top 50 posts for the past year. 

1EXCLUSIVE: Len Brown’s Town Hall to Downfall116,270
2EXCLUSIVE – Len Brown – fresh revelations71,989
3EXCLUSIVE: Len Brown’s lewd text messages51,151
4EXCLUSIVE – The Affidavit44,996
5A collection of Oscar Pistorius jokes39,294
6Why we broke the story of the rooting ratbag mayor38,849
7Dad’s not Lovin’ It, Stephanie Key poses nude36,354
8EXCLUSIVE – Bevan speaks out against nasty Brown smears30,780
9Some Rolf Harris Jokes26,197
10Fifty Shades of Brown and other jokes21,640
11New Zealand has its own Weiner: Dodgy LBP Paul Findlay17,904
12EXCLUSIVE – The anatomy of an APN/NZ Herald hit job14,622
13Simon Bridges swings while John Campbell breaks the law14,283
14EXCLUSIVE: Brown helped Chuang get council job, gave personal reference13,858
15EXCLUSIVE: Chuang telling media different stories now as she runs from spotlight13,198
16Gilmore issuing threats now13,147
17Update – Check back at 8pm for the next installment11,398
18Rapid Fire Q+A on Len Brown story11,358
19[EXCLUSIVE] Len Brown’s secret trip to Hong Kong revealed [PHOTOS]9,965
20Why the full court press against Bevan Chuang?9,377
21The scuttlebut on Team New Zealand’s scuttling of hope9,078
22Things getting testy in the Mayor’s office, abusing Duncan Garner now9,071
23Latest Oscar Pistorius joke collection9,032
24BREAKING – Brown spin weasel sacked in midst of crisis8,752
25[EXCLUSIVE] Media manipulation by the NZ Herald in the Len Brown sex scandal8,363
26And now you see why it was so important to oust Brown8,102
2750 Shades of Brown – and stay tuned for 1530 post8,027
28[EXCLUSIVE] Cover up over Len Brown’s secret trip to Hong Kong7,904
29Len Brown sex scandal claims first scalp7,786
30Front? For what?7,774
31The constant and ongoing lies of Len Brown7,667
32Seven good reasons why Len Brown should resign7,562
33Not one cent, “new evidence” proves nothing7,516
34An email from a reader about Pants-down Brown7,394
35Brown desperate as he drags daughters into spotlight to fight battles for him7,278
36Mustafa Sabanli, meet Streisand. Streisand, meet Mustafa Sabanli.7,272
37[EXCLUSIVE] The cover up of Len Brown’s secret trip to Hong Kong, Ctd7,079
38Dear Len7,055
39Tory Sex Scandal erupts6,971
40An Open Letter to Mayor Len Brown from a reader6,949
41Trained and Skilled? Just exactly which skills did Andrea Vance use to take down Peter Dunne?6,914
42New claims may save Brown6,882
43The rape culture we created6,690
44How about these rules Len? Do these apply to you?6,634
45Honesty is the best policy, eh Len?6,417
46What does the Auckland Council Code of Conduct say about Len’s behaviour?6,313
47Bob Jones in trouble, so is the Herald6,064
48Why does Len Brown lie so much?5,849
49Yup, it’s true, the Truth gig is over5,780
50[EXCLUSIVE] Cook speaks – How he worked the Len Brown scandal5,757


  • Jaffa

    I am not a hypocrite.
    I just like to be informed, and well read!

    • Col

      You dirty bugger,lol

  • Col

    I think Cam you better put Len down you will run out of puff.
    We all like to hear the dirty parts but some people just say they don’t, bit like having a boiled potato without the butter.

  • Mr_Blobby

    And it has been since the primordial soup days, long will it continue.

  • Night Stick

    Another Brown expose will send those figures skyward again.

  • Garbageman

    Damn discovered 1 thing …i spend way to much time on here not only do i know all those posts i probably read most of the comments as well, and as for details i want them all nasty, naughty, filthy with cream on top, i dont keep coming back here just for Lux’s pic of the day only u know

  • Concerned Of Remuera

    Yeah…there is nothing high brow about me, I’ll read all the gory details to enhance my dull and dreary life. :)

  • GregM

    The juicy bits help me to to imagine what an exciting life would be like, and shine a little point of light into my miserable existence, alone in my hovel, surrounded by cats, and empty gin bottles.
    Keep it coming team :-)

    • Concerned Of Remuera

      Exactly…my vicarious life…my raison d’etre.
      Thanks WO (and associated dipshits who make such easy targets of themselves) for providing this humanitarian service.

  • Dave

    so lets see, your number one post for the year, gets almost as many views as an entire month at that other blog, the um, er, Stranded. Must make their Sysop so proud, but they can claim the most bans for any blog.