Steve Braunias is a good bastard, for a pinko scumbag I really like the guy.
I’ve probably ruined his lefty credentials now, but hey…who cares.
The other night he launched his book calledÂ Madmen: Inside the weirdest election campaign ever.
I had to laugh at the name of his publisher, Steve obviously got his inspiration for the name from my good friend Brian Edwards.
God knows where you can buy the book, but if you track it down enjoy the read…the cheap bastard didn’t even send me one despite the fact I’m in it!
I emailed Braunias too…which he loosely outlined in a blog post.
Following last night’s wildly successful book launch at the Auckland Central Library for Madmen: Inside the Weirdest Election Campaign Ever – 100 people in attendance, including Cactus Kate, Guyon Espiner, a homeless man in a top hat, Ant Timpson, Shayne Carter, two elderly people in advanced stages of dementia, Deborah Hill-Cone, Karl Puschmann, a man whoÂ displayed a dozen pieces of paper which he had thrown coffee onto, waited til the stains dried, and presented them as art, Gary Steel, Shayne Currie, Toby Manhire, Miriamo Kamo and her adorable three-year-old daughter, etcÂ – I came home to find an email from Whale Oil.
Actually, just to correct Steve and look for Nicky Hager, Cactus KateÂ went along. Â Braunias confronted her at the entranceÂ and said he didn’t invite her to which she replied “we often get what we don’t ask for” and proceed to sashay in the door to find the bar. Â Nicky was nowhere in sight.
That is when all hell broke loose. Â Â Read more »