Jackson cuts down

Peter Jackson has announced his next film project and it’s not The Hobbit or King Kong. Taking a much-needed break from the epic-scale, Jackson is rumoured to be adapting medical history for the screen with a New Zealand edge. The subject: the book As Nature Made Him – Rolling Stone journalist John Colapinto’s account of the consequences of NZ-born doctor John Money’s decision to raise the victim of a botched circumcision as a girl, supporting Money’s controversial theory that nature mattered more than nurture in gender identity. see the NZEDGE post-script on the (in)famous case here.


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Billy Apple an Artist Who Was His Own Life’s Work

Billy Apple an Artist Who Was His Own Life’s Work

“Over his long, provocative career, the artist Billy Apple changed his name, registered it as a trademark, branded products with it, had his genome sequenced and, finally, arranged to…