Chris Schulz

Chris Schulz is a freelance journalist. You can find his newsletter, Boiler Room, at

Jan 19, 2021

An exciting high school reunion was actually a Facebook scam, and I fell for it

Think twice before you accept that surprise school reunion invite.

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Nov 30, 2020

Review: Taranaki Hard is a compelling tribute to small-town brilliance

Many of Waitara's residents want to escape their small New Zealand town. Taranaki Hard proves they might not have to.

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Nov 24, 2020

Remember when TVNZ made everyone download The Sopranos?

It was the most critically acclaimed drama of all time, so why the hell did TVNZ keep it from the public for so long?

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May 22, 2020

Plenty of soap: Shortland Street is back, but life on set is far from normal

How the country's longest-running soap started filming again in a physically distanced world.

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