20.12.19 Pt 1 – White and black people do things differently over Christmas. Lionel, our listener from Dubai, is in town for a wedding… why do people still think it’s okay to have destination weddings? Are weddings a nightmare in general? Oh, by the way – Gareth has rabbits now.
Is our president dead in the water? Are open borders a viable option for Africa? Is David Mabuza a loser? Reactions to Boris becoming the UK PM… Twitter hype and election results are polls part. Brought to you by Nando’s.
19.12.19 Pt 2 – Is Cyril dead in the water? Are open borders an option for Africa in the immediacy? Will Donald play his Trump card in next year’s elections? Right is right, but can the left ever get it right?
19.12.19 Pt 1 – Does drinking instant coffee make you sub-human? Rough sleeping is now a thing in Seattle. Dr Jonathan Witt discusses the sharp end of getting stabbed. TikTok… your children are on the clock.
18.12.19 Pt 2 – The nurses from CANSA are in to take Gareth’s blood and he’s crying inside. We also learn which ex President costs us as taxpayers the most. The former President of Pakistan is put to death… maybe not the greatest job after all, this President thing.
18.12.19 Pt 1 – Gareth reveals that he’d prefer a needle over a finger up the back alley for a prostate exam. Put the kids to work, we need cobalt! Siya fears security cameras might show his “totti”… and it turns out, getting out of Syria isn’t that hard.
17.12.19 Pt 2 – Netflix has depicted Jesus as being gay. Siya gets good news from the doctor in the romantic sense. Elena is back in all her element, and rates the crew… plus, Putin is a rugged sex icon!
17.12.19 Pt 1 – Turns out Gareth and Mbulelo are braai grinches. If you’re cooking, they’re there… but don’t expect invites to their houses for Christmas. Phumi reveals a new category of body shape. Is Siya actually a 90-year-old granny? Turns out, if you want a Zimbabwean wife – don’t go on life support!
For as long as I can remember, I’ve been called an optimist. I think the people who called me that didn’t mean it as a compliment.
Throughout human history, the cynics, stoics and mystics had more respect than the optimists – but it turns out that history is on the side of those who have a generally positive view of their existence and the overall trend for humanity.
2019 has been the year of Greta Thunberg, Hong Kong, Donald Trump, Boris Johnson, Jussie Smollett, Venezuela, Christchurch, Notre Dame and Jeffrey Epstein – so you’d be forgiven for thinking things aren’t great. But you’d be wrong… completely wrong.
George Mienie chats about Toyota’s plan to introduce new products that are not cars, trucks, or SUVs – all in line with becoming a mobility company, Michael Schumacher’s Ferrari Formula1 car from the year 2002 is sold for a total of $6 643 750, and what to do in a flood. Powered by AutoTrader.