The team chats about the Les Moonves plot thickening, Apple having a new app that’s ideal for dick pics, and Casper de Vries’s new appointment as an ambassador for Bravecto. Then, George Mienie wraps the week up with a motoring update.
What is behind Nike’s decision to support Colin Kaepernick in their new campaign? Australian comedian Jim Jefferies shares his thoughts on what he thinks it is. Gareth updates the team on what he’s up to in Cape Town, and Nolo regales the team with her Heritage Day outfit and her stance on the 24 September celebration.
Richard Poplak returns for the latest edition of The Burning Platform brought to you by Nando’s. He and Gareth assess the abilities of the opposition parties in South Africa, and if anyone can actually run this country. A boy with Autism finds a new lease of life in modelling, the Parktown Boys water polo coach to be sentenced, and Nolo’s previous penchant for foam and other things takes a new turn.
In a wonderful yet scary moment, Gareth turned into his father. Though that is the conclusion, the story behind it is far more interesting and involves the future of South Africa according to RW Johnson. The latest in news and sport from there, plus Siya’s positivity feature for the day.
The Constitutional Court made a landmark cannabis ruling, and Katharine Child was there to report on the happenings. She chats to Gareth about what this means, then the team moves into what they would save from their homes in an emergency. A woman having a meltdown, a man is beaten to death by an Uber driver… then onto the subject of sport for social change. Allan Williams and Hendrick Modise from the Sport for Social Change Network talk about what they are about and the initiatives they are passionately promoting.
The Wednesday show features Gord, so that means the conversation can and will go in all sorts of directions. Surprise pregnancies, unexpected teeth, showering, Comic Con Africa, and the big weed ruling. Then some news, the sport, plus Siya’s positivity feature.
Ex-Jamali singer Mariechan Luiters chats to Gareth about her solo journey, her recent collaboration with the dynamic Shekhinah, and her upcoming show, Gone Too Soon, which will be paying tribute to the musical greats we’ve lost.
Today is a big day for dagga smokers across South Africa, as high hopes of legal use of the drug move to the highest court in the land. Burt Reynolds’s son isn’t getting what he thought after his dad’s death, an interesting listener mail, and the first commercial space tourist. Robyn Sher talks bonsais in this week’s Lifestyle Home Garden feature, then Craig Wilkinson from the the Man-to-Man Talks podcast series drops by to talk about some key issues troubling men nowadays, and how we can work on improving matters.
Would you drink your own urine? What about your dog’s? These may seem like strange questions, but these are big talking points for some people on a quest for improved health. Nolo has a bit of a story for you, which will certainly blow your mind, and Gareth’s fondness for ‘nondescript’ women. Your latest in the news, Ben’s sport, and Siya on the positivity feature for the day.
The team look at some of the biggest news stories right now, and add their usual unique spin on them. Hear their take on some of the inspiring animal rescue stories from the US hurricanes, the after effects of the recent bomb scare in Sandton, and how Woody Allen’s wife (and once adopted daughter) Soon-Yi Previn is standing up for him in the #MeToo movement. Then, the legendary performer Joseph Clark stops in to share some stories from his great career and to chat about his upcoming shows.