Gedleyihlekisa is doing Gedleyihlekisa-things, once again… this time the team analyses a picture from a dinner he recently hosted. In the news, Mabz discusses where President Mugabe will stay while Gareth has a ‘The Truman Show’-esque remedy. Then, SexTalk’s Jonti Searll opens up about his recent ayahuasca experience.
One of South Africa’s leading men on our screens, Jack Devnarain, is a man of many talents – from starring in productions to bodybuilding! Best known for his role as Rajesh in the soapie “Isidingo” he chats to Gareth about his life as a performer, his role as the Chairman of the South African Guild of Actors and yet how he oddly enough started off working for the police. As a husband and father today, he speaks about his much his family mean to him and also how it’s a scary thing to have his dreams come true.
Black Friday spirit has spread and the buzz is in full force. The team discusses how this spending craze isn’t smart for your pockets. On a personal note, Gareth gets real on how he feels about the Life Esidimeni saga. Calling from Sun City as he’s away, Ben dishes about spending time with Mr Gary Player, before Siya gives a dose of positivity – followed by listeners’ emails.
Justice Malala picks up on the state capture debacle in this week’s Burning Platform. Lynne Brown is grilled over the Eskom woes, and with it more skeletons are revealed. The Zimbabwe situation, and what it means for the ANC right now as the party continues to split. Mabz then brings you the latest news and attractions in the world right now.
Siya reflects on his brief sporting career, and Mabz confirms how your personal trainer has to be good looking. The CliffCentral year end function happened last night with some awards being handed out. Mini Zuma’s uncertain future, Joburg’s potential water disaster, people failing with public grooming, Thanksgiving and then into the news, sport and positivity from the team.
As the Senior Global Director of Social Media & Video of the LEGO Group, Lars Silberbauer has to drive the well-known and innovative toy company’s global strategy and execution on social media, search and execution (paid and organic), YouTube channels, LEGO TV and the Chinese equivalent. What goes into this and how does he do it? Gareth gets into this disruptor’s head, from the BCX Disrupt Summit, where he recently spoke.
The musical genius that is Ross Learmonth comes into studio. Always a highlight from an interview sense, this time round the Prime Circle front man comes prepared to perform too. From breaking new material to talking about the process behind the songs, he and Gareth provide for a memorable podcast for all who appreciate music.
Turns out Ben really hates Eminem. And he doesn’t hold back in making this clear after Gareth plays one of his songs. What next for Zimbabwe? Well that’s the big question which Mabz elaborates on. Silvio Burlusconi is planning another comeback, a spontaneous Dolly Parton flashback and law suits filed after the Las Vegas mass murders.
Siya finally got over his fierce attack of menopause, but the hard knock life continues elsewhere as Ben and much of Johannesburg have no water. Elson gives a Zimbabwean perspective on the Zimbabwean situation, then onto the news, sport and Siya’s positivity to make your day.
Singer/songwriter Jesse Clegg comes from a close-knit creative family, which happens to be headed up by the legendary Johnny Clegg. In this interview with Gareth, Jesse reveals how his various musical styles have been influenced by his love of English literature and ideologies he’s studied. Hear him recount how he feels about his father’s recent final show, and his songwriting process and collaborations. And in wrapping the conversation up, he dishes on some experiences he’s gone through like SXSW and burning his hand!