18.04.19 Pt 1 – With the long weekend looming, the team share their Easter family traditions and upcoming plans. Get up-to-date with current affairs in the “Five Things You Need To Know”. Rhino poachers get stomped on, as you’ll hear in “Said By Siya”. Then, did you know your breathalyser result could turn out positive just because you’ve eaten a hot cross bun? Listen in to find out why.
17.04.19 Pt 2 – Gord sings a trans song he made up with his nieces, more talk about Notre Dame, a touch of politics as the dodgy ANC billboard is discussed… and the triumphant return of Decimal Dan!
17.04.19 Pt 1 – You get people achieving in life and those that just want to talk crap about them. The Tiger Woods story gets Gareth talking about this, which leads to hateful narratives in the press that create false realities for political purposes. Your latest news and sport from there, plus Siya’s positivity feature for the day.
16.04.19 Pt 2 – The team share a laugh over Kurt Darren’s performance of the national anthem at a recent rugby match. Following that, they get stuck into some of the day’s top stories including singer Zahara’s health woes, billionaire Jack Ma’s “12 hours a day, six days a week” work ethic and how bananas could help you if you’re struck by lightning. To wrap things up, the 10th episode of Blind History focuses on Joan of Arc.
16.04.19 Pt 1 – The team is still stunned by the Notre Dame fire. Hear all about the Parisian tragic incident and its update here. Gareth has the Five Things You Need To Know, then PigSpotter stops by with the final edition of Smart Driving – this time answering some of the top questions received from social media over the past couple of weeks.
15.04.19 Pt 2 – An exotic fugitive is nabbed in Tshwane, a strange man doing strange things on a plane, a nightmare for a naked pilot, there is more to the Sandton City rooftop blowjob, and the usual mix of stories that will make you reassess the world you live in. As always an hour that broadens your horizons, whether you like it or not.
15.04.19 Pt 1 – Are we all becoming more and more anti-social by nature? Gareth asks the question after watching Ricky Gervais’ After Life series, something which continues to receive fantastic reviews. The Game of Thrones return and all the fanfare around it, plus the new Star Wars trailer and why Gareth is excited about it. Your latest news and sport from there, plus Anthea on the finance.
When Gareth first met Ambassador Martin Schaefer at the Naumann-Stiftung’s 60th birthday celebration in late 2018, he was struck by how candid the Ambassador was on the links between German liberalism and South African democracy. And as a student of history, he also enjoyed the fact that the Ambassador brought up the fall of the Berlin wall and De Klerk’s comments related to his decision to ring in the changes. To continue on a similar note and in getting to know him more, Gareth picks the Ambassador’s brain on his life and work in his current role, and beyond.
12.04.19 Pt 2 – Why do celebrities feel the need to share so much about their personal lives? Is this even necessary? Amongst discussing the news, the team get stuck in debating this: Leigh-Ann and Siya agreeing that sharing makes a difference, while Gareth reckons there’s no need. Then, want to know more about the world of cosplay? Artist Norik Aise, decked out in Hellboy gear, shares his love for costume play.
12.04.19 Pt 1 – Get your Friday feeling going with the team. No surprise here, but Gareth makes his unpleasant feelings of other humans vocal. Get into the Five Things You Need To Know, before Leigh-Ann gets going on her analysis of the latest episode of The Bachelor SA.