11.04.19 Pt 2 – Another week of crazy politics in SA, but luckily we have Ivo Vegter to help us make sense of it all on The Burning Platform. It’s still pretty much all about the elections – electricity, empty promises and what motivates us to vote for certain parties.
11.04.19 Pt 1 – Gareth and Phumi are excitedly counting down the days to Game of Thrones. Is there a link between atheism and society’s ills? Phumi is rewatching Mad Men, which is giving her renewed empathy for the plight of the 60s housewife. Would you set your friends up on a date? Then Phumi tries to convince Gareth to vote… plus a discussion on whether university should still be the goal for the youth today.
10.04.19 Pt 2 – Gareth refers to Riaz Moola as ‘intimidatingly intelligent’. As CEO and Founder of HyperionDev he is doing great things in empowering education which he shares here. Decimal Dan may just change your life with regards to early day currencies, which is confusing as all hell. Historical broadcasting, then onto a guy called Hobbo, who has transformed his life by embracing wellness and setting an audacious exercise goal.
10.04.19 Pt 1 – What causes piles? The team aren’t that sure but they do know you need to avoid them. The joy of podcasts in the information age, especially for adults. Gareth delves into the nuances of modern education before things go full circle with black holes. The top news and sports stories from there, then no Said By Siya as he is having a sicky.
09.04.19 Pt 2 – Poor Rosemarie Bentley – a 99-year-old woman whose body organs are all over the place, literally. AI is meeting the beauty world and creating great innovations. Leigh-Ann shares details about a $12 billion airport in the works. The team meets docu-journalist Adrian Steirn, who has just been saluted by Queen Elizabeth for his conservation work, including busting Former First Lady Grace Mugabe! Then, enjoy the ninth episode of Blind History – this time, focused on Mother Teresa.
09.04.19 Pt 1 – The way we live in 2019 is changing: Is owning a house or even paying off a car really worth it? Gareth wonders about this. Where do you draw the line with regifting? The team follows up on yesterday’s conversation around the banning of the online game, Rape Day. Get stuck into the Five Things You Need To Know, before heading into the third episode of Smart Driving with PigSpotter.
08.04.19 Pt 2 – Gareth discusses a controversial new game glorifying rape, with activist Tina Thiart wanting to take a stand against this and all involved. Someone has accidentally invented an always on phone battery, Leigh-Ann talks about ticky boxes, and atheism is now eclipsing religion in the US. Lara Kayton then frightens the life out of the team with her gory special effects make-up skills, and the right way to behave in restaurants.
08.04.19 Pt 1 – In times of doom and gloom, Gareth talks about a beautifully simplistic wedding ceremony he went to, and how happiness may not be so unattainable for us all. Michael Jackson’s family fights back with a documentary of their own, Ben celebrates a special anniversary, and a discussion on the mess that is Alexandra thanks to the ANC. The latest in news and sport, Anthea’s Money Shot, plus Siya with a positive local story.
Starting out as a teacher, Reverend Kenneth Meshoe followed his calling of making a difference in society by founding his own political party, the African Christian Democratic Party. On the road to the South African general elections, Gareth gets to know more about the leader and hears his take on the political landscape today.
05.04.19 Pt 2 – A kid that went missing years ago suddenly appears in a very strange story. A Marvel marathon like no other, Ben remembers the great Harambe, Prince Harry says Fortnite should be banned and a woman gets abducted while on safari in Uganda. Leigh-Ann powers into her critical analysis of The Bachelor, which actually involves a contestant from The Bachelor! Then George Mienie wraps up the week with the results from the AutoTrader South Africa Car of the Year winners – along with a special guest.