19.03.19 Pt 1 – Gareth is on the mend, even though he’s still feeling a little under the weather. Even in the midst of his ill health, he was still able to mingle with the likes of Trevor Manuel last night. A listener needs some marital advice, and naturally reaches out to the team. Then get your dose of current affairs and positivity from the Five Things You Need To Know and Said By Siya.
18.03.19 Pt 2 – The team provides a delayed review of the latest from The Bachelor. Siya’s moisturising obsession gets Leigh-Ann talking about skin and ‘inflamaging’. ANC ‘elders’ have asked for the party to clean house, and porn has set up its age verification. Facebook had an interesting idea around nudes, hip-hop aged cheese… then Chris Forrest drops by to save the team from their coffee woes.
18.03.19 Pt 1 – Gareth comes back from a wonderful week in Europe to a whole bunch of loadshedding. A new political party has announced itself, and it has a very clear objective to end the tyranny of incompetence in South Africa. The latest in news headlines, Ben on the sport, then Anthea on the finance.
15.03.19 Pt 2 – Old people should not operate chainsaws and Leigh-Ann has a story to prove this. The Karoo lion is finally caught after being on the loose for a month. Dave Chappelle on racism, a 3D ear, then George Mienie wraps up the week with the latest from the world of cars.
15.03.19 Pt 1 – Ben and Leigh-Ann didn’t get to watch The Bachelor last night because of loadshedding, and with that really struggle to find some positive stories for a Friday. Their attempts to do so in the face of so much suffering then unleashes a whole bunch of odd topics. Ben previews the weekend of sport, then a bunch of listener messages.
14.03.19 Pt 2 – It seems the road to 8 May is becoming bumpy and full of twists and turns. Siya, Phumi and Kanthan take a look at the week’s biggest and hottest political stories – from IFP’s manifesto to President Ramaphosa’s trip to Zimbabwe.
14.03.19 Pt 1 – While some of the world was freaking out over Instagram and Facebook being down last night, there were still other serious and tragic things happening – like Gugu Ncube’s protest. Where can one begin to find truth in some of the highly-publicised stories that we come across these days? Siya and Phumi try to answer that, discussing objectivity and the need for research. Take a listen to the “Five Things You Need To Know” and wrap up the hour with a dose of positivity.
13.03.19 Pt 2 – Ben visited the hospital yesterday, and it’s official – he’s an old man. Could an app do more good than police? Siya has the details on that. The team chat to Pauline Solomons from The Children’s Hospital Trust, to highlight some of the great work the organisation is doing. And find out the latest from friend to the show, High Rob.
13.03.19 Pt 1 – Ben has a new revelation on Oprah, after watching her recent Michael Jackson documentary special… and, of course, any mention of Oprah simply gets Siya excited. A Wednesday is incomplete without a dose of Gord. Take a listen to the “Five Things You Need To Know”, the sport and “Said By Siya” too.
12.03.19 Pt 2 – Need a dose of unconventional news? Then you’ve come to the right place. Leigh-Ann and Siya take a stab at some of the day’s biggest headlines – from a new snake species discovered to a mother who remembered mid-flight that she left her child at the airport terminal. Get ready to roll your eyes with the rest of the team as they provide an update on the R Kelly case, and play new excerpts from his recent interview with Gayle King. The hour wraps up with the fifth episode in our Blind History series.