24.03.20 Pt 2 – We have to work – even at home, and that is scary because the bath is impossible to use as a desk. Redhill’s Red Radio is a youth station at Redhill High School and it has something to offer everybody. Don’t scratch your laptop, it’s not a vinyl… Mbulelo doesn’t seem to know this. If you are stuck at home with family for 21 days, how long will it take before you get sick of them? Our loyal listener Gladmore gives us his Covid-19 report from Tokoshima, Japan. Blind History Season 3 is here and episode 2 features the Butcher of Uganda, Idi Amin.
24.03.20 Pt 1 – Stakeholders made Cyril late. Will South Africans cooperate with #Lockdown2020? Siya is at stage 3 of Elisabeth Kubler-Ross’ cycle of trauma relief. What are the special skills you could learn in the Covid-19 lockdown? And be warned… if you don’t buy condoms, you might be on lockdown for life!
23.03.20 Pt 2 – What will the world look like post-Covid? The Olympics might get cancelled, and that is a sad reality for humans who have trained for four years. There was a virgin bachelor who made the show boring, who has coronavirus now… but he’s not a virgin anymore, so every cloud has a silver lining. Jane Dutton joins us on the line, is she Benjamin Button’s sister? We hear from Gareth Armstrong, who has just returned from China and he reveals what triggered him and his wife to migrate back to South Africa.
23.03.20 Pt 1 – The thing about under-reacting in Covid-19 times is that the downside is death, and that doesn’t sound fun. Having said this, should you become friends with anyone in your complex, because what happens when you get healthy? How should you handle being stuck at a wedding with no alcohol? If someone coughs in the grocery store in the same aisle as you, maybe it’s worth staying at home forever more. And does a big forehead mean you are just cooler?
When a pandemic strikes, people tend to have alarm and terror as their base response. Dr D unpacks what is observable in the behaviour of society in moments of terror. Is panic more contagious than Covid-19? In times of self-isolation, there may very well be opportunities to attend to the needs of the human soul. Suffering doesn’t always need to go to waste, connecting with loved ones is a deliberate act. Can we bring ourselves to be introspective in this situation?
Wherever you are in the world, Silicon Valley has led the charge when it comes to setting the standard of entrepreneurship the world over… including what work culture looks like, and how systems are created. But have they slipped up when it comes to innovation? That’s a thought Alexandre Lazarow expands on in his new book, ‘Out-Innovate: How Global Entrepreneurs–from Delhi to Detroit–Are Rewriting the Rules of Silicon Valley’. Gareth has a conversation about innovation in business with this author and venture capitalist.
20.03.20 Pt 2 – Should we laugh at people who claim to have symptoms of Covid-19? There’s a doctor who says sex will save your life in these diseased times. One of the leading sages of our time, Cardi B, says “Coronavirus, this shit is real!” High Rob is taking coronavirus seriously, but he’s not ’Italian serious’. Should parents be allowed to have a favourite child? Pandemics have an interesting effect on society’s psychology at large, Dr D joins us to unpack her thoughts on it, and what new behaviours people may need to adopt.
20.03.20 Pt 1 – How long is too long to be shopping? Lauren in London says they’re also going bonkers with store shelves being empty. Flying is a germ-filled experience… is it possible to avoid coronavirus on a plane, or are you doomed? Oprah and Siya are both eating like dump trucks in the bath right now. There’s a request for humans to only buy 5 items of each product. In South Africa? You must be joking! If you are pregnant, don’t catch Covid-19 because Netflix is reducing quality of stream. And can Xhosa people get the virus?
19.03.20 Pt 2 – Certain tribes are just better at cleaning their backside, let’s accept that. Is the rise of technocracies a threat to civil liberty? Is government intelligence run like James Bond runs his operation, or is it just a normal day job? Schabir Shaik – who loves golf – does not represent his whole family. And did Jacob Zuma’s intelligence hand democracy as we know it to South Africans?
19.03.20 Pt 1 – Is Cyril’s government back in business with all this rule making? How will businesses treat their hiring and firing in these times of austerity? When the chips are down, the best business minds will survive – we explore which industries are doing well. South Africans have to drink less and the new deadline is 18:00 daily. News just in, coronavirus lasts for 8 days on plastic… thank goodness Michael Jackson isn’t around anymore. New York is in lockdown and we have a fan join us live to give us the latest corona-scoop from the USA.