Relax,it'sflax!

Michael Flax is a true representative of generation Y – aka the millennials. Michael is fearless in nature, with a tireless work ethic that has seen him secure the position of Head Producer on the unrestricted and fast-paced Gareth Cliff morning show on CliffCentral.com.

Michael is an authority on all things celebrity and breaking news stories, and can be heard each week talking about them and a whole lot more during ‘Relax it’s Flax!‘ every Friday on CliffCentral between 16:20 – 17:00.

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16 September 2016 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Find out which South African celebrities are beefing this week. Kanye west is furious at another rapper, what for now? Drake and Rihanna are uncovered, and we look at Tinders latest feature.

 


12 August 2016 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Michael Flax and Arye talk about their insomnia problems, how distracting cellphones have become and what dreams they both have in terms of travelling.

 


5 August 2016 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Michael Flax gives Arye the latest Justin Bieber news, and talks about how sad he found the movie Finding Dory.

 


29 July 2016 – Relax, it’s Flax!

As usual, Arye and Michael Flax are up to no good. Find out what crazy stories they discuss – like how much money Mark Zuckerberg has made.

 


22 July 2016 – Relax, it’s Flax!

With a very special guest by his side, Michael Flax talks about Charlie Sheen, Taylor Swift and of course the Kardashians.

 


15 July 2016 – Relax, it’s Flax!

What really happened between Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris? As usual, Michael Flax has all the juicy details. He also gives his opinion on the Pokemon craze.

 


8 July 2016 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Michael Flax is excited to be back after he took a break, but are his stories as exciting?

 


24 June 2016 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Why is Michael Flax so upset about all these local celebrities? Arye Kellman tries to console him.

 


17 June 2016 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Why are Michael Flax and Arye so obsessed with getting an animal into studio? Are they pet owners themselves?

 


10 June 2016 – Relax, it’s Flax!

A woman has quit her day job to breastfeed her boyfriend and Justin Bieber got into his first fist fight… Michael Flax has these stories and more.

 


3 June 2016 – Relax, it’s Flax!

If you were thinking of becoming a porn star, Michael Flax knows just how much you could be making per scene.

 


27 May 2016 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Snakes in toilets, vodka in Scotland and overuse of the word “apparently” are all favourites of Michael Flax.

 


20 May 2016 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Michael Flax gets a call from his biggest fan William and the two of them talk about their weekend plans. Then, Ninja from Die Antwoord had a crazy experience when he met rapper Kanye West and the world’s oldest woman reveals her secrets to longevity. Mike fills Arye in on these stories and more…

 


13 May 2016 – Relax, it’s Flax!

In addition to giving his take on the man with the upside-down head. Michael Flax is also weighing in heavily on the recent goings on in the world of the Kardashians. Flax also takes on a musical performance, which as predicted doesn’t end well.

 


6 May 2016 – Relax, it’s Flax!

While Arye Kellman dashes through traffic to make his show, Jonathan Sinclair and Producer Kat kick the segment off with Michael Flax. On top of all the random chit chat, Mike shares stories about a couple of rich tech guys who are advertising a free room in a London penthouse that comes with amazing perks, singer Chris Brown clearing rumours that he’s in a relationship with the woman who keeps breaking into his house and Soulja Boy making a $400m Deal.

 


29 April 2016 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Michael Flax keeps it real in another edition of ‘Relax, it’s Flax!’ as he brings Arye Kellman all the latest celebrity and random news. He talks about how filmmaker Steven Spielberg’s pockets instantly got way fatter with $187 million due to his 5% stake in DreamWorks, singer Usher taking a nude selfie and Drake dropping his brand new album.

 


22 April 2016 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Michael Flax is back to his old tricks, bringing you bizarre and crazy news stories from around the globe in his very unique and quirky way. Together with Arye Kellman he talks about what would happen to your respective social media accounts in the unfortunate event of your death. He also reveals why certain hotels do not have a room with the number 420 on it as well as a 13th floor.

 


15 April 2016 – Relax, it’s Flax!

What would ‘Relax, it’s Flax!’ be without a debut by Jonathan Sinclair and of course Producer Kat? Before they weigh in though, Michael Flax and Arye Kellman talk about Justin Bieber being choked by a songwriter after something he did on stage, rapper Chad Da Don and fellow rapper Cassper Nyovest beefing and crazy driving laws that exist around the world.

 


8 April 2016 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Before Micheal Flax heads to Durban for the weekend, he touches base with Arye Kellman to share a few interesting stories. He talks about Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian being engaged, Justin Bieber’s new hair style, virtual reality sex and Kevin Federline becoming a rapper.

 


1 April 2016 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Michael Flax is heading to the Vaal with some of his friends, but before he does that he has some business to handle with Arye Kellman. He talks to him about a woman who reported a man for ‘revenge farting’ her after she turned him down for sex, Dan Bilzerian bagging $1.2 million after reportedly winning a cycling bet, and a British guy driving around London in gold cars.

 


25 March 2016 – Relax, it’s Flax!

In a public holiday special, Michael Flax has some interesting stories for Arye Kellman. He finds out about a man from England who got too drunk and somehow woke up in Spain, a former porn star talking about how difficult life is, how much SA rappers are charging for a verse and Selena Gomez attending a Justin Bieber concert.

 


18 March 2016 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Michael Flax has some very interesting stories to share with Arye Kellman, but then again his stories are always interesting. He talks about how one sitcom creator is making 2.4 million US Dollars a month, boxer Manny Pacquiao being banned from a popular L.A. shopping centre due to his homophobic comments and Kanye West getting a lift from the paparazzi after his Uber didn’t pitch.

 


11 March 2016 – Relax, it’s Flax!

In one of his most exciting segments yet, Michael Flax gets a big surprise from producer Kat as she brings in model and former Miss South Africa, Tatum Keshwar. With his special guest by his side, Mike and Arye Kellman go through stories about penguins, Sam Smith, as well as a wife who ripped off her husband’s testicles during an altercation.

 


4 March 2016 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Before Michael Flax and Arye Kellman kick things off, they pull Jonathan Sinclair into studio so that he can explain why he is carrying two CliffCentral pillows around. They then move on to rapper 50 Cent’s massive house that he decided to sell, which is now being turned into a retirement village, and finally find out how you can travel and get paid $2000 with Instagram.

 


26 February 2016 – Relax, it’s Flax!

What do you get when you mix Jonathan Sinclair standing in for Arye Kellman, Michael Flax amped up for the weekend and special guest Siya Sangweni-Fynn stopping by for fun? A jam-packed edition of Relax, it’s Flax! The trio looks at the latest on Terry Crews, crazy Kardashian antics and so much more!

 


12 February 2016 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Michael Flax is back with his hilarious stories that he digs up on the internet. He talks about Kanye West’s album and clothing line launch, how hot water is bad for your skin in the shower, as well as how producer Jonathan believes in aliens and how they “apparently” helped to build the pyramids.

 


5 February 2016 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Michael Flax is back with content that is out of this world! He and Arye Kellman talk about the oh so famous selfie and how much Michael sucks at it as he tries to take one during the segment. Also find out about a 107-year-old man who drank four bottles of red wine a day, as well as allegations of P. Diddy being responsible for Tupac’s death.

 


29 January 2016 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Michael Flax wants to talk about the new Zayn Malik single, which he isn’t entirely happy about. He and Arye Kellman debate whether One Direction is done for or not. Michael reveals that if he could be any man, he would be Justin Bieber (surprise, surprise). Then, on a sadder note, Mike has discovered a Taylor Swift lookalike who just happens to be larger than normal, hear all about it and so much more right here.

 


22 January 2016 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Michael Flax, Arye Kellman and Producer Kat kick off the segment with trying to figure out how to do different accents, at which they all fail tremendously. Aside from that, Michael enlightens Arye with news about Justin Bieber, Lil’ Wayne, Mariah Carey and North Korea inventing alcohol that doesn’t give hangovers.

 


15 January 2016 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Michael Flax is up to his usual tricks as he brings Arye Kellman the weirdest and funniest stories. He talks about the lottery in the UK but also discovers that South Africa has its own lottery, yep, he didn’t know. They also talk about Flax’s highs and lows of the year so far and why he is so tired.

 


8 January 2016 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Michael Flax returns from his trip to Europe. He fills Arye Kellman in on what he got up to in Paris, Amsterdam and Switzerland, as well as what happened to him and his friends on the boys trip they took in December. There is a new app that detects sharks in the ocean to prevent attacks which Mike has discovered, and he also learns about Dolphin rape from Arye.

 

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31 December 2015 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Michael Flax joins Arye live from Amsterdam to fill us in on his travels of late. Flax also gives the lowdown on how he’ll be celebrating his New Year’s Eve, while the rest of the CliffCentral team party it up at #CliffRocks16.

 


11 December 2015 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Michael Flax is up to his usual tricks as he brings Arye Kellman the weirdest stories from around the world. In this edition, he talks about Justin Bieber of course, and throws in some news about Rapper Meek Mill, before the topic of Scott Disik comes up.

 


4 December 2015 – Relax, it’s Flax!

It’s never surprising as to what Michael Flax will talk about every Friday, this week he speaks about office parties, how he got to sing with Mmatema Moremi who came second in season 11 of Idols SA, and even plays a few accent games with Arye Kellman and Producer Kat.

 


27 November 2015 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Michael Flax is back to his usual hooliganism. He joins Jonathan Sinclair to bring you all the weird and wonderful news that could either change your life at best, or brighten your day at worst. From Michael anticipating what his very first bunny chow will taste like, to what he plans on calling his girlfriend’s parents when he meets them for the first time, the entertainment is boundless. He also reveals a shocking story of kids with red hair being abused for being different after an episode of South Park featured this kind of behaviour. Then as if you weren’t tired of hearing it already, Michael has loads of news surrounding #BlackFriday.

 


20 November 2015 – Relax, it’s Flax!

#Kellman on CliffCentral regular Michael Flax is back for his ever so controversial slot. This time, he talks about the most random things, like two guys who earned tons of money by sending people potatoes and bricks through the post, to the Kardashians freaking out over possibly catching a staph infection. Nothing is left unsaid.

 


13 November 2015 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Michael Flax returns for his weekly news update on #Kellman on CliffCentral, but this is not the average news that one would expect. He and Arye Kellman talk about the world’s first vagina beauty contest, Justin Bieber’s new album, and how he’s thinking of changing the name of his segment to ‘Relax, for just 20 minutes!’

 


6 November 2015 – Relax, it’s Flax!

It’s never surprising as to what Michael Flax will talk about every Friday, this week he speaks about office parties, how he got to sing with Mmatema Moremi who came second in season 11 of Idols SA, and even plays a few accent games with Arye Kellman and Producer Kat.

 


31 July 2015 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Michael Flax joins Arye Kellman for another crazy session of ‘Relax, it’s Flax!’ Mike tells an interesting story of ISIS getting a taste of their own medicine, which naturally leads to the conversation of Russian mail order brides.

 


24 July 2015 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Michael Flax joins Arye Kellman to reveal what exactly is going on inside his head. From Chris Brown’s paranoia, to Li’l Wayne’s beef with Birdman and Ed Sheeran soiling himself on stage, Flax leaves no stone unturned reporting the important news. Then, does Michael need to go for some blood tests, or is it perfectly normal to cough for 8 weeks solid?

 


17 July 2015 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Michael Flax returns to send us into the weekend the right way. He kicks off by reminding Arye Kellman just how awesome 50 Cent is and how many fights he has had to overcome, so bankruptcy is not going to keep him down for long. Then Flax has been having some strange dreams of late, do they mean something, or are they just the ramblings of an insane person? Finally, Mike reveals the top reasons why every guy needs to date an older woman, at least once!

 


10 July 2015 – Relax, it’s Flax!

DJ Paul Angel joins Michael Flax and Arye Kellman for this edition of ‘Relax, it’s Flax!’ Both Michael and Arye have found a new passion for DJing and have decided to take lessons. DJ Paul gives them some pointers, explains the difference between old school DJs and new school ones, as well as how to maintain a club audience’s attention. DJ Paul is currently working towards becoming a clinical psychologist, he explains what goes on inside the brain when you mix alcohol with the clubbing scene and music, then we discover what the attention span is of the average drunk person on a dance floor.

 


3 July 2015 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Michael Flax’s obsession with Justin Bieber has reached a new height with his latest Justin Bieber inspired haircut. Then, Flax has just discovered how awesome the Obamas are, and he has especially found a new respect for Malia Obama. Finally, did you see Miley Cyrus’s make out session with Victoria Secret model Stella Maxwell? Well Flax did, and he can’t get it out of his mind!

 


26 June 2015 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Mike Flax reveals the telltale signs that women can look out for when distinguishing whether or not a man wants to sleep with them or date them. Mike also has the dirty details on Mariah Carey, Orlando Bloom and Justin Bieber. Flax then reveals the three rules he would make if he were to become ‘King of the World’.

 


19 June 2015 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Michael Flax believes he has the ultimate formula for attracting and scoring with your ideal partner. In honour of this life changing formula, Arye invites sound maestro for CliffCentral Frankie into studio, as he has been dealing with some pretty rough love situations of late, let’s see if they can help. Finally, we have a session of #AskFlax!

 


12 June 2015 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Michael Flax joins Arye Kellman to bring news of bizarre and unexplained occurrences. Mike tries to figure out how old Kanye West just turned, it’s somewhere between 30 and 40, so you decide. Apparently Caitlyn Jenner is set to earn more cash than Kim Kardashian over the next few years, not too bad for a sex change. Chris Brown has Photoshopped himself in a car with Tupac, this has got some people very upset. Finally, Twitter is abolishing the 140 character limit for direct messages.

 


5 June 2015 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Michael Flax brings his usual brand of shenanigans. He has an interesting story to tell of eavesdropping, as well as a man paying for a car with just coins! Why is eBay suing some poor, innocent woman? And finally, who has recently become one of the richest men in the world?

 


29 May 2015 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Are Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez back together? Do you even care? Well, Michael Flax seems to think this is very important, possibly life changing news. We hear of a thief who opted to steal sunglasses out of a car that he had broken into, as opposed to the million dollar winning lotto ticket right next to them. Apparently we have all been drinking coffee in the wrong way, according to Michael, you are supposed to wait at least one hour after you wake up before having your first cup, who would have thought? Finally, radio DJ Zeal Dladla pops by for a chat.

 


22 May 2015 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Michael Flax returns for Relax, it’s Flax! He leaves no stone as he tells us about relationships, break-ups, land mines, stolen golf karts and an 11 year old boy who holds three degrees.

 


15 May 2015 – Relax, it’s Flax!

We catch up with Michael Flax and find out how his abstinence is going. Is it true that he is growing his hair for a man bun? And why is he trying to sing Justin Bieber yet again? We also find out about a poor dog who was diagnosed with cancer and was subsequently granted a bucket list. Finally, we learn some new phrases that will ensure you are never caught off guard.

 


8 May 2015 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Michael Flax has discovered some earth shattering and life changing news about his icon Justin Bieber and his rumoured girlfriend Kendall Jenner. We also find out who managed to undo Leonardo DiCaprio’s man bun in a night club. Mike also tells us about his recent trip to Sun City with The Gareth Cliff Show. Finally, who or what has been found in Chris Brown’s bed?

 


1 May 2015 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Mike Flax is having some deep-rooted issues in his life. He is 22 years old but feels like he’s transitioning from teenagehood to adulthood, he believes his progression in life was delayed because he used to be overweight… you decide! Apparently, the best time for men to have sex is at 7:54 in the morning, whereas for women it’s at 11:21 at night… perhaps we could come up with a 3AM compromise? Finally, we discover that Mike’s spirit animal is the penguin, this is incredibly insulting on many levels and if I was a penguin I would write to the powers that be to get this changed!

 


24 April 2015 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Michael Flax brings us some texting tips to ensure that your girl feels safe and secure in the relationship. We hear about the terrible breakup of Ariana Grande and the horrible song that her ex then decided to produce in honour of the breakup. Finally, we discover who the top earning English artists are, the list may just surprise you.

 


17 April 2015 – Relax, it’s Flax!

Michael Flax and Jonathan Sinclair bring you the most life changing stories of the week. From a sex position generator that uses the initials of your name, to the best ways to rid yourself of sinus. We also hear about women who are embracing their stretch marks online, a man who was arrested for having sex with his dog and will now spend 7 years on the sex offenders list, as well as getting a few new words that really make sense and need to be included in the dictionary.

 


10 April 2015 – Relax, it’s Flax!

In this one hour edition of Relax, it’s Flax! Jono and Mike go through some of the biggest and most common lies that men tell women. We also discuss some of the things that as children we hated but as adults we cannot get enough of.

 


3 April 2015 – Relax, it’s Flax!

It’s never surprising as to what Michael Flax will talk about every Friday, this week he speaks about office parties, how he got to sing with Mmatema Moremi who came second in season 11 of Idols SA, and even plays a few accent games with Arye Kellman and Producer Kat.