17.01.20 Pt 1 – If you want a lesbian experience, go to the power tool aisle. American politics is like watching Saturday Night Live. Is Mbulelo a coconut, or just a terrible teacher? The LGBTQI community is like the identity politics Middle East. Ben is back, and he is dropping nothing but truth bombs. SA Police are still learning the difference between left and right. Devi Govender is retiring, South Africa is losing a legend. And Google are the third trillionaire company.
Dmitry Medvedev has resigned, what happens to Russia’s government now? Is a lifetime president a democratic notion? Vladimir Putin… political mastermind or monster? Peter Moyo and Trevor Manuel’s Old Mutual saga rolls on. Is Bernie Sanders sexist? How is Norway getting the past, present and future so right, while we’re all still a world behind? Brought to you by Nando’s.
16.01.20 Pt 2 – Very right wing people are apparently happier and having more sex. How conservative is South Africa? Is the mass media just a clickbait mess? Should we be forming our reality through the news and social media? Vladimir Putin is 67 going on 21, he’s in great shape. Which has more actors, Hollywood or the South African government?
16.01.20 Pt 1 – A member of the team is ageing poorly, thoughts and prayers. Children went back to school this week, Phumi is saving on juice and food costs… she’s delighted! Make-up has turned escorts into liars and this is a problem. We hear what a Gareth Cliff helpline call might sound like. Be kind to everyone, some people haven’t had sex for 3 years.
15.01.20 Pt 2 – Is Oprah the queen of truth? Elizabeth Warren snubs Bernie’s handshake. When have people done enough to be forgiven? We can possibly start learning in our sleep, is that good or bad? Trial by combat, is it still an option? Ladies need to give more fat guys a chance. And do we let good looking people get away with more?
15.01.20 Pt 1 – South African police don’t know the difference between left and right. Should they be killed for this, or is there a middle ground? After the Kyalami royal rumble of the year contender, the team wonders whether a shirt and sword should always be used together? The height of confidence is having no legs and punching people through a car window. Facebook is not your friend!
When you hear someone describe himself as “the Jordan Peterson of rap” in one of his songs, you know there’s more to him than meets the eye. Or in this case, than meets the music. Get to know Zuby Udezue in this interview: A UK-based rapper, podcaster and entrepreneur who doesn’t shy away from calling it like he sees it.
10.01.20 Pt 1 – Has Meghan Markle made it to the top? Prince Harry left his baby in Canada, how boring is that? Did the royal family mate with horses? It turns out people don’t like Nazis. Bill Cosby reckons he’s Nelson Mandela… has the world gone mad? Roger Federer’s mom might be Vicky Momberg, impossible to tell.
Kanthan Pillay is back for the first Burning Platform of 2020. Is America’s approach in Iran a disaster for the Middle East at large? Is ISIS manageable without Iran’s intervention? Is the DA imploding, or has it already imploded? Helen Zille seem to be at last chance saloon. Will the EFF take significant votes from the ANC in 2021? Brought to you by Nando’s.
09.01.20 Pt 2 – Were grannies better in the past? It turns out Siya is the king of mince pies. We’ve all heard of languages of love, are they real or a hoax? Democracy as we know it in the West might not be for everyone. How was ISIS contained in the past? Is it possible to just ignore the Middle East? And is crypto too cryptic?