Do you know who the most powerful man in Silicon Valley is? You don’t, but Leigh-Ann will tell you. Tracey-Lee Oliver then joins the team in studio. She is originally from Grabouw and is now a singing sensation in the big city. A man tries something very different to cure back pain, Leigh-Ann uses her sex voice to describe the male g-spot and the world’s most sustainable cities. Tracey-Lee talks about working with Marc Lottering and her latest show ‘Aunty Merle The Musical’, plus George Mienie from AutoTrader on the latest from the world of cars.
Gareth starts the show with a revolting story about one of his filthy friends. People who were famous ten years ago but not so much anymore. How Top Billing presenters don’t really get paid much, gold star gays are getting trumped by platinum gays and Noot Vir Noot finishes up. Then into the latest news, sport and Siya’s positivity feature.
Another bumper week of political activity calls for Kanthan Pillay and Phumi Mashigo to join the rest of the team to analyse the week’s biggest stories. Phumi emphasises the importance of individual responsibility as they cover the ANC manifesto, DA’s campaign trail, Dudu Myeni giving confidential NPA documents to Bosasa, Brexit and so much more.
Phumi Mashigo joins Siya in studio and she’s annoyed over the theft of her laptop. She shares the story as they talk about crime. Then 5 things you need to know, including the latest from Zimbabwe, Wits corruption bust, Johan Stemmet’s last gig for Noot vir Noot and more.
How old is Lisa Simpson? The person who voices her in the Simpsons talks about this, Gareth thinks back to the time that pilot landed that plane on the Hudson River, and Ben muses about some interesting things people want to do with their remains. Gareth chats to an intern who is hanging out with the team this week, Corgi pants… then Kristi L Jackson comes into studio to talk about the Women CEO project.
Gareth delves into the potential of virtual reality, and how we as humans are already dipping our toes into this next world. Is this a good or bad thing in everyday life though, or should we just accept it either way? The Zimbabwean crisis highlights a very real life issue, then it’s into the latest news and sports stories, and Siya’s positivity feature for the day.
This week’s guest is comedian and co-host of the Triggernometry podcast, Konstantin Kisin. Konstantin explains why he refused to sign a contract designed to make a university comedy evening a ‘safe space’, how important he considers free speech to be, and what his podcast aims to achieve by talking with individuals who hold diverse ideas.
South Africa and France have a strong relationship that’s making great strides and impact. His Excellency Ambassador Christophe Farnaud is currently at the helm as the French Ambassador to South Africa. He shares his experiences of being in the position since January 2017, with Gareth. Hear it all from examples of great cooperation in the field of innovation, investment, the different parts of France, the French consulates to so much more.
The team discuss the shocking story of a woman in a vegetative state who’s just given birth. The team is excited for April 2019… Gareth because of the new season of Game of Thrones, while Siya and Leigh-Ann are excited about the birth of the royal baby. Mike from Canada checks in with the show, scarce public transport, violence breaking out, and mixed feelings – Gilmore Tee describes the scenes in Zimbabwe during the current shutdown.
The ’10 Year Challenge’ has the social media world talking and reflecting on where they were in 2008. Did you partake? Gareth and the team share their thoughts on Nomuzi’s ‘car accident’, before taking a look at the day’s news in the Five Things You Need To Know. Siya wraps the hour up with a look at some positive stories to leave you feeling better.