Gareth is at his pioneering best as usual – doing a radio show from his car, or at least trying. The balance of the show is brought into question, and if there is now again just too much maleness to it. Ben has a stab at the news, but then brings it together with a weekend sports wrap that is much better.
Kofi Ofori-Boateng is an author, speaker, teacher and mentor who calls himself a “professional reminder”. In this discussion with Gareth they unpack the good and bad aspects of masculinity, violence, competition, and victim behaviour. Although controversial, Kofi reflects on straight-talking rather than coddling his audiences.
Simon Allison brings you the hottest current affairs on the African continent in this week’s Burning Platform – brought to you by Nando’s. There’s a wide array of stories, plus an interesting debate about the Trump administration that Simon and Gareth get into. Musician Sevven then drops by to talk about RADA, a non-profit company looking to inspire the nation and fight back against rape, alcohol and drug abuse.
Ben introduces you to a podcast series he just discovered that is very dark, cruel and twisted. More from the Peter Boghossian academic papers that are shining a light on the insanity of political correctness, the effects of lower testosterone, the price of oil and the theft of SA’s reserves. Then into the latest news and sport, but no Siya today.
Rosie Motene was outside the court as the #DrosRapist appeared before a judge for the first time. She and Gareth discuss the initial happenings and how political parties of course jumped on the bandwagon. The Springs monster, the upcoming Elton John movie, then Simba Gozo joins the team in studio. Simba is a model, actor, and motivational speaker, and plays a big role in debunking myths around Albinism.
Gareth reflects on the quality of the CliffCentral audience, and how things have evolved from the primitive podcast beginnings. Emotional reactions and how it holds people back in the wake of the Sasha Martinengo incident, and how people are obsessed with negativity. The latest in the news and sport from there, plus Siya’s positivity feature.
Whenever Timothy Maurice pops in, you’re bound to be bowled over by new ideas and different ways of thinking about things. In this conversation, he breaks down our relationship with social media, and the psychology behind it. What fuels our addiction to social media? Why do we follow the people we do? And why are young, single women more addicted to social media more than any other group? Timothy breaks this down, as well as moving onto another fascinating talking point: Undermining the value of “sameness”.
Father Pat Robinson is back, and of course sprouting all kinds of bullshit, but this time of a political nature. The Red October stories are gaining in number, and this is not good news for Crooked Hillary and other democrats if conspiracy theories are to be believed. Netflix to get very interactive with the endings of their shows, petrol price stuff and the latest from Robyn Sher in the Lifestyle Home Garden feature. Finally a taste of Cape Town, and the politics of surfing bru.
Are you staying ‘present’ enough in life? Though this could just be a small consideration, it could also be a matter of life and death. Donald Trump continues to show his disdain for the press, and a mom and dad decide to change roles gender-wise. Then it’s into the latest in news and sport stories, plus Siya’s positivity feature for the day.
Women have a special message for everyone, the information developing around the horrifying Dros rape case, evidence of a new dinosaur having lived in South Africa, and some more feedback from the ‘high’ show. Lifelong memories and the peak end principle, Mickey Mouse to turn 90 this year, the darkness of current day internet, and Rich Mulholland’s Reality Check.