26.05.20 Pt 2 – Is not wearing underwear a serious social faux pas? If you want to be ready for the next pandemic, start planting seeds now that you can eat. A 113-year-old woman in Spain will inspire you with her will to live. Garlic is not only good for you, but vampires hate it… so get some for winter. TopCo CEO Ralf Fletcher then joins us to detail how businesses can become proactive instead of being reactive in the post Covid-19 economy.
26.05.20 Pt 1 – Do clocks really matter in a global pandemic? Time has warped, how are we feeling about this? How many coronavirus roadblocks are there on the journey from Johannesburg to Durban? Shop local people, they need you! If you don’t clean your mess, Phumi will judge you.
25.05.20 Pt 2 – Hydroxychloroquine is Trump’s thing, let him live a little. His golf game is also getting some work, which is fair because of stress. If you love booze, bury your stash in the yard so the family doesn’t get any… but be careful – Karens are everywhere! In animal news, it turns out dolphins are romantics and alligators are a pet fit for Hitler. Alan Todd, Director of Research at All Told, breaks down the behavioural patterns of economically active South Africans during lockdown.
25.05.20 Pt 1 – As of 1 June 2020, you are allowed to drink in South Africa… how much booze will you put into your body on that day? If you dry your underwear in a work colleague’s office, should they get to shank you? Earthquakes should never end an interview. What’s the worst pick-up line you’ve ever heard? Whatever it is, Siya topped it. Cringeworthy stuff!
22.05.20 Pt 2 – The trolley test truly does tell you if you are a good person or not, whether on a train track or at your local shops. Is Beyonce an icon? Nurses in bikinis in Russia are some solace for patients. Jack Lotter, the health and fitness guru, joins us to discuss the South African fitness landscape… and he’s clear on how to avoid scammers.
22.05.20 Pt 1 – Noah seems to have figured out how to keep the peace with his wife during his flood enforced lockdown, what is your problem? Chinese police ooo stations in South Africa are not real are they? If you are beautiful, delete your Twitter account. And check your sanitiser, it might be meth.
What are the results we should be bracing for in South Africa as the political decisions impact our economy? Daniel Silke is someone who could provide some answers around this. As he’s written in his recent column: “Re-opening South Africa needs to express much more than a colour-coded set of amended restrictions. It needs to be coupled to hope for a new future. Not one based on dependency and decay, but one based on innovation across the board.” Gareth chats to Silke, a keynote speaker, author and futurist specialising in South Africa, Africa and global trends. He’s also the Director: Political Futures Consultancy.
21.05.20 Pt 2 – The Donald is taking medicine and the American media have lost their minds. Could this be why people have lost trust in the mainstream media? Are most people fit to run their personal lives, contrary to the way the government treats them? Where has the EFF been during lockdown… why so quiet?
21.05.20 Pt 1 – If you shame your mom into a beauty upgrade, is that so bad? ‘Petty socialist’ has now made the merch shelf on the interwebs. If you have a fridge being loaded onto the wrong truck, look out for Timothy Maurice before getting angry. Moonshine and Stalin have both killed too many Russians. NDZ, Thuli and a Kardashian meet up… it’s some incredible scenes.
When someone as accomplished as Professor Brian Kantor speaks on the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown, you better make sure you listen. He is an economist and is the former Chief Investment Strategist of Investec Wealth & Investment SA. He is Professor Emeritus at the University of Cape Town, where he was the Dean of the Faculty of Commerce and Head of the School of Economics. Previously, he’s also been a non-executive chairman of Acucap Properties and the founding chairman of the V&A Waterfront. Prof. Kantor holds a B.Com and a B.A. (Hons), both from UCT, and doesn’t hold back to share his informed opinion on the state of South Africa’s lockdown.