Nothing like a Monday with the #GCS team to get you going… Gareth, Leigh-Ann and Siya share how their weekends went before diving into the “Five Things You Need To Know”. Henry Biddlecombe stands in for Anthea in the Money Shot, before Sean Saunders dials in for another “Beyond Bitcoin” feature.
Leigh-Ann and Siya discuss a new illness that’s broken out, “The Bachelorette” viewers don’t care about tornadoes and so much more news. Find out how beautiful people deem ugly features in men and women. And, is there such a thing as getting rid of bad luck? Lastly, George Mienie catches the team up on the latest in the world of motoring.
Leigh-Ann is back! She dishes all about her time off on holiday with her friends and family. Siya explains how important his “sweet spot of sleep” is. Get into the “Five Things You Need To Know” to catch up on the day’s biggest news stories, right before an inspiring story of how sneakers are going to be helping the environment.
Journalist Ivo Vegter joins Gareth and Phumi to chat about the newly announced cabinet of President Cyril Ramaphosa. David Mabuza, Patricia de Lille, Aaron Motsoaledi and so many more get heavily discussed. They wrap up with their take on Helen Zille and Thuli Madonsela’s high tea.
Gareth and Phumi are worried that Siya isn’t going wild and out enough – uh oh! Fresh off the announcement of President Ramaphosa’s new cabinet, the team have much to discuss around this. The “Five Things You Need To Know” has got you covered when it comes to the news of the day. Then, retired South African Navy officer Arne Söderlund calls in to discuss the ins and outs of the Navy.
Care for something in bad taste? Well there is a Princess Diana car crash ride you can go on now. Dudes wearing earrings, your various peaks in life, MacKenzie Bizos to give away half her divorce fortune, and the Downton Abbey movie trailer finally drops! Claudine Ullman then drops by to talk about her new one woman show, the benefits of teaching improv comedy, and dealing with hecklers.
Ginger… turns out we need it in life. But more importantly, Gareth has some interesting insights around ageing and cortisol. ‘Chernobyl’ – the show and podcast – gets discussed, which then leads to Godzilla, and Thuli Madonsela and Helen Zille sit down for tea and cake. The latest news and sport from there, plus Siya’s positivity feature for your day.
28.05.19 Pt 2 – Who knew Bill Cosby could actually turn out to enjoy his time in prison? The team, with special visit from comedian Gilli Apter discuss this, along with some of the news stories of the day. Journalist Katharine Child chats about her article that reveals shocking HIV statistics. Motivational speaker Tony Robbins is in the midst of abuse allegations. Then, get to hear an exclusive acoustic performance from the band EASY FREAK.
28.05.19 Pt 1 – Want some laughs, news and tons of random chats? Get that dose with comedian Gilli Apter stopping by the show to guest host with Gareth and Siya. The Five Things You Need To Know is a reminder that ‘the killer’ is always out there. And, find out the inspiring story of how the City of Joburg is helping communities through donating bicycles.
27.05.19 Pt 2 – With the price of Bitcoin on the rise, the subject of cryptocurrency is hot again. Sean Sanders from Revix brings you up to speed on this, and what to know, going beyond Bitcoin. A woman goes on a hike in Hawaii and causes a 2-week search party, what makes humans revolting body-wise, and a look at what’s hot series-wise now that Game of Thrones is done. Then Ian Russell talks about things like organisational cholesterol and other fascinating topics from his new book around big business and entrepreneurship.