26.02.19 Pt 2 – It was an extraordinary day in history over this past weekend as Pastor Alph Lukau resurrected a dead person in front of a live audience (try not to roll your eyes during this topic). Poor Kim Jong-Un will be stuck on a train soon. Rapper Nasty C’s toe is in the spotlight, for all the wrong reasons. And as today’s marketers have more choices in terms of support, media opportunities, and communications… Head of Marketing for Barclays Africa Group: Absa, Barclays David Wingfield discusses the inaugural Marketing Achievement Awards. The third episode of Blind History, which focuses on John F Kennedy, wraps the hour up.
26.02.19 Pt 1 – The Academy Awards have everyone’s attention… from Spike Lee’s win to Lady Gaga’s weepy speech. Rob from Howick calls in to proudly update the team on the fact that he’s learning to hack dating sites for his own benefit. Get a dose of the news, crypto update and “Said By Siya”. Then, a listener, Anushca, calls in to retell her harrowing tale of a car accident.
25.02.19 Pt 2 – Gareth catches up with his good friend Debi from Washington DC, ranging from politics to the Oscars. Siya calls Charlize Theron a tannie, a kid gets decapitated by a theme park ride in Germany, and an innocent man gets a big payout for being wrongly sentenced. More from Jussie Smollett’s embarrassment, a kid builds a nuclear reactor in his room, someone wins the Powerball, and PETA still hates Steve Irwin.
25.02.19 Pt 1 – As Gareth wrestles with traffic, Ben gives a frank assessment of the controversial movie Inxeba and what culture means nowadays. The team is all caught up with the latest from the The Bachelor SA, and some listener emails provide extra layers to the many facets of the show. Your latest news and sports stories from there, Anthea’s weekly finance update, then Siya wraps things up with his positivity feature for the day.
22.02.19 Pt 2 – Meghan Markle returns to her celebrity ways with a lavish baby shower in America, while her common family continue to embarrass her. Horses are getting zebra suits for a very good reason. A woman dies in a fancy restaurant after eating an exotic mushroom, and valuable VHSes. The Bachelor’s host Jason Greer then joins the team to talk about SA’s hottest new reality show, and some of the unknown happenings in the production.
22.02.19 Pt 1 – The show gets off to a fiery start as Gareth mentions The Bachelor, and who is really committed to watching it. Barry Ronge comes up in conversation but nobody knows why, some interesting listener feedback, the life and times of Shaka Zulu and vocal frying. The latest in news, the sporting weekend ahead, plus some positivity from Siya to make you smile.
21.02.19 Pt 2 – The budget speech delivered yesterday held the attention of the country. Our trusty Anthea Gardner breaks down some of the key points delivered by Minister Mboweni, before Kanthan steps in with his analysis of it. The Burning Platform heats up with more conversation about the biggest political stories of this week.
21.02.19 Pt 1 – The trials and tribulations of Phumi continue… a bit of an odd recurring theme, but she calls into the show to explain why she isn’t in. Gareth got to exclusively watch the new movie based on Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s life, listen in to find out what he thinks about it. The US Associate Justice of the Supreme Court’s age leads the team to look at how much life has changed over the past few decades. The Five Things You Need To Know lead to an interesting update from the Vicki Momberg saga. Siya brings in a medical news story in Said By Siya to end off the first hour.
After spending ten years in finance and being interested in tech, it became obvious to Marcus Swanepoel that he would start something with Bitcoin. Fast forward to today, and Marcus is leading the future of money at Luno – learning many lessons along the way. The CEO and co-founder of the leading global cryptocurrency company shares some of these lessons with Gareth, ahead of the 5th Blockchain Africa annual conference taking place in Johannesburg and Cape Town.
20.02.19 Pt 2 – The hour gets off to a flying start with Said by Siya and an interesting story about caring criminals. Karl Lagerfeld’s death is discussed, and his many quirks shared. An ISIS teen wants to be British again, Bernie Sanders is running for President again… which somehow leads to a space discussion. Bill Gates’s massive wealth and what Gord would do in the same position. Plus Gord has a huge rant about vaccination, and chicken, and may have broken Gareth in the process.