22.07.19 Pt 2 – Imagine a world where a whale-sized animal with four legs and hooves roams both on land and in the water? Crazy, right? Trust Leigh-Ann to bring you this story, and more odd ones pertaining to selling skulls and alcohol that kills you. Crime has sadly become a reality of life in South Africa, so the team chat to psychologist Glynis Depper from LifeLine Western Cape about the psychological effects of crime. Siya wants to boost tourism in Florida, so he covers stories about the renowned Sunshine State.
22.07.19 Pt 1 – If Monday had a face what would it look like? Leigh-Ann gives us quite a clear description. As South Africans we have a lot more in common with Russians than we may like to admit. Gareth gives the team a mini history lesson and has a rant at the same time. Can Siya ride a bicycle? Well, he took on the role of an instructor this past weekend and gives us all the details.
19.07.19 Pt 2 – It’s a Friday on the #GCS – so better believe there will be nothing serious to talk about: Sex with actor Daniel Radcliffe is not all you think it could be, according to one woman’s encounter; “The killer” is always on the loose, in Siya’s mind; the team wants to award the Nobel Peace Prize to someone bringing middle-seat innovation to airplanes; and a team of cops made up of people with criminal records. George Mienie wraps things up with his take on the motoring world, giving updates on passenger etiquette to petrol price.
19.07.19 Pt 1 – It’s Friday… and Gareth, Leigh-Ann and Siya are in studio to dial in the weekend! Do dogs plant their turds strategically to ruin your day? Well one of the team members fell victim to this act of sabotage. Gareth then gives us an education about IQ – what it says about you, and which jobs you qualify for.
You know the name but you’ve never heard his story told quite this way. Ahead of the Johannesburg leg of his Final Journey world tour, Johnny Clegg sits down with Gareth to highlight some of the stories from his 40+ years in the music industry, beginning with how his character was shaped and his personality emancipated by falling in love with the Zulu culture as a young man. Hear how his jazz singer mother and stepfather who left when he was 14 impacted him, as well as how he’s been touring since 1983. And hear Johnny detail one of his all-time favourite moments: performing ‘Asimbonanga’ with Nelson Mandela on stage. This interview originally aired on 3 October 2017.
18.07.19 Pt 2 – The Pillay Mansion was abuzz with a great dinner party last night, which Kanthan shares details about. Phumi’s beaming about the weather getting warmer… but on the note of heat, City Press journalist Juniour Khumalo explains his spicy experience of covering Former President Zuma’s testimony at the State Capture Inquiry. Hear that, and a wrap up of the biggest political stories this week too.
18.07.19 Pt 1 – What does your DNA say about you? The team chats about the advancement of technology and what is now possible. It’s animal planet in Northcliff according to Phumi, as she’s been spotting wild animals roaming in and around her neigbourhood. Do family WhatsApp groups bring us closer together or are they a pain in the ass? Siya shares some interesting messages from his loving father.
17.07.19 Pt 2 – Disney stories are evolving and so are the characters, but should adults really take such a personal interest in these fantasy stories? Tributes for Johnny Clegg continue to pour in as some of his closest friends and peers share their experiences with the African legend.
17.07.19 Pt 1 – Gareth and Gord share their fondest memories of musical legend Johnny Clegg. FaceApp has taken social media by storm, but are you vain if you don’t want to use it? Gareth seems to think so. The team discuss social media influencers and how they’ve made careers out of endorsing different brands, but are they really bringing any value to the table? Gord has earned a reputation for talking a bit too much, but this morning he has some true wisdom to share.
16.07.19 Pt 2 – It’s all fun and games at an amusement park, until a ride kills people… Leigh-Ann has you covered on that news story, and so much more. Have you heard of involuntary celibate people? Siya has the details on that. Gareth’s new fascination is a turbine-powered hoverboard that could be the new mode of transport in congested cities. Lawyer and host of Guncast, Martin Hood explains the positive judgement the South African Arms and Ammunition Dealers Association (SAAADA) has received in their High Court matter against the National Commissioner of the South African Police Services. Lastly, EB-5 expert Dan Wycklendt from FirstPathway Partners talks about your options for emigration to the United States through investment.