14.06.19 Pt 1 – Getting straight into the Friday feeling, the team get chatting about how old Ben can behave, High Rob and Gord’s adventures while high on marijuana, and Gareth noticing how similar Sara Bareilles’ music is to Katy Perry’s. Get into the “Five Things You Need To Know” right before an inspiring story of school children helping elderly and disabled people.
13.06.19 Pt 2 – Journalist Marianne Merten has written a Daily Maverick piece titled, “Resignations by former ministers give the lie to the ANC credo of ‘I will serve’”. Gareth chats to her about how the rising number of resignations by former ministers shows one thing: The governing ANC refrain of ‘I will serve wherever I’m deployed’ rings hollow. The team then go straight into the Burning Platform – discussing the hottest political stories of the week.
13.06.19 Pt 1 – It seems like the flu is in full swing, but no one believes that Siya is genuinely sick. The team get into an analysis of the impact of The Oprah Winfrey Show versus The Ellen DeGeneres Show. South African schools take the spotlight again in the Five Things You Need To Know, right before Anthea stops by to chat about ‘How To Make Your Money Work For You’, her new book.
Miles Davis is a name that many associate with a musical legend. His nephew Vince Wilburn Jnr has made a documentary about his extraordinary life, and is currently in South Africa telling his story, and connecting with fans whose lives were touched by the music.
12.06.19 Pt 2 – The Sunday Times Generation Next awards are back, and Cortney Hoyland showcases the latest from the Youth Marketing Conference, Interactive Showcase and Awards platform. Gord updates us from epic adventures of following Metallica around Europe, sensational celebrity impersonations, then Vince Willburn Jnr – nephew of Miles Davis – comes into studio to talk about the man’s life and achievements.
Gareth was running on fumes this morning, but gets up and running with a sobering take on South Africa’s economy and how young people are struggling to get into it. Literally. Ben finally gets an Uber driver that can see in the dark, douchy English MPs, and what education ministers should be telling parents of South Africa. Ben then battles through the sport, and Siya shares a heartwarming story about a homeless man.
There’s trouble in paradise – literally. Leigh-Ann and Siya share stories of disease in the Dominican Republic. Also find out how AI is now making more inroads in our lives. Want to learn some pidgin? You can get sorted here too. Then, Joe Cimino pops in to give some frank financial advice.
11.06.19 Pt 1 – There’s an interesting connection in the love story of Lorraine Maisel, that Gareth discovers in one of the emails from listeners. Siya was forced to perform some DIY yesterday. The team get into the Five Things You Need To Know, which makes them question the state of schools today. Lastly, they also try to imagine what life must have been like during war.
Kim Jong Un is feeding people to piranhas, which isn’t surprising at all. A crafty psychiatrist is conning his way into celebrities’ wills. Justin Bieber is drunk tweeting again, this time challenging Tom Cruise to a cage fight. Lorraine Maisel and Gareth then catch up on a love story in her life currently. Rich Mulholland shares his latest thoughts in another instalment of the Reality Check, then Siya embarrasses himself while singing in public.
10.06.19 Pt 1 – Leigh-Ann is back from her birthday weekend, and is moaning about stuff. Ben believes most Uber drivers have bad eyes, Gareth has tremendous flatulence, and Gugu has his first official contribution to the show. The latest from the news headlines, sport, Anthea on the finance, then going Beyond Bitcoin with Revix and Louis Buys.