20.11.19 Pt 2 – Are there any phrases that you’ve been told you overuse? Well the team call each other out on the trite sayings they use on a daily basis, and Siya takes the lead almost immediately. Black Friday is coming up and the temptation to spend may be too strong to resist for some. You’re better off making an informed decision and the GCS team are here to share some insights. Sarah Madingwana is a young entrepreneur who has faced more adversity than many, but has still found it in her to get up and chase after her dreams, despite the odds. She shares some of that zeal with us.
20.11.19 Pt 1 – Flax was in the neighbourhood and popped in, in place of Gord who sent the team a podcast to explain his dilemma. Meanwhile in studio, shots are taken by Gugu and aimed directly at Gord. Have you ever heard of the Trolley Test? Flax and his newly discovered genius mind explains. The team also catch up with an ex-employee, Amanda, and find out what she’s been up to.
19.11.19 Pt 2 – The team has the serious task of judging a listener’s singing – find out how that goes. Do you drink on aeroplanes, and how much alcohol do you consume? Gareth has some friendly advice for those wishing to consume beverages on planes. Then the team chat about what actually happens to your information after you sign in at the gate of a complex or office park… and it’s not looking good.
19.11.19 Pt 1 – Do you struggle to sleep and think you may be dealing with a case of insomnia? Well you’re not lying alone awake at night, because someone in studio is having sleepless nights as well. The team dishes out varying advice and even weed comes up as a strong suggestion. Have you made plans for how you’re spending your New Year’s Eve yet? Gareth thinks now would be a good time to start. The team then chat about social media and its effects on our lives… and it isn’t looking good.
18.11.19 Pt 2 – Do you believe that the Earth is flat and has an edge that you could fall off? Such people do exist, and Gareth struggles to accept this minority group. In other news, it appears that Gugu could possibly be a super taster, and in true Gareth fashion, he isn’t convinced – leading to another dispute between the two. Louis Janse van Rensburg, the chairman of Heavy Chef Foundation, is our studio guest, and he talks about all things entrepreneurship… from how they’re made to the obstacles they face.
18.11.19 Pt 1 – We’ve reached that point where we’re literally counting down the days until the end of the year, and as it turns out there are only six Mondays left in 2019! The team chat about the massive 947 cycle weekend and Gareth finds out if everyone in studio survived. Do you have any outdoor activities that you partake in? Gugu seems to be the most active in studio and shares some details about his personal life. Meanwhile, Leigh-Ann has become an overnight beatboxer, and is quite convincing.
It is hard to believe that it has been 25 years since Basetsana Kumalo was crowned Miss South Africa, 25 years since she made her TV debut, and 25 years into our democracy. Chronicling her rise and rise in the past quarter of a century, Gareth chats to the media personality, entrepreneur, and philanthropist following the release of her memoir, ‘Bassie: My Journey of Hope’.
15.11.19 Pt 2 – The team chat about the types of defects some babies are born with, and there are some interesting people out there. There’s a homeless person who attacked a woman with his hot diarrhoea. The team unpack this gruesome story and have a video to back it up. Author Deon Meyer joins the team to chat about his crime novel Trackers, which has now been adapted into a TV series. He also shares the intricacies of his writing process.
15.11.19 Pt 1 – Did you experience any sibling rivalry while you were growing up? Siya shares a shocking story of conflict between him and his sister. Someone in studio is going back to their old ways as a music DJ. Meanwhile, Gareth has a rant about cyclists, and Gugu joins in. Then, in a sudden turn of events the two are at each other’s throats – requiring the intervention of one of the listeners.
14.11.19 Pt 2 – Journalist Qaanitah Hunter is in studio – she has covered some of the biggest political stories in SA and has recently put it all into a book titled ‘Balance of Power: Ramaphosa and the future of South Africa’. So what exactly do deputy ministers do? The team attempt to find the answers but keep coming up empty. Qaanitah then weighs in on the current state of journalism in this country.