26.11.19 Pt 1 – As we get closer to Christmas, gifts are high on people’s shopping list. But is it the thought that counts or would it be better to get someone a gift card? The team discuss all the options. Then, the topic turns to weddings and what this celebration used to symbolise vs what it has become. What do you consider ‘old age’? You’ll be surprised to hear what everyone thinks!
25.11.19 Pt 2 – Have you had the misfortune of seeing the new Tesla pick-up truck yet? And if so, what are your thoughts on it? In more interesting news, a South African woman has come out saying she’s had an encounter with Jeffrey Epstein in Cape Town – hear her story. We have a special guest in studio… actress Zakeeya Patel joins us and shares big news about what she’s cooking up in the US.
25.11.19 Pt 1 – As we roll into the final stretch of 2019, how would you rate your year out of 10 so far? Well some poor person in studio gives their year an ailing 3. Do you think you know who it is? How do you feel about keeping snakes and other creatures as pets? We have a few snake lovers in studio, as well as a piano player or two among the team. And in other news – Leigh-Ann’s new laptop starts wheezing to death.
Roelf Meyer became a well-known face in South Africa during the transition to democracy when he led negotiations on behalf of the National Party with the ANC’s chief mediator, Cyril Ramaphosa. Whatever your political standing, you can’t help but be in awe of what this man has done. It’s now been more than 20 years since he left active politics, but that doesn’t mean he hasn’t been making a difference in other ways. Gareth gets into a conversation with this powerful leader on his groundbreaking work, some of the tough decisions he’s had to make, his comments on politics today, and so much more.
22.11.19 Pt 2 – The team catches up with Dave Levinsohn to find out what he’s been busy with these days. Did you know that there are nine human species that walked the earth 300,000 years ago? Tune in for a history lesson from Leigh-Ann. Wait for it… Jussie Smollett has made the news again, and it looks like this may be another one of his stunts. We’re then joined in studio by Brian Mulondo, a Ugandan media personality, as well as Rosie Motene who’s a familiar face.
22.11.19 Pt 1 – It’s the weekend and people are in high spirits, the team kick things off with a farting and queefing game in studio – things get a little awkward to say the least. What is it with South Africans and bakkies? Gugu explains this phenomenon and the team debate whether an electric bakkie by Elon Musk would cut it here. Then, Leigh-Ann’s beatboxing is put under scrutiny by a listener.
21.11.19 Pt 1 – The SAA strike seems to be drawing to an end, but have the underlying issues within the parastatal been resolved or are they just being brushed under the carpet? Kanthan Pillay and Jan-Jan Joubert weigh in on things. There’s a new sheriff at Eskom, but is he the right person to turn this failed state-owned entity around? Kanthan voices some strong opinions on this topic. He also weighs in on the dead body delivered to Old Mutual.
21.11.19 Pt – The weather’s gloomy and rainy today, but Gugu and Gareth are loving it and seem to be energised by it. Then, suddenly things take a turn when Gareth goes on a rant over a death not involving him or his family members. Do you believe in ghosts or spirits returning to torment the living? The team chat about living in a house where someone has died.
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.