Would you drink your own urine? What about your dog’s? These may seem like strange questions, but these are big talking points for some people on a quest for improved health. Nolo has a bit of a story for you, which will certainly blow your mind, and Gareth’s fondness for ‘nondescript’ women. Your latest in the news, Ben’s sport, and Siya on the positivity feature for the day.
The team look at some of the biggest news stories right now, and add their usual unique spin on them. Hear their take on some of the inspiring animal rescue stories from the US hurricanes, the after effects of the recent bomb scare in Sandton, and how Woody Allen’s wife (and once adopted daughter) Soon-Yi Previn is standing up for him in the #MeToo movement. Then, the legendary performer Joseph Clark stops in to share some stories from his great career and to chat about his upcoming shows.
There are no blues on this Monday, as the team starts the week off after a packed weekend. Catch up on their happenings, before they take a look at the news, sport, a dose of finance from Anthea, then ‘Said By Siya’.
The 80’s fascination of leotards and bad music gets dug up, a Google exec has a little whimper and a whine, and the Playboy Club returns. Some interesting listener mails, who the best drivers are in South Africa, and Naomi Osaka on Ellen. Experience Friday then gets the team active this week with Yossi Montrose.
Is Ben likeable? It’s a question that could go either way. Gareth goes to an awards event and he was actually happy he did so. Siya reports back on the premier of the new Predator movie. Nolo’s life has become a movie as a an unwanted ex-lover won’t go away, plus a serious look at mental health in society. Then it’s onto the latest news, sport, and Siya’s positivity feature.
Does South Africa’s immigration system render us globally competitive? Is it helping or hurting our economy? Gareth highlights the story of Dan Brotman, co-founder of En-novate based in South Africa, and an immigrant from the United States who has been struggling to get citizenship. Along with Stefanie Darbandi, Immigration Attorney at De Saude Attorneys, Dr Emmanuel Owusu-Sekyere from the Human Science Research Council (HSRC) and Loane Sharpe, Director: Economics, Prophet Analytics, they discuss the process of our immigration system, as well as its effects on the state of our nation and its standing in the world.
Michael Appel returns for the Burning Platform brought to you by Nando’s, and with it the hottest topics in SA right now get discussed. Apple are getting people excited about their new products again, or at least trying. More on the #MeToo movement, loads of Americans don’t actually know who their daddies are, super groups’ super parties back in the day, Paul McCartney is having a bit of a moan, and an interesting listener call.
Isn’t it funny how Syria has suddenly fallen out of the news? Not to worry, the team brings you up to speed on this troubled place before moving onto museums and taxidermy, and if atheism could be something to be taught in schools. The latest in your news headlines, what’s worth knowing about in sport, plus Siya’s positivity kick for the day.
Ben is still really sad about his favourite rapper dying. Stefan from Berlin sends through a very elaborate voice note, Gareth shares a story from a whatsapp group… which leads to questioning why essential skills are no longer taught at school. The ginger woman from Sex and the City is making a great run for governor of New York, a case for genital massage, house party activists, then Kyle and Austin Cassim drop by to talk about their rise in the music industry.
It has dawned on Gareth that he has done life all wrong to this point, and needs to now once and for all get on the Jesus bandwagon to be as rich as he wants to be. The ‘roast frame’ gets a new life, the #BabySharkChallenge, then into all you need to know on the latest news and sport, plus Siya’s positivity feature.