06.03.19 Pt 2 – Regular call-in contributor Nqobile shares his sadness about the reality of R Kelly’s lyrics. Oprah’s friend Gayle interrogates the fallen sex pest from there, with him breaking down spectacularly. Some difficult abortion talk, Ben gets a Vitamin B injection and passes out, a Madeleine McCann documentary on Netflix, a fat passenger gets charged extra by a passenger on a plane, and Gord hates Taron Egerton.
06.03.19 Pt 1 – What is a cloaca? Well this is the first point of conversation before getting into what time in life should you experience adult things. The Aaron Ramsey curse, some general Gordisms, then into your latest in news and sport, plus Siya’s positivity feature for the day.
05.03.19 Pt 2 – Could there be merit in selling the Northern Cape to Namibia to pay off Eskom’s debt? The person behind this idea, Aidan, chats to the team about it. YouTube has disabled comments on their videos of children because of paedophiles. The team discusses this, and so many more news stories. Forget the Tupac vs Notorious BIG beef, it’s now Meghan vs Kate! As much as Leigh-Ann loves animals, she’s even judging the rose-ringed parakeets that are addicted to opioids. And the hour wraps up with another exciting edition of Blind History.
05.03.19 Pt 1 – A support group needs to be held for Generation X’ers, Gareth and Leigh-Ann, as they mourn the passing Luke Perry and Keith Flint. Siya’s just confused as to who these two stars are in the first place. Hear more on the Babes Wodumo abuse saga plot thickening, and so much more in the “Five Things You Need To Know”. Another public transition has the team talking too.
04.03.19 Pt 2 – Babes Wodumo drama as she appears be a victim of domestic abuse on Instagram live. Three circus lions returned to the wild, and the discussion around selling the Northern Cape to Namibia. Oprah’s witch-hunt against Michael Jackson, then Leigh-Ann’s cousin who builds arseholes among other things in paediatric surgery.
04.03.19 Pt 1 – Ben returned to the wild over the weekend, but Gareth did quite the opposite by going to Ultra boet! There he saw Siya who was bouncing off the walls, two contestants from The Bachelor, and didn’t fear for his life when he left at 2am. Some light Bachelor talk, then into the latest news, sport, finance and Siya’s positivity feature for the day.
01.03.19 Pt 2 – An interesting listener mail reveals the extent of a local pastor’s car collection and obscene wealth. Then into the much anticipated review of the latest episode of The Bachelor. Ben now feels he is even more of a favourite, having a challenge, and Oprah digging up Michael Jackson’s skeletons, balls in your salsa and growing new brain cells. George Mienie then wraps up the week with the latest from the world of cars.
01.03.19 Pt 1 – Siya tries to torture Ben and Leigh-Ann, which gets Friday off to a horrifying start. Talk of The Bachelor improves the mood, eating ‘non meat’ meat products, then Gareth arrives to question if being on TV is still a thing like it was 10 years ago. The latest in your news headlines, Ben on the sport, then Siya wraps up the hour with some positivity.
28.02.19 Pt 2 – There’s much to ponder over when we see our politicians performing grand gestures. What is behind that? Gareth and Phumi discuss that, and so much more, in this week’s edition of The Burning Platform. Kicking things off with a conversation with Mayor of Tshwane, Stevens Mokgalapa, then chatting about everyone from David Mabuza, Willies Mchunu fainting to Jeremy Corbyn.
28.02.19 Pt 1 – 80’s kids, this podcast is for you! Phumi goes down memory lane as she recounts her days of watching ‘Body Beat’ and dealing with transistor when listening to the radio. Siya chimes in with his favourite 80’s musician… you’ll be surprised to find out who it is. The Five Things You Need To Know include an update around paper straws, and the Jason Rohde sentencing.