We know you love the bad guys, but this one is close to impossible to like. The fact that he perpetrated his crimes against humanity only three generations ago makes it somehow more monstrous. When the story of humanity is told, King Leopold II of the Belgians will not find himself covered in glory. Join us on this journey into the Heart of Darkness...

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The fearsome northmen in all their violence, strength, courage and ferocity probably shouldn’t be summarised in one lowly episode, but we’ll tell you how much more they gave us, and not just words like pillage and ransack. Their gods, society, women and sophistication were every bit as crucial as their raids, and we’re finding out more about the Vikings every day...

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Cleopatra VII lived at a great intersection of history... where Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome collided. She was undoubtedly one of the personalities of the age - and a woman of tremendous power and influence. While the story ended in Shakespearean tragedy, to have seen history unfold through her eyes was to have a front row seat to the destiny of the world.

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Robert Sobukwe was one of the great thinkers and leaders of the struggle for democracy and freedom in South Africa. A humble man of academic bent, he ended up founding the Pan-Africanist Congress and was sentenced to solitary confinement on Robben Island. His story is both sad and inspiring, but without him, we would be living in a very different world.

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The longest reigning King of England watched the birth of America, the French Revolution, the dawn of modern science and the Agricultural revolution without ever leaving England. In fact, he hardly left Windsor. He was proud to be English and his bizarre eccentricities eventually proved to be real madness - but the people loved him. They called him 'Farmer George’ and he set a moral and respectable example of what the monarchy should be, one that has trickled down right to the present day. 

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20.04.21 Pt 2 - The guys have a brief conversation about the UCT fire and the impact of it. Gareth talks to Pepe Marais - founding partner of Joe Public United and author - about his new book and finding your purpose.

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13.04.21 Pt 2 - It’s a bit of a controversial conversation as the team gets into the increasing numbers of people creating OnlyFans accounts... a sign of unemployment? It’s no secret that it takes a lot to be an entrepreneur these days, but the tenacity and resilience of Sibulele Siko-Shosha has us interested to know how she runs her business.

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Before the words ‘gangster', ‘thug', ‘mafia' and 'mob boss' were used by pretenders, rappers and small-time thieves, those words were used to describe really dangerous, wily, streetwise and charismatic underworld people... people who started modern organised crime in America. Al Capone was the most real of them all.

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12.04.21 Pt 2 - Siya explains why it’s a bit of a red flag if you enjoy rewatching the same series. Are you looking for something to add to your reading collection? John Hunt, an advertising legend and author, joins the team to speak about his latest book. Leigh-Ann then shares the age that you’re most likely to be the happiest.

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23.02.21 Pt 2 - Siya breaks down everything that will happen when the Duke of Edinburgh dies. Gareth is completely surprised that the Free State got the highest matric results. Are you one of those that love online grocery shopping, or do you prefer going into the store and feeling the products for yourself? Siya doesn’t believe in Big Foot... but he has his own conspiracy theories when it comes to a few recent deaths in SA.

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