26.03.21 Pt 1 - Siya is not one for regrets, but one of his biggest was not buying the Oprah chair. As a non-believer, Gareth shares a bible verse that hopefully cheers you up. In a battle between a shark and a crocodile, which do you think would win?

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24.03.21 Pt 1 - Basetsana kickstarts the show with some breaking news. Gord shares his favourite way of making money which involves his voice and portraying a character. How do you feel about people giving you unsolicited directions when driving?

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18.03.21 Pt 1 - The funeral of the late King Zwelithini sparks a discussion between Gareth and Siya about cultural funeral rituals. Meghan Markle presidency rumours manage to get the guys talking about her and her husband again. Jeepers creepers, are we ready for the Chinese era?

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JJ Cornish educates us about a West African state comprising a small piece of the mainland and five islands - Equatorial Guinea. He shares stories about the Black Beach, the recent dynamite storage that blew up, and the high level of corruption that takes place there. Brought to you by Johannesburg Business School.

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16.03.21 Pt 1 - The Grammys recently took place and the guys chat about the winners of the night, which leads to them having a disagreement about Beyonce’s vocal abilities. Now, Siya is on a mission to prove why she’s amongst the greatest of all time. Are you comfortable with paying somebody's else university fees?

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18.02.21 Pt 1 - Masks and social distancing have saved us from bad breath and people standing too close to you... but is Phumi being dramatic when it comes to judging grown folks for eating ice-cream in public? Where does one find 40 people in the middle of the day to incite violence? Has social media made it okay to blatantly lie about our appearance?

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09.02.21 Pt 1 - Michael Flax is currently in Ballito on a ‘workcation’ - what nice life problems. Reality TV shows are the talk of the town, an interesting One Thing for the Week task... and is drowning the most peaceful way to die?

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11.01.21 Pt 1 - Some arrests even with a global pandemic on the loose are too much aren't they, is there no room for authorities to be reasonable? Why are people worried about their data on WhatsApp? Is there a line between walking quickly and jogging? The space between the testicles and the anus needs a rebrand.

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Nick Hudson, co-founder of Pandemics Data and Analytics (PANDA) joins the Burning Platform to discuss what the data suggests about the effectiveness of lockdowns on a cost-to-benefit ratio. There’s a discussion around the media’s role in stoking pandemic panic, before moving on to the subject of a vaccine - its viability given a rapid public uptake after an equally rapid turnaround, and Big Pharma’s push to get a solution to market without it first being peer reviewed. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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07.01.21 Pt 2 - The team examines whether we should be more fearful of political figures’ global pandemic of stupidity, rather than Covid-19. As we move into the second year of the global lockdown cycle, there are serious questions around the mental health of society and the development of children who will become the next generation of functioning adults. Closing out the pandemic-related hour is a look at whether some countries have handled lockdowns better than others.

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