01.04.20 Pt 2 – Pamina Bohrer from the Italian Chamber unpacks the organisation’s role in the bilateral relations between South Africa and Italy. Elena Williams is the Tiger Queen as she’s rising to the call to help the needy during lockdown, both in Africa and Europe – while still doing her real job. Timothy Maurice asks whether pornography has any place in the philosophical and evolutionary debate of nature vs nurture… who knew that we’d one day see porn and philosophical enquiry in bed together?
01.04.20 Pt 1 – What do most people do with the extra time they have during a pandemic? If you can’t sleep, it’s cool, anxiety is real… don’t feel too bad. Cyril Ramaphoria’s jacket was way too short on the arms, is he lifting heavy or is it just a bad tailor job? Petrol will be dropping during lockdown, but what use is that to us? What profound lessons has Gord learned during the lockdown? Licking trolleys is not cool people, it’s crazy that we have to do a PSA about that!
Are there any comforts within the shared experience of a global pandemic? Art is food for the soul and J’Something is an artist who loves his fans and being on stage performing. What is the life of an artist like in lockdown? With an album launch around the corner, can technology help him to creatively release the album without touring, and have it be feasible? Church Bells is the new single which is out now from Mi Casa, with the new album launching in May 2020. J shares some incredibly moving thoughts about what he hopes the world at large may look and feel like post Covid-19.
31.03.20 Pt 2 – In the times of a pandemic lockdown, how do the arts survive? Can theatre and musicians make it through these testing times? The most vulnerable in our society need all the empathy we can give them at this time… if you are an addict, what are your options to stay sober and connect with support structures? Academia needs to keep going of course, and technology is playing its part. We reconnect with our Epson entrepreneurs for more lessons on how to succeed with your small business. King Henry VIII was a man of hedonistic excess like we have rarely seen – Blind History this week details the wives and women of Henry’s vicious hegemony.
31.03.20 Pt 1 – What are the challenges of being a parent and having to homeschool a child during a pandemic? Children never have enough in the way of snacks, that’s the real cost of having them… not the education and health costs. Should governments save artists? Is compliance good, and should you rat on your neighbours who don’t comply 100% with the lockdown?
30.03.20 Pt 2 – This is not verified, but an extremely unreliable source is saying whey protein may hold the key to how the coronavirus was spread… once again this is definitely fake news, but it might be true. Eric Clapton’s smash hit ‘Cocaine’ was actually written as a dedication to Donald Trump’s one and only vice, he’s definitely improved relations with Columbia in his tenure, is there any wonder why? Marius Coetzee, the MD of Ideco Biometrics joins us to dispel some of the misconceptions around Covid-19 safety with biometrics, and why switching off security systems is not the appropriate action to take. Ernest North, the founder of Naked Insurance, joins us to tell us how they are giving their customers’ pockets a break – business can do well, while still doing good for the customer.
30.03.20 Pt 1 – WW7 is upon us and if you can hear us you made it. We skipped straight from WW2 to 7, we’re not mathematicians. How badly do you want your pre-lockdown life back? Leigh-Ann Mol gets very real with us about how she’s dealing with #Lockdown2020. If you are feeling pressure to be productive in lockdown, don’t… the secret is to always be on the hunt for a nap. If you have kids and are divorced and now you have to look after the kid full-time… well yeah, good luck! Anthea is training like her triathlons are still happening, no excuses!
27.03.20 Pt 2 – The people one has to feel for are those in a sordid affair in general life, how do you carry on getting saucy nookie on the side in these #Lockdown2020 times? Michael Flax is basically trying to start a swanky kibbutz in the northern suburbs of Johannesburg… and he’s discovered a new type of tree in the process. Those in essential services are on the front line and deserve our respect for their selfless natures. Gert-Johan Coetzee explains the power of a celeb wearing a garment which he has designed. The South African government is not messing around when it comes to the lockdown, an essential services civilian was searched 5 times on their commute to work – luckily they had all the essential documents. Stay safe, stay home!
27.03.20 Pt 1 – Day one of #Lockdown2020 and we have the Mol cat report, live from Leigh-Ann’s feeding room. What would you do in a real purge? Is drug dealing an honourable side hustle? If you are a lawyer, how do you know if a case is urgent… like get a judge out of the bath during Covid-19 urgent? Prince Charles has the coronavirus, let’s be honest Prince William is getting his skull circumference measured as we speak. And what does that actress Markle think about all this?
26.03.20 Pt 2 – The Garden Route in South Africa is a place of civility, even in this inevitable period of zombies rising up to kill us all. One tricky question we have to answer now is whether gun owners are a threat to the society at large, or not especially in anxious times. Can small businesses survive Covid-19 and the lockdown of 2020? Mobile money – why isn’t it a common element in South Africa already?