16.11.20 Pt 2 – Are we now at the mercy of internet access, are we just useless without it? What are the lessons in life that we learn too late? There’s a very good reason you shouldn’t vote for Trump or Biden, but rather for the one and only Rick Astley. Are the Guinness family as cursed as the Kennedys? Hey listen, sharks are not a joke… but respect is better than fear of this beautiful apex predator!

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16.11.20 Pt 1 – Life can sometimes literally hamstring you and that ain’t pretty. When was the last time you heard sounds coming out of the wrong place in your life? Isn’t it great when you’ve had a nightmare in your personal life, and your friends are flourishing and they can’t wait to tell you? Listen up you unlovable single men… Leigh-Ann Mol is giving you a list of the best colognes so you can become slightly lovable.

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If you are dreaming of a holiday or just buying your own island, look out for the Euro Millions draw coming up this weekend. The German lotto draw is at a mouthwatering R555 billion! The granddaddy of them all is the US Powerball… and this week it could be you who wins. Maryke Haywood joins us to speak about how you will be paid out should you win – within 24 hours. She also has a nice surprise for Leigh-Ann Mol.

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The hyperloop went into overdrive this past week. Virgin took the train to the maglev track and tests look good so far, two human beings survived unthinkable speeds. Elon Musk was pranked recently and he’s now turned a meme into a business. An Amazon van driver took the meaning of the word handicap on a golf course to a new level. An Aston Martin driver in Canada crashed into a rock… and that’s just the beginning of this costly bumper bash! Powered by AutoTrader.

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13.11.20 Pt 2 – The older you get, the sadder you get. If you’re not jaded by 30, are you even human? If you have become unbearably ugly since you left high school, don’t fret… there’s a body double business which will save you the blushes of an unwanted reunion. Futurist John Sanei joins us to tell us how to get out of the ‘drama triangle’. Oh by the way, your GPS is not God – use your eyes!

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13.11.20 Pt 1 – As we age, should we clean up our language in front of our parents? The best thing on Earth is to hear European tourists trying to say African names properly. What is the most embarrassing place you have ever fallen asleep? Whitney Houston died in the bath… take a shower. Turns out dreams can come true, Leigh-Ann Mol has a beautiful moment as a dream was actualised by the team.

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Helen Zille joins the Burning Platform this week to discuss Cyril Ramaphosa’s address to South Africa coming out of the global pandemic. The by-election results for the DA were mixed… what was the reason for the strategy adopted for this election period? Is the presence of a multitude of small parties good for democratic stability? Is South Africa being racially divided by political parties for their own ends? Could the Cape secede from South Africa without civil war? Are identity politics the move of the moment, and is this political environment sustainable for South Africa to flourish? Brought to you by Nando’s.

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12.11.20 Pt 2 – There is an unspoken link between moustaches and paedophiles, and nobody has quite figured out why. #SoWhatNow? was postponed for President Ramaphosa’s family meeting last night… should this be the real state of disaster? When you are faced with a moral decision which will affect the masses, always go back to the principle.

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12.11.20 Pt 1 – In this global pandemic, what have you been ‘blessed’ with – a bad boyfriend or a lazy mother-in-law? While the President of South Africa tries to be serious about Covid-19, people are trying to break up with one another on his speech feed on social media… South Africans will never miss a beat. Why is fame so addictive? If you are rich, you should be buried with your favourite car.

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Where does the concept of wokeness come from? Might there be a link between religion and the woke movement of our times? Is there an alternative to virtue signalling when looking for progress in terms of social justice? Are we at a breaking point when it comes to the ever tenuous bind between Western democracy and the need to serve an ever-growing list of individualistic needs? What are the possible consequences of the current woke movement? Brought to you by The Gas Company.

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