24.11.23 Pt 2 - Social media sensation Themba Robin joins Ben and Gareth on the show to catch up on his life from the past year… from hosting quiz nights to making headlines for controversial skits. Gareth is curious about monetization in content - especially after occasionally taking cheap shots at politicians, and George jumps on with a brand new electric car!

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Where do SA political parties get their funding, and how is South Africa’s judicial system suffering with backdated dockets that aren’t being solved? Marecia Damons and Daniel Steyn, both award-winning journalists at GroundUp, have put out a new book breaking down the Thabo Bester story, as they were the first to break the story of him faking his death.

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23.11.23 Pt 2 - Gareth and Phumi are joined in studio by GroundUp duo, Marecia Damons and Daniel Steyn - the journalists who first broke the Thabo Bester’s fake death story. Together they have released a book about the real-life crime drama that has South Africans glued to the news. Plus, some valuable information about who funds South African political parties.    

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23.11.23 Pt 1 - The team have a late start due to an unexpected power failure, but better late than never! They delve into the craziness at Open AI, how ‘bean counters’ are ruining the world and more.

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22.11.23 Pt 2 - Tony Leon, a pivotal figure in South African post-apartheid politics, joins Gareth for an in-depth conversation examining South Africa's potential trajectories. They explore the evolving landscape of coalitions, while analyzing the country's gradual decline over the years.  

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22.11.23 Pt 1 - Should restaurants charge parents for “bad parenting”? Lebang shares how her scammer is back online with the same scam she got her with. Plus, some tips on how to navigate Black Friday.  

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Longtime friend of the show, Jen Su joins us for a catch-up to reveal the celebs she's recently been hanging out with. She also delves into her lesser-known personal life story, including almost losing her son. Plus, the one celebrity she still wants to interview.  

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21.11.23 Pt 1 - How many cups of coffee do you drink a day? Bakh’abantu and Gareth are fascinated by a gross procedure called 'fecal microbiota transplantation.' And you won’t believe some of the weird things you can buy from an online shopping store!  

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20.11.23 Pt 2 - The team gets into a thought-provoking discussion about euthanasia. In a bizarre turn of events, Snoop Dogg's weed-free life becomes a reality! Dr Fathima Patel and Dr James Mac Donald step in to dive into a vital conversation about World Anti-Microbial Awareness Week.  

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The team isn't surprised by how South Africans 'blue-ticked' the return of Proteas captain Temba Bavuma and coach Rob Walter from the Cricket World Cup. An auction of Napoleon Bonaparte’s hat recently sold for almost R40m. Plus, the team engages in a quick, saliva-inducing 'Would You Rather?' game.  

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