Since time immemorial, the court jester has always been held in high regard by the masses, and with good reason. Now David Scott is no idiot or fool, but he has perfected the art of satire - especially when satirising the highest members of South African society. What is the role of satire if it has a role at all in tough times? How has The Kiffness developed from a small band into an industry leader in South Africa? How does a partner adjust to living with a creative soul in a confined space? How long does the process of creating his songs take? What’s lockdown been like for a social commentator, since he can’t get out to interact with the world? His response about his wife and how happy they are together is something to be cherished for life. May the road rise to meet you too good sir!

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South African Bonds are still in high demand, which is good news in what has been a tough economic month for the country. Banks have taken a 40% knock and projections are not much better, as the ripple effect of Covid-19 is now truly starting to shake all sectors of the economy to its core. Gold and tech companies seem to have shown a bullish nature, even in these challenging times. Could this be the time to renegotiate your lease with your landlord if you are a retailer occupying space in malls? The inevitable cash crunch - which was expected - is now starting to rear its ugly head. Russia and Saudi Arabia continue their stand-off over oil... not even a pandemic has brought a moratorium between these juggernaughts who are both rich in ‘black gold’.

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06.04.20 Pt 2 - So it seems even tigers can get Covid-19! If you love to complain, during this pandemic, you can watch Contagion on SABC3... misery loves company. Should Bill Gates speaking about deadly viruses be taken seriously, just because he's absurdly rich? Who was the real talent in Destiny's Child - Kelly and Michelle right? The other woman just married Jay-Z. The Kiffness has a wife who is a chef and doesn't mind him singing the same note for an hour in lockdown, and yet the best he could muster is "I'm relatively happy!" By the way, would you rather be killed by a deadly virus or a ravenous lion?

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06.04.20 Pt 1 - Are Easter eggs a cure for all viruses in general? Should Damon be given his share of the trillions that will be made from selling hot water and lemon to the masses? If you want to employ a sexy voice, Leigh-Ann Mol is your person... Mbuleo however has a voice that's about as sexy as a rotten carrot in a toilet bowl. He'll die alone. If family invites you to digital drinking games, what do you do if you are nearly out of booze? And Putin does not like people talking about his kids in public.

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03.04.20 Pt 2 - If you have furry friends, just be aware that vets are part of essential services and pet stores are open. In a time of international lockdown, how on earth do travel companies survive? Keeping clean makes you feel better... do it, stay clean and wash your hands you detty pig! Adversity will reveal the weather of your consciousness and if you are dependent on alcohol or other stimulants or depressants, 21 days of going cold turkey could be rough.

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03.04.20 Pt 1 - Remember when you could touch people, and the days when load shedding was your biggest problem? If you say "Coronavirus", your video can be demonetised on YouTube. Let's be honest, amateur singing - especially when you try and syncronise - is a disaster. How tough is it to tell your parents that Covid-19 can kill them and they must stay at home? Some people take cleaning to another level... they're a threat to us.

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02.04.20 Pt 2 - South Africa might be a decent country to live in after all, if you go by a queue at a shopping centre. The response to market factors at play in a crisis can be tricky, are street vendors less important than big chain stores? Ford is making ventilators... does this actually matter in the bigger picture? The media has a massive duty in reporting responsible and verified information in times of crisis, how do we ensure this happens? Waldimar Pelser details this for us. The ANC is still stealing, please don't let Covid-19 plaster over that, stay woke!

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02.04.20 Pt 1 - Should you feel guilty for enjoying the solitude of lockdown? Hey, maybe you don't need your best friend around every 3 days... don't tell them though, could be awkward. Honey is good for you, and your skin, nectar of the gods. Madonna in the bath is just brutal viewing. If you are going to murder people, don't do it during a pandemic at the beach, the cops are watching. Comforts of home can be dangerous, what do you do when it's time to cook your own 3-course meal? And April Fool’s Day took a back seat this year - there's a little Coronavirus situation going on.

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Is information overload better or worse than no information at all in a pandemic? What does a doctor do when he’s stuck on the West Coast of America, but he lives on the East Coast? In a bittersweet sequence of events, a new life has joined the Goodman family, while so many are clinging on to theirs. Dr Dennis Goodman (Clinical Professor of Medicine & Director of Integrative Medicine: NYU) unpacks the essence of what we understand about Covid-19 from a medical point of view at this stage. Price gouging with ventilators has reared its ugly head in America, but the US government has come to the rescue. The greatest challenge we now face as humanity is that, to truly comfort those you love, you have to stay away from them. The good doctor urges us to practice humanity... even if it’s just a virtual hug.

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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?

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