Happy 66th: ‘Clickety-click’ for the Minor

2014-08-26 13:05

‘I can’t imagine there can be many families who didn’t have an aunt, uncle or granddad who didn’t own one,’ writes DAVE FALL as the iconic Morris Minor prepares to celebrate its 66th anniversary in September.

When rockers get married…

2012-02-22 16:21

Like everyone else, rockers yearn for some form of stability, some semblance of sanity, care, warmth and loyalty in their lives.

The cynical bride-to-be

2012-01-19 15:51

Kim Schulze just got engaged, but the problem with this, she realises, is that she now has to get married.

Singing Wii are the World in 2012

2012-01-09 11:55

Koos Kombuis wakes up to a weird reality after the madness of the festive season.

Stop killing our street art!

2011-10-21 13:10

Koos Kombuis explains why he thinks all street art is in integral a part of our shared humanity.

The Anti-Vegan Movement

2011-10-18 09:14

Kim Schulze considers why people get so riled up by Vegans and what they stand for.

A tribute to the oldest Afrikaans mag!

2011-10-07 11:16

Koos Kombuis celebrates one of South Africa's unsung cultural heritages - the oldest existing Afrikaans magazine turned pop-culture curiosity - Ons Klyntji.

The Comedy Underground is dead!

2011-09-27 10:53

Rob van Vuuren stumbles upon a post on Facebook by John Vlismas and the good people of Whacked Management, announcing the demise of the most loved comedy club in the history of the local scene.

Darling Lounges of Terror

2011-09-07 16:50

Rob van Vuuren takes on the Darling Voorkamer Fees, and makes it through the longest 25 minutes of his life.

My 3 hours as an undercover housewife

2011-08-23 13:07

Koos Kombuis recounts his traumatic attempt at housewifehood which saw him uncovering an unfathomable scandal...

Another column about women

2011-08-15 06:45

Koos Kombuis confesses his women's day faux pas.

It’s Oppikoppi time again!

2011-08-02 11:26

It's Oppikoppi time again, and Koos Kombuis is sure that it's going to be another one of those life-changing experiences.

The magic of threesomes

2011-07-28 07:45

Rob van Vuuren barely got through the most terrifying moment in the final Harry Potter movie. (Warning: Spoilers!)

The murder of a once grand old theatre

2011-07-18 10:54

Koos Kombuis shares his experiences at the recent Vryfees in Bloemfontein, where he was witness to an unspeakable crime.

A very open letter to Charlize

2011-06-22 09:15

Koos Kombuis wonders why Charlize Theron would share intimacies about her bowel movements with the world.

The return of the plague

2011-06-10 14:23

After all, what rhymes with broccoli? The dreaded E. coli, of course!

Let’s break down the Laager and have a Braai!

2011-05-30 07:15

After the municipal elections of last week, something shifted in the collective consciousness of our country.

Riaan Cruywagen better not get naked

2011-05-09 07:15

What if, in a few years’ time, ALL continuity announcers turned up naked?

Afrikaans rap is really coming of age

2011-02-10 08:58

Koos Kombuis likes what he's hearing in new Afrikaans rap.

An opera about Winnie's life

2011-01-25 08:19

'The project is even more intriguing than the concept of a play about the life of Steve Hofmeyr.'

New CT booze laws can benefit bands

2010-12-29 13:34

With Cape Town's new liquor laws about to be enforced, there may yet be a benefit for bands.

How pretty do you want to be?

2010-10-18 11:51

Would you like to be breathtakingly mag-world gorgeous? Sam says she'd rather be somewhere in between.


Happy 66th: ‘Clickety-click’ for the Minor

2014-08-25 08:12

‘I can’t imagine there can be many families who didn’t have an aunt, uncle or granddad who didn’t own one,’ writes DAVE FALL as the iconic Morris Minor prepares to celebrate its 66th anniversary in September.

Is it an ism or is it Porn?

2012-01-16 14:27

Koos tries to get his head around the blurry boundaries between bad art, bodice-rippers and of course, pornography.

A few reasons to be proudly SA

2011-11-04 13:04

Koos Kombuis explains how his love for Table Mountain reawakened his patriotic side.

Blame Supersport

2011-10-18 09:57

Rob van Vuuren gets to the heart of all the problems sullying South African sport, saying only one culprit is to blame.

Why Peter Div should stay

2011-10-13 09:24

Koos Kombuis explains why he wants Peter de Villiers to stay on as Springbok coach.

Did aliens build the Voortrekker Monument?

2011-09-29 12:20

Koos Kombuis speculates on what else extraterrestrials have been up to since learning that they might have had a hand in constructing Mayan pyramids.

I’m sick and tired of poor people

2011-09-16 17:21

Koos Kombuis explains why he is sick and tired of living in a country where almost everybody is poor.

WikiLeaks is telling lies about me!

2011-09-06 13:13

Yes! Don’t believe a word WikiLeaks is saying about me!

I survived Oppikoppi

2011-08-16 12:34

The dust has settled, the scars are healing and even the ringing in my ears seems to be subsiding.

Do the hustle!

2011-08-10 08:31

It is the plight of the freelance artist to constantly hustle as if his or her balls depend on it.

Why real men should read chick-lit

2011-07-29 12:24

Koos Kombuis proudly dishes on how he got in touch with his feminist side - and why he recommends it to all red-blooded men.

Paying respect where it is due

2011-07-19 13:48

Rob van Vuuren does one more stocktake of the best stuff from Grahamstown 2011.

Gtown is hell - but I like it

2011-07-11 13:15

Rob van Vuuren gets attacked by an actress in Grahamstown but still loves the whole thing stukkend.

Talking about iGeneration…

2011-06-20 07:00

Koos reflects on today's weird and wonderful youth.

The walls are coming down

2011-06-06 07:00

Those of you who feel nostalgic about the heady days of the 2010 Soccer World Cup, don’t fret! Happy days are here again!

Ready for reverse imperialism?

2011-05-23 06:45

The more we try to bury it in the past, the bigger it seems to grow.

The return of the gig from hell

2011-02-18 10:48

Koos has a gig that makes him remember his first... a gig from hell.

Microwave kills the studio star

2011-02-03 07:06

Koos Kombuis likes new technology, but still prefers the smell of recording studios.

The End is Nigh… or is it?

2011-01-19 13:10

For Koos Kombuis, Friday's newspaper headlines sounded like a flashback to the times of Noah.

How pretty do you want to be?

2010-11-01 12:00

Would you like to be breathtakingly mag-world gorgeous? Sam says she'd rather be somewhere in between.

IDASA's tribute to Van Zyl Slabbert

2010-05-17 10:32

One of South Africa's most visionary political leaders, political analyst Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert.

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