Sho, but we are an angry bunch, aren’t we? The previously disadvantaged are angry about being currently disadvantaged, and their children are angry about being underprivileged. The not-really-underprivileged are angry about the situation of the actually-underprivileged, and angrier still at the actually-privileged for failing to do anything about it. The actually-privileged are angry about everyone […]
The year is 2023. The Proteas Rugby team, formerly known as the Springboks, run out onto the pitch for their Pool A match against New Zealand. The match is dubbed as the All Blacks versus the Actually Blacks, because the Proteas have only two white players in their World Cup squad… and they’re both on […]
I open my eyes. Something’s wrong. Very wrong. I’m in a world of trouble but I don’t know why. Then I see it; half-see it. I can’t bear to look at it dead-on but it’s there – a shadowy malevolence, burning black in the corner of my room. It wants to hurt me. It is hurt, it is […]
I’m currently living in Athens – the epicentre of a country that has just defaulted; and the eye of potentially the greatest financial shit storm ever to hit Europe.
The disparity of wealth in South Africa, for me, seems set in stone.
“We control eight provinces very well. We are looking at taking over the Western Cape very soon, starting with the local government elections in 2016″ – Jesse Duarte, ANC Deputy Secretary General
I may work in advertising but that doesn’t mean I’m not affected by marketing ploys. When I saw the ad for the Xperia Z, it definitely caught my attention.
A colleague of mine (I’ll call him Simphiwe for the purposes of this post) recently asked me to act as scribe while he dictated what was to be displayed on one side of his R5 money jar. He’s a stand-up guy so I didn’t hesitate to help him.
Hold the phone! Stop the presses! Forget the most important issues of the day! Two white varsity students have dressed up as black people (Gasp)!