Well, obviously it wasn’t THAT popular. At least, not popular enough to justify production costs. Apprently the music channel, which has been instrumental in the promotion of hundreds of local artists will “be transformed into South Africa’s first online music video streaming channel.” Here’s a statement from M-net: “The MK audience is an online generation [...]
The number one female tennis player in the world, Serena Williams has stuck her foot it in this time. This month’s Rolling Stone hosts a lengthy article on the star player. Whilst covering everything from losing at the 2012 French Open to when she wanted to have a baby, the most controversial part was her [...]
In yet another text book example of why it never pays to deviate from the list of prescribed questions when interviewing someone very much smarter and confident than you, Russel Brand effortlessly wrests the conversation away from the news anchors, and embarasses them in front of their own audience.
Charles Saatchi has been the name floating around in news headlines for the last few days. But this isn’t because he has made another game changing influence in the advertising world. The businessman and co-founder of acclaimed advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi has been hogging tabloids since his alleged throat throttling of wife and celeb TV chef Nigella Lawson. The recent [...]
The most wanted man in the world gave Guardian readers exclusive access to his reasoning and thoughts behind what he did in a public Q&A session. Click through to get the low down.
On 26 May, a tugboat reportedly sank about 30km off the coast of Nigeria. 12 crew members were said to be missing after which, 10 bodies were discovered, and it was presumed that the entire crew had died. This was all until the cook, Harrison Okene, was found trapped under the tugboat…alive.
The online division of Independent Newspaper’s was attacked on Wednesday morning, reportedly for publishing a story viewed as in support of Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe.
The television drama Sopranos ended its run six years ago. Tony Soprano and his Italian-American mobster gang graced the screens of HBO for six seasons and the series is still the most-watched series to date. But for all those Mafia watching fans out there, the ending to one of the greatest shows in our lifetime, is still hard [...]
As Faranaaz discovered, government has widely condemned the spate of deaths related to circumcision rituals around the country. But few provinces are actually keeping clear records of the numbers. In the absence of reliable statistics, can government really do anything to prevent deaths at circumcision schools?
Nelson Mandela was admitted to hosptial for a recurring lung infection in the early hours of Saturday morning. Since then the media has been camped outside the hospital waiting for any news about Mandela.
Look, you’re angry. So are we. Cape Town’s city authorities recently pushed through a draft of new regulations that make it pretty much impossible to hold down a full time job and buy a bottle of alcohol from a retail outlet on a weekday. Annoyingly, there seems to be some method to their madness.
Kim Jong-il’s personal sushi chef and confidant gives us a look into the communist leader’s life. Click through to see the highlights.
Eisenberg sat down with Univision female host Romina Puga. What was meant to be a quaint question and answers session between two geeky young-ins, turned into some awkward banter. Click through to see what went down.
Potential spoilers ahead, people. You have been warned. Last night was, according to people who follow this sort of thing, the most shocking episode of Game Of Thrones yet. And boy, plenty of you were showering your grief all over Twitter. I-can’t-watch-I-can’t-watch-I-can’t-watch-I-can’t-watch- I-can’t-watch! — Mvelase (@MvelaseP) June 3, 2013 That was worse than I [...]
For one night only, the “Snakes On A Plane” actor will be sharing the screen with our local stars. Click through for details.
Roger Young chats to Mail & Guardian’s Chris Roper about what’s killing the SA film industry.
Its been almost 17 years since the favoured sitcom went off air and what better way to celebrate its awesomeness than by seeing Will Smith bring together Alfonso “Carlton Banks” Ribeiro and DJ Jazzy Jeff for our entertainment. Take a look at the video here.
Early on Friday morning, Amy Beth Cavaetta was rushed to hospital to deliver her second child. But the birth did not go entirely to plan. Cavaetta barely made it outside the Boca Raton hospital in Florida, before the delivery started. See the gallery of images here.
Last week, popular dutch talk show host/comedian/musician/jack of all trades, Paul De Leeuw drank human breast milk from the bosom of a total stranger on his family-rated show, apparently just for the hell of it
If you are an avid Game Of Thrones fan, then you would have figured out that the little continent of Westetros, is very similar to that of a boardroom. Each of the Great Houses the continent holds have a world of their own, and ways and means of living. Shutterstock has given us a twist on the normal view of these houses. They have transformed your favourites from the Stark to Arryn into their own 21st-century companies.
Carte Blanche aired the Gupta special on Sunday evening with Devi Sankaree Govender. This is what transpired.
Do you know anybody famous or powerful? Senior staffers at Mail & Guardian tackled the embarrassing issue of Guptagate this week, and the surprising conclusions that emerged from the government briefing on the incident. The lesson? “Dropping names” will get you everywhere.
Author of the hair-raising novel American Psycho, Brett Easton Ellis, gave his fans a chance to ask him questions about the terrifying scenes that have stuck in our brains since we first read it.
Highly respected editor of the Mail & Guardian, Nic Dawes announced his resignation from the Mail & Guardian today. Dawes will step down from the investigative paper in September to to join the Hindustan Times in New Delhi as Chief Content and Editorial Officer, ending a nine year stint at the M&G.
The latest app from Twitter, #Music will interest you. Seth gives you the rundown on how it works, what it means for how Twitter will be doing business on your account in the future – and most importantly – whether you should download it.
Poosibly the biggest nightmare of Gordon Ramsay’s “Kitchen Nightmares” career. He is usually enlisted to help in the restaurants and coach them on ways to better their food, service and general cleanliness. But Amy and Samy Bouzaglo gave Ramsay a run for his money.
They are back after nearly a decade and…they look exactly the same. But no one is complaining, our favourites Ryan Stiles, Colin Mochrie, and Wayne Brady are back and they have invited some friends to join them. This time around we don’t have to put up with Drew Carey (thank god) and instead have been given the wonderful [...]
In this week’s edition of the M&G Newsroom, the fine people of the Mail & Guardian pick Guptagate to the bone, discuss the likelihood of Apple launching its own internet radio service, and take a gander at South Africa’s newest reality show
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno pulled a prank on petrol station patron, Will Sims by speaking directly to him from the screen. What would have been a mildly funny prank turned in to internet gold when Sims and his wife jammed Bon Jovi straight in to the camera.
This problem of paying for dozens of unused channels could be over for the lucky few under the reign of Arizona senator, John McCain. McCain is tearing into legislation that permits cable companies to prevent their clients being able to pick and pay for the channels they want.