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Ming-Cheau Lin Makes Sense Of A Confused Identity In ‘Yellow And...

Yellow And Confused is the latest release from cookbook author, blogger and storyteller Ming-Cheau Lin. It is a deeply personal and in-depth...

Netflix’s ‘Unbelievable’ Is A Searing Look At What Happens When Rape...

The Netflix miniseries Unbelievable - to be released on 13 September - is a jarring look at what happens when rape survivors...

10 Historical Figures Who Were Vegan Before It Was Mainstream

Haters aside, the vegan movement has exploded so much over the past few years it’s almost mainstream. Interest in the plant-based lifestyle...

How Hallyu Spread In South Africa

Google is a great tool to track patterns of fascination over the years. We used it to track interest in the Hallyu....

19-Year-Old Gaelan Wort Just Published His First Dystopian Epic

At the age of 19, film student Gaelan Wort has crafted a dystopian epic and plans for it to be part of...

10 Bingeable K-Dramas For Beginners

If you’ve never watched a Korean drama, or K-drama, in your life: Allow us to introduce you to some really good television....

ASTROJAXX: The 16-Year-Old EDM Prodigy We’re Listening To

A 16-year-old artist is making waves all over the world, including South Africa, with his 2019 release Universe. Los Angeles-based ASTROJAXX worked...

Uzalo Trends For the Right Reasons At Last

Uzalo is trending and this time around for all the right reasons. Tuesday night's episode became the talk of the town with...

VMAs: K-pop Category Is No ‘Win’ For Music Diversity

K-pop should be in a category of its own, according to the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs). MTV announced their new K-pop...

The Lion King Remake: Stunning Animation, Lacklustre Feeling

REVIEW “Naaaaaaansi ingonyama, bakithi baba!” There are few more iconic scenes in film history than the first threads of...

Beauty Bias, And The Creation Of Pretty Privilege

EXPLAINER Let’s be frank: the more attractive society perceives you to be, the more social and economic opportunities you...

Beyoncé Drops “Spirit” Ahead Of The Lion King Premiere And We’re...

Update: The queen herself, Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, dropped the video for Spirit on July 16, and as expected it's a feast for...

No DJ Fresh, No Fresh Breakfast Say Fans After SABC Fires...

You can’t just say whatever you like on live air, proves the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC). On Tuesday, 9 June, the...

Competing Petitions Launched Following Zodwa Wabantu’s Anti-Gay Rant

Following the outcry by the queer community to get Zodwa Wabantu’s reality TV show cancelled in response to the reality star’s homophobic...

Why Thembinkosi Lorch Is The Hero We Deserve

When Bafana Bafana beat hosts Egypt during the Round of 16 stage of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on July...

5 Reason We Love Halle Bailey As The Little Mermaid

If you haven’t heard by now (where have you been?), the Disney classic, The Little Mermaid is being rebooted as a live-action...

‘BTS World’ Is ARMY’s Dream

Go back to 2012 with BTS World. The game developed by Netmarble is the newest release of the biggest band in the...

Thando Hopa: “Beauty Is A State Of Enoughness”

AS TOLD TO US poet Nayyirah Waheed writes, “Your beauty is a given, every being is born beautiful.” But...

The Harry Potter Books Are Timeless, JK Rowling Not So Much

COMMENT Ask any 90s kid and they are likely to say that the Harry Potter books were a big...

Boitumelo Rametsi: “I’m Not Afraid To Be Known As The Girl...

Boitumelo Rametsi believes in accepting your present-day self. The Soweto-born and based creative founded Spotted Beauty, a project that evolved from her...
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