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Comedy and errors with Khanyisa Bhunu

by: Lerato Motsiri - 31 August 2017

Comedy and errors with Khanyisa Bhunu

It has been eight years since Khanyisa Bunu ditched the blackboard and chalk for a life on stage delivering comedic punchlines and laughter. We caught up with the teacher turned comedian and actress at DRUMBeat Festival to see what has been going on in her life since making the big move. It’s hard to miss...

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Here’s the vinegar ad you’ve been asking for

by: Live Staff - 3 April 2017

Here’s the vinegar ad you’ve been asking for

In the past few months, you may have seen some tweets and Facebook posts questioning why we’ve never seen a vinegar ad. Crazy, right? Well, you can finally die in peace now. Filmmaker Ofentse Mwase (aka Uncle Scrooch) collaborated with popular internet vloggers Fash Ngobese and TaFire and production house, Tribal Media House. We won’t...

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What Joe Mafela’s legacy means to me as a “born free”

by: Carlos Ncube - 20 March 2017

What Joe Mafela’s legacy means to me as a “born free”

My first memory of Joe Mafela is that of him playing S’dumo, particularly the fact that he used to recycle teabags. His tendency to do this made him a running joke in my family. We’d always say we’d do the same if we fall on hard times. The news of his death this week really...

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Okay Wasabi makes viral parodies of your favourite rap songs, and the Internet loves him

by: Athenkosi Guntu - 16 February 2017

Okay Wasabi makes viral parodies of your favourite rap songs, and the Internet loves him

George Mnguni (24), known online as Okay Wasabi, hopes to become a comedian in the future, and get into TV, having a show similar to the Pure Monate Show. But for now, he has the Internet eating out of the palm of his hand, with his viral parody videos. His parody of DJ City Lyts’s...

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Some vital advice for first-years from two of SA’s top vloggers

by: Sabelo Mkhabela - 26 January 2017

Some vital advice for first-years from two of SA’s top vloggers

University is a strange place for a first-year, and completely different to high school. Popular YouTube vlogger Sibu Mpanza recently teamed up with fellow vlogger and founder of the YouTube series Broke Niggaz, Menzi Anarchadium, to give some advice to first-years. Some of his tips include, “Don’t allow anyone to bully you in varsity” and...

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Mark Fitzgibbon is a vlogger who’s adding “Cape humour” to YouTube

by: Tatum-lee Louw - 11 April 2016

Mark Fitzgibbon is a vlogger who’s adding “Cape humour” to YouTube

Totally in his comfort zone at the UCT Radio office, Mark Fitzgibbon reclines in his chair and humorously explains how busy and chaotic most of his days are. He’s currently juggling his postgraduate science degree, with being a radio personality and a Youtube sensation. Mark Fitzgibbon has become a hit online and in Cape Town...

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#VIPYouthFest – Laz Gola

by: Johannesburg Contributor - 16 June 2015

#VIPYouthFest – Laz Gola

Comedian Laz Gola, one of the performers at the LiveSA #VIPYouthFest talks politics ahead of his performance at the fest. video by Bans Production

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Proverbial Funny Man or Political Commentator?

by: Kay Selisho - 30 April 2014

Proverbial Funny Man or Political Commentator?

by KAY TATYANA SELISHO People hear the word debate and everything immediately gets serious and staunch and then Deep Fried Man comes along and turns the Live VIP debate into something completely different. I, for one, had no idea what to expect until he got up, guitar in tow, and taught us our ANC’s (read:...

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COMEDY FRIDAYS: DAVID KAU IS ON THE SPOT TONIGHT

by: Abel Dantyi - 22 November 2013

COMEDY FRIDAYS: DAVID KAU IS ON THE SPOT TONIGHT

 Live Magazine SA caught up with South African funny man, David Kau. Kau talks about how being a father and husband inspires his comedy. He also shares his thoughts about the state of South African comedy. For more, check this video out. Comedy, doesn’t get any funnier than this.

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National Arts Festival Review (July, Grahamstown)

by: Johannesburg Contributor - 24 July 2013

National Arts Festival Review (July, Grahamstown)

Story and photography by Maseabata Sabu Mdee Grahamstown, a well-recognised area in the Eastern Cape nestled comfortably between Port Elizabeth and East London. It is known for its prestigious University, it’s penchant for drink and gaiety and of course the National Arts Festival. Due to the fact that Grahamstown acts as my home thirty six weeks...

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