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Media beware!

It doesn’t look too grand for media freedom in South Africa. I recently surfed the net on the search for some facts on how well…

What the %^&* ?

Ever not put an emoticon into a quick SMS, Twitter, IM or email? Ever gotten one that confused the punctuation out of you? The first…

What the %^&* ?

Ever not put an emoticon into a quick SMS, Twitter, IM or email? Ever gotten one that confused the punctuation out of you? The first…

Innovative Book Marketing 101

Today is the day. Almost a year of non-stop obsession over my book, Strange Nervous Laughter, and today (today!) it hits stores. Hits them. Like…

Rugby, the toffs’ game

Rugby is a toffs’ game. At least that’s what most Argentinians think. Not that you would be able to tell by the Pumas’ trademark rough,…

Homophobia: the irrational hatred

Over the past few months I have found myself being pursued by one or two gay guys who, for some obscure reason, can’t figure out…

Get ready to rumble

This is an open letter to Riaan Wolmarans, editor of the M&G Online. Dear Riaan, A street war has been raging in the public domain…

Hello, is there anybody out there?

Excuse me while I rant. Watching SABC Africa last night I came across a story about Fifa officials preparing to visit Zimbabwe to assess the…

The Big Sexy

My name is The Sumo; Sumo for short. You can call me Mr Sumo if you so wish or even Sumolicious if our relationship develops…