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10 May 2016, 10:11am
Just say Neo
Just say Neo

Keanu Reeves called the cops on a man who sent him a Matrix-inspired message. But what if the madman was telling the truth? asks Paul Eksteen

6 May 2016, 10:30am
Barack: the pop culture prez
Barack: the pop culture prez

In a civilisation consumed by stardom, being “in” with the big boys equals power for the likes of Barack Obama, writes Lara de Matos.

29 April 2016, 10:44am
A View From The Top
A View From The Top

Maybe it’s time Mariah moved on

19 April 2016, 12:59pm
The things I watch for love: Part 2
The things I watch for love: Part 2

I don't really like awards shows: a sore point since I'm more or less duty-bound to watch them, writes Paul Eksteen

18 April 2016, 07:58am
Sex pests skirt issue of choice
Sex pests skirt issue of choice

Why aren’t men told to control their hormonal impulses? asks Lara de Matos after Erykah Badu’s controversial school skirt tweet.

12 April 2016, 10:36am
Colour me bad: the OJ Simpson trial
Colour me bad: the OJ Simpson trial

We'll never be more than Friends, writes Paul Eksteen after watching David Schwimmer, as he critiques crime series.

8 April 2016, 10:30am
Blues can blight even the famous
Blues can blight even the famous

Lara de Matos urges a measured response to news of HHP's suicide attempts, and a DJ's seemingly insensitive remark.

5 April 2016, 1:15pm
Balls to the wall
Balls to the wall

For drama, it’s really hard to top live TV, writes Paul Eksteen.

1 April 2016, 09:30am
The kiss of contention
The kiss of contention

Lara de Matos picks up on a deafening silence in the 7de Laan race war.

23 March 2016, 08:27am
Why watching others watch TV’s a winner
Why watching others watch TV’s a winner

Gogglebox SA proves that despite our Penny Sparrow divide, we’re united in our views on taxis and Kelly Khumalo, writes Paul Eksteen.

11 March 2016, 12:22pm
A body blow for empowerment
A body blow for empowerment

Kimmy, it’s not that you aren’t entitled to “live and let live”, it’s that you brazenly prostitute and sexualise yourself ...

8 March 2016, 09:39am
The Great TV Robbery
The Great TV Robbery

What possessed MultiChoice to spend a pretty penny on Checkmate, starring Danny Glover, alongside that thespian juggernaut ...

4 March 2016, 12:23pm
Oscar’s unavoidable evolution
Oscar’s unavoidable evolution

Another season of back-patting and self-adulation has come and gone, with the head honcho, Mr Oscar, ending things off as usual earlier this week.

1 March 2016, 10:32am
Oscars between a Rock and a white place
Oscars between a Rock and a white place

Paul Eksteen half expected Chris Rock to show up in a beret and black gloves, with Kanye as his praise singer

28 February 2016, 08:12am
Local film-makers the star of the show
Local film-makers the star of the show
Sunday Independent

The film, Happiness is a Four-Letter Word, brought out the Afro-optimist in Victor Kgomoeswana.