Adrian Ephraim is the Mail & Guardian Online news editor. He is a former sports writer and newspaper executive who has been converted to the ways of the hashtag and hyperlink. He is a news addict who longs for the day when it can be delivered intravenously. Political satire is what he lives for - look out for his memes. The three loves of Adrian's life include his masterchef wife, his son who is a Michael Jackson impersonator and Arsenal.
Are South Africans really so damaged by the past that we remain in denial about the inconvenient truths surrounding our politicians?
Fittingly, the Academy awards (the Oscars) and the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius have illuminated our most mortal vices: vanity and violence.
If God is a DJ, according to Faithless and everyone wants to be a DJ, says Paul van Dyk; and if Paris Hilton thinks she's a DJ - then God help us all.
Who exactly is Radovan Krejcir accused of kidnapping and assaulting, and is this the best the police could come up with?
The revered minister of money Pravin Gordhan returned from the pulpit known as Parliament with nine commandments for his ministers.
Another week, another curious off-the-cuff remark from Jacob Zuma has left observers bewildered - which some call the "I am not an African" speech.
The SABC has pulled talk show "The Big Debate" off air, just hours before it was due to be screened, with no clear reason being given.
Slowing down isn't an option for the acid jazz band, who have been a global sensation since the Nineties, writes Adrian Ephraim.
For all his imagined good intentions, Julius Malema is a political predator we could do without in our torched landscape, writes Adrian Ephraim.
The M&G finally caught up with the elusive Number One who speaks candidly about name-dropping in the Gupta saga - and friends with benefits.