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Adrian Ephraim

Adrian Ephraim

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.
Chris Brown turns up for Mzansi, despite personal drama
Chris Brown turns up for Mzansi, despite personal drama
While he failed to live up to the high standards of his 2013 performance, Chris Brown reinforced why he has the staying power to set him apart.
A fresh spin on uplifting beats
A fresh spin on uplifting beats
Oliver Heldens’s dance moves might look silly, but his DJ skills are hot and he’s a rapidly rising star in the world of electronic dance music.
Looking on darkness? Fear not, the ANC has got this
Looking on darkness? Fear not, the ANC has got this
It’s tough being middle class when circumstances conspire to deprive you of basics such as running water and electricity, writes Adrian Ephraim.
For My sake, please quit the Happy videos
For My sake, please quit the Happy videos
Upon further exploration the Rosetta spacecraft discovered not God, but a lost sermon from the Almighty – and it appears he is pissed off with us.
South Africans in the crossfire: Why I won't leave Kabul
South Africans in the crossfire: Why I won't leave Kabul
South African Mairy Tsigoida narrowly escaped death at the hands of the Taliban, but the Groenewald family were not as fortunate. She tells her story.
Poetry and purgatory: Dante's inferno for Brazil
Poetry and purgatory: Dante's inferno for Brazil
Brazilian defender Dante's personal journey through hell in Belo Horizonte, as Germany routed Brazil 7-1, is steeped in poetry, writes Adrian Ephraim.
Nyaope's deadly, and addictive, mix
Nyaope's deadly, and addictive, mix
The highly addictive mix of heroin and cannabis is the drug of choice for the economic outcasts.
Suarez takes a bite out of life
Suarez takes a bite out of life
From hand to mouth, Luis Suarez has been ruining lives since 2010. The Uruguayan chomper has done more for the bite than Mike Tyson - or Eve.
Game of Thrones: Winter is here
Game of Thrones: Winter is here
With apologies to creator George RR Martin and anyone else to whom we couldn't pay royalties, the M&G parodies Game of Thrones with SA politics.
A tobacco addict comes clean
A tobacco addict comes clean
I decided to go cold turkey: I no longer reek of cigarette smoke, my wife no longer recoils when I slink into bed, I sleep better, I breathe better.
An alternative member of Parliament oath
An alternative member of Parliament oath
To everyone I owe my new credit limit to, I swear allegiance. So help me Jacob.