Adrian Ephraim

Oscar and the Oscars: Our vilest obsessions

Fittingly, the Academy awards (the Oscars) and the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius have illuminated our most mortal vices: vanity and violence.

Ultra, CTEMF: SA in the slipstream of global EDM movement

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.

The curious case against Radovan Krejcir

Who exactly is Radovan Krejcir accused of kidnapping and assaulting, and is this the best the police could come up with?

Pravin Gordhan’s 9 commandments (for wasteful ministers)

The revered minister of money Pravin Gordhan returned from the pulpit known as Parliament with nine commandments for his ministers.

Zuma: Don’t think like an African – pay up for e-tolls

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.

SABC pulls ‘Big Debate’ off air at last minute

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.

Jamiroquai’s perpetual insanity

Slowing down isn't an option for the acid jazz band, who have been a global sensation since the Nineties, writes Adrian Ephraim.

It’s game over, Julius

For all his imagined good intentions, Julius Malema is a political predator we could do without in our torched landscape, writes Adrian Ephraim.

Guptagate: Interview with Number One

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.

National Orders: The list you weren’t meant to see

The Mail & Guardian can reveal a previously unpublished list of national orders, featuring seven nominees who have gone beyond the ordinary.

Tragic tale of South Africa’s soccer legends

Tragedy has been stalking South Africa's soccer fraternity, as the death of Bafana Bafana's assistant coach Thomas Madigage has highlighted.

Video killed the radio star: Die Antwoord eats Lady Gaga

Turning down Lady Gaga's request to be her opening act during one of her tours wasn't enough for Die Antwoord, they had to have her eaten alive.

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