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Andy Davis

Andy Davis

    Beyond a joke
    Beyond a joke
    The International Cape Town Comedy Festival -- now in its 10th year at the Baxter Theatre -- also hosts an Afrikaans stand-up night at Artscape...
    Beauty pageant of design
    Beauty pageant of design
    The term 'design” is so innocuously and loosely used by founders of the Design Indaba that you'd be excused for thinking the event was a...
    The man and the mission
    The man and the mission
    Bob Geldof is like the Pied Piper of the modern world. The original Irish rockstar turned philanthropist, politician and outspoken anti-poverty...
    Morning Glory
    Morning Glory
    Irfaan Hendricks skrik wakker as the howling voice of Mark Gillman bludgeons him towards consciousness. He can barely make sense of what the...
    Taking Candy
    Taking Candy
    The youth market is one of the most hotly contested chunks of media pie around the world. To understand why is simple. The vast majority of young...
    The Slow Road
    The Slow Road
    Two ouens are sitting in a rusted Ford Escort with tinted windows, lowered suspension, 18-inch mags and an old Mariah Carey CD dangling from the...
    Causing offence
    Causing offence
    How does a society rehabilitate a 14-year-old rapist? In South Africa, we dont. We lock children like this up. Put them away, run them through the...
    Causing offence
    Causing offence
    How does a society rehabilitate a 14-year-old rapist? In South Africa, we don't. We lock children like this up. Put them away, run them through the...
    A Captive Audience
    A Captive Audience
    Sport has long been described as a civilised version of war. A replacement, a placebo to the liberals. Foreplay to the neocons. But if you've ever...
    Fine Young Cannibals
    Fine Young Cannibals
    My old man has told me frequently that "failing to plan is planning to fail." It would seem that some new entries in South Africa's consumer...
    Pea is for party and politics
    Pea is for party and politics
    Thanks to MTV, globalisation, the rand's newfound strength and the relative backwater isolation of our audiences, South Africa has recently seen a...
    James Bonds of groove
    James Bonds of groove
    It's not often that you are approached by your government and dispatched to a former colony to celebrate its 10th year of democracy. It sure beats...