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Oh Shucks, an accidental blackface hero

Leon Schuster is having a few movies of his removed from Showmax and Phumlani Pikoli figures: what better time to reflect on this bruh than now?

Sushi King Kunene to replace Schuster at comedy roast

Kenny Kunene will replace Leon Schuster as this year's Comedy Central roastee, after Schuster's doctors advised him to rest.

Slapstick Schuster sews them up

Reviled for his pranks and accused of racism, Schuster is having the last laugh at the tills. Faeeza Ballim reports.

Get these pirates off my stoep, says Schuster

People who make pirate copies of local films are murdering the South African film industry, says comedian and filmmaker Leon Schuster.

At the rainbow’s end

MOVIE OF THE WEEK: Shaun de Waal on the political documentary Behind the Rainbow and the disappointing Mr Bones II.

‘I do not want to die in South Africa’

It's just another sunny afternoon in Alex, and foreigners are taking the opportunity to salvage what is left of their possessions. When the sun goes down, they'll need to be back in their tents behind the palisade fence of the parking lot of the Alexandra police station, which has been turned into a tent city.

A fog of flatulence

<b>COMEDY OF THE WEEK (FOR SHEER NERVE):</b> Shaun de Waal reviews the Afrikaans comedy <i>Poena Is Koning</i>

ASA: Telkom’s broadband not broad enough

It seems one cannot, after all, do movies, gaming, education, business and music on Telkom's broadband offering. The Advertising Standards Authority has ruled against Telkom's "Do Broadband" advertising campaign in which it promises consumers that they can do all of the above internet activities using a one-gigabyte broadband package.

Rocking Roodepoort

<i>Footskating 101</i> -- from the makers of <i>Straight Outta Benoni</i> -- is a nod to small-town life, writes Kwanele Sosibo.

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