Pop Culture

​#CulturePop: Teacher don’t teach me nonsense: The right to speak our truths

From black girl magic in Pretoria to Drake’s declaration of love, we are proudly loudmouths

Did Bieber pull a Miley Cyrus with the ‘lolly dance’?

Licking seems to be the latest craze as Justin Bieber features in the new single from R&B artist Maejor Ali, calling on fans to "lick his lolly".

How does Gwyneth Paltrow (still) get it right at 40?

Victoria Coren admires Paltrow's efforts not to disappear into anonymity like most actresses her age. But it pains her to say so.

Justin Bieber didn’t start the Great Teen Tweet Wars – ask Vera Lynn

Belieber death threats are not a sign of end times. Crazed fans were ever thus – it's just easier to be in touch these days.

Artistically left: Obama’s art army

The giants of US art are backing Barack Obama for president. But then, writes Jonathan Jones, America's artists have always leaned left.

Harnessing your inner Fomo

If you are between the ages of 13 and 65, own a cellphone and have heard of a web browser, you may understand the phobia of missing out.

Sticking to a winning template

Three decades and 11 albums in, the Pet Shop Boys still feel like they are renting their place as unlikely pop stars.

The Hoff takes chest hair and cheesiness to new heights

The 'Baywatch' and 'Knight Rider' star talks frankly about how he has come to terms with the semi-ironic fame he achieved in the past decade.

Rihanna: Evolution of a style icon

Rihanna has the most talked-about wardrobe in pop. Festival-going teens love her fearless look, but is her fetish gear a hypersexualised step too far?

Defying death: Disco has a life of its own

Dance floor pioneers Robin Gibb and Donna Summer may have died, but the beat goes on and disco remains the foundation of all modern pop.

Simpsons creator reveals the real Springfield

The tales of Homer Simpson and his family have become embedded in television lore, and now the inspiration for their hometown has been revealed.

Cold feet about title

Chris Martin is full of regret when it comes to Coldplay's <em>Mylo Xyloto</em>.

Press Releases

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.