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Golden globes

Hollywood drags itself into the 21st century

If being out of touch was an organisation it would be the Golden Globes, organised by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA). We’ve ranted about this body before here.  Its all-white membership is tightly controlled, has no oversight and many of its about 90 members are semi-retired individuals working for obscure foreign publications. There are …

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13 May ’21 Wrap: SA’s economy is ready to party again

OUR TAKE: WRONG MOVE, ACE By now you know the ANC’s secretary-general Ace Magashule has finally been suspended and is, of course, fighting back. Naturally, he posted a photo of himself playing chess. So much symbolism! The cunning! The strategy! The… technical error? That’s right: the shot shows Magashule about to move a pawn that …

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