Just found an old video that a few comedians made about this great city. The Brief? have a moan about Cape Town. Not an easy thing to do. I can tell you.
Right then. I haven't been in Durban for a comedy gig in what feels like ages. So with that in mind, I spoke with some of the Durban promoters and I will be coming up to do a few gigs at the end of the month. But if you cannot make them. I get it. … Continue reading Are you in Durban? Im going to be performing up there shortly.
I see a lot of these “open letters” out there these days. I often wonder what the purpose of them are. I think the time has come for me to try it. Why now? Because frankly this is all becoming unsustainable. I am going to break down my career for you. This is by no … Continue reading This is basically an “open letter” to you all, pleading for your support.
People really go proper mental when the weather turns in South Africa. I awoke this morning to news that the country in blanketed in snow and many of the roads are closed. When we immigrated in 1981, we got stuck in a big snowstorm in Johannesburg. First time it had snowed in like 21 years. … Continue reading Stuck in Durban. No, stuck sounds negative. I am currently “weather inconvenienced” due to road closures.
Monkeys. Bloody cute little monkeys. They sit on the balcony looking it. A look that seems to cry out "Let me attack your cheeky face human man" Ok I lie They just seem interested in rooting through the bins and maybe having a glass of sherry whilst smashing a plate and shitting on your LCD … Continue reading Are swords “a bit much” in response to the “Great Monkey Threat of Umdloti”?
These are a few of the press shots we took the other day. Thanks kindly to Dani Bischoff for taking the photos.
This is my new baby. She will be moving to my new home for her shortly. I put in an offer for a 1980 VW Kombi Autovilla. It is in mint original condition and I cannot wait to break down in exotic locations with her. With so many festivals and events this year that im … Continue reading Introducing my new baby to the world. She may have seen a few parents before, but i will love her like one of my own.
Pretty much every day, I would take my dog for a wee walk or swim up in the mountains. To me, one of the best things about living in Cape Town in the City Bowl, is the ability to be in nature literally just crossing the road. I off now for a wee drive/walk up … Continue reading 20 weeks, 140 days, and im off for my first walk up to the ponds with the pooch.
Yay yay yay. I'm getting to see two games in the world cup so far. The biggest clash of the supermarket giants and my old home nation vs slovenia. I'm going to try get more tickets but FIFA has made an utter abortion out of it all. Fingers crossed
Did Patricia Lewis ever do regrettable porn?I hope not. It is just the kind of thing we just don't need in this country. Thankfully she has managed to keep most of her clothes on most of the time.In an entirely tasteful way. Shame really as the sight of her nude wouldn't be nearly as unpleasant … Continue reading The idea of Patricia Lewis naked disturbs the sleeping spirit of Bles Bridges. Let him lie in peace I say..
For those of you in the Cape. Check out the current line-up of comedy gigs all round town. Comedy in Cape Town is currently busier than it has been in the past 6-7 years with new shows popping up all over the peninsula. Monday Nights still see's Zulas running with a range of the top … Continue reading Listings of Stand Up Comedy Gigs all over Cape Town
Like underpants, I believe that slippers with brand names, are about as necessary as Bee's learning how to talk to dogs. Its winter. My feet are feeling the chill. I wish to end this drama... I need slippers...or rather stokkies...or even pantoffels Why spend a ton of cash on something that at best, you may … Continue reading Ackermans…keeping South African’s looking common since 1916
Seems that the hype for "Die Antwoord" is growing. After a highly publicised and successful weekend at Coachella. I cannot wait to see them back on local shores. Check out this link to the Los Angeles Times I've been moaning and whining about ticket prices for various comedy shows coming up. Im quite glad to … Continue reading Los Angeles Time on Die Antwoord -“The most engaging and legitimately surprising act of the weekend”
When I first heard Jim Reeves' attempt at "Ek verlang na jou" a few years back...I nearly shat myself with laughter. I can understand why he did it, and why the promoters behind it were involved. But surely someone could have guided him through the lyrics sheet a wee bit better. Jim Reeves was out … Continue reading Nobody has done a worse Afrikaans cover than Jim Reeves. Try work out what he means to say…I challenge you!
Bafunny Bafunny | If comedy was a sport, who would represent South Africa? Upcoming monster comedy show for fans of South African comedy. This show will be taking place at small intimate arena's suitable for Lionel Ritchie and Skouspel. "Bafunny Bafunny" will also be coming to the UK where they will be at the Royal … Continue reading Bafunny Bafunny: If comedy was a sport, who would represent South Africa? er, not me it seems
Its been over three months since my accident. Three months of feeling sorry for myself and not exactly getting much done. I recently starting doing a few stand-up gigs again. But I will admit to being neither funny, nor motivated. The South African comedy scene is fairly fractures (scuse the pun) and the distances involved … Continue reading Did I break my funny bone along with my tibia and fibula?