The Grammy Awards – youngsters have watched too much TV and believe it’s all about production.

On to the Super Bowl! That's the shelf life of an ersatz awards show these days. The fawning press, part of the sell-out gravy train, casts no critical eye, the public tweets its snarkiness, and by breakfast we're done with the Pop Tart and on to something new. Blame Neil Portnow. Blame Ken Ehrlich. But... Continue Reading →

Justin Bieber He can sing a bit, but he’s famous first and foremost for his exposure.

Too much, too soon. We expected him to be a decrepit has-been in middle age, addicted to his drugs and his faded fame, but we didn't expect him to flame out quite this quickly. Blame us. The music industry. We preyed on this naif and wanted to believe we could profit yet not be responsible.... Continue Reading →

Origin Festival 2014

A weekend of Psychedelic Music, Art and Culture: A sundrenched weekend of quality vibes! Origin Festival brings another electronic gathering to amaze your senses, both visually and musically, experimenting with various additions to the music festival environment; including top international guests and the cream of South African talent, visionary art gallery, recycling initiatives, alternate music... Continue Reading →

86th annual Academy Awards “American Hustle,” “Gravity” and “12 Years a Slave ” received the most nominations.

LOS ANGELES – Conventional wisdom held true on Thursday for the 86th annual Academy Awards as the comedic drama “American Hustle,” the space adventure “Gravity” and the searing historical drama “12 Years a Slave” received the most nominations. “American Hustle” received 10 nods, including best picture, best director, for David O. Russell, and for four... Continue Reading →

The full list of Golden Globes 2014 winners and nominations is as follows:

The full list of Golden Globes 2014 winners and nominations is as follows: Best motion picture (drama) 12 Years a Slave - WINNER Captain Phillips Gravity Philomena Rush Best TV series (drama) Breaking Bad - WINNER Downton Abbey The Good Wife House of Cards Masters of Sex Best Actor in a motion picture (drama) Chiwetel... Continue Reading →

Bismarck du Plessis is among 12 oks named in the Cell C Sharks squad to play Saracens at Allianz Park on Sat 25 Jan

Bismarck du Plessis is among 12 Springboks named in the Cell C Sharks squad to play Saracens at AllianzPark on Saturday 25 January. The reigning Currie Cup champions will play the current Premiership leaders “It’s a special challenge for us,” Du Plessis said. “Saracens have developed into a really strong team, and their recent success... Continue Reading →

Bruce Springsteen’s 18th studio album is a portrait of the artist at the top of his 21st-century game

Bruce Springsteen's 18th studio album is a portrait of the artist at the top of his 21st-century game: rock-soul dynamite and finely drawn pathos bound by familiar, urgent themes (national crisis, private struggle, the daily striving for more perfect union) and the certain-victor's force in Springsteen's singing. High Hopes is also a deep look back... Continue Reading →

Saracens play the Cell C Sharks in The Sanlam Private Investments Shield at Allianz Park on Saturday 25 January, in the UK.

Daniel Kriel, CEO of Sanlam Private Investments, said: “We are delighted to support this rare clash between the current Premiership leaders and the reigning Currie Cup champions. It will be a fantastic rugby event on so many levels – England versus South Africa, Heineken Cup against Super Rugby, north versus south.” Both teams are committed... Continue Reading →

FA CUP preview Arsenal vs Spurs today

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud is a doubt after suffering from illness and an ankle injury. Nicklas Bendtner (ankle) is injured along with Kieran Gibbs (calf) and Aaron Ramsey (thigh) while playmaker Mesut Ozil must pass a fitness test. Andros Townsend, Lewis Holtby and Jermain Defoe could return from injury for Tottenham. Striker Emmanuel Adebayor is... Continue Reading →

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