Humans to settle and begin a new life on planet Mars02/27/15
Kobus Vermeulen, Adriana Marais and Divashen Govender are three out of five South Africans who have been shortlisted for the Mars One programme. There are 97 other hopefuls from across various corners of the globe share the same aspirations. The Mars...
New IBM research lab to be opened at Wits University
Prof. Barry Dwolatzky and Sam spoke IBM's announcement, that it will be opening a research laboratory, in collaboration with the University of Witwatersrand. The plan for the new laboratory is to focus on promoting science and technology; and...
What to look forward to on our television screens
Jared Orlin, Deputy Editor of TV Plus Magazine revealed which series will be returning to our screens in the next few weeks. He said viewers can look forward to new seasons of The Game of Thrones and Desperate Housewives. Jarred also said that South...
The spectre of fantasy
"Something is happening with ‘fantasy’ that needs careful exploration. This is not just a genre on the rise, but one in process of transformation". Michele Tager, Senior Lecturer: Department of Journalism, Film and Television joined Sam in studio this...
Carry-on baggage by Howard Feldman
Howard Feldman seemingly lived the perfect life, with a perfect family and what appeared to be a perfect world overall. In an unexpected turn of events, Howard gets attacked more than once. He later fell ill and as a result his business folded. In the...
Winning a Grammy
South African Wouter Kellerman speaks to Sam Cowen about his Grammy win. He speaks about his long journey and his love for music.
Analysing Flavoured Beers
Sam Cowen was joined by Laura Clancy, Babalwa Nyembezi and a lucky listener, Kim Stedler, in analysing the finest flavoured beer available in the South African market.
Battle of the Burgers
Sam Cowen hosted a Battle of the Burgers involving three gourmet burger houses in the Johannesburg area. Gourmet Garage beat out the Wolfpack and Hudsons for the winning title.
Zapiro celebrates 21 years with the M&G
Sam Cowen spoke to legendary cartoonist Zapiro about his illustrious career as a political commentator and his long and challenging journey to success.
Blooming pest for home owners
Azania Mosaka spoke to Dr. Guy Preston about how the new regulations regarding invasive plants could present legal implications for home-owners and potential -sellers.
Chinese New Year with Anna Trapido
Anna Trapido joined Sam Cowen in studio to talk about the upcoming Chinese New Year festivities. Anna provided a lot of foodie advice and shared some ideas for liquid pairings that would go well with the wide array of regional dishes.
The Black Opera Nation
Sam Cowen spoke to Soweto-born composer and librettist Neo Muyanga. Muyanga was recently awarded a Composer in Residence Fellowship for 2015 by the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (WiSER) and the University of California Humanities...
Sibusiso Vilane back from another fantastic climb
Acclaimed mountaineer Sibusiso Vilane spoke to Sam about his latest conquest - the Aconcagua Mountain.
Sam speaks to Marian Bailey, founder of Raising Readers, about getting your children to love reading.
The life and times of Ponte City
Sam Cowen speaks to Ponte City photographer Mikael Subotzky about Ponte itself and his six year project with the people of Ponte City.
Senenzile Nkabinde speaks to Xolela Mancu on his article published by City Press titled : “Academic White”. He addresses issues of transformation at Universities in South Africa particularly UCT. He speaks about lack of black Professors at the...
David Grier- India: Lost & Found – mapcap adventure
JCW speaks to David Grier about his latest adventure through India, and why keeps doing what he does? David’s adventures are for a charity called Cipla Miles for Smiles, which performs life changing surgery on kids with cleft palates
NOT THE TUESDAY INTERVIEW
Michael Richard speaks to Jenny about his career, his background and his love for his craft; the arts.
JCW looks at both government policy and the economic landscape
Clem Sunter, scenario planner and Ray Hartley, Rand Daily Mail editor contribute to this analysis.
NOT THE TUESDAY INTERVIEW: GILL MARCUS
The outgoing Reserve Bank Governor reflects on term in office.
- Johannesburg, South Africa