Rockstart and Orange Babies to benefit from Comedy Central Cares showcase

Comedy channel Comedy Central (DStv channel 122) is hoping to bring smiles to the faces of underprivileged children and youth in South Africa thanks to its second laughter-packed comedy benefit, Comedy Central Cares. Taking place at The Goliath Comedy Club, Melrose Arch on Thursday 25 August, Comedy Central Cares will include stand-up sets from top SA comics Joey

Wonder Boy ‘Kagiso Lediga’ for President

John Barker’s new film ‘Wonder Boy for President’, starring comedy heavyweight, Kagiso Lediga, as well as a host of other top comedians, opens in cinemas nationwide on 29 July. The film, which mocks the freaky state of South African politics, tells the story of Wonder Boy, a charismatic and authoritative young

Kevin Hart: Small in stature, Huge in humour

One of the first things that Kevin Hart said when meeting media during his recent South African tour was: "Please tell people I am taller than I am." This may be one of the reasons we, apart from a specially approved few, were only permitted to photograph him onstage. I am guessing

Jeff Ross roasts Madiba’s memory

Kicking off the International Comedy Festival Roast Gala at The Globe, Silverstar Casino last night, 'Roast Master' Jeff Ross from the USA, took to the stage asking the audience what they thought of his shirt.   "I went to Soweto yesterday,” said Ross whose shirt featured images of Madiba.   "I took a tour

Young Thug joins comedians for BET Experience Africa

Best known for his 2014 debut single 'Stoner', US rapper Young Thug is joining the line-up for BET Experience Africa. Last year Young Thug recorded a number of songs with Kanye West and he was also featured alongside fellow rappers ASAP Ferg and Freddie Gibbs on the first single from their compilation album Mass Appeal Vol.1.  He received recognition in the December 2014

Jeff Ross joins SA Comedy Central Festival

The talent line-up at the Comedy Central International Comedy Festival brought to you by Savanna Premium Cider, Africa’s biggest comedy festival, just got even bigger as more stunning comedians and comedy gigs are added to the star-studded bill taking place between 26 November – 5 December. Comedy greats joining the Festival include

Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards on TV

Great news for comedy fans! The 5th Annual Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards® will be broadcast on Mzansi Magic as an exclusive TV special. Celebrating its 5th anniversary, this year saw many other spectacular firsts for the Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards®: its first female winner; three new award categories; and Trevor Noah

Is Chester found or still Missing?

Missing, South Africa’s most notorious and controversial puppet, Chester Missing, accompanied by his faithful sidekick, Conrad Koch, will be making their way to the Joburg Theatre from the 20th October to 7th November. Conrad also insists on dragging two other puppets around with them – Ronnie, the monster, who has been known to try