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We take our listeners on a journey through the theatre of the mind. Our radio documentaries are not only entertaining, they are thought provoking. We are also a platform for churches to continue to operate during the nationwide lockdown over coronavirus.

Latest Episodes

CAn’t Diss Podcast: Featuring Papstix

CAn’t Diss Podcast: Featuring Papstix. Candice Nolan teams up with hubby, Morris. They interview farmer-turned-entrepreneur, Grant Merrick. He is one of the brains behind an exciting new South African product. Papstix: “Pap on the outside with tasty sauce inside”. Authentically South African, Papstix launched during the lockdown. They are currently operating online stores. With plans […]

54 min2 w ago
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CAn’t Diss Podcast: Featuring Papstix

UPDATED: Aunty Thelma’s 100th Birthday!!!

Aunty Thelma Julius celebrates her 100th birthday in the midst of the covid-19 pandemic. She is the oldest living relative on my mother’s side. I spoke to her on the phone (in keeping with government lockdown regulations). Her family organised a mini-street-party, with people lining up to wish her a happy birthday. And ENCA was […]

7 minJUL 26
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UPDATED: Aunty Thelma’s 100th Birthday!!!

CAn’t Diss: Loadshedding returns during lockdown

I am your typical Clarke Kent. By day I save the world, delighting people with stories. And, by night, I work for the public broadcaster aka Awkward Park. This just happened at the end of my shift. Eskom announced a return to loadshedding during the lockdown. But, “No!”, says spokesperson Sikonathi Mantshantsha, “this is not […]

12 sMAY 12
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CAn’t Diss: Loadshedding returns during lockdown

Funeral Service in loving memory of Johanna Fillis

This podcast is dedicated to the memory of the late Johanna Fillis. It was submitted by her daughter, Euline Fillis. This is her story: Funeral Service for the late Johanna Fillis Our mother Johanna Fillis passed away peacefully on Tuesday, 28 April 2020. Her passing was sudden but we are at peace.Her response if we […]

17 minMAY 4
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Funeral Service in loving memory of Johanna Fillis

CAn’t Diss Episode 8: The business of school is school

When I was in high school, our principal – a certain Mr Domingo – would repeat the following ad nauseam “The business of school is school”. He had a moustache, which he would fiddle with most archiacally. And he would stand in front of the assembled school in the hall. His words thundered, his spit […]

3 minAPR 29
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CAn’t Diss Episode 8: The business of school is school

CAn’t Diss: Your Stories

I invited some of my listeners to share their lockdown stories. I write this as the President begins addressing the nation. Mindful of being grateful. Grateful to have a leader with such foresight. And confident in the knowledge that South Africa is truly blessed.

2 minAPR 21
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CAn’t Diss: Your Stories

CAn’t Diss: Moments with Mo

I have this amazing ability to surround myself with interesting human beings. Over this period of lockdown, something strange came over me. I quite enjoy having my husband at home. My moments with Mo. Our lazy days are spent pursuing whatever makes us happy. Because I found healing. Judgment day has come and gone. I […]

12 minAPR 20
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CAn’t Diss: Moments with Mo

CAn’t Diss: Episode 4 – Poverty of the mind

I have come to believe that poverty is a social construct. Poverty of the mind. The ultimate human endeavour, the great equaliser, is the fight for survival. And in the fight for survival, your efforts to stem poverty could be putting someone at risk of contracting covid-19. Some choose to live on the very edge […]

5 minAPR 20
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CAn’t Diss: Episode 4 – Poverty of the mind

CAn’t Diss Episode Three: Is this real life?

So there’s this idea going around in my head. Suspended reality. They have us convinced that because of coronavirus, we have temporarily suspended reality, when in actual fact, because of coronavirus we are presently experiencing reality. Think about it. You’ve been told to stay home in order to save your life. And without the noise […]

2 minAPR 16
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CAn’t Diss Episode Three: Is this real life?

Can’t diss Episode Two: Life beyond lockdown

The capitalist world order has fallen.It has proven itself inadequate in the face of a global viral pandemic. In my country, the capitalist DA is begging for a return to work. They want to shore up the economy. They want to maintain the status quo. There was a historic compact that lead to the dawn […]

5 minAPR 15
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Can’t diss Episode Two: Life beyond lockdown

Latest Episodes

CAn’t Diss Podcast: Featuring Papstix

CAn’t Diss Podcast: Featuring Papstix. Candice Nolan teams up with hubby, Morris. They interview farmer-turned-entrepreneur, Grant Merrick. He is one of the brains behind an exciting new South African product. Papstix: “Pap on the outside with tasty sauce inside”. Authentically South African, Papstix launched during the lockdown. They are currently operating online stores. With plans […]

54 min2 w ago
Comments
CAn’t Diss Podcast: Featuring Papstix

UPDATED: Aunty Thelma’s 100th Birthday!!!

Aunty Thelma Julius celebrates her 100th birthday in the midst of the covid-19 pandemic. She is the oldest living relative on my mother’s side. I spoke to her on the phone (in keeping with government lockdown regulations). Her family organised a mini-street-party, with people lining up to wish her a happy birthday. And ENCA was […]

7 minJUL 26
Comments
UPDATED: Aunty Thelma’s 100th Birthday!!!

CAn’t Diss: Loadshedding returns during lockdown

I am your typical Clarke Kent. By day I save the world, delighting people with stories. And, by night, I work for the public broadcaster aka Awkward Park. This just happened at the end of my shift. Eskom announced a return to loadshedding during the lockdown. But, “No!”, says spokesperson Sikonathi Mantshantsha, “this is not […]

12 sMAY 12
Comments
CAn’t Diss: Loadshedding returns during lockdown

Funeral Service in loving memory of Johanna Fillis

This podcast is dedicated to the memory of the late Johanna Fillis. It was submitted by her daughter, Euline Fillis. This is her story: Funeral Service for the late Johanna Fillis Our mother Johanna Fillis passed away peacefully on Tuesday, 28 April 2020. Her passing was sudden but we are at peace.Her response if we […]

17 minMAY 4
Comments
Funeral Service in loving memory of Johanna Fillis

CAn’t Diss Episode 8: The business of school is school

When I was in high school, our principal – a certain Mr Domingo – would repeat the following ad nauseam “The business of school is school”. He had a moustache, which he would fiddle with most archiacally. And he would stand in front of the assembled school in the hall. His words thundered, his spit […]

3 minAPR 29
Comments
CAn’t Diss Episode 8: The business of school is school

CAn’t Diss: Your Stories

I invited some of my listeners to share their lockdown stories. I write this as the President begins addressing the nation. Mindful of being grateful. Grateful to have a leader with such foresight. And confident in the knowledge that South Africa is truly blessed.

2 minAPR 21
Comments
CAn’t Diss: Your Stories

CAn’t Diss: Moments with Mo

I have this amazing ability to surround myself with interesting human beings. Over this period of lockdown, something strange came over me. I quite enjoy having my husband at home. My moments with Mo. Our lazy days are spent pursuing whatever makes us happy. Because I found healing. Judgment day has come and gone. I […]

12 minAPR 20
Comments
CAn’t Diss: Moments with Mo

CAn’t Diss: Episode 4 – Poverty of the mind

I have come to believe that poverty is a social construct. Poverty of the mind. The ultimate human endeavour, the great equaliser, is the fight for survival. And in the fight for survival, your efforts to stem poverty could be putting someone at risk of contracting covid-19. Some choose to live on the very edge […]

5 minAPR 20
Comments
CAn’t Diss: Episode 4 – Poverty of the mind

CAn’t Diss Episode Three: Is this real life?

So there’s this idea going around in my head. Suspended reality. They have us convinced that because of coronavirus, we have temporarily suspended reality, when in actual fact, because of coronavirus we are presently experiencing reality. Think about it. You’ve been told to stay home in order to save your life. And without the noise […]

2 minAPR 16
Comments
CAn’t Diss Episode Three: Is this real life?

Can’t diss Episode Two: Life beyond lockdown

The capitalist world order has fallen.It has proven itself inadequate in the face of a global viral pandemic. In my country, the capitalist DA is begging for a return to work. They want to shore up the economy. They want to maintain the status quo. There was a historic compact that lead to the dawn […]

5 minAPR 15
Comments
Can’t diss Episode Two: Life beyond lockdown
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