‘There is no such thing as a single-issue struggle because we do not live single-issue lives.’ Audre Lorde I am often asked (mostly by my devout grandparents) why I chose to leave the Catholic faith. Of course, that is not to say I haven’t been told those famous words, ‘Once a Catholic, always a Catholic.’ […]
In 1999, Mark Shuttleworth, a South African entrepreneur, sold his online security business for $3,5 billion and became a very, very, very wealthy human. Famously wealthy. Aside from setting up a foundation, one of the interesting things that Shuttleworth did with his money was buy a voyage to outer space — for an easy $20 million. It took one year of training and […]
As someone recently branching out in the writing world, I somewhat fit the bill of the ‘penniless writer’… So I’m generally left to salivate over the work of local, South African artists and return home empty-handed after attending an exhibition. But a talented member of 4 Blind Mice made me an offer one evening I […]
At the start of my day, I was going to post a story about a ridiculously wealthy businessman who is sticking his nose into politics, and how he continues to blaze a trail through common sense with a landslide of bullshit. While I was looking for a video to add to the post, I saw the trailer to […]
I’ll be frank with you. Steven ‘Joff’ Carter is not just another one of those absurdly talented artists and musicians that I admire (and envy) from afar. Yes, he is of course absurdly talented. That goes without saying. But to me, he is also a friend of the highest order. When I was admitted to […]
This clip gets scarier every time I watch it – which has been about 10 in a row. What’s really surprising, though, is how the person shooting the film manages to gain composure and even chuckle. But the truly fucked up part about this video clip is how it will probably drive bookings to Mossel Bay shark tour companies […]
Dameon van Antwerpen talks to These Walking Blues about Donkin Bike Co., life, and the Art Of Restoration
We break down the 7 Signs You Are A Haole Tourist on Hawaii.
The creative union between skater, Kilian Martin and filmmaker, Brett Novak, is something special. It’s skating, art, and travel, all combined into short films that defy categories.
Between excessive political correctness and the swarm of hashtags from gluten-free activists, there are whole audiences dedicated to being offended.