The Gardens took a while to get Rocked

As I reported/reminded sometime ago, New Young Pony Club were coming to South Africa. Then they did, and I was there to see it. I liked their first album back in 2007 and have yet to check out all of their 2010 release, but I knew I wanted to see them and get down to … Continue reading

Sexpo 2010: I came, I saw, I came s’more.

What more can I say about my first trip to Jo’burg’s annual Sexpo event? If you haven’t been, it’s probably not what you’re expecting at all. Not an affair in the grand tradition of pornography or those German VHSs you watched in the 90’s [Jason]. Think of Sexpo more like The Rand Show, except with … Continue reading

“Don’t astronauts get catheters?” OppiKoppi. Sexy. Crooked. Teeth. 2010.

It’s been a week since my experience in the in-between place that is that farm in Northam. A week to process experiencing something like complete freedom. Oppikoppi is a lot of things to a lot of people: three days of mayhem, dirt, pain, seclusion, community and painfully holding in fecal matter. This was enough to … Continue reading