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Video: Kobus Galloway gesels oor Where’s Zuma? en hoe skerpskerts sy selfvertroue opgebou het

Kobus Galloway was onlangs ‘n gas op kykNET se aktualiteitsprogram Flits waar hy met Bouwer Bosch gesels het oor sy Idees vol vrees-reeks en sy nuwe boek, Where’s Zuma?

Met die intrapslag is Galloway reeds op sy stukke. Bosch: “Welkom Kobus, lekker om jou op die show te hê … huge fan, ou.” Galloway: “Jy hét ‘n bietjie gewig opgetel.”

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Galloway vertel dat die kunsgogga hom al op vyfjarige ouderdom gebyt het en die komedie het kort daarna gevolg. Sy ouers het hom as kind na ‘n kunsskool in Bredasdorp gestuur, en toe sy juffrou sy katte aangesien het vir leeus was die koeël deur die kerk.

Oor sy jongste boek Where’s Zuma?, wat gegrond is op die gewilde Where’s Wally-reeks deur Martin Handford, vertel Galloway: “As jy die president klaar gekry het dan’s daar ‘n lysie van ander mense wat jy kan soek. As jy hou van Afrikaanse musiek kan vir jy Steve Hofmeyr gaan soek.” Ander versteekte bekendes sluit in Die Antwoord, Jack Parow en Oscar Pistorius.

Oor sy loopbaan as komediant vertel die komediant-kunstenaar dat hy vanaf 2009 vir drie jaar “geskerpskerts” het: “Ek het altyd ‘n probleem gehad om met mense te praat of as my foon lui wil ek my broek natmaak, so ek het dit gebruik om self-confidence op te bou en met mense te praat.”

Galloway gesels meer oor sy kreatiewe proses, hoe hy kritiek hanteer en hoe hy voel oor mense wat plagiaat pleeg. Hy vertel ook dat hy baie daarvan hou wanneer onderwysers sy spotprente in klaskamers gebruik om idiome te verduidelik.

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Find the President and Win a Holiday Worth R5 000 and a Copy of Where’s Zuma? by Kobus Galloway

Where’s Zuma?To celebrate the publication of Where’s Zuma?, the new Where’s Wally inspired book from Kobus Galloway, Random House Struik is giving away a holiday voucher worth R5 000 along with a copy of the book.

To stand a chance to win, you need to complete three challenges, finding Zuma in busy pictures from Where’s Zuma?. The picture from the first week of the competition was of the president’s private residence at Nkandla, the second of the 2015 State of the Nation Address and the third of the Gupta Wedding at Sun City.

The competition closes on 4 December. To stand a chance to win, you need to answer the question about where you spotted Zuma and enter your details on the Random House Struik’s website.

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Where’s Zuma? Challenge 1 of 3: Find Our Elusive President and Win a R5 000 Holiday Voucher

Where’s Zuma?One lucky reader and super sleuth can stand a chance of winning big in our three-part Where’s Zuma? challenge.

The competition will run over three weeks, and each week participants need to find our elusive president in Kobus Galloway’s new book, which is modeled on the famous Where’s Wally? series.

To stand a chance of winning a copy of Where’s Zuma?, as well as a R5 000 holiday voucher, visit the Random House Struik website, complete the entry form and answer one question:

Where’s Zuma hiding?

A. In the bushes

B. In the helicopter

C. In the swimming pool

This week, Zuma is hanging out at his Nkandla homestead. To see where he hiding, have a look at the extract from Where’s Zuma? in PDF format.

The competition will end on 4 December, and participants must enter all three weeks of the competition to be considered for the prize. The two runner-up winners will each receive a copy of Where’s Zuma?.


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In the Election Queue, in Parliament or at Nkandla: Where’s Zuma?, the New Book from Kobus Galloway

Where’s Zuma?Zebra Press is proud to present the new book from Kobus Galloway, Where’s Zuma?

From the arms deal to the courtroom, from his own wedding(s) to the Gupta wedding, see if you can spot Jacob Zuma in these hilarious cartoons. Find him in the election queue, in Parliament and at Nkandla. Whether he’s travelling in a bluelight brigade or in the darkness thanks to loadshedding, can you see him?

And that’s not all. You can also look out for Julius Malema, Helen Zille, the Shaik brothers, Barack Obama, Sepp Blatter, Steve Hofmeyr, Oscar Pistorius and many many more!

If you’re an adult with a political sense of humour, this book is for you. And kids might enjoy it too.

About the author

Kobus Galloway started drawing at age six, and after school he studied graphic design. He now lives in Cape Town, where he works as an illustrator and infographic designer for Media24’s weekly publications. He is the creator of Idees Vol Vrees, which has quickly become the most popular Afrikaans cartoon series in the world. In his spare time Kobus is a stand-up comedian and freelance designer/illustrator. He is the owner of Komedie Media CC and has worked with local comedians, actors and musicians.

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Cyber Infidelity Busts the Sexual Myth That Women Cheat Less

Ageing and SexualityDr Eve has launched a video series, Dr Eve’s Sexual Health Centre, in which she addresses myths about sexuality.

Dr Eve, whose most recent book is Ageing and Sexuality: Your 21st Century Guide to Lifelong Sensuality, says she used to buy into the myth that women cheat less than men. However, during her research into cyber infidelity, she says she has discovered that the truth is far more complicated.

With a focus on the users of Ashley Madison, an online dating service for people who in a relationship – with the tagline “Life is short. Have an affair.” – Dr Eve says 76 percent of women using the site then go offline to meet a partner.

Dr Eve believes an equalisation is happening between men and women when it comes to cheating.

“About 63 percent of men and 53 percent of women are cheating,” she says.

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Video: Dr Eve Busts the Myth of the Sexless Marriage

Ageing and SexualityDr Eve, sex therapist and author of Ageing and Sexuality: Your 21st Century Guide to Lifelong Sensuality, has shared a video in which she discusses the myth that married people have less sex than their single counterparts.

There is a popular notion that once a couple is married, the sex stops. But contrary to popular belief, people in fact have more sex when they are married. Dr Eve explains why.

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Podcast: Dr Eve Speaks About Out of Control Sexual Behaviour and Critiques the Term “Sex Addict”

Ageing and SexualityDr Eve recently spoke about “out of control sexual behaviour” on Talk Radio 702.

The sex therapist, clinical sexologist and author of Ageing and Sexuality: Your 21st Century Guide to Lifelong Sensuality asks, what is acceptable, appropriate healthy sexual behaviour for people?

Dr Eve says we are prone to jump to the diagnostic term “sexual addiction”, while hypersexual behaviour in men is about psychological deterioration. “These are men who are unable to control their emotions, to be able to manage difficult, unpleasant thoughts and feelings and it actualises into sexual behaviour.”

Dr Eve says that couples should have a shared value system and communicate over what they deem unacceptable sexual behaviour.

In the second part of the show readers call in to discuss the issue of hypersexuality.

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Star Cheaters: Dr Eve Believes there is a Correlation Between Star Signs and Infidelity

Ageing and SexualityDr Eve, sexologist and author of Ageing and Sexuality: Your 21st Century Guide to Lifelong Sensuality, was quoted in article by The Citizen about the correlation between star signs and tendency towards infidelity.

A survey on, a dating site for married people, showed that a very large number of adulterers are Gemini women and Pisces men. Capricorn women and Sagittarius men are apparently the most likely to be faithful. The article gives goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune as an example of an unfaithful Gemini, and Brad Pitt as a faithful Sagittarian.

Dr Eve found the informayion very interesting, and explains how the characteristics of Geminis might predispose them to cheat in their relationships.

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“I find these results fascinating,” says Dr Eve, a well-known South African sexologist currently writing a book on cyberinfidelity.

“My research reveals people seek playfulness online, and cyberinfidelity is an easy and accessible way to find this playfulness. Since adulterers have to juggle their lives, it makes sense the majority of women are Gemini. Imagination and fantasy are exactly what cyberinfidelity is about, hence the dominant presence of Pisces men.”

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Simon Rademan on How to Know When a Bra is the Wrong Fit

The Style BibleStyle guru and author of The Style Bible Simon Rademan believes underwear should remain unseen – “they are called undergarments for a reason and they should ideally be one’s own personal secret,” writes Zwelakhe Shangase in summary of Rademan’s chapter on lingerie.

Noting that most women “don’t know their correct brassiere size or deliberately wear ill-fitting bras”, Rademan highlights the tells of a wrong fit and shares thoughts on panties, underpants and Spandex undergarments:

Clothing has a language of its own and can be therefore regarded as a form of communication.

This is because what we wear says something about who we are and who we aspire to be.

But, that doesn’t mean that we should be exposed to people’s undergarments – they are called undergarments for a reason and they should ideally be one’s own personal secret.

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Advice from Simon Rademan’s Style Bible: Basic Elements Every Woman Should Have in Her Closet

The Style BibleZwelakhe Shangase from The New Age has summarised advice from Simon Rademan’s book The Style Bible in which he shares his wealth of knowledge and experience gained from more than twenty years in the industry. In the article Shangase outlines the style guru’s thoughts on the basic elements every woman should have in her closet: The Blouse, The Skirt, Trousers vs Dresses, Cocktail Dresses and The Little Black Dress.

“Once you have your basic style in check and you’re feeling confident add a bit of dazzle with accessories,” writes Shangase. Have a look at Rademan’s ideas for the perfect baseline items:

Clothing plays an important part in understanding the social and cultural tones that exist in society.

Clothing protects us not only from natural elements such as rain, winds, cold or the sun but provides crucial insight into whether someone is wealthy or not, which country they’re from and even, surprisingly, what social cause he or she supports.

Major cities like Paris, Johannesburg and New York play a huge role in forcing people to dress and act in a specific way and the only way not to succumb to the pressure is of course to listen to your own gut instinct – if that doesn’t work then just consider going back to basics.

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