Joburg Festival Of Beer – Competition

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Just 2 more sleeps until The Joburg Festival of Beer kicks off at Pirates Sports Club on the 27th & 28th September!

There will be a super impressive selection of 160 beers from around the country and abroad including brews from the likes of Swagga Brewery, Belgian Beer, Just Brewing, Brauhaus Am Damm, Dog & Fig Brewery, Soweto Gold and Darling Brewery, to name just a few!

Enjoy all beer tastings for free, beer tours, brewing demonstrations and plenty more. There’ll also be a selection of foods to line stomachs from Pete Goffe Wood’s Kitchen Cowboys, Wicked Waffles, Baha Tacos, Casalottis Pizza and plenty of meat from Braeside Butchers to accompany pints.

In Festival of Beer tradition, the biggest beer judging contest in the Southern Hemisphere will take place live from the festival, where the best beers on show will be decided by a panel of carefully-selected judges – including beer connoisseurs, beer writers and brewers on the Saturday session. Winners will be announced in the following categories:

Best Microbrewed Ale, Best Microbrewed Lager, Best Macrobrewed Ale, Best Macrobrewed Lager and the finally the grand prize of Best Beer on Show!

If you don’t have tickets yet visit www.webtickets.co.za! Tweet them at @FestofBeer #GetBeerFit and join in on the beer banter! Visit the website for more details at www.joburgfestivalofbeer.co.za.

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I have got a set of double tickets to giveaway to the Festival Of Beer this weekend! Follow these steps to enter:

Step 1: Make sure you’re following @FestofBeer on Twitter

Step 2: Tweet the following (MINUS the quotation marks, and including the link) –

160 beers, live music & big screen rugby! Joburg @FestofBeer is around the corner. Enter to win tickets here: http://bit.ly/1u1MWts

*competition closes tomorrow morning (26 Sep 2014)

Kimberley Diamond Cup With Lil Jon

From 2 – 5 October, the Kumba Skate Plaza in Kimberley in the Northern Cape will showcase the talents of some of the best pro and amateur skaters in the world during the street, vert and big air contests. It’s the 2014 Kimberley Diamond Cup skateboarding world championship presented by Kumba Iron Ore!

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The skate plaza will be buzzing with a spectacular fireworks display during the opening ceremony and live concerts with a sizzling line-up including superstar rapper Lil Jon, some of South Africa’s most popular acts and local Kimberley performers.

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Tickets are on sale now from Computicket. Entry on Friday is free, while a weekend pass costs R50 and includes access to the KDC concert and closing ceremony.

Catch the action during the live webcast or on SuperSport 2 from 19h00 – 20h30 on Saturday and on SuperSport 6 from 16h30 – 18h30 on Sunday.

For more information or the full event schedule, visit www.kimberleydiamondcup.com or follow KDC on Facebook at KimberleyDiamondCup or Twitter @KDiamondCup.

Burning Man 2014

The annual Burning Man festival took place once again in the Nevada desert this year, attracting upwards of 70,000 people for the week-long party. Beware! This video includes a fair amount of public nudity… NSFW

The guy who made this video was invited by Sander van Doorn’s team to join them at Burning Man to capture the team’s experience in the best way possible. It was both Sander van Doorn’s and the videographer’s first time.

The Hunger Games – Mockingjay Part 1 Official Trailer

The worldwide phenomenon of The Hunger Games continues to set the world on fire with The Hunger Games – Mockingjay Part 1. This movie finds Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) in District 13 after she literally shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin (Julianne Moore) and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss fights to save Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) and a nation moved by her courage.

The movies so far, and still to come:

The Hunger Games – Released March 23, 2012
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – Released November 22, 2013
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 – In theaters November 21, 2014
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 – Coming November 2015

Happy Spring With Sir Juice

It’s weird how almost over-night the flowers in our garden started blooming, and i no longer needed to make a hot water bottle to curl up in bed with every single night. I am loving the blossoms, and the sweet smell of Spring. Celebrate the warmer weather with Sir Juice!

I have got 3 x slushie makers and 9L of Sir Juice juice to give away so that you can enjoy beautiful Spring days with the perfect drink.

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HOW TO WIN

Tweet the following (the entire tweet including the link, but excluding the quotation marks) -

I want to win my own slushie maker and celebrate Spring, courtesy of @SirJuice_ & @StephanieBe! Enter here: http://bit.ly/1tWn3cd

I will be making 3 people very happy, each getting their own slushie maker and 3L of Sir Juice juice. Winners will be drawn by the end of the week.

 

M-Net Movies Comedy Teams Up With YouTube

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I’ve got to say that the whole “singing for your supper” approach to competitions in South Africa is getting pretty tired. It’s sad to have to see talented comedians/musicians beg for “votes” to be able to get opportunities to perform.

M-Net Movies Comedy channel has taken a bit of a different route to try and showcase some local comedy peoples during their stand-up comedy festival this month. Four up-and-coming comedians created pre-rolls for YouTube, promoting the stand-up comedy festival on channel 104. Quite simply put, the one with the longest view time will win R10 000.00 in cash!

Now this is a little different to the usual way these things are decided, they’re using YouTube analytics to determine which pre-roll was watched for the most amount of time. Multiple views from the same device won’t count. So essentially the quality of the clips have to speak for themselves.

Watch the four clips below and tell me who your favourite is!

ALSO – if you ever need something to cheer you up, remember to tune into M-Net Movies Comedy (channel 104) for loads of stand-up on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights from 9pm this month (September).

I got the full schedule, but i thought i’d pick my favourites to highlight:

13-Sep-2014 21:15 ONE-NIGHT STAND 45: COMMAND PERFORMANCE: ELLEN DEGENERES
20-Sep-2014 21:45 TRACY MORGAN: BLACK AND BLUE
26-Sep-2014 21:00 CHRIS ROCK: BIGGER & BLACKER

PS: You should feel bad if you missed Robin Williams’ “Weapons Of Self Destruction” last week! It’s immense.

Find out more by following M-Net Movies on Twitter and Facebook.

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Youtuber ‘Angry Black Man’ Burns Ex’s Stuff In A Forest

He calls himself the ‘Angry Black Man’, and he is damn hilarious. Apparently he went through a breakup last year and has finally decided that it was high time to throw all of his ex’s shit away. However, because he is Angry Black Man, throwing it away isn’t enough – he decided to cover a drum in lighter fluid and set fire to it all. There are quite a few amazing one-liners in this video…

“You see what happens when you eat another bitch’s cheesecake?!”

Vodacom In The City – Local Bands

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Vodacom Open The City band finalists Bye Beneco, The Plastics, The Kiffness and PHFAT took to the stage this past Friday night to showcase their talent and compete for a spot on the VITC stage.

In what is shaping up to be very tight race, your votes will determine which local band opens for Rudimental, MGMT, Crystal Fighters and The Presets at Vodacom In The City next month.

You’ve only got 5 days left to cast your votes for your favourite local band!

There are two super easy ways to vote:

  1. Visit http://www.vitc-competitions.co.za/vote-for-your-band-to-open-the-city/ and click to vote for your band (make sure you read the Ts&Cs);
  1. SMS the band’s name to 48477
  • SMS “PHFAT” to 48477
  • SMS “KIFFNESS” to 48477
  • SMS “PLASTICS” to 48477
  • SMS “BYE BENECO” to 48477

(Standard SMS rates apply, follow the link in the reply SMS for Ts&Cs).

For more information:

Website: www.VITC.co.za

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/InTheCityJHB

Twitter: @InTheCityJHB

Instagram: InTheCityJHB

PH Fat “Lights Out” ft Jungfreud

These guys are just ridiculously talented beyond words. I have a lot of time for the dudes from PH Fat, and just as much time for my girly girl Jungfreud (you might know her as ‘Nonku’ from some sick Crazy White Boy tracks). Here is the music video for their latest single, and it is DAMN good.

As a people of earth, as the people of South Africa, as people of the UNIVERSE – this is the music we deserve.

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge FAILS

Regardless of what you think about the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, this FAIL compilation is amazing! I am genuinely surprised at the amount of people that don’t know how to use a bucket, a good portion of them also don’t seem to understand gravity either. Enjoy these EPIC ALS Ice Bucket Challenge FAILS!