Yolisa Mkele Journalist

It’s all doom and gloss in the afterlife

‘Fight Club’ writer’s latest book gives us a darker twist on the resurrection story


Is this the new TikTok? Time will tell

The success of rival app Triller depends on whether TikTok survives its to-the-death battle with Donald Trump


James Baldwin is as relevant as ever. Treat yourself with these books

On Sunday, the legendary US writer James Baldwinwould have been 96, yet his works still resonate decades after his death


Looking around for a drama-free date? Say aye and do Netflix

Netflix has four reality dating shows on offer this weekend, all sans the histrionics


Giggles with Gilligan should make bedtime bearable

Every parent is familiar with the perils of bedtime stories. For toddlers they’re great. Seeing Spot run is a source of ...


Scared to leave? There are ways out of an abusive relationship

Exiting an abusive relationship is not as easy as just walking out the door. Here is how and when to do it


Blackfishes have a Grande old time, then scurry back to whiteness

They relish being racially ambiguous, until the negative aspects of blackness come knocking


The four funniest TV shows to take the edge off

One selection here is arguably one of the funniest shows ever made, full stop


Gobsmackingly odd: the world’s weirdest food contests

Next to wolfing down testicles and nettles, competitive hotdog eating seems mundane. But get a load of this


5 creepy ideas for crawling the globe in a time of tiny creepy-crawlies

If you are inclined to do a spot of dark tourism, here are suggestions for the twisted armchair traveller