Why it's never okay to joke about an innocent person's violent death

Celeb Gossip

Joking about how a person died, especially a death as violent as the one suffered by Reeva Steenkamp, is just never okay. This should be a given, right? Apparently not for comedian Jimmy Carr.

Lena Dunham's new 'do is beyond cool

Great Hair

The Girls creator goes from blonde to...

Instagram style file: Lusanda Kori


Lusanda Kori gives traditional Xhosa attire a very modern and street style twist. View all her amazing, vibrant looks here.

Beyoncé and Jay Z are still crazy in love

Celeb Gossip

Hip-Hop’s number 1 couple is still going strong and have just renewed their wedding vows, totally squashing all those divorce rumours.

‘How I became M.A.C.’s senior makeup artist’


Michelle Lee Collins tells us how she got to live her dream as a senior makeup artist.

Oscar has turned us into awful people


Are we interested in punishment or revenge? And what does that say about us?

Here's an all dog remake of Dawson's Creek. You're welcome.

Series Addicts

Dachshund's Creek is the furry remake of the '90s show you've been waiting for.

These little girls say the f-word for feminism


A group called FCKH8 have created a video with some filthy-mouthed young girls to spread the word about gender inequality and all things feminism.

What is the point of housewives?


Are stay-at-home mothers and housewives contributing to society? Lili Radloff explores.

Why do women get married?

Featured Articles

Dorothy Black discusses why marriage is so popular.

I started the flight fantasising about airplane sex but ended it fantasising about murder


Violet Online discovers very quickly that a crush can turn into hate, especially when you have to compete with that crush for an armrest!

Let's talk about sex... and money


Money and infidelity are considered the biggest threats to relationships. Dorothy Black gives advice on how to deal with these.

Double international win for SA movie Four Corners


Ian Gabriel's thriller Four Corners has achieved a double win at the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival, where it competed with films from the USA and around the world.

Ray Rice costume: how NOT to dress up for Halloween

Celeb Gossip

A picture of a man dressed as disgraced NFL football player, Ray Rice, has been making the rounds on social media. And it’s not funny.

10 books we're loving right now


From the latest book by Zakes Mda to the newest masterpiece from Haruki Murakami, these are the books that have been keeping us hooked this month.

Ballistics expert frustrates Shrien Dewani's lawyer


A police ballistics expert have called by the State in Shrien Dewani's murder trial seemed to cause much exasperation and frustration during cross-examination.

One of the best Halloween make-up tutorials ever


Michelle Phan is, perhaps, the world's best and most successful make-up vlogger. Watch her transform her look from Breakfast at Tiffany's to Breakfast at Zombies.

'He just klapped me': When white male entitlement gets violent


This weekend a “clean-living” cyclist and swim coach showed us what brews beneath institutionalised racism and sexism. Chris McEvoy explores.

10 of the richest female celebrities in the world


Have a look at some of the wealthiest and most influential women in the world.

The worst things about living in a complex

News and Trends

Sometimes living in a complex filled with lots of other people isn't as great as it sounds.

Thithi Nteta: Levi's denim trucker


Thithi Nteta shows us how to pull off denim truckers this summer.

There's a Jessica Lange GIF for basically every situation in your life

Celeb Gossip

The American Horror Story actress is all the inspiration you need to tap into some sassiness.

Renée Zellweger has a completely new face

Celeb Gossip

The Bridget Jones actress appeared on the red carpet for ELLE's 21st annual Women In Hollywood Awards recently and all we want to know is, how the hell anyone recognised her!

Two Durban men get 20 years for rape


Two men have been sentenced to 20 years behind bars for rape by the Durban Regional Court. The men had forced a woman into bushes and attacked her.

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