Aspasia Karras is editor-at-large of Sunday Times Lifestyle. She has also worked as publisher of this department and has held senior positions at titles like Marie Claire and Elle.

A deep dive into the intensely pleasurable National Arts Festival

The artistic director of the National Arts Festival speaks about the challenges and rewards of staging the country’s pre-eminent showcase for all ...

Keeping it real to 'ad' some magic

Melusi Mhlungu has humble rural origins, but his passion for TV commercials took him all the way to top US agencies — and then back to Jozi to drive ...

Is Starlink turning Amazon villagers into porn addicts ?

I don’t have a desire to keep the tribespeople of the Amazon or the Mongolian steppes in their prelapsarian state. They should fall right into the ...

The rise of #TradWife trend and reality TV unions — are we losing touch with ...

To some, staying home to raise your children is an act of rebellious agency - if you can afford it

Sjava – musician, actor, man of the people

We duck under a gate to find Sjava sitting  in the yard of his childhood friend’s garage in Malvern. The yard is full of cars in various states of ...

On May 29 we're going 'DemoCrazy'

A study at Rutgers university showed comedy can act as a tool to change the world

Chester Missing's bald take on 30 years of DemoCrazy

Last Wednesday night in the gilded, bevelveted  Lyric theatre, slap bang in the heart of the casino pit of Gold Reef City - arguably the birthplace ...

ASPASIA KARRAS | AI — it's open season on humanity

Everything is now programmed into an algorithm that's rapidly evolving past anything you thought you knew

A house where fashion meets art, culture and mindfulness

Thebe Magugu has the vision for a space where people can pop in and be inspired

ASPASIA KARRAS | New meaning to the silly season

These guys can really show you what you need to survive indefinitely into the future so that you too can bore the younger folks into submission (and ...