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Tumi Morake on what's wrong with sugar-coating life's bitter pills

17 November 2015 - 15:17 By TMG Digital Reporters

Fiery social critic and stand-up comedienne Tumi Morake takes aim at the concept of identity - firing verbal missiles at people on a diet of social media‚ entertainment programmes and tabloid reading - with her new one-woman show‚ coming on stage in December. Morake is aiming to be thought-provoking‚ and to provide a glimpse of what life could be like if we all made the mental effort to deal with issues that we have become "too soft" to care about‚ her publicist says.The President‚ self-loathing black people‚ poverty‚ weight-gain‚ illiteracy and the "Tau of weaves" will all come under the spotlight as Morake dishes up her punchlines. "Enough whining and pussy footing... We will talk about everything that is right with South Africa and everything that's wrong with sugar-coating life's bitter pills‚" she says. The show‚ “Tumi or not Tumi”‚ will be on at the Lyric Theatre‚ Gold Reef City in Johannesburg‚ on December 11 and 12...

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