Of Coffee and TV Shows #2018BOTY

If you were having coffee with me, I would thank you for visiting and ask if you can feel the festive season brewing….. Everywhere you look festive colours are popping up, festive specials out and even TV has got festive feel good programming. 

We are ending the year with a festive special; one post a day celebrating the Best Of The Year 2018 #BOTY2018. Do feel free to jump in, just use the hashtag in your tags so others can find you 

If you were having coffee with me I would tell you its Day 2 of 25 and I should be write about a TV show that made my year great. 

Top on my list would be TV Soapies such as Generations created and produced by Mfundi Vundla. Which has been running on SABC1 weekdays at 8pm without fail ever since it first aired in 1994 (except for the time it went on break because due to “creative differences” half the cast “left” and it was rebranded to Generations: The Legacy) Watching it over supper is like a family tradition no rhyme or reason…….

Generations The legacy Mfundi Vundla

Then there’s also Rhythm City, Skeem Saam and Scandal ETV  which are all weekday TV Soapies (from 6.30 – 8.00pm)

If you were having coffee with me I would ask you, if you are surprised I watch Soapies well I love how they tell everyday stories and you can even say I watch for research purposes; so I can develop the characters that I write and even maybe one day, who knows people will gather round over supper to watch something I will have helped shape

TV LAND

If you were having coffee with me I would tell you that maybe I like watching the animated show Teen Titans Go and might even have done questionable things to watch it.

If you were having coffee with me I would tell you that the festive season is upon us but at this rate looks like wont be much of any festivities going on with the whole fuel situation and the looming price hikes and our crazy multi-tier pricing system  but hey as long as I have TV, The internet and my blog its on

what your festive line up looking like?

Cheers

~B

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Of Why I Watch Rhythm City: David Genaro

One of the reasons I watch Rhythm City (A South African soap which shows on eTV) Aside from calling it “research purposes” for learning how to write a TV script of my own, which is something I am greatly considering…..

rhythm-city

 

……  so where were we, ah yes, one of the reasons I watch Rhythm city; to see what the character of David Genaro played actor Jamie Bartlett gets up to.

Rhythm City

jamie

That guy is seriously crazy hilarious. When I watched Black Panther, I felt like he would have killed it had he played the part of Klaw (Ulysses Klaue)

klaw

On an interesting aside Connie Chiume who is cast in the movie as an elder of the mining town tribe also used to be in the soap Rhythm City until the script writers for reasons best known to themselves decided to end her character, I felt that.

connie chiume

Mmamokete was the motherly character you loved to love, David Genaro on the other hand will have you wondering whether you love hating him, or just plain love him; love him or hate him he still the crazy  the wicked puppet master.

Here’s a monologue tale as told by David Genaro and he is the Lion

“Have you ever seen a lion in action, the way they operate with their huge feet that make the ground thunder underfoot.
Their Mane..
And even beetles usher back in to the cracks from whence they come.

The King of the jungle

Sometimes the king likes to lie on his back to soak up the sun….

And allows the flies to busy themselves about his nose and navel
And the dung beetles to lift his tail and go about their business….

And then some of the other animals and the cats around him. Take advantage of the king and try their luck…

And nip and bite and bug…

And all of sudden, he lets out a mighty roar

Gets up and swats and bites and kills

Just to show them that they are the tickey-timers that they are…”

you can watch the clip via link below:

https://ytcropper.com/cropped/5m5ba78c3fae58b

I also watch the series because I have a crush on an actress who stars in it but I aint saying nothing!!!!! ♥♥♥♥

~B

day 24 of my blog everyday challenge Africa: Stories from home

Update: he retweet my post eeeeeeek@beatonm5

Photo Credit etv.co.za