63 episodes

Simmi Areff hosts a series of conversations with some of the most interesting South Africans and uncovers the lesser-known stories about them. 

PLEASE NOTE: Can contain adult themes and language.

Lesser Known Somebodies Life Podcasts

    • Comedy Interviews

Simmi Areff hosts a series of conversations with some of the most interesting South Africans and uncovers the lesser-known stories about them. 

PLEASE NOTE: Can contain adult themes and language.

    Conrad Koch returns [Comedian/Anthropologist]

    Conrad Koch returns [Comedian/Anthropologist]

    Conrad joins me as a guest again but this time we talk about unlearning racist humour, Why Leon Schuster is problematic along with the people using black accents on Tik Tok and his clever show about How To End Racism.

    • 52 min
    Stuart Goldsmith [Comedian and World Famous Podcaster]

    Stuart Goldsmith [Comedian and World Famous Podcaster]

    The podcast has gone full circle! The person that has inspired my podcast with his podcast is our featured guest. Stuart is not only a well-established comedian but his own podcast 'The Comedian's Comedian' has had millions upon millions of downloads.

    Listen to an 11-minute intro of me hyping him. This pod also features Bob Perfect as well and thanks to Yaaseen Barnes for the mic chord.


    P.S. You will hear a lot of big words but 'Ouroboros' is my fav.

    • 49 min
    Rutendo Nyamuda [An Excellent Podcaster]

    Rutendo Nyamuda [An Excellent Podcaster]

    I am going to be honest with you, I got interviewed by Rutendo for her podcast series 'The Podcast Sessions' and the interview was so great I wanted all the listeners of this podcast to hear it. She has gratefully allowed me to share this audio with you! If you are interested in podcasts and want to know more of the ins and outs of it. LISTEN TO THIS EPISODE

    • 41 min
    Tyson Ngubeni [Comedian & Viral Sensation]

    Tyson Ngubeni [Comedian & Viral Sensation]

    Today's guest is Tyson Ngubeni. Tyson is a qualified actor and an outstanding comedian. If you don't know him then where have you been? He is a viral sensation with his character Bob O'Connor who is an America news journalist. We speak about his career, Takalani Sesame, Kideo and he has some intelligent questions about the comedy industry

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Osman Osman [Producer]

    Osman Osman [Producer]

    I spoke to my close friend Osman Osman who is an amazing producer of comedy and Bollywood shows. Hear how Osman slept through Dave Chappelle, Russell Brand and Aziz Ansari shows, how he managed to become really close with comedian Riaad Moosa via Facebook - hilarious messages, why I wasn't in the movie 'Material' and why Osman is the true definition of a hustler.

    • 37 min
    The Tiger King Edition

    The Tiger King Edition

    On this weeks episode Simmi speaks to his friends about the craziest documentary on Netflix: Tiger King! Listen to find out if Carol Baskin killed her husband and listen out to the sweet sultry tunes of Joe Exotic

    • 39 min

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