13 episodes

Welcome to Curious Cast, where you can get up close and personal with the cool, the connected, and the (sometimes) controversial! Embark on a joyride with me as I bring you intriguing conversations with fascinating individuals from all walks of life – from public figures to those working behind the scenes. Expect laughter, enlightenment, and expanded perspectives with each episode.
Life gets more interesting with an open mind, and considering the challenges of the past few years, Curious Cast is here to bring you a show that entertains, educates, and evolves. So, whether you're putting your feet up, lacing up your running shoes, or putting on the kettle - it's your podcast, and you can listen wherever and whenever you like. Tune in and join the conversation!

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Welcome to Curious Cast, where you can get up close and personal with the cool, the connected, and the (sometimes) controversial! Embark on a joyride with me as I bring you intriguing conversations with fascinating individuals from all walks of life – from public figures to those working behind the scenes. Expect laughter, enlightenment, and expanded perspectives with each episode.
Life gets more interesting with an open mind, and considering the challenges of the past few years, Curious Cast is here to bring you a show that entertains, educates, and evolves. So, whether you're putting your feet up, lacing up your running shoes, or putting on the kettle - it's your podcast, and you can listen wherever and whenever you like. Tune in and join the conversation!

    Brent "The Good Things Guy" Lindeque, on Waking Up to Being a Viral Sensation, Being Gay in a Hostile World, The Family & Friends Who Lift Us Up, and Meeting Oprah Winfrey!

    Brent "The Good Things Guy" Lindeque, on Waking Up to Being a Viral Sensation, Being Gay in a Hostile World, The Family & Friends Who Lift Us Up, and Meeting Oprah Winfrey!

    Its our season finale, and to end off season one on a high note we delve into the remarkable story of proudly South African Brent Lindeque, affectionately known as the ‘Good Things Guy’.Picture this: In 2014, Brent transformed a reckless challenge into a random act of kindness, setting the stage for what would become a platform that touches the lives of over four million people monthly. His brainchild, www.goodthingsguy.com, is a beacon of good news, celebrating the extraordinary stories of S...

    • 33 min
    Liam Lazore on Embracing Authenticity, Transgender Advocacy, the Intersection of Sports and Gender Identity, and Lighting the Path to Inclusivity!

    Liam Lazore on Embracing Authenticity, Transgender Advocacy, the Intersection of Sports and Gender Identity, and Lighting the Path to Inclusivity!

    On this episode I’m joined by Liam Lazore, and I could not be more excited about this conversation! Liam is an out-and-proud transgender man who faced a pivotal decision as a college basketball player: to embrace his truth or conform to expectations. Opting for authenticity, Liam publicly transitioned, becoming a beacon of resilience and advocacy. Through his journey, Liam navigates the complexities of gender dysphoria, challenges gender norms in sports, and advocates for affirming support sy...

    • 54 min
    Tracy Todd-Heine on Becoming a Quadriplegic, Motherhood, Divorce, Depression, Suicide, Ableism, The Comrades Marathon, Finding True Love, and her Earth Angels!

    Tracy Todd-Heine on Becoming a Quadriplegic, Motherhood, Divorce, Depression, Suicide, Ableism, The Comrades Marathon, Finding True Love, and her Earth Angels!

    In this episode, we're allowed a view into the raw and unfiltered journey of Tracy Todd-Heine—a story of courage, despair, and ultimate triumph. Tracy's life has been a rollercoaster of highs and lows, starting with her birth as Tracy Lian Sinclair, a name that belied the challenges she would face. At 28, tragedy struck, and a freak accident left her paralysed, shattering her identity as an athletic, marathon-running teacher and mother. The road to recovery was fraught with darkness; Tra...

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Craig Cameron-Mackintosh on Growing up in the bush, The paths that led him to art, Colour blindness, winning the Sanlam Portrait Award, and the raunchy life of Billy Monk!

    Craig Cameron-Mackintosh on Growing up in the bush, The paths that led him to art, Colour blindness, winning the Sanlam Portrait Award, and the raunchy life of Billy Monk!

    In this episode we embark on an artistic adventure with the one and only Craig Cameron-Mackintosh. Picture this: a young talent from the Lowveld landscapes of White River, South Africa, Craig's journey into the world of art was like a brushstroke of destiny. From doodles as a kid to mastering the art of oil painting, his story is a canvas filled with passion and creativity.But it was his move to Cape Town that truly ignited his artistic flame. Studying filmmaking at AFDA not only added depth ...

    • 2 hr 3 min
    Introducing Gobsmacked! AITA Stories and other laughs...

    Introducing Gobsmacked! AITA Stories and other laughs...

    You said you wanted more laughs, and we listened – welcome to 'Gobsmacked'! Where we break down some of the juiciest, quirkiest, and downright craziest stories you've ever heard. Think of us as the mischievous siblings of Curious Cast, here to entertain, educate, and probably embarrass ourselves in the process. So, kick back, relax and get ready to be gobsmacked!Want to send us YOUR stories? PLEASE DO! You can leave us a voicemail at https://www.speakpipe.com/curiouscastor send us an email to...

    • 56 min
    Dhruv Visvanath on AppleTV+'s My Kind of Country, music, family, setbacks, success, new projects, Bollywood, finding motivation and forgetting how to fold paper planes!

    Dhruv Visvanath on AppleTV+'s My Kind of Country, music, family, setbacks, success, new projects, Bollywood, finding motivation and forgetting how to fold paper planes!

    In this episode I’ll be speaking to the one and only Dhruv Visvanath, India's guitar virtuoso and the only Indian artist among Acoustic Guitar Magazine’s '30 Great Guitarists Under 30’!From taking piano lessons at the age of 7, to finally mastering the guitar, he's become affectionately known as the 'Guitar Spanker.' Dhruv's music is a vibrant blend of percussive, electro-acoustic, and hard rock. His journey, fueled by personal loss, birthed his debut album 'Chronicles' in 2011 and then...

    • 1 hr 5 min

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