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WIN DBL TICKETS TO #FEMBOTS TAKE-OVER PARTY AT FICTION | 8 AUGUST

On Friday 8 August in Cape Town #FEMBOTS are bringing Woman’s Day celebrations to Fiction. It’s a win-win for everyone this year because we’re giving away seven double tickets to the party – read on to see how to win!

Another amazing cover of AC/DC’S ‘THUNDERSTRUCK’ goes viral!

Croatian cellists Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser of 2Cellos played their arrangement of the legendary AC/DC track ‘Thunderstruck’ in early 2014 and now Finnish band called Steve’n’Seagulls gives us their own version. AC/DC released in 1990 on their album The Razors Edge. As they say, the rest is history. We also know that history has...

Exclusive Video Interview with ex-gang member of the Pollsmoor 28s

For one small seed exclusive insider’s account, writer Paul White tells the story of an ex-gang member of the Pollsmoor 28s, part of the infamous South African Number Gangs feared around the world. His name is Joburg

We Couldn’t Not Post This Touching Story About Jose

Being abducted as a child, forced to mass-kill and managing to escape this fate is something that — for most of us — is impossible to fathom. Run Jose, directed by Dave Meinert, might be the closest we’ll ever get to understanding just a fraction of what it might feel like. The short film tells...

Are you ready for the biggest party of the year!?

Forget Christmas, because on 16 December Sónar festival hits the Mother City, and hits it hard. The electronic music and new media festival from Barcelona will hands-down be the biggest party of 2014!(Length: 1:02)

Naked Woman Caresses iconic Nelson Mandela Statue

After doing a little stroll around the popular Nelson Mandela Square in Sandton, Johannesburg, a woman then decided to pull a Full Monty, going all close-up and personal while she caressed the statue of South Africa’s former president.

#YourINK – Part I: Win a Professional Photo Shoot & Levi’s Gear

Would you like to see yourself and your tattoos in a future issue of Cult of Self Magazine?

Theatrical Art: Dramatic Sculptures of Dancing Faeries

The UK-based sculptor Robin Wight — who works mostly with stainless steel wire — has created enchanting and dramatic sculptures of faeries dancing with dandelions. These winged mythical creatures, making wishes with their dandelions, move with and against lyrics of a wind that lives only a magical realm belong to them.

Watch the “Mad Max: Fury Road” Official Trailer!

The first trailer for the 2015 release Mad Max: Fury Road is online! Directed, produced and co-written by George Miller, Fury Road will be the fourth film in Miller’s Mad Max franchise – and the first to be released in almost 30 years! With many of its exterior shots being filmed in Namibia and South...

Trailer for The Simpsons X Family Guy Cross-over Episode

For only the second time (its first being with The Critic) in 25 seasons, The Simpsons will be part of an official cross-over episode, this time with Family Guy. Comic-Con 2014 attendees got an early taste of the episode on Saturday 26 July – and now it’s our turn to check out the five-minute sneak...

Rebecca Handler’s The Couples: Behind The Scenes Videos

Featured HERE, in the first digital edition of one small seed magazine — ‘The Irony of Reality’ Issue — New York photographer Rebecca Handler’s latest series, The Couples, portrays historic ‘duos’ set in contemporary times. Each of them is depicted in a cinematic scene, contrasting the lifestyle they are famed for having. The curtain has been dropped as Handler...

Oliver Barnett: Behind The Scenes

Featured in the first digital issue of one small seed magazine — ‘The Irony of Reality’ Issue — Cape Town-based photographic artist Oliver Barnett’s aim is to ‘unite scientific and spiritual realms to invoke balance in the way humans interact with nature.’

45 Years Later, John Lennon’s Words on ‘War & Peace’ Highly Relevant to Today’s Crisis of Violence & Corruption

In 1969, a 14-year-old Beatle fanatic named Jerry Levitan, armed with a reel-to-reel tape deck, snuck into John Lennon’s hotel room in Toronto and convinced Lenon to do an interview about peace. 45 years later, Levitan produced a film about it. And now – in this time of period of shocking violence, corruption, poverty and...
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