Your Ultimate Winter Survival Guide


It’s a tad harder to leave the house when it’s winter time in the city, but then again with our rocking winter survival guide you won’t have to.

Netflix

Recovery Boys

In the heart of America’s opioid epidemic, four men attempt to reinvent their lives and reenter society sober after years of drug abuse. Recovery Boys, from Academy Award nominated director Elaine McMillion Sheldon (Heroin(e)), is an intimate look at the strength, brotherhood, and courage that it takes to overcome addiction and lays bare the internal conflict of recovery and the external hurdles of an unforgiving society.

Release Date 29 June  2018

GLOW (season 2)

Season 2 follows the women of GLOW as they become local celebrities, confronting the good, the bad, and the ugly realities of their newfound fame. As Ruth and Debbie settle into the day-to-day of making a season of TV together, they confront lingering issues at the heart of their friendship. Sam is still Sam, but now he has a teenage daughter living with him and twenty episodes to churn out. The wrestling is harder, the stakes are higher, and the hair is even bigger.

Release Date 29 June 2018

The Comedy Lineup

A diverse group of up-and-coming comedians perform 15-minute sets in this stand-up comedy showcase series. This show is cynical, deadpan, irreverent, quirky and witty.

Release Date 03 July 2018

Sacred Games

Sacred Games is an upcoming web television series by Netflix based on Vikram Chandra’s 2006 thriller novel of the same name The series revolves around a contemptuous Mumbai city cop Sartaj Singh (Saif) who is tipped off on the location of crime lord Ganesh Gaitonde (Nawazuddin). As the lives of these two men collide, it exposes the trappings of a bigger game than both of them.

Release Date 06 July 2018

 

UberEats

What if we told you that you can get good food in 30 minutes or less? UberEats offers you just that. This on-demand food delivery app runs separate from the ride-share application we all know. The developer partners with only the best local restaurants to getting you the food you want on demand. At launch, UberEATS already offers some of the best food Johannesburg has to offer, such as Casalottis, Momo Baohaus, Krunch, Fishmonger and Paul’s Homemade Ice Cream. There is a catch though – the restaurants you can order from need to be within 3.5Km. Meals can be requested for delivery in Northern Johannesburg from 07:00 to 22:00, seven days a week with a R20 delivery fee – on par with an UberX minimum ride fee. UberEATS offers those living in Jozi an alternative way of getting good food in good time, giving Joburgers great food at the touch of a button with no minimum order size.

Takealot

In case you’ve never shopped online, winter in Joburg is a great reason to start! Takealot.com’s mission is to be the most customer-centric online shopping destination in Africa. This one-shop-online-stop is built around the simple concept of ease-of-use. Our success is based on our ability to delight our customers with amazing customer service. All of their focus is dedicated to improving the customer experience, from the moment you arrive on our website and place your order to the moment it arrives at your door and any occasional hiccups that may occur during and after delivery. Plus, any order over R450 scores free delivery.

By Shawn Greyling

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