But Is It Art?

We most certainly think so, and so do our friends at Art Spectrum Umhlanga Ridge and Hall of Frames Gateway Theatre of Shopping, where Brett Van Wyk’s paintings can be found and purchased.


Mephisto Media & Entertainment are proud to introduce you to the artwork of popular fine artist and Durbanite, Brett Van Wyk.


Check out his art under the Fine Art tab on our website as well as some of the works in his portfolio.


Van Wyk specialises in Oil Portraits and Wildlife and is available to produce works on commission.

Father’s Day is on the way!

Your dad is your first hero and will always be both a friend and advisor. What better way to celebrate this than by getting him a great book to enjoy? Or even better, a whole set of books to add to his library! Exclusive Books has put together a range of reads as Father’s Day gifts, with a book for every dad. This range will be available in-store from 1st June until Father’s Day on Sunday 16 June 2013.


So, no matter what kind of dad you have – from serious to seriously funny – there is an awesome selection to choose from at Exclusive Books. It includes: 21 Yaks and a Speedo by Lewis Pugh, Seven Elements That Have Shaped the World by John Browne, SADF In The Border War 1966-1989 by Leopold Scholtz, SAW In Die Grensoorlog 1966-1989 by Leopold Scholtz, Last Train to Zona Verde by Paul Theroux, Delicate Truth by John le Carré, Fitness for Old Farts by Tim Plewman, Motoring’s Funny Bone by Sagie Moodley, Ripley’s Unbelievable Stories for Guys by Robert Leroy Ripley and The Book of Dad by Paul Barker.


In 21 Yaks and a Speedo, Pugh developed strategies for pushing the boundaries of what is humanly possible, and his strategies are as applicable to business and personal development as they are to extreme sports! Seven Elements That Have Shaped the World by John Browne explains how humans have put the Earth’s resources to extraordinary use: it is a unique mix of science, history and politics, interwoven with the author’s extensive personal and professional experience.

The SADF in the Border War 1966-1989 by Leopold Scholtz offers the first comprehensive analysis of the South African Defence Force’s role in the Border War in Namibia and Angola since the end of the conflict in 1989. This fascinating read is also available in Afrikaans as SAW In Die Grensoorlog 1966-1989.

The Last Train to Zona Verde is Paul Theroux’s ultimate safari story: he sets out from Cape Town, heading northwards through South Africa and Namibia, to Botswana, then into Angola, heading for the Congo, in search of the end of the line. Delicate Truth by John le Carré is a furiously paced, fabulously told story of moral dilemma, bold action and unexpected love.

Despite the fact that Fitness for Old Farts by Tim Plewman will keep you in stitches, it covers a serious subject. After the death of yet another friend in his 50s due to preventable heart failure, Tim Plewman and a group of his friends formed a ‘fellowship of old farts’ to ensure that the same doesn’t happen to them.

Motoring’s Funny Bone by Sagie Moodley details everything from how to change a tyre to avoid being ripped off by a mechanic. Find yourself learning more than you thought possible about spark plugs and tyre tread at the same time as enjoying a few laughs.  Ripleys: Unbelievable Stories for Guys by Robert Leroy Ripley follows the unique Ripley’s formula of bizarre tales and jaw-dropping facts and stats, for the guy who thinks he knows everything. The Book of Dad by Paul Barker is the book that will forever define the essentially comic state of being, acting, looking, and sounding like a Dad.

Fanatics earn 400 bonus points – which means a R20 discount will be added to their next quarterly coupon! Follow Exclusive Books on Twitter @Exclusivescoza and at www.facebook.com/ExclusiveBooks/ or visit us online at www.exclus1ves.co.za

The Accidentals Release Their First Single

Mephisto Media & Entertainment’s artist Matt Vend has released his first single as part of his new act, The Accidentals.


New – but already popular –  The Accidentals’  debut single will be available through online distribution internationally.

Download the single for free:


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Shomon’s upcoming performances

February will see Shomon performing at:

– Ushaka with The Meditators on 10th Feb for “Bob Marley Earth Day Reggae Music Festival and Rasta Fair!”.

– @ the ICC on 23rd Feb, Not open to the public… Sorry.

– 24th Feb @ Secret location alongside the Ha!Man (www.hamanworld.com) “Sunday Sunset Soiree”