As we wait in anticipation (or not) to see if Lance Armstrong can pull off another win, it's time for a little trivia. Ever wondered what Lance has in common with South African author JM Coetzee and German band Kraftwerk? Read Mahala to find out. You won't learn a whole lot from this particular article, but you will read this:
“The Ventoux, thrusting abundantly skywards, is a god of Evil to whom sacrifice must be paid. A true Moloch, a despot of cyclists, it never pardons the weak and exacts an unjust tribute of suffering.”
Yes? And you will also discover, if you haven't already, a wonderfully irreverant, independent magazine on music, culture and reality, "picking at the frayed edges of the South African psyche." For free.