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INTIMACY FREAK OUT: PART 1: Welcome to the wonderful world of “intimacy issues!” Brian Rzepczynski explores the oh-so-common problems associated with fear of intimacy and gay men.
LAUGHING WITH JASON WOOD: Having his clothes ripped off by drunk women onstage is just one of gay British comedian Jason Wood’s occupational hazards. Chris Mitchell finds out more.
MAMBA MOTORING: News from the motoring world: the Volvo C30, the Grand Cherokee SRT8, the Honda Civic hatchback, the Lexus new generation IS250, and are women really better drivers?
NO STRINGS ATTACHED: Pop singer and former NYSNC band member Lance Bass has very publicly come out of the closet, but was he forced out, asks R. Olivera Jr?
FALLING FOR BRYAN RICE: Christo Valentyn meets up-and-coming Danish pop-star Bryan Rice and leaves the experience a firm believer in the singer’s music and soulful personality. Could it be love? Win a copy of his album!
MOTHER CITY FASHION: John French, now quietly recovering from severe fashion overdose, sums up the experience that was the 2006 Cape Town Fashion Week, and offers tips on what’s in and what’s out.
ADAM LEVIN: LIFESAFARI: Mambaonline talks to the award-winning author Adam Levin about his book Aidsafari, his 'demons of promiscuity' and why we, as a community, just can’t seem to beat this Aids thing.
CELEBRITY GOSSIP: It’s an all boy special; with news on Darren Hayes' coming out, Lance Bass’ gay rumours, Justin Timberlake’s drug confessions, Brandon Routh’s super tantrum and Matthew McConaughey’s beach workout.
FUNDAMENTALLY PET SHOP BOYS: Everyone’s favourite dour-faced duo, the Pet Shop Boys, is back with a brilliant new CD. They talk about the songs on the album as we take a look at their remarkable two decades long career.
CELEBRITY GOSSIP: Get it hot and nasty! The latest celebrity dirt including Oprah’s plan to celebrate New Year in SA, Ronaldo’s gay slur ruckus, Kylie’s marriage plans, Madonna’s annoyed brother and much more.
MAMBA MOTORING: News on the battle of the luxury SAV, updates on the SEAT range and the third generation Clio, the new Peugeot 207, and a motoring expo for gays.
REJECTION SUCKS!: Being single in the big bad world is no picnic at times - especially when things don’t go our way. In this handy piece, Brian Rzepczynski offers tips and advice on how to deal with rejection.
PROMOTION: GAY WILD WEEKEND: Experience an exclusively gay weekend-away package at the stunningly beautiful River’s Edge Lodge in Mpumalanga, including all meals and entertainment. Plus, win a package for two!
THE HAIR OF THE MATTER: The other day I calculated how much money I spend every month in desperately trying to retain a full head of hair. I could pay off a small Japanese car with the cash my scalp follicles require to stay virile, writes Freddy le Man.
MAMBAONLINE SPINS: We review new CD releases, including albums from Jewel; Gnarls Barkley; Red Hot Chili Peppers; Sugababes; Goo Goo Dolls; Train; and Cyndi Lauper.
MORE MEN OF WORLD CUP ‘O6: You wanted more soccer hunks; now you've got ‘em! While the world goes football mad we've been quietly selecting another ten eye-poppingly gorgeous World Cup players to get your pulse racing.
CELEBRITY GOSSIP: A bumper edition! All the dirt on Stefan Ludik, Michael Jackson’s kids, Boy George’s comeback, Kylie’s surprise appearance, Morrissey’s denials, Matt Damon’s latest role, and the new Playgirl Man of the Year’s secret.
CONTROLLING CLUTTER: Are you surrounded by chaos and clutter? Believe it or not, in the US you can now hire a professional organiser to help you out. But why not try cleaning it up yourself with our easy-to-follow tips.
MAMBA MOTORING: News on the next generation Land Rover Freelander, the Fiat Grande Punto, the new Renault Clio, the battle of the hot hatches and more…
THE MEN OF WORLD CUP ‘O6: It’s called ‘the beautiful game’ and for good reason. The World Cup is the ultimate feast of sweaty male flesh! Mambaonline is pleased to present its selection of the 15 most beautiful men of the 2006 World Cup. Enjoy!