Q&A with Paul Nel
How did you get started in radio broadcasting?
I approached a community radio station that was operating out of Big Bay, and they gave me an audition. Which I passed obviously. After that I was hooked on Radio.
What drove you to get into radio broadcasting?
I have a lot of talent when it comes to my voice. Impressions, accents etc. So I became fascinated with Radio broadcasting, where I can use my voice for the good of mankind.
What’s your favourite sport?
Rugby. I love the contact and aggression that comes with the Game.
Who is your favourite international artist(s) or band?
Five finger Death Punch. Yes, I am somewhat of a Metal head.
Who is your favourite South African artist(s) or band?
Kurt Darren, Love his music.
What’s your favourite pastime?
Playing Playstation 3 games with other people around the world.
What’s your favourite hobbie?
Besides family live and my Playstation, I don’t have a Hobby.
What is, in your opinion, the world’s biggest problem(s)?
The creation of Facebook and Social Media. We are way too connected with people across the world. I think the effects of this, is going to be detrimental to civilian life in the future. (Way before global warming has a serious effect)
How can we change the world?
I think that if every living person in the world can learn to stop judging other people, or be consumed about what other people are doing, and rather focus on bettering themselves instead, then I believe the World will become a far better place.
Who would play you in the film of your life if it were a comedy?
Kevin James, apparently we look alike.
Who would play you in the film of your life if it were a drama?
Leonardo Di Caprio , He is almost as Charismatic as me.
What is your favourite word – in Afrikaans, isiXhosa or English?
Wamkelekile (Xhosa). It’s a long story
Amongst my friends, I am famous for/best known for?
My humor. I am always the joker.
Which team do you relentlessly support?
If I were an animal, I’d be…
Fish, Can u imagine how peaceful it must be under water all day !
If I were a musical style or genre, I’d be…
Dubstep, Crazy and all over the show.
If I could go back in time, I’d…
I’d go back to 2002 and invented Facebook and Youtube myself and make Billions. Muhaha
If I had a superpower it would be…
Freezing Time, Can you imagine the type of fun you can have with that power!?
I am a die hard fan of…
Failarmy (Youtube channel), I love seeing people fall and fail.
If you had to choose: Oprah or Ellen?
Ellen, She is funny and not too bad looking.
If you had to choose: Superman or Batman?
Superman, Batman is nothing without his gadgets.
If you had to choose: John Legend or Pharrell Williams?
Pharrell Williams, Because his song “Happy” makes you happy.
If you had to choose: Beyonce or Rihanna?
Beyonce, It sounds to me like Rihanna sings through her nose and she can only pull off 4 notes. Her voice irritates me.
If you had to choose: Michael Buble or James Blunt?
Michael Buble, I just love his voice and James Blunt is apparently a douchebag.
If you had to choose: Madonna or Lady Gaga?
Madonna, There something seriously wrong with Lady Gaga. Have you seen her music videos?
If you had to choose: Cats or Dogs?
Dogs, Cats are just useless and they just lie around.
If you had to choose: Morning or night?
Night, because nobody likes mornings!!!
If you had to choose: Summer or Winter?
Winter, I hate getting hot. In the winter you can add clothing to suite you, but in Summer, you can’t just walk around naked.
If you had to choose: Android or Apple?
Android, I don’t understand the fascination with Apple products.
If you had to choose: Twitter or Facebook?
Facebook, Because I need more than 140 Characters.
If you had to choose: Tea or coffee?
Coffee, I am not British, I don’t do Tea nor cucumber sandwiches!
You’re stuck on an island with only your iPod, you had 5 songs to choose:
Five finger death punch – Got your six, 2 unlimited – No limit, Kurt Darren – Dankie Jan, Traveling wilburys - End of the line, Psy – I got it from my daddy
That’s me in Tweet…
I am a father of 3 girls, devoted husband, hard worker that always sees the best in people and go out of my way to be courteous and friendly
My life on a bumper sticker:
“Take it easy, Life is short.”