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The “Marilyn Monroe” Video

We’ve been listening to Pharrell’s “GIRL” album for some time now, and one of the songs that stood out for us was “Marilyn Monroe.” The lady behind the name was sexy, sinfully sultry, carrying eyebrow-raising connotations, so it’s only right that the song itself is a downright hit, and we were …

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The MTV Africa Music Awards

This week, Maxim headed out to the beautiful city of Durban for the MTV Africa Music Awards, some sun and celebrity shoulder-rubbing action. Although the weather was too crap for even a plumber to handle, we trooped on and enjoyed the awesome talent that Africa had to offer. The MTV …

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Edge of Tomorrow [Trailer]

Ever since he treated the couch on Oprah’s show like a trampoline, and behaved like a disturbed child with A.D.D, we found it extremely hard to take Tom Cruise seriously, his acting included. However, his latest flick Edge of Tomorrow came along, and suddenly, it wasn’t that hard to remember Tommy for his …

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Azzaro Pour Homme’s Launch

Last week Wednesday Maxim got crunk with class at Azzaro Pour Homme’s launch at the upmarket Churchills bar in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg. Copious amounts of liquor flowed, and Johannesburg’s who’s who rode on the waves  as they saluted Azzaro’s pairing with that good-looking bastard who we wouldn’t mind looking like, …

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Obsession: Iggy Azalea

She’s a white girl from Australia, raps like she grew up in the mean streets of Brooklyn in America, and has an African behind Beyonce would want to colonize (and we could spend the whole day gawking at). Ahhh, yes Iggy Azalea. I first heard about her from a severely …

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Transcendence (Trailer)

In his new film Transcendence, Depp plays Dr. Will Caster, the foremost researcher in the field of Artificial Intelligence. In the film, the good doctor is working on creating a sentient machine that combines the collective intelligence of everything ever known to the full range of human emotions. Naturally, his …

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Top 5: Actors Who Deserve More Credit

Leonardo has to be the greatest actor not to have an Oscar on his mantle, but he’s not the only one. Maxim’s put together a Top5  list of action actors who we think deserve more credit, like credit in the form of an Oscar… or something. 1.) Keanu Reeves:  Amidst …

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A Sneak Peak at Ben Affleck as Batman

There may have been reservations and protests from diehard Batman fans on having Ben Affleck play Batman, especially after he flopped harder than John Goodman attempting to dive into a swimming pool in Daredevil. But, the Batman train still proceeded to toot on, running over people’s doubts and leaving a …

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Girls with Guns: Beautiful, Bullet-Loving Babes

There’s honestly nothing more attractive than a girl with a barrel as hot and as smoking as she is, ready to blow the brains out off any guy who tries to step to her. Directors Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez have done a solid job in empowering the species we …

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Top 5: Places to Party in SA

Wanna know where the party’s always happening here in SA? We’ve got you covered, keep the water and headache tablets close. 1.) The VIP Room: Located in the heart of Sandton’s bustling business mall, The VIP Room’s an awesome 300 square meter space that oozes the frequency of work hard …

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Comeback Kids

There has been some tension in the Maxim SA offices, as two of the staff members have been at each other’s throats regarding some of the best sporting comeback movies of all time. So, it was decided to give them a platform to vent their views and frustrations. Ladies and …

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Whisky Tasting With Chivas

Chivas is that pal we never had, that golden brown-skinned friend with finesse  and an exotic-sounding name who the ladies love and the men enjoy having around. That pal who you’ll always find in a well-crafted suit, in this case, a suit made from glass, branded by a name discerning …

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Out in Cinemas: Lone Survivor (Trailer)

Written and directed by Peter Berg, the man behind Friday Night Lights, this movie tells a story about a group of Navy SEALs with balls of steel who head out on a life-threating, top-secret mission in order to neutralize menacing mountain dwellers in Afghanistan who have taken over their Al-Quaeda …

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Power Rangers Returning to the Big Screen

Throw on your He-man swimming trunks and prepare to take a dive into a see of nostalgia! Power Rangers is said to be returning to the big screen in a live-action reboot! We can’t deny the fact that we all loved this series full of flamboyant-looking, ass-kicking, weird-sound-effect-making ,robot-looking mutant people. …

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Imagine Nation ft. Cosmic Gate

You may have seen on Twitter and Facebook that we’re giving away 4 double tickets for each event in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban. If you haven’t heard anything, hop onto our pages and get involved. We want to spazz out with you at what’s going to be one sick …

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Pharrell’s G.I.R.L

Eyes off the sexy and slightly intriguing women on the album cover.Skateboard P is back and still making hits with that Happy song that even the most staunch head banger and member of the Satanic church can’t help but like.He’s back like he never even left and really putting in …

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A Night Out With Sexy Angels

Turning down hanging out with beautiful belters, especially those reminiscent of Victoria Secret angels, has never been our forte and perhaps being in the presence of smoldering angels could be our chance at redemption… redeeming all the shots we deserve at the bar. So, on that note, come and join …

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Grape stomping

It doesn’t get any better than spending time with family and friends, stomping grapes while drinking wine singing along to Rock & Roll beats. Known for its prize-winning reputation and generous hospitality, Nederburg is once again inviting the public to join its harvesting team at the winery’s annual ‘Harvest Day at …

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Astronomy Kingdom

Attention all Star Wars and Star Trek fans, an epic adventure awaits you! On Wednesday 29 January 2014 the five-star Twelve Apostles hotel and spa will be presenting an exclusive ‘Astronomy Gastronomy’ event, combining a delicious culinary offering with celestial wonders. Guests will enjoy a sunset dinner in the light and airy …

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Get ready to rock the hard way!

The iconic Hard Rock Cafe set to open before the end of 2013 in Jozi! Yes, it’s true! Hard Rock International is pleased to announce plans to bring the brand’s one-of-a-kind blend of music, entertainment and authentic scratch-based cuisine to Johannesburg with a state-of-the-art location showcasing Hard Rock’s new design …

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