Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Friday 21 May 2010
1:10 Best Song Ever Written
Tracy Jacks by Blur as chosen by Georgie Lang from Christchurch.
1:15 NZ Music - Live
An international performer who hails from Gore, Jackie Bristow.
2:10 Feature stories
A lone thief has stolen five paintings by Picasso, Matisse and other great artists from the Museum of Modern Art in Paris, France. Jim talks to Robert K. Wittman, one of the world's leading experts in art theft recovery.
The story of the Rolling Stone's Exile on Main Street is the stuff of rock and roll legend. BBC Strand reporter, Mark Coles reflects on the album with Robert Greenfield, the author of Exile on Main Street: A Season in Hell.
2:30 NZ Reading
Shanties by Barbara Anderson.
After seeing shanties on an overseas trip, a woman leaves her marriage and goes to live in a caravan park.
2:55 He Rourou
The closing bracket is guaranteed to rock at the Paopaopao concerts tonight and tomorrow night.
Organiser Ngahiwi Apanui tells Ana Tapiata that the concert will close with some of the biggest chart toppers in Maori language music history.
3:08 One Stop Shop
Fresh Fast Food, Weekend Wine, Weekend Weather, Movie Review and This Way of Life
Food: Mike Pugh works for a food company, which caters for anyone, but is famous for catering for the movie and TV stars and crews on set down in the South Island.
Movie Review: Noelle McCarthy in to review the sci-fi thriller, The Box, starring Cameron Diaz and James Marsden.
Wine: Karl du Fresne with his best value/best tasting selection.
Wine under $10:
Pencarrow Sauvignon Blanc 2009, $9.90
Wine over $10:
Coopers Creek Gruner-Veltliner 2008 ($18-20)
Prunotto Barbera d'Alba 2007 ($25)
3:33 Sports Story
Sport with Barry Guy. We have the Super 14 semi-finals this weekend, both are in South Africa.
And The Crusaders are chasing their 8th title but have to beat the top-of-the-table Bulls to do so.
3:47 NZ Society
On the Vault today, Deb Nation explores some treasures from our Sound Archives relating to the hand written word.
4:06 The Panel
Brian Edwards and Nicola Kean on The Panel. Understanding the budget, how accurate is that Government tax guide? They've built the genome of a bacterium from scratch and put it in a cell to make the world's first synthetic life form. How come dark tinted windows are back on cars - they how much can you tell about an accident from the black box inside the airbag? And what's the attraction of owning old fighter planes for rich men?