Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Wednesday 13 October 2010
1:10 Best Song Ever Written
Fly Me To The Moon - Frank Sinatra with the Count Basie Band Live At the Sands as chosen by Claude Askew of Christchurch.
1:15 Link 3 - music game
2:10 Feature stories
Tom Mackie loved comic books. He didn't love reading them. He loved collecting them. A lot of them. Mr. Mackie died two years ago, and now his collection of about 10,000 comics is up for auction.
Insulin was the world's first miracle drug, and something we now take for granted. Diabetes robs the body of insulin. Without it, the body can't use glucose. Sugars and starch turn into poison. Then in 1921, a Canadian Doctor made the discovery that would change the lives of diabetics around the world. The New York Historical society has just opened a special exhibit called Breakthrough: The Dramatic Story of the Discovery of Insulin.
2:30 You Me ... Now!
Following the trials and tribulations of a group of friends as they find love in the city.
2:45 He Rourou
2:50 Feature Album
3:12 Virtual World
Wellington web-design agency Heyday has launched a web-video and text project, Down to the Wire, aimed at celebrating New Zealand's internet, by looking at its evolution and benefits from the standpoint of users.
Bits & Bobs
The Amazon Kindle e-book reader, announced for NZ in July will soon be available.
3:33 Auckland story
David Steemson on a day in the life of an animal at Unitec's Veterinary Nursing course.
4:06 The Panel
David Slack and Linda Clark