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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Tuesday 7 December 2010

1:10 Best Song Ever Written

The Leavers Dance by The Veils as chosen by Lisa Woods of Auckland.

1:15 Critical Mass

TV, books, music and social networking.

Ele Ludeman has rediscovered Fred Dagg, Nick Atkinson goes all jazzy on us and Sarah McMullen has a look at what the TV food shows have in store this week.

2:10 Feature Stories

Sunscreen has long been recommended as a "precaution" against all skin cancers, but the science on its effect on melanoma alone has remained highly controversial. A new Australian study found people who were encouraged to slather on sunscreen in the 1990s were 50 percent less likely to develop melanoma 15 years later. The report by the Queensland Institute of Medical Research is the first to provide strong evidence that sunscreen can reduce deadly melanomas

2326 days ago, a French beekeeper started a journey on his motorbike to visit fellow apiary enthusiasts around the world. Gilles Ratia is a beekeeping globe trotter. He's already been to 114 countries, and his ten-year buzz around the planet continues. He's in New Zealand, on his motorbike, visiting beekeepers, scientists and sampling honey.

2:30 Reading

Episode twelve of The Mesmerist by Barbara Ewing.

2:45 He Rourou

An elder who's behind the building of a new marae on the shores of Lake Tarawera says he's increasingly hopeful of the future of his people. Ana Tapiata talks with Anaru Rangiheuea about his aspirations for his tribe to return to land they left after the 1860 eruption of Mount Tarawera.

2:50 Feature Album

Passive Me, Aggressive You, the debut LP for New Zealand band, the Naked and Famous.

3:12 Tune Your Engine

Dr Robyn Silverman is an American psychologist who regularly appears in the US media. She argues that unless we challenge the relentless images and messages which bombard us every day telling us we can be "perfect", girls and women, won't reach their true potential. Dr Silverman has pulled together years of research in a book she thinks every woman should read - it's called Good Girls Don't Get Fat.

3:33 Asian Report

What's involved when a South Korean Kiwi teams up with an Afro-Australian music producer, and features South Auckland rap sensation Young Sid, to produce a first single? Thirty-year-old South Korean-born Joshua Daemang Jang has always embraced pop culture wherever he is. With an eye for fashion, an ear for music and a savvy business mind, this collaboratively produced single is aimed for commercial release.

4:06 The Panel

Tim Watkin and David Farrar.