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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Monday 7 March 2011

1:10 Best Song Ever Written

Tom Dooley by the Kingston Trio for Hamish McCallum of Clinton, South Otago.

1:15 8 Months To Mars - what would well-known people do on an trip to Mars?

Fashion designer Trelise Cooper; her name is synonomous with shoes, Kids clothing and now perfume.

2:10 Feature Stories

Amelia Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan disappeared 74 years ago after taking off from what is now Papua New Guinea, in an attempt to circumnavigate the globe via the equator. A team of divers claim they've found the wreck of her Lockheed Electra 10-E in 230ft of water, on a reef near Buka island, in the Bougainville region.

Margaret O'Hanlon and her Rock 'n' Roll Suicide production featured 24 Bowie songs and dialogue made entirely of Bowie lyrics. After three sell out shows in Arrowtown, Margaret wanted to take the musical on the road around Southland but Universal Music would not give her the rights to the music.

2:30 Auckland Festival Review with Paul Bushnell

2:45 Feature Album

Something Else from 1967 - the fifth album from English rock band, The Kinks; considered one of their best.

3:12 Author slot

365 Thank Yous: The Year A Simple Act of Daily Gratitude Changed My Life by lawyer and Los Angeles Superior Court Judge John Kralik.

Hyperion Books
ISBN 1401324053

3:35 Science Story

From Antarctica - Alison Ballance checks out some gritty little creatures (organism) that thrive in conditions too extreme for most other living things. Hitching a helicopter ride up to Mt Erebus, Alison finds out where these mighty extremophile microbes hang out, and how they might help her wash her clothes in the future.

4:06 The Panel

Finlay McDonald and Sue Wells