Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Tuesday 19 July 2011
1:10 Best Song Ever Written
1.15 TV review with Sarah McMullan
Justified: Thursdays 9:30 on TV1; How to look at a painting: Sunday's 10:15pm on TV1; Criminal Minds (Suspect Behaviour): Mondays 8:30 on TV1; My Sex Robot: Thursday 9.30 on TV3.
1:25 Book review Vanda Symon
The Address Book by Tim Radford and Mr Briggs' Hat by Kate Colquhoun.
1:35 Music review with Nick Atkinson
Nick Atkinson plays a track from the debut Vietnam War album and looks forward to meeting an original Brian Jonestown Massacre band member next week. Check out this Sundance Grand Jury winning documentary for a crash course in Brian Jones Massacre folk law…. (contains coarse language).
1:45 Internet review with Ben Gracewood
2:10 More on the News Corp scandal with BBC Radio Five reporter, Dan Maudsley
The latest report or speculation on the phone-hacking scandal is that News Corp CEO, Rupert Murdoch is considering stepping down as CEO. CNBC is reporting that Murdoch would be replaced by the company's Chief Operating Officer Chase Carey.
2:20 Artificial sweetener
Simon Morton's at the supermarket looking at artificial sweetener food additives - things like saccharin and sucralose that are 200 or 300 times sweeter than sugar but with way fewer calories.
2:30 NZ Reading: The Madonna In The Suitcase, written and read by Huberta Hellendoorn
The challenges and rewards a Dutch New Zealand family experience in caring for a daughter with Down's Syndrome.
2:45 Feature Album
Empty Sky by Elton John.
3:12 Tune Your Engine - The Human Brain Project
A team of scientists in Europe are working to build a computer model of the human brain. Richard Walker is the project's spokesman.
3:33 Asian Report
In part two of this story, Lynda Chanwai-Earle meets some new migrant women being celebrated by the Office of Ethnic Affairs as role models for their communities.
4:06 The Panel
Tim Watkin and Michael Bassett.