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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Wednesday 17 October 2012

1:10 Best Song Ever Written - Brian Kerr of Marlborough nominated 'Everything (...Is Never Quite Enough)' by
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1:15 Link 3

TITLE:     Laura
ARTIST:   Bat For Lashes
COMP:    Natasha Khan
ALBUM:   The Haunted Man  -  Track 5
LABEL:    Parlophone 327049

TITLE:      Superman (It's Not Easy)
ARTIST:    Five For Fighting
COMP:     John Ondrasik
ALBUM:    American Town  -  Track 3
LABEL:    Columbia  502036

TITLE:      Fireflies
ARTIST:    Owl City
COMP:     Adam Young
ALBUM:   Ocean Eyes  -  Track 9
LABEL:    Universal 728130

TITLE:      Priest With Balloons
ARTIST:    Tiny Ruins
COMP:     Hollie Fullbrook
ALBUM:   Some Were Meant For Sea  -  Track 2
LABEL:     Spunk 294642

TITLE:      Bang A Gong (Get It On)
ARTIST:   T Rex
COMP:     Marc Bolan
ALBUM:   Born To Boogie; The Collection  -  Track 1
LABEL:    Spectrum 493108

TITLE:       Blow Me (One Last Kiss)
ARTIST:     Pink
COMP:      Pink, Greg Kurstin
ALBUM:    The Truth About Love [Burnt CD  -  Track 1]
LABEL:      iTunes

TITLE:      That's Amore
ARTIST:    Dean Martin
COMP:     Jack Brooks, Harry Warren
ALBUM:    The Essential Dean Martin  -  Track 2
LABEL:     Capitol 598487

TITLE:       Praise You
ARTIST:     Fat Boy Slim
COMP:      Norman Cook, Camille Yarborough
ALBUM:    20 UK No.1s From The 90s  -  Track 18
LABEL:     Crimson 780396

TITLE:       Cruel
ARTIST:     St Vincent
COMP:      Annie Clark,
ALBUM:    Strange Mercy  -  Track 2
LABEL:     4AD / 373123

2:10  50th Anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis - Dr. Alice George
50 years ago this week, the world held its breath as Soviet ships carrying nuclear equipment made their way towards Cuba and a line in the Atlantic US President John F. Kennedy had warned them not to cross. Historians have called the Cuban Missile Crisis the most dangerous moment in modern history.  Alice George, is the author of  Awaiting Armageddon: How Americans Faced the Cuban Missile Crisis, and her second book The Cuban Missile Crisis: The Threshold to Nuclear War. comes out next year. 

2:25   Twins To The South Pole - Josh Lyon
Josh and Zac Lyon are two brothers with a taste for adventure. Earlier this year they launched a helium balloon into near space to capture images of the North Island from 32 kilometers above the earth. Now they want to travel to the end of earth themselves... to the South Pole. Zac and Josh want to become the first New Zealanders and  the youngest pair ever to complete the round trip from the Antarctic coast to the South Pole.

2:30 Reading - Part three of our series of tales about a young vet's life on the West Coast, written by David Marshall. Bruce Phillips reads Shaggy Dogs and Other Stories.
MUSIC DETAILS      
Speciality 87 / Track 8.  Dur:  0:45
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BOOK:      
Shaggy Dogs and Other Stories by David Marshall Pub: Shoal Bay Press ISBN-0908704690

2:45 Feature Album - Mr. Bad Guy - Freddie Mercury  (1985)

3:12 Virtual World - Hamish MacEwan

Assessing Doomsday: How Cyber War Could Attack U.S. Infrastructure

Microsoft Surface RT Tablet Priced To Compete With iPad, Not Android
The Technology Behind Red Bull's Space Jump

Why Red Bull's Stratos Jump Was Just a Publicity Stunt-and Only Partially Successful

Two big Chinese telecoms firms come under fire in America

Lockitron: Let a smartphone open the door for you

3:33 Auckland story  The Percy Vos Restoration - David Steemson  
One of the last remaining links to Auckland's historic wooden boat building industry is to get a new life.The old Percy Vos boatshed and slipway at the Wynyard Quarter will become the centre for classic yacht repairs.

3:45 Pre-Panel Show

4:06 The Panel - Bernard Hickey and Anna Chinn

The damage that dairying does, and what they're doing about it .. Scanning you before you get allowed into bars now .. Do you need to wash your hair? .. The Obama Romney debate, and the issue of Hilary Clinton taking the heat for what happened in Libya with the death of the U.S. ambassador .. Will France be the next country in Europe to hit the skids?