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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Monday 29 October 2012

1:10 Best Song Ever Written - Ged Taylor of Wellington nomianted 'Another Girl, Another Planet' by The Only Ones.

1:15 8 Months To Mars - Author and entrepreneur, Andy Dene Morris.

Music selections:

TITLE:     A Case Of You
ARTIST:  Joni Mitchell
COMP:    Joni Mitchell
ALBUM:   Blue  -  Track 9
LABEL:    Reprise 244128

TITLE:    Der Holle Rache - The Queen of The Knight's Aria
FROM:   The Magic Flute
ARTIST:  Sumo Jo
COMP:   Mozart
ALBUM: Ten Top Sopranos 2  -  Track 10
LABEL:   Decca 443 377

2:10 The most influential TV show of the 20th Century - Matt Novak 
It's 50 years since George Jetson and his cartoon family complete with flying car and robotic maid made their first appearance on US television. A very clever and memorable cartoon series and nothing more you might think.
But that's not the way some specialists in pop culture see it.
29 year old is a paleo-futurist - someone who studies the past for visions of the future...and he thinks the Jetsons was a real light on the future.

2:30 Reading - Lisa French Blaker with part five of her book Heart of Darfur.
'Grieving song for the loss of loved ones during the war', traditional, performed by members of the Sudanese Community in Wellington

2:45 Feature Album - 'An Old Raincoat Won't Ever Let You Down' - Rod Stewart's debut album from 1970.

3:12 The Tolkien Professor - Corey Olsen
Author Corey Olsen, self-described "Tolkien professor" has just released 'Exploring J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit', to help people re connect with the book. He says Tolkien fans tend to fall in love with The Hobbit as children, then move on to The Lord of the Rings and never go back.

3:35 Our Changing World - Spring To The Street - Veronika Meduna

A short walk is a small investment that can make a huge difference to your health.
Find out how your daily commute can help boost your health.

4:06 The Panel - Chris Wikaira and Neil Miller.

Stories include: Could better regional development help out overcrowded Auckland , the superstorm in the American north-east, the numbers of drinking-driving teens - how come?