Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Tuesday 30 October 2012
1:10 Best Song Ever Written - Germon's aria from Verdi's La Traviata
'di provenza il mar il suol' by the American baritone Thomas Hampson.
Nominated by Diane Holmes of Napier.
1:15 Critical Mass
TV review - Phil Wallington
"Weird or What?" - TV3 Saturdays @ 7.30 pm
"Wildlife at the Zoo" - TV3 Sunday @ 7:00pm
"NZ's Got Talent" - TV 1 Sunday @ 7:30pm.
Books - Vanda Symon
"Lives We Leave Behind" - by Maxine Alterio.
"The Search for Anne Perry" - by Joanne Drayton
Hot Music - Colin Morris
TITLE: Keep Your Head Up
ARTIST: Ben Howard
COMP: Ben Howard
ALBUM: Every Kingdom - Track 7
LABEL : Universal
TITLE: The Old Dun Cow
COMP: Harry Wincott
ALBUM: Broadside - Track 2
Web - Steve McCabe
2:10 Hurricane Sandy - Hamish Kilgour
Jim Mora talks with former Dunedin musician and artist, Hamish Kilgour, who now lives in New York - and is watching the arrival of Hurricane Sandy from his 3rd floor Brooklyn apartment.
2:20 Erupting Undersea Volcano - Richard Wysoczanski - NIWA volcanologist
Scientists have confirmed that a massive volcanic explosion under the sea 500 kilometres north of New Zealand, created a massive raft of pumice on the surface of the Pacific Ocean - estimated to be about 482 kilometres long and 48 kilometres wide.
2:30 Reading - Lisa French Blaker continues the reading 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 - Psychedelic Pill - Neil Young & Crazy Horse (Oct 2012)
Neil Young and Crazy Horse's first album of new material in almost a decade.
3:10 Tune Your Engine - John Wilbanks
Our feature guest is American, John Wilbanks - a Senior Fellow at the Kauffman Foundation, the world's largest foundation devoted to entrepeneurial activity. He wonders if the desire to protect our privacy is slowing research, and if opening up medical data could lead to a wave of health care innovation. John Wilbanks hopes people will one day be able to donate their medical records like we donate organs to advance science.
3:30 Asian Report - "Little Lotus Project" - Lynda Chanwai-Earle
In today's Asian Report, Lynda talks to organisers of the Little Lotus Project to find out how prominent New Zealand artists and musicians, including Anna Coddington, were inspired to raise funds to help refugee children living off rubbish dumps on the border of Thailand and Myanmar.
4:06 The Panel - Jane Clifton and Tony Doe
The Superstorm is the big story of the day, but we'll also discuss - seeing as we have two political pundits on - the likely effect it will have on the U.S. presidential race, we'll talk about how you can swear at your boss and still get a nice payout when you leave your job, seemingly, and the plight of a man we talked about but didn't talk to regarding apartment values in Auckland.