Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Wednesday 7 November 2012
1:10 Best Song Ever Written - Michael Gifford from Auckland nominated Somewhere from West Side Story.
1:15 Link 3 Game
BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS – JOHNNY HORTON
TEDDY BEAR – ELVIS
SECONDS – HUMAN LEAGUE
APRIL SUN IN CUBA - DRAGON
NO-ONE TELLS THE PRESIDENT WHAT TO DO – MARY-KATE & ASHLEY
WE DON’T NEED THIS FASCIST GROOVE THANG – HEAVEN 17
WHIP IT – DEVO
JAMES K. POLK – THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS
MR GARFIELD – JOHNNY CASH
THEME FROM ‘ALL IN THE FAMILY’ – THOSE WERE THE DAYS
WE’D LIKE TO THANK YOU HERBERT HOOVER – FROM ‘ANNIE’
The Answer: References to American presidents.
2:10 Nate Silver - Zeynep Tufekci
There are three names getting all the attention in the US Presidential election today... Barack Obama, Mitt Romney and Nate Sliver. Silver is a number cruncher.. he looks at poll data and makes statistical predictions on his blog, Five Thirty Eight at the New York Times. He's become a controversial figure in this election because he has published claims that electorial statistical models show, as of this morning, that Obama an 92% chance of winning re-election.
2:15 The Voter - Wendy Cudzilo
American voters have endured the endless polling, political advertising and predictions over the last few months, especially in the swing states like Colorado, where the race between Obama and Romney is very close. Wendy Cudzilo was an undecided voter up until this morning when she cast her ballot.
2:15 Zoo For Sale - Elaine Harrison
For Sale: 53 hectares of beautiful parklands about 7 kilometres outside Kuranda, Queensland . The property includes a gift shop, cafe and 24 lions, some tigers, hippos Cheetahs, rhinos and monkeys. The Shambala Animals Kingdom near Cairns is for sale. The Zoo opened in 2004 and has all kinds of finance problems.
Former Sydney lawyer Elaine Harrison bought the zoo in March and now says she has to let it go to auction next month.
2:35 Reading - Lisa French Blaker's book 'Heart of Darfur'.
2:45 Feature Album - Invisible Touch - the 13th studio album by Genesis, released in 1986.
3:12 Virtual World - Dr Jules Older
Digtal Wanted Posters
Angry Birds stole my info
Facebook 'half-owner' arrested
Piracy on the High Clouds
Fines for Spammer
The word game
A Digital Age word starting with 'cyber' that describes an illegal activity.
3:33 Auckland story Youth reoffending curbed - David Steemson
A trial programme developed by police to help young teenagers deal with their fledgling drug and alcohol problems in East Auckland will hopefully be extended, particularly to the South.
4:06 The Panel - Mark Inglis and Steve McCabe
Mark Inglis and Steve McCabe are on the Panel today as we go to America to get the latest poll results, we may find out if the glamour pollsters - some of whose reputations are riding on the results - are right. We look at the record of the Obama presidency too. As well we'll have chats about whether it's better to rent or buy, and how on earth Wellington's landlords of commercial buildings are going to be able to earthquake-strengthen.