Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Tuesday 13 November 2012
1:10 Best Song Ever Written - Trevor Gratton of Wellington nominated 'In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida' by Iron Butterfly.
1:15 Critical Mass
TV review - Phil Wallington
Books - Nicky Pellegrino
Gillian Flynn's latest novel: Gone Girl.
Pamela Stephenson's autobiography: The Varnished Untruth.
Hot Music - Nick Atkinson
ITLE: Fire In The Crawlspace
COMP: Sean Donnelly, Chris O'Connor, James Duncan
ALBUM: Day-glo Spectres
LABEL: Round Trip Mars
TITLE: Empty World
COMP: Sean Donnelly
ALBUM: Elastic Wasteland
LABEL: Round Trip Mars
Web - Ben Gracewood
Watching TV reduces your life expectancy:
Running Increases your life expectancy:
2:10 Wartime Rations - Michelle Foxx
Wartime austerity has become a 21st century reality for one Wellington family this year. At the end of last year, Michelle Foxx and her two sons set themselves the challenge of making all their meals according to rationing guidelines from World War II.
The blog is nelliebswartimerationing.blogspot.co.nz/.
2:20 Jam Fuss - Gloria Crawford
She's a local hero and an internet sensation who can't understand what all the fuss is about.
Gloria Crawford has spent the last 7 years making jam for her local hospice in Waipapa, raising thousands of dollars by her efforts. She hit the headlines back in 2009, when government regulators threatened to shut her down.
But reason prevailed, and last friday, Gloria delivered her 10,000th jar of jam to Hospice Mid-Northland's charity shop in KeriKeri. A post about her milestone notched up more than 90,000 views in 48 hours on Facebook, shared by readers from as far afield as Poland, Scandinavia and the US.
2:30 Reading - Sheba Williams reads part 2 of 'Shanghai Sheba: the China Monologues' , her account of six months living and working in Shanghai.
2:45 Feature Album - Giving You The Best That I Got by American R&B/soul singer Anita Baker. (1988)
3:12 Tune Your Engine - Triumphs of Experience - Dr George Vaillant
Special guest, Dr George Vaillant - the man who for the last 50 years has been responsible for the most comprehensive and certainly one of the most important longitudinal studies of alltime - into what makes us happy and successful in our lives. Dr Vaillant has published his findings for the last time in a book called Triumphs of Experience: The Men of the Harvard Grant Study.
3:33 Asian Report - In today's Asian Report, Lynda meets Korean Opera singer David Lee to chat about his gospel album Praise Special Gift.
3.45: Panel Pre-Show - Noelle McCarthy
4:06 The Panel - Jeremy Elwood and Jeremy Hansen.
Another tragic case of mayhem committed while on bail, the hearings wind up in Auckland today and they will determine whether Auckland gets its super-brothel. Are there more stupid people in the world now, and chats as we have time about Dover Samuels' driving ticket, the clamping of the police car, the theft of mail from Queenstown residents, and Royal tour fever.