Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Wednesday 14 November 2012
1:10 Best Song Ever Written - Wendy Russell from the Kapiti Coast nominated Gorecki by Lamb.
1:15 Link 3
SMELLS LIKE TEEN SPIRIT - NIRVANA
BABA O'REILLY - THE WHO
CHUMBAWUMBA - TUB-THUMPING
RONAN - TAYLOR SWIFT
WHITE WINTER HYMNAL - FLEET FOXES
BANANA BOAT SONG - BELAFONTE
UNCHAINED MELODY - RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS
IMMIGRANT SONG - LED ZEPPELIN
IT TAKES A LOT TO LAUGH, IT TAKES A TRAIN TO CRY - DYLAN
REBEL ROUSER - DUANE EDDY
The Answer: All the songs fail to mention their titles in the lyrics, or to refer to their titles in any way whatsoever.
2:10 Jean Batten - Mark Oremland
In 1936, New Zealand aviation legend Jean Batten set a world record flying her Percival Gull monoplane from England to New Zealand, more than 14 thousand miles, in 11 days and 45 minutes. 76 years after that historic flight, there won't be the same crowds when a group of intrepid flyers land in Auckland this week after re-tracing Jean Batten's flight in a DC3. Mechanical problems have delayed the last part of the journey, so the crew is in Hervey Bay on Australia's East Coast. French based Kiwi Mark Oremland is the organizer.
2:30 Reading - Organic Sheba becomes fake in today's episode of 'Shanghai Sheba: the China Monologues' written and read by Wellington cabaret performer, Sheba Williams.
2:45 Feature Album - Slowhand - Eric Clapton (1977)
3:12 Virtual World - Hamish MacEwan
How useful are dropboxes for this kind of secrecy
Free ride: students crack ticket algorithm
A million robots over the next 5 years at Foxconn. This may well be one of the big stories of our time. What will all the workers do?
3:33 Auckland story - The Monte Cecilia Housing Trust - Lisa Thompson.
For the past three decades the Monte Cecilia Trust based in Auckland, has been providing emergency housing to families in need. To mark this anniversary, the Trust returns to where it all began - the Pah Homestead, home to the Trust for its first twenty years.
4:06 The Panel - Rosemary McLeod and Chris Trotter.
Labour Party plans for housing, the likelihood of John Tamihere rejoining the Labour Party, the stranger and stranger developments in the Petraeus adultery saga, the questioning in Australia of the sanctity of the Roman Catholic confessional - if priests confess to paedophilia do you dob them in?