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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Wednesday 12 December 2012

1:10 Best Song Ever Written - Joy Wadham of Wellington nominated Charlie Brown by Coldplay.

1:15 Link 3

The Music:

TITLE:      Bird On A Wire
ARTIST:    Leonard Cohen

TITLE:      Yellow
ARTIST:    Cold Play

TITLE:      Reuben James
ARTIST:    Kenny Rogers & The First Edirion

TITLE:      I'm Henry The Eighth I Am
ARTIST:    Herman's Hermits

TITLE:      Strong
ARTIST:    Robbie Williams

TITLE:      Your Song
ARTIST:    Elton John
TITLE:      The One I Love

TITLE:      Last Song
ARTIST:    Edward Bear

2:10  One Day on Earth - Kyle Ruddick
Numbers can be powerful .. especially numbers like 12-12-12-, 11-11-11 and 10-10-10.  Kyle Ruddick recognized the power of those magical numbers on the calendar and started a collaborative film making event called One Day on Earth.
It's a snapshot of the joys, triumphs and tragedies of every day life all over the planet.>

2:20  12-12-12 .. Greg Shultz  
Filmmakers aren't the only ones embracing the 12th-e-ness of today. The Astronomical Society of the Pacific has declared 12-12-12 anti doomsday day in celebration of rational thinking and reasoned discourse.  Today is the last date for the next 88 years when every number will be the same.  Jim Mora talks with Greg Shultz,  the Society's Director of education.

2:30 Reading - Graeme Lay with another story from his book 'The Miss Tutti Frutti Contest: Travel Tales of the South Pacific'.
Today, Graeme strips away the Gauguin myth and uncovers the tragedy of what the French artist's life in Tahiti was really like.
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Gauguin in Tahiti (Ian Laurence) Music from Pacifica / Larrikin  [LRF 306 ]

2:45 Feature Album -  Trouble In Paradise - Randy Newman. (1983)

3:12 Virtual World - Hamish MacEwan

Hamish's Links:

Which tablet to buy, please?>  

Researchers build featherweight chips that dissolve in water>

Bend me, shape me: Flexible phones 'out by 2013'>

3:30  Auckland story - Lisa Thompson
Waikumete cemetery in West Auckland is expected to reach burial capacity by about 2018 and a cemetery and reserve management plan for the next 10 years has been put out by Auckland Council for discussion.  
Spoken features producer, Lisa Thompson went along to a recent open day to find out more.

4:06 The Panel -  Linda Clark  and Vicki Hyde.
Justice Binnie opens up on Judith Collins, the Serious Fraud Office lawyer who got off the forgery charges because of the fertility drug she was taking. Be careful what you call people at work - new guidelines in NSW. Are there more CTV disasters in waiting? Why are airlines confiscating thousands and thousands of legitimately purchased bottles of booze and perfume? And the High Court ruling against Hekia Parata.