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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Tuesday 12 November 2013

1:10 Best song ever written - Trevor Brownie from Christchurch nominated Copperhead Road by Steve Earle.

1:25 Critical Mass - \

TV - Irene Gardiner
Music - Colin Morris
Books - Cushla McKinney
Web - Ben Gracewood

2:10 The Solo Yachtie - Stanley Paris - It's nearly two years now since we had our next guest on.
Back at the beginning of 2012, former Otago Boys High alumnus Doctor Stanley Paris was a 74 year old with a 64ft yacht, and a mission: to become the oldest person to sail around the world solo.
"Just another crazy kid with a dream", as Leonard Cohen would say. Well, Stanley is 76 now, and he and "Kiwi Spirit"-his Bruce Farr-designed yacht, are just about ready to go. He's hoping to make it from Bermuda all the way back again in 149 days or fewer. Stanley Paris talks with Jim Mora from Florida.

2:20 Armistice - Louise Hidalgo of BBC Witness - On November 11th 1918 at 11am, the guns of World War One finally fell silent.  Louise Hidalgo introduces voices from the archives remembering that moment.
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2:30 Reading - Julian Wilson reads episode seven of  'Heartland'  by Neil Cross  
Oldies But Goldies Membran 223003-321/F © 2005 Membran Music Ltd. Tk 4 Goodnight Irene by Ledbetter, Lomax. It's Madness 7243 8 46834 2 9 CDVIP 228 © Virgin Records Ltd.  Tk 12 Memories by Madness. Three Imaginary Boys - The Cure R2 78895 © 2004 Atlantic Recording Corp. Tk 6 Subway Song bySmith/Tolhurst/Dempsey.  Tk 4 Another Day bySmith/Tolhurst/Dempsey

2:45 Feature album - Thriller - Michael Jackson (1982)

3:10 Feature Interview - Sam de Brito
Sydney Morning Herald Columnist and writer of the blog  "All men are Liars", Sam de Brito, on the business of being a bloke. He's a stay at home Dad candid about the challenges of raising a daughter, and about the suspicion of men who work with children.

3:30 In today's Asian Report: a fifteen day Buddhist festival commemorating the dead. Lynda Chanwai-Earle joins the Wellington Cambodian community to hear from hardworking volunteers and monks and to sample some of the delicacies prepared for the departed and the living.

4:06 Michele A'Court and Jeremy Elwood are on The Panel today - Auckland ratepayers forking out for staff parties, and the suspicion that the trumpeted low rates rises in the Queen City are in fact high rates hikes disguised. Could we improve our traffic flows by 40% and cut down journey times in big cities by 25% simply by having smarter traffic lights?What's with all the people on long-term sickness benefits for addictions and are we spending our compassion money in the wrong area? Is it the quad bikes that are dangerous on farms or is a combination of their mis-use, and also dope smoking?