Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Friday 2 May 2014
1:10 Best Song Ever Written - Liz Young from Devenport nominated ' When A Man Loves a Women' by Percy Sledge
1:25 NZ Live with Auckland band, Great North.
2:10 The Coffin Club - Dennis Beach: Death, like taxes, is inevitable - or so the saying goes - but when it comes suddenly and out of the blue those left behind can be left in the dark about what to do. Preparation for the inevitable has become popular - with clubs being set up where people can organise their own funerals and even make their own coffin, often personalising them with patterns or symbols.
Dennis Beach has already made his through the Tauranga Coffin Club, and was so inspired by the process, he's now looking to set up a new club where he lives in Katikati.
2:20 Return to Godley Head - Katy Gosset: A slice of history for trainee soldiers as the military returns to Christchurch's defence battery at Godley Head. The link: NZ Society
2:30 Reading: Brian Turner with more from his book."Into the Wider World" published by Godwit
CD - UBM 1178, Improvisationalen fur Klavier, Tracks 5 and 7, Sebeliusiana, Comp and perf by Maximilian Kock
2:45 Feature Album - Broken English - Marianne Faithfull (1979)
3:10 One Stop Shop - For your weekend food writer, Julie Biuso has a recipe for the perfect steak (Steak au Poivre with Pommes Frites) - Belinda Jackson some impressive wine and the reason why a South Australian winery has an 18m tall Buddha on site, and our movie reviewer, Sarah McMullan counts down to Star Wars Day this weekend.
Fresh Fast Food - Julie Biuso - Steak au Poivre with Pommes Frites
Weekend Wine - Belinda Jackson's picks::
Belinda's picks: Ngatarawa Stables Reserve, 2012 Hawke's Bay Syrah $17
Twin Islands Methode Brut NV Under $20 on special
Sandalford Estate Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 $25
Movie Review - Sarah McMullan
Transcendence, Only Lovers Left Alive , & Belle
3:40 Junior Detective Trail - Wai Familton: The school holidays are almost over - and if you're running out of things to keep the kids entertained, how about testing their detective skills at the Police Museum.
The museum in Porirua has a junior detective trail - in which kids from as young as three years old can hunt around for animal paw prints and other evidence.
4:06 Chris Wikaira and Irene Gardiner are on The Panel today:Chats about politicians: Maurice Williamson, NZ First's Mr O'Rourke and ACT's David Seymour. A discussion on celebrity and what qualifies, well a wide-ranging discussion on celebrity really as we discover why Peaches Goldof died. The new Super Rugby expansion and analysis of the state of the game, and the Rio Olympics that the locals don't want.