Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Tuesday 24 June 2014
1:10 - Best Song Ever Written - Winn Brendgens from Wellington nominated 'Cent Mille Chansons d'amour' by Frida Boccara.
1:20 The Critics
TV - Irene Gardiner
The White Queen - Prime, Wednesday nights at 9.30pm
Californication - Four, Thursday nights at 9.30pm
Books - Graham Beattie
My Salinger Year - Joanna Rakoff (Bloomsbury $35)
Elizabeth is Missing - Emma Healey (Penguin $37)
Music - Nick Atkinson
ARTIST: Lake South
TITLE: Good Keen Man
COMP: Lake McKenna
DUR: 1' 40" (Excerpt)
ARTIST: Bailey Wiley
COMP: Bailey Wiley, Raiza Biza
DUR: 1' 30" (Excerpt)
ARTIST: Carnivorous Plant Society
TITLE: Noche Del Guiro
COMP: Finn Scholes
DUR: 2' 09" (Excerpt)
ARTIST: Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings
COMP: Bosco mann
DUR: 3' 30"
ALBUM: Give The People What They Want
Web - Steve McCabe
The Visible Man:
Online air-traffic control simulator game:
2:10 First-time author - Peta Poletta: We've been hearing about the latest The New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children and Young Adults ..but one author already has her eye on the 2015 awards.. but perhaps unexpectedly so. Peta Poletti has just published her very first children's book after being dared to write it by a friend. The book is called 'I Dare - A Wire Wizard' and it's about a problem solving kid who always has his trusty number eight wire at hand.
2:20 Ocean Robots - Veronika Meduna: NIWA scientists are testing a prototype of a deep-diving ocean robot that will monitor changes in global ocean currents and rising temperatures all the way to depths of 6000 metres.
Stories from Our Changing World.
2:30 NZ Reading: Our reading today is Episode Two of "Embracing the Dragon" by Polly Greeks, an account of her trek along the Great Wall of China with Nathan Gray, a journey that included many of its most remote and dangerous sections.
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Miao Xiaoyun: Sound from Afar ( Chen Wenjie) from the album "The Art of the Chinese Lute" EUCD 1864 ARC
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BOOK: Embracing the Dragon: A Woman's Journey Along the Great Wall of China by Polly Greeks Pub: Awa Press ISBN-978-0958262958
2:45 Feature Album - '1999' - Prince and The Revolution (1982)
3:10 Feature interview - Jordan Ellenberg: For more than 40 years, child prodigy and now Maths Professor, Jordan Ellenberg has been part of the longest ever study of gifted children. He says gifted kids can be damaged by the cult of genius and they need less attention, not more. We'll talk to Jordan Ellenberg about that.. and his new book which answers that age old questions about Math... when am I ever going to use this.
3:30 The Beatles NZ Tour 1964 - Episode 2, The Beatles play their first 4 concerts in Wellington
3:45 Panel Pre-Show - Zara Potts