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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Wednesday 19 October 2016

1:10 First song

1:15 How drugs can affect parenting instincts 

Photos taken by Ohio police of drug addicted parents.

Photos taken by Ohio police of drug addicted parents. Photo: City of East Liverpool, Ohio/ Facebook

The Ohio Police released the pictures above to raise awareness of the impact of drug addiction. It shows two drug addicted parents slumped unconscious in their car, with their frightened looking four year old son in the back.

Both parents were charged with a number of offences including endangering children.

So what is it about drugs that cause can parents to put their children's lives at risk like this?  A new study may shed some light on just what happens in the brains of drug addicts, and how this impacts on their parenting instincts.

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania scanned the brains of 47 people before and after they underwent treatment for opioid dependence, showing them images of cute babies designed to provoke an instinctual response.

And they found that the brains of people addicted to opioids didn't produce strong responses to the cute baby pictures compared with non addicts.

One of the researchers, Dr Daniel Langleben, conducted the study.

1:25 Be a Tidy Kiwi Relaunch

The Be a Tidy Kiwi campaign started in the 70's, but has been revitalised thanks to input from more than 16 thousand primary school students.

Richard Leckinger from The Auckland Litter Prevention Steering Group unveils the new logo.

1.30 'Sons of a Bitch' & Mel Parsons: The North Island Woolshed Tour 2016

Two country dogs, a local town vet. It's a show that tries to bridge the divide between city slickers and country bumpkins. Sons of a Bitch is a multi-character show created by Amelia Dunbar and Emma Newborn, and they've teamed up with award-winning folk, country artist, Mel Parsons. The trio will be transforming working woolsheds into real-life show spaces for a night out in the country. 'Sons of a Bitch' & Mel Parsons: The North Island Woolshed Tour 2016, runs from October 19 to November 13.

Two country dogs, a local town vet. It's a show that tries to bridge the divide between city slickers and country bumpkins.

Two country dogs, a local town vet. It's a show that tries to bridge the divide between city slickers and country bumpkins. Photo: Supplied

Youth Club activities at Taita, Lower Hutt. From The Evening post

Youth Club activities at Taita, Lower Hutt. From The Evening post Photo: Alexander Turnbull Library

1:35 Sound Archives: Kiwi Teen Rebellion

Back in August we talked to Grant Morris about the history of teenagers in New Zealand and we touched on 'The Mazengarb Report' on juvenile delinquency in Lower Hutt, published in 1954.

That inspired Sarah Johnston from Nga Taonga Sound & Vision to have a look into the sound archives to see how radio had dealt with the ‘teenage question’ in the past.

1:45 Favourite Album: The Trainspotting soundtrack

2.10 The Great Tomato Debate

It's the great tomato debate; To refrigerate or not to refrigerate? Denise Tieman, is a research associate professor at the University of Florida, and she says 'there are a lot of things going wrong with tomatoes at the moment'. She's part of a research team looking at how refrigeration affects the taste of a tomato. The findings were published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, this week.

'There are a lot of things going wrong with tomatoes at the moment'. A research team is trying to end the great tomato debate; To refrigerate or not to refrigerate?

'There are a lot of things going wrong with tomatoes at the moment'. A research team is trying to end the great tomato debate; To refrigerate or not to refrigerate? Photo: Pixabay

2:20 Music Critic: Kate Robertson

Former Salient Music Editor, Kate Robertson, has new music from American Rockers Jimmy Eat World and West Australian band Pond, who will be releasing their eighth studio album in January

Jimmy Eat World

Jimmy Eat World: Rick Burch, Tom Linton, Jimmy Adkins & Zach Lind Photo: Supplied

2:30 Bookmarks with James Nokise

James Nokise

James Nokise Photo: twitter

Comedian, actor and writer James Nokise shares his favourite books, films, music and games.

He's quite a fan of Fantasy - and says his keenness on the game Final Fantasy series contributed to the break up of two of his relationships.

James play Rukahu is on at BATS next month. He plays Pacific Performer Jon Bon Fasi who, having applied unsuccessfully to Creative New Zealand over 23 years, suddenly gets funding for his proposal to explore the origins of ‘Pasifika'.

3:10 James Geary: The Secret Lives of Metaphor 

They are two peas in a pod, this is a recipe for disaster! Every six minutes, we use a metaphor. We use them without knowing it, and they are a key to how we think says James Geary. He is the former Europe editor of Time and deputy curator of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard.

James Geary reveals how metaphors have the power to change our thinking in the hands of politicians and advertisers. He shares his insights on metaphor and aphorism in his book,  I is an Other: The Secret Life of Metaphor and How It Shapes the Way We See the World.

James Geary

James Geary Photo: Ted.com

3:45 The Panel Pre-Show

Music played in this show

JESSE MULLIGAN - AFTERNOONS
1:00pm - 4:00pm
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 19th 2016

JESSE'S SONG:
ARTIST:    Teeth & Tongue
TITLE:        Do Harm  
COMP:    Jess Cornelius
ALBUM:    Give Up On Your Health
LABEL:    Download

FAVORITE ALBUM:
ARTIST:    Underworld
TITLE:        Born Slippy
COMP:    Rick Smith, Karl Hyde, Darren Emerson
ALBUM:    Trainspotting        
LABEL:    Capitol

ARTIST:    Leftfield
TITLE:        A Final Hit
COMP:    Neil Barnes, Paul Daley
ALBUM:    Trainspotting        
LABEL:    Capitol

ARTIST:    Iggy Pop
TITLE:        Lust for life
COMP:    Iggy Pop, David Bowie
ALBUM:    Trainspotting        
LABEL:    Capitol

MUSIC CRITIC: Kate Robertson
ARTIST:    Jimmy Eat World
TITLE:        Sure and Certain
COMP:    Jim Adkins, Tom Linton, Zach Lind, Rick Burch
ALBUM:     Integrity Blues (out on Friday)
LABEL:    Dine Alone Music

ARTIST:    Pond
TITLE:        Zond
COMP:    Nick Allbrook, Jay Watson
ALBUM:    Man It Feels Like Space Again
LABEL:    Caroline Records
 
BOOKMARKS: James Nokise
ARTIST:    Robert Glasper Experiment
TITLE:         Afor Blue (feat. Erykah Badu
COMP:    Mongo Santamaria
ALBUM:    Black Radio
LABEL:    Blue Note

ARTIST:    Frightened Rabbit
TITLE:        Wait Till The Morning
COMP:    Scott Hutchison
ALBUM:    Painting of a Panic Attack
LEBEL:    Atlantic

ADDITIONAL SONG:
ARTIST:    Fabulous Arabia
TITLE:        Tony's Chord
COMP:    Mike Fabulous, James Milne
ALBUM:    Unlimited Buffet
LABEL:    Ecomomy

THE PANEL:
ARTIST:    Dolly Parton
TITLE:        Coat of Many Colours
COMP:    Dolly Parton
ALBUM:    Coat of Many Colors
LABEL:    RCA