Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Monday 6 July 2020
1:10 First song
1:17 Why Stuff is quitting Facebook
The news website Stuff is suspending all of its activity on Facebook, according to a report from The Spinoff website.
A leaked email said that the decision has been made in the context of the international Boycott Facebook movement.
Jesse speaks to Stuff editor Patrick Crewdson.
1.27 Plans afoot to refurbish Wellington's Embassy Theatre
Plans are under way to fund a $400,000 refurbishment of Wellington's Embassy movie theatre.
The completion work includes replicating the original ground floor facade and entrance area, which was designed by Llewellyn Williams and built in 1924.
Jesse speaks to former Wellington councillor, property developer and heritage building enthusiast Rex Nicholls, who has set up an Embassy Theatre Supporters group.
1.34 A decade on from Scott Guy's murder
A decade ago Feilding farmer Scott Guy was murdered in in his driveway.
No-one has been convicted for his murder.
Jesse speaks to Stuff investigative journalist Mike White, who asks whether police charged the right man.
You can read Mike's full story here on Stuff
1:45 Great NZ Album: Emma Paki Oxygen of Love
2:10 Guy Williams TV picks
Guy Williams gives us his thoughts on: 'Second Chance Charlie', hit Netflix gameshow 'The floor is lava' and 'Unsolved Mysteries'. He speaks to us today from Hawera where he is part way through his "Guy Williams' tour of Hastings, Napier, Taupo, Tokoroa, and Matamata my career is going well please don't ask about it."
2:20 Black Sheep: The Story Of Statues
Statues have become a focus of global protests following the Black Lives Matter movement in the United States. In this episode of Black Sheep, William Ray talks to activists, historians and academics to uncover the stories behind problematic monuments in New Zealand - and looks at different ideas of what should happen to them next.
2:40 How you know if you're addicted to alcohol - Andrew Hopgood
In our expert segment today we're looking at imbibing a little too much with Andrew Hopgood, who's a senior clinician from drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre Red Door Recovery.
After lockdown ended, you might have noticed a few posts on social media from people relieved the recycling truck had finally come and they had managed to get rid of all their empty wine bottles.
And while a binge over a stressful time doesn't mean an addiction, we thought it would be good to chat about drinking.
3:10 Dr Paul Offit, professor of vaccinology - is modern medicine truly the answer?
Conventional wisdom is not always wise. Fevers can be good for you. Vitamin C does not help a cold. Icing a sprained ankle is not the best idea. Dr Paul Offit is a professor of vaccinology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and co-inventor of the rotavirus vaccine. He takes aim at some generally accepted medical practices in his book, Overkill When Modern Medicine Goes Too Far.
In 'Voices' today; Kadambari Gladding meets one of the awardees of the Ambassador's Commendation - a recognition by the Embassy of Japan in New Zealand.
3:45 The Panel with Ruwani Perera and Stephen Jacobi
Music played in this show
First Song: Imogen Heap - Hide and Seek
Great New Zealand Album: Emma Paki Oxygen of Love