Nights for Wednesday 22 October 2014
7:10 Teeth Talk
Did you know that humans form two sets of teeth over the course of their lives? Professor of Dental Epidemiology and Public Health, also editor of New Zealand Dental Journal, Murray Thomson from the University of Otago is armed to the teeth with toothy tales – teenagers and young adults.
People, places and events in New Zealand.
8:10 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries – visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.
8:40 Arts Ambassador - Video Games
Joystick ninja and GamePlanet editor Matt Maguire solves the riddles, beats the bad guys and saves the Earth countless times on a myriad of gaming platforms. We're in the midst of a full-blown internet culture war – on one side are independent game-makers and critics, many of them women, who advocate for greater inclusion in gaming – on the other side of the equation are a motley alliance of vitriolic naysayers: misogynists, trolls, people convinced they're being manipulated by a left-leaning and/or corrupt press, and traditionalists who just don't want their games to change: #Gamergate.
9:06 The Wednesday Drama - 'The China Theory of Life', by Jenny Bornholdt
When a young woman moves into a flat - it's not just the telephone installer and the fellow tenants she meets - her life is filled with numerous characters who create a bustling tapestry of life (RNZ)
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 The New Jazz Archive - Jazz on the Radio
Exploring the long and colourful history of jazz on the radio, with filmmaker Huey Coleman talking about his documentary on beloved jazz radio host Marian McPartland, and the story of the Voice of America the broadcaster whose jazz radio show helped win the Cold War. The show also features jazz historian Chris Tyle on how jazz fuelled the Golden Age of Radio, and how the fledgling radio medium helped make the names of some of the biggest stars of 1930s jazz (1 of 9, PRX)