Guest details for Saturday Morning 27 February 2010

8:12 Ken Auletta

Ken Auletta has written Annals of Communications columns and profiles for The New Yorker magazine since 1992. He is the author of 11 books; his latest is Googled: The End of the World As We Know It (Virgin, ISBN: 9780753522424).

8:35 Jack Heinemann

Genetic engineer Jack Heinemann is Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics, and Director of the Centre for Integrated Research of Biosafety at the University of Canterbury. He is the author of a 2009 book on biotechnology for all agricultures, Hope not Hype (Third World Network, ISBN: 978-983-2729-81-5) available as a free download.

9:05 John van Maanen

Organisational theorist Professor John van Maanen is the visiting Hood Fellow at the University of Auckland Business School from the Sloan School of Management at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the author of more than 200 publications, and researches the ethnography of groups such as American policemen and Disneyland ride operators by living with them. Professor Van Maanen will give a free public talk, The Organisation Behind the Chart: Culture and Networks at Work, at the University of Auckland Business School on 4 March from 6:30 to 8:00pm

9:35 Barbara Sumner Burstyn

Journalist and filmmaker Barbara Sumner Burstyn makes independent low-budget documentaries with her cinematographer husband Tom Burstyn as Cloud South Films. Their documentary One Man, One Cow, One Planet, about biodynamic farming advocate Peter Proctor, has received worldwide acclaim, and their latest film, This Way of Life, a four-year portrait of the Karena family in Hawke's Bay, came runner up in the Generation Award at the recent Berlin Film Festival. It will go on general New Zealand release from 11 March.

10:05 Dean Wareham

Wellington-born musician Dean Wareham is a former member of Galaxie 500 and Luna, and the author of Black Postcards: a Rock & Roll Romance (Penguin Press, ISBN: 9781594201554). Now based in New York, he performs as Dean and Britta with his wife Britta Phillips; they bring their film/live music performance, 13 Most Beautiful: Songs for Andy Warhol's Screen Tests, to the New Zealand International Arts Festival on 4 March.

11:05 Margo Lanagan

Margo Lanagan is an Australian writer of young adult fiction. Her books include a trilogy of short story collections - White Time, Black Juice, Red Spikes (all Allen & Unwin) - and Tender Morsels (Allen & Unwin, ISBN: 9781741758160), a re-imagining of the Snow White and Rose Red tale that jointly won Best Novel at the 2009 World Fantasy Awards. Margo is a guest at Writers and Readers week (8-14 March) at the New Zealand International Arts Festival.

Music played on the programme

The Rich Morton Sound: Storm the Embassy
From the album: The Theme That Never Was - Fictional Film and Imaginary TV '66-'73
(Homage to Fromage)
Played at around 8:35

The Velvet Underground: I'll Be Your Mirror
From the 1967 album: The Velvet Underground and Nico
Played at around 10:10

Galaxie 500: Tugboat
The 7" single from the 1988 album: Today
Played at around 10:25

Dean & Britta: I'll Keep It With Mine
From the soundtrack to 13 Most Beautiful
Played at around 10:40

Dean & Britta: Not a Young Man Anymore
From the soundtrack to 13 Most Beautiful
Played at around 10:50

Dean & Britta: The Sun is Still Sunny
From the 2007 album: Back Numbers
(Rounder Records)
Played at around 10:55

The Unthanks: The Testimony of Patience Kershaw
From the 2009 album: Here's the Tender Coming
(Rabble Rouser Music)
Played at around 11:05

Mahala Rai Banda: Ding Deng Dong
From the album: Ghetto Blasters
(Asphalt Tango)
Played at around 11:55
Composer: Ristic

Studio operators

Wellington engineer: Carol Jones
Auckland engineer: Jeremy Ansell