Guest details for Saturday Morning 23 March 2013


8:15 Jarrod Gilbert

Jarrod Gilbert is lead researcher at Independent Research Solutions. His new book is Patched: the History of Gangs in New Zealand (Auckland University Press, ISBN: 978-1869407292).


9:05 Chris Vein

Chris Vein is Chief Innovation Officer for Global Information and Communications Technology Development at the World Bank. He was Deputy United States Chief Technology Officer for Government Innovation in the Executive Office of President Obama, and a senior advisor to the mayor of San Francisco. He is visiting Wellington and Christchurch for the official release of a master plan for making Christchurch a “Sensing City”.


9:45 Catherine Callaghan

Catherine Callaghan has been a barrister since 1995, and has been practicing with Blackstone Chambers in the United Kingdom since 2000. She has written the foreword to Luminous Moments, a collection of writing and speeches by her late father, Sir Paul Callaghan, the first publication from BWB Texts, a new short-form digital imprint from Bridget Williams Books (ISBN: 978-1927131800).


10:05 Beth Orton

British singer-songwriter Beth Orton was at the forefront of the 1990s folktronica scene, and reached the UK Top 10 in 2002 with her album Daybreaker. Last year, she released her first recording for six years, Sugaring Season, and will visit New Zealand for two church concerts, at Old St Paul’s, Wellington (17 May), and Trinity Cathedral, Auckland (18 May).


11:05 Mark Binelli

Mark Binelli is a contributing editor at Rolling Stone and Men’s Journal, and author of the 2006 novel Sacco and Vanzetti Must Die!. His new non-fiction book is The Last Days of Detroit: Motor Cars, Motown and the Collapse of an Industrial Giant (Bodley Head, ISBN 978-1-847-92168-00).


11:45 Kate’s Klassic: The Feminine Mystique

Kate Camp has published four collections of poems, most recently The Mirror of Simple Annihilated Souls, which won the 2011 NZ Post Book Award for Poetry. She will discuss the 1963 book widely credited with sparking the beginning of second-wave feminism in the United States: The Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan. A fiftieth anniversary edition has just been published (Norton, ISBN: 978-0-393-06379-0).


Music played during the programme

Details of tracks and artists will be listed on the Playlist section of this page shortly following broadcast.


Studio operators

Wellington engineer: Damon Taylor

Music played in this show


Ruby and the Romantics: Our Day Will Come
The 1963 single
Played at around 9:10

Marvin Gaye: Pretty Little Baby
The 1965 single from the compilation: The Motown Box
Played at around 9:40

Beth Orton: See Through Blue
From the 2012 album: Sugaring Season
Played at around 10:05

John Martyn: Don’t Want To Know
From the 1973 album: Solid Air
Played at around 10:15

Beth Orton: I Wish I Never Saw the Sunshine
From the 2003 compilation album: Pass In Time
Played at around 10:25

Beth Orton: It’s Not the Spotlight
From the 2003 compilation album: Pass In Time
Played at around 10:30

Beth Orton: Central Reservation (Spiritual Life – Ibadan Remix)
From the 2003 compilation album: Pass In Time
Played at around 10:35

Beth Orton: The Same Day
From the 2003 compilation album: Pass In Time
Played at around 10:50

Sam Amidon: Way Go, Lily
From the 2010 album: I See the Sign
(Public Domain)
Played at around 10:55

MC5: Motor City is Burning
From the 1969 live album: Kick Out the Jams
Played at around 11:05