Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm for Wednesday 19 March 2008

Afternoons for Wednesday 19 March 2008

1:06 Jim's Essay

1:10 Best Song Ever Written: Intruder by Van Halen

According to Simon Kennedy.

1:15 Link 3

2:00 News

2:10 You Tube Star

Aspiring actress Amy Walker became an instant You Tube star with this video of herself performing 21 different accents in 2-and-a-half minutes.
From British to French, Czech, Russian, Texan, Scottish, Canadian, and New Zealand, Amy's gift for mimicry is not only astounding but enormously entertaining. Since its launch, her video has generated more than a million views across the internet and tens of thousands of comments, and has attracted the attention of mainstream media around the world. Not bad for a 25 -year old from Seattle, Washington who knew she was destined for big things when she mastered her first voice - The Little Mermaid, at age six!

2:30 NZ Reading: Waving Not Drowning by Jane Blaikie

A bus trip through China with equally foreign tourists brings understanding and enlightenment for a young New Zealand journalist.
One of our Whitireia Workshop series from the collection, A Magpie Stole My Heart.

2:45 He Rourou

In He Rourou today, Ana Tapiata talks to Wharehoka Wano, the organiser of the Maori activities of the New Zealand Arts Festival.

2:50 Feature Album - Back to Black by Amy Winehouse

3:00 News

3:12 Virtual World - Hamish MacEwan

Why We're Powerless To Resist Grazing On Endless Web Data; Kiwis sharply divided on e-voting; Japan to strip Internet for illegal downloaders and Hamish's Bits & Bobs; Site of the Week: numbrosia.com

3:33 Auckland Story - Sapna Samanat

Sapna Samant chats with Ron Brownson, senior curator, Auckland Art Gallery and Kirsty Glengarry who looks after the education component of the Auckland Art Gallery about the 'Likeness and Character' exhibition.

3:47 Environment Story

Today in Environment - efforts to save the big green booming parrot oddity that is the Kakapo. An ABC In Conversation programme

4:00 News

4:06 The Panel - Gary McCormick and Graham Bell

4:30 News Headlines/Traffic/Weather