October 19, 2001

The portrayal of race on television has shifted over the years, and Donald Bogle, instructor at the University of Pennsylvania, talks about it. He explains how ethnic backgrounds have been depicted on TV throughout history, from "Amos 'n' Andy" to "The Cosby Show". Bogle's book is "Prime Time Blues: African Americans On Network Television".

Kevin Olmstead won the largest sum of money ever in TV game show history, and he talks with Todd about his life now. He says that his educational background helped him with the questions, and to win the 2.2 million dollars. He talks about what he'll do with the money. He won the proze while a contestant on "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire".

Scott Adams, the creator of the "Dilbert" comic strip, talks with Todd about his take on the universe, God, and reality. He talks about the big questions of the universe, and how his philosophies influence his work. His book is "God's Debris: A Thought Experiment".