October 31, 2001

Prolific horror writer Clive Barker talks with Todd about his career and rise to celebrity status. His latest novel, "Coldheart Canyon", weaves together a ghost story and a tale of the fickle nature of Hollywood. He discusses navigating the pitfalls of fame, and the knowledge that his time in the spotlight may not last long.

The world's largest wind farm, home to 450 giant windmills, is under construction along the Oregon-Washington border. Todd talks with Oregon energy resources administrator David Stewart-Smith about the new breed of windmills and how they're slated to provide a new, cleaner source of electricity to eleven states.

Austan Goolsbee, a professor of economics at the University of Chicago joins Todd to discuss the chaotic state of the U.S. economy. He addresses what factors contributed to our present economic slowdown, and where he thinks its going in the coming months.