Are We Alone - Skeptical Sunday: I'll Buy That!
Smoking is good for you! Doctors want you to light up! Discover how cigarette companies of the 1950s manipulated the media to peddle their tobacco - and why not much has changed since then. Also, what goes on in our brain when we buy; the results of a global neuroscience study. Plus, our Hollywood Skeptic tests the purifying claims of Kinoki pads and Brains on Vacation debunks Carl Sagan ufology.
- Martin Lindstrom- Marketing expert and author of Buyology: Truth and Lies About Why We Buy
- Robert Jackler - Associate Dean, Continuing Medical Education, Stanford University School of Medicine and organizer of the exhibition Not a Cough in a Carload: Images Used by Tobacco Companies to Hide the Hazards of Smoking
- James Underdown - Executive Director, Center for Inquiry, Los Angeles
- Phil Plait - Astronomer, author and keeper of badastronomy.com