What if we could explore the vastness of space? Science fiction has always fed upon our need to explore - to wonder what is out there. Space journeys from Jules Verne's earliest ideas about attempts to leave our planet, to Nichelle Nichols revealing how her groundbreaking role as Lt. Uhura in Star Trek led to her participation in the recruitment of NASA's astronauts.
Wil, Russel, Todd and industry experts tackle the biggest advertising event in the world: The Olympics. Which brands will win marketing gold and who will come dead last? Plus two agencies Pitch to sell Tasmania to China.
Gruen is back to find out why we buy what we buy. And why the ads on the side of our internet browser want us to buy more. Wil, Russel, Todd and a team of new and familiar faces will deconstruct the advertising landscape.
At the world's hottest fashion show, there's been a murder. Now, everybody's a suspect, including two guests who end up sharing much more than a hotel room. Add to the fun a hilariously inept TV reporter on the trail of her most shocking interview yet. They're all caught up in the year's biggest see-and-be-seen events, where steamy scandals and spectacular supermodels turn up the heat in a riotous show of high-fashion hilarity.
In January 1958, Yves Saint Laurent, aged merely 21, was unexpectedly called upon to oversee the legendary Paris fashion house established by recently deceased Christian Dior. All eyes turned to this very young assistant as he presented his first collection for Dior and instantly ascended to the heights of haute couture's elite class. During Saint Laurent's breathtaking and ground-breaking show, he met with another fate in being introduced to Pierre Berge, patron of the arts, future love of his life and lifelong business partner. Three years later, the two founded the Yves Saint Laurent Company, which would rapidly become one of the biggest luxury powerhouses on the planet.