The host and four guest panelists on Mental Engineering take a humorous look at the television commercials we see every day. Originally a public access cable program in St. Paul, Minnesota, the show reached a peak in 2002 when a special episode aired after the Super Bowl and analyzed a few of the ads shown during the game. While it is usually produced on a shoestring budget, the show still attracts nationally-known comedians and writers to to sit at the table alongside professors from local universities. Written by
Michael Hicks <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Did You Know?
A special episode that aired after Super Bowl XXXVI on February 3, 2002 is believed to have been the show's most-viewed. It was carried on PBS stations covering 85% of the U.S. population and featured Aisha Tyler
and Lizz Winstead
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