Robot, Fembot, Old Timey
Saturday, January 18, 2003
Kurt Andersen and scientist Rodney Brooks look at how metal men are jumping from pop culture into real life. Visit thousands of robot toys in a big red barn outside Spokane. Sexpert Susie Bright surveys female robots on film, from The Stepford Wives to the deadly Fembots. And a jazz pioneer gives over some control to his virtual Frankenstein.