Willie Wilkerson was raised and educated in England and graduated from the University of Southern California in 1977. He has authored several books, and has contributed to several publications including the Los Angeles Times, the Hollywood Reporter, USA Today, the Herald Examiner, and the LA Weekly, as well as being an on-camera historian for such TV shows as A&E's "Biography", E! Entertainment's "Mysteries & Scandals," The Learning Channel's "The Secret History of Las Vegas" and PBS's "History Detectives".
Electrical engineer, and scientific truth seeker Jim Elvidge, discussed theories of a programmed reality, in which we may be living in a giant simulation, as well as developments in science and the mind. All the evidence seems to point the idea that our world is made of bits and data that in some ways seems to follow patterns that we see in computational systems, he noted. First hour guest, author Willie Wilkerson III shared his contention that it was his father, W.R. Billy Wilkerson Jr., the founder of the Hollywood Reporter, not the gangster Bugsy Siegel who led to the creation of the Las Vegas strip as we know it today. ... More »Host: George Noory