In ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ I talk about wanting to be a hero and show myself passive and inactive. I’ve used cigarette smoking and the “heroes” presented in cigarette commercials to suggest that advertising has transformed my desire to act heroically into cigarette consumption. That this particular consumption is self-destructive and addictive is important since I want to suggest a link between self-destructive behaviour and my inability to “be a hero”. M.F.
From roots in the Deep South to the slums of New Jersey, "Who Do You Think You Are?" follows the journeys of some of the most well-known names in American popular culture. Watch as celebrities discover unknown details about themselves and their families while researching their ancestry with the help of historians and genealogical experts.
Australian celebrities play detective as they go in search of their family history, revealing secrets from the past. Along the way there will be scandal, adultery, pioneers, bushrangers, artists and royalty. Join the trail of discovery to uncover where these celebrities came from as they find out just who they think they are.