Not only does Michael Pollan—along with Eric Schlosser—drive the upcoming film, Food, Inc., about the industrialized food system. But he also looks a hell of a lot like the former French philosopher Michel Foucault.

Check this little bit of esoteric brilliance out: Michael Pollan or Michel Foucault?

While Foucault died in 1984, Pollan is still very much alive. Catch the man at the following Bay Area locales: June 15, 2009, 7 pm, Barnes & Noble, El Cerrito, June 16, 6 pm, World Affairs Council, SF; June 18, 7:30 pm, First Congregational Church of Berkeley, Berkeley. Click here for details. (Unfortunately, his Omnivore Books event is sold out.)