A tribute to and a lament for Marshall McLuhan continues. If he had lived Marshall would have been 100 on July 21, 2011. Join me in the countdown to his centennial, and an exploration of more of his observations on the way media work in the electric age in which we live.

A lesson for ad men

 Marshall McLuhan (1970, age 59).  A fatal error.    

“The TV sound track still yields the hot radio pitch, even in ads – a fatal error.”

Me (March, 2011, age 58).  Judge for yourself.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bNN0L2UoPvQ&feature=related 

Cordially, Marshall and Me

Reading: 

Marshall McLuhan, Culture Is Our Business, 1970, p. 86.

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Michael Hinton Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011
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