A tribute to and a lament for Marshall McLuhan.  Five days a week, Tuesday through Saturday, I present one of McLuhan’s observations and talk about its relevance today.  300 ideas. 300 days.  300 posts.

The big switch.

Marshall McLuhan (1964, age 52).  Of course …

“[T]he movie has excelled as a medium that offers poor people roles of riches and power beyond the dreams of avarice.”

Me (November, 2010, age 58). Ah one can dream …

 

Cordially, Marshall and Me

 

Reading

Marshall McLuhan, Understanding Media, 1964, p. 291.

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Michael Hinton Wednesday, November 10th, 2010
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