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.

What is Marshall McLuhan’s most outrageous idea?

No question it’s his theory of the extinction of the dinosaurs.  Here’s the link to my original post on it.  This idea is so wild even Marshall’s critics never talked about it. Probably because they thought no one would believe he thought any such thing. Here’s another theory about dinosaurs, although, thankfully, not one of Marshall’s:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=771E0aOFS4Q&feature=related

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Michael Hinton Saturday, July 9th, 2011
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