Archive for the ‘Audio’ Category

In Whatcha Doin’, Marshall McLuhan? the writer Ken Hollings re-examines the man and his legacy. He talks to those who have been influenced by McLuhan as well as those who knew him well, including the celebrated novelist and journalist Tom Wolfe, and asks how and why McLuhan fits into the media narrative of the twenty-first […]


When Marshall McLuhan proposed his idea to create an audio companion piece to his landmark 1967 book The Medium is the Massage, no one quite knew what to expect. The book itself brilliantly captured McLuhan’s theories on media and technology, arguing that the medium by which information is transferred to people was more important than […]


Reading by B.W. Powe from his collection “Decoding Dust” published by NeoPoiesis Press Technogenie by B.W. Powe  Technogenie by B.W. Powe from NeoPoiesis Press on Vimeo. Invitation Reader Remembrance Seas For Auxi Dream-catching Hear more poems read by B.W. Powe here: https://vimeo.com/neopoiesispress/videos Some Advance Reviews:- “What’s B.W. Powe: A Poet, an aphorist,a lyric philosopher-historian, a master of […]


During the 1930’s and 1940’s two scholars working at the University of Toronto began to outline a new theory of the role played by media of communication in shaping consciousness.  English-born and trained classicist Eric Havelock studied ancient Greece’s transition from an oral to a literate culture and the changes in mentality this brought about.  […]


University of St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto Book & Media Studies Program McLuhan’s War, Here and Now Peter W. Nesselroth Peter W. Nesselroth presented the inaugural lecture in a new annual series of lectures dedicated to the theme of McLuhan and the technological imagination on January 29, 2015 Peter W. Nesselroth is Professor emeritus of […]


Click here for the audio – Marshall McLuhan and the Kindle Welcome to Light On Light Through, Episode 90, in which I discuss how Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980), who never wrote for a Kindle and of course didn’t even know about it, nonetheless correctly foresaw its revolutionary impact on authors when he wrote, in Laws of the Media (1977) that the […]


This is an offshoot of “The Electric Information Age Book Book” by Jeffrey Schnapp See http://tinyurl.com/7wau5f5  The Electric Information Age Album by The Masses   Digital Album Immediate download of 19-track album in your choice of MP3 320, FLAC, or just about any other format you could possibly desire. These are splits from 2 continuous tracks off the […]


The original LP recording produced by John Simon for Columbia Records in 1968 The recent CD reissue of this rare LP includes new essays, artwork by Winston Smith, and unpublished photos of the recording sessions, produced by John Simon. You can listen to Part I of the original LP below. The CD is available in the US […]


    Artist: MCLUHAN, MARSHALL Title: The Medium Is The Massage Label: FIVE DAY WEEKEND Format: CD Price: $19.00 Catalog #: FDW 7711CD “When Marshall McLuhan proposed his idea to create an audio companion piece to his landmark 1967 book The Medium is the Massage, no one quite knew what to expect. The book itself brilliantly […]


And here it is! After at least 18 months since I supplied a quote to Noah Uman for his reissue of ‘The Medium Is The Massage’ celebrating 100 years of McLuhan‘s record of the book, it finally dropped through the letterbox this morning. It’s gorgeous, full deluxe mini LP style CD sleeve, 40 pg booklet and all in the style of […]