The medium is the message.

What does the medium of a personal blog on the Internet say… What would Marshall McLuhan think about the Internet? The obvious place to launch this inquiry: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marshall_McLuhan Interestingly he crept back into my consciousness the other day watching an episode of The Sopranos. Which is sort of a circular pattern here. Currently I’m binging […]

Today’s feeds

Escapes from captivity: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-49132420 https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-49131425 The first one I noticed about that man freed from Syria lead to his blog: http://searching4sam.com/ It is somewhat inspirational, an ambitious project. A book about Rewi Alley, the author interviewed by Kim on the Saturday Morning show today. I’ve heard him mentioned before but now I am more interested […]

Audience

There once was this hard bound magazine. A real visual feast. Tactile as well, since it was hardbound. The musty waxy smell as you turned through the pages. They were already about twenty years old when I encountered them. They would be about forty now. Over forty I guess. https://archive.org/details/TNM_Audience_magazine_subscription_offer_20180505_0047/ Unlike the Audience “workaday” staff […]