Category: Media Theory

  • Make America A Nightmare Dystopia Again

    Make America A Nightmare Dystopia Again

    MAANDA should be emblazoned on my hat. This is what the hopefully dwindling supporters of a similar sounding acronym are really saying, briefly re-energised by certain re-election announcements. The other morning I suddenly began thinking about Aldous Huxley’s novel Brave New World after not having thought about that book in a long while. I did […]

  • 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: 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 […]