McLuhan tells us that a “message” is, “the change of scale or pace or pattern” that a new invention or innovation “introduces into human affairs.” (McLuhan 8). 310 more words
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When watching the movie Cosmopolis, I saw close comparisons with Appadurai’s essay Disjuncture and Difference in the Global Cultural Economy. The movie is an ethnography of Wall Street and the elite financial investment firms in New York that want to impose themselves as the dominant players in global finance, as told through the vantage point of an elite financier in New York. 87 more words
An Israeli, brought up in South Africa, now based in London.
I love this man’s biography, humorous, and quite self-effacing.
I just love Kander’s moody, poetic, artistic interpretation of the Yangtze River. 137 more words