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“The Magical Power of Words”: Intersections of Content and Form in Newspaper Typography

A writer who talks about “the magical power of words” is usually a) corny and b) incapable of any such effect. But when a type designer like Joshua Darden says it, he is emphasizing the ability of letters and words to elicit a response through their physical shape and style.

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Marshall McLuhan Quote

Ads are the cave art of the twentieth century. -Marshall McLuthan

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Commercial Art

El medio es el mensaje, explicado

No se podría explicar de manera más didáctica el aserto de McLuhan. No te pierdas este breve video, en que Paul Levinson aclara a qué se refiere aquello de que “el medio es el mensaje“.


McLuhan and the Notion of Retribalization

Recently I was introduced to the first season of the A&E television show, Longmire, which is currently streaming on Netflix. I have only had the privilege of watching several episodes (I’m afraid my schedule just doesn’t allow for regular television viewing) and what I’ve seen so far is quite compelling. 1,072 more words


Instantaneity: The Death of Linear Thought

Apologizes for the six week lull, I have been somewhat busy with moving, traveling, and my return to the U.S. During this break however, I have found time to re-read certain sections in the book… 439 more words

Mess Age / Mass Age

Algunas páginas de The Medium is the Massage: An Inventory of Effects de Marshall McLuhan y Quentin Fiore.


“It is experience, rather than understanding, that influences behavior.”

- Mcluhan, Understanding Media