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The Medium is the Message...meh

The reading that we had this week by Marshall McLuhan  was very interesting and I think the word “eccentric” is a perfect word for McLuhan and his thoughts. 410 more words

Reaction to McLuhan

Marshall McLuhan coined the famous expression “the medium is the message”. After reading his excerpt, I found it to be very complicated, but after reading it a few times it started to make more sense to me.   572 more words

Reaction to McLuhan

This week’s reading was an excerpt from Marshall McLuhan’s book Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man in which he argues that the medium is the message. 565 more words

A trajetória dos (novos) media

Não há nada de propriamente ‘novo’ nos ‘novos media’. No período da história humana eles até podem ser novos, mas na história dos media não são tanto assim. 607 more words

Social Media

The Medium is Part of the Message

When I first read “The Medium is the Message” by Marshall McLuhan I found it somewhat wordy and difficult to understand. I can absolutely understand why someone might call McLuhan eccentric; but the message of the reading was clear enough, it is not the content but the medium through which that content is transmitted that shapes our understanding of the content itself. 504 more words

Society And Culture

The Prime Meridian

I usually start my probes with a personal anecdote, but so much has happened during the five months since my last post that it’s impossible to know where to start. 2,685 more words

Sunder of the Ghost

No one has their eye–or ear–focused on youth as acutely as Daniel Clowes.

Just as Vogue’s comment on his Ghost World, Daniel Clowes created such a comic that pierces through puberty, right into the deepest layer of young lads’ heart. 587 more words