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Marshall McLuhan

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  • Chasing Down The Muse: 41 years later we're still in trouble

    "There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. We are all crew." —Marshall McLuhan "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtfully committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." —Margaret Mead April 22...
  • Adam Lambert and TV scandal: A match made in rock heaven

     
    Adam Lambert has taken the better part of a year to unfold his shiny wings on national television. He finally took flight Sunday on the American Music Awards -- but not in the direction that many, including some devoted fans,......
  • Carly and me -- BFFs!

     
    Wow, Carly Fiorina is, like, totally into me! She updates me every day, sometimes six or eight or nine times a day, on what she's up to. Holding a forum in Pleasanton. Holding a forum in Clovis. Quoting a New Jersey newspaper calling her a ''charismatic...
  • The shifting art circuit of Los Angeles

     
    Art galleries have sprung up like weeds in Culver City over the last several years, but the landscape remains ever shifting. While a few have recently shuttered (thanks, global economic collapse!), others, like Thinkspace and Carmichael Gallery, have just...
  • Stephen Colbert talks art with Steve Martin, with help from Shepard Fairey et al.

     
    The Colbert Report Mon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Steve Martin Pt. 2 www.colbertnation.com Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor & Satire Blog March to Keep Fear Alive Steve Martin learned the hard way last week that live audiences don't......
  • Gustavo Dudamel and celebrity

     
    A week before classical music’s latest celebrity sensation, Gustavo Dudamel, filled the Hollywood Bowl for a performance of Bizet’s “Carmen” last summer, Princeton University Press published Fred Inglis’ “A Short History of Celebrity.”...
  • Justin Halpern, the Twitter celeb behind "$#*! My Dad Says," urges kids to read

     
    Studies suggest that consuming short blasts of information has led to Web-induced attention deficit, making today's youth more impulsive and impatient and far less likely to log off long enough to leap into the pages of a good book. So......
  • The cult of Glenn Gould

    It began, unpromisingly, with music written to put you to sleep. But when the dashing 22-year-old Glenn Gould recorded a little-known piece Bach had come up with to soothe an aristocratic insomniac, the pianist's ecstatic, ferocious playing kick-started...