Sunday, April 22, 2001

Bob’s Notes | McLuhan at Fordham with John Culkin, 28 June 1966

Payday

NOTE:Timing based on Payday archives.


Oct.4/2014 1177319-5-1 (same as 1177319-7-1)

(Part 12 at 13:43)

coming TV of laser beams (no picture frame)
2:39

Culkin coined the "fish" metaphor
FW and 10 Thunders (10th Thunder is TV [post-history], 7th is radio, 8th is movie, movie and TV [not fantasy]/car and plane ["Ondt and Gracehoper"])
5:51

Garden of Eden
13:29

(see 27:08 of Part 12 on Oct.4) - will hijack a lot of money from the Foundations

gardens are machines
15:41


virtual reality in consciousness
17:54

black and white sound vs. film and radio (the Russians)
20:34

democracies become aristocracies
32:07

waltz vs. watusi
33:18

Lewis Carroll vs. Einstein (see FW)
33:57

"conformity" as rearview mirror
34:58

movie as a "parahodos" (parody of Life) (Valery's comment)
36:17

predicts the Internet
37:02

iON's "obsolescing and retrieving"
37:45

2-bit wit of the computer
37:55

newspaper explains "Dada"
39:02

formal causality
40:29

instruction/stenciling on brainpan vs. exploration/probing (myth/fallacy/pattern-recognition [pattern that structures])
42:03

Joyce's ULYSSES mimes the retrieval of the involving Homeric gestalt/orality
43:05

Edmund Burke on value judgments and entire populations
44:45

"empathic" understanding of process
45:30

Oct.11/2014 1177319-5-2 (continuing Oct.4 1177319-5-1)

(Part 13 at 53:55)

obsession with the Past/History/Rearview Mirror (alienation from the Present)
Hamlet the Revenger
:24

Milton's "Paradise Lost" (retrieves the Garden of Eden)
:56

Graveyard School of Poetry (the dead Present served as a parody of the "Past" trend)
1:25

Landscape Poetry of the Romantics (Nature used as a mirror for the mind of Man, not the Past - liberated from "History")
1:44

going from the Unknown to the Known (the Gorgon without a mirror)
2:17

Pop Art regards the environment itself as art form
3:00

Art as "prediction" not "proof"
3:36

Edgar Allan Poe (retrace by reversing)
4:23

Gerry Fagan said "the future of the future is the Present"
4:44

artist uses his senses as scientific instruments (a critique of satisfaction)
5:15

15-year-old Elizabeth McLuhan on a probing high school (Grade 11) team about education
5:36

rigged quiz shows
6:08

Hawthorn Experiment near Chicago
6:53

merging work, learning, and discovery releases tremendous energy
7:45

his "probing" is explained
8:34

holding his microphone
8:46

Oct.11/2014 1177319-5-2 (continuing Oct.4 1177319-5-1)

(Part 14 at 8:19)

Oct.18/2014 1177319-3-1 (continuing Oct.11/2014 1177319-5-2):

(Part 13 at 9:01 [short excerpt with section that precedes 1177319-5-2])

Cardinal Newman's "university" (the city)
9:40

Garden of Eden
11:46

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