THINGS HIDDEN 29: Andrew McLuhan on Marshall McLuhan, Rene Girard, and How Media Becomes Us

David Gornoski sits down with Andrew McLuhan, director of the McLuhan Institute and grandson of Marshall McLuhan. The two discuss the overlaps between Marshall McLuhan and Rene Girard; how Marshall McLuhan rose to fame; the relation between technology and language; pandemic mask-wearing as a theatrical gesture; how changes in technology impact desire; and more. How […]

How Media Shapes Our Senses

How do we get out of the left-right paradigm? “We flip the narrative,” David Gornoski says as he explains that the answer lies in putting skin in the game and focusing on innovation. James Kourtides calls in to expand on this issue. Kourtides says that the work of Marshall McLuhan is paramount if we are […]