Literary/Aesthetic Cliché-Probes

On America’s Bicentennial, July 4 ’76, I was standing on the top floor of one of the towers of New York City’s World Trade Center viewing the Tall Ships’ Armada sailing up the Hudson River. Over the loudspeaker broadcasting the ebullient ceremonies I heard the interviewer addressMarshall McLuhan with a question about his thoughts on the future of America as it entered its third centennial.

with a question about his thoughts on the future of America as it entered its third centennial.

With no hesitation McLuhan answered:

“In one word, apocalypse.”

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2005-7-27 New York, NY, U.S.A.

Bob writes “Cloning ESP” and “Literary/Aesthetic Clich?-Probes in the American Classroom-Without-Walls”

2005-5-1-1 New York, NY, U.S.A.

Cihan “8Bit” Kaan publishes “The Rebirth of Bob Dobbs: Man, Myth, Hologram” Website

2004-10-25 New York, NY, U.S.A.

Bob writes “McLuhan and Holeopathic Quadrophrenia”

1998-1-22 Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.

Speaks to AArtVark on the phone about writing a column for Flipside Magazine Detail

1997-4-8 New York, NY, U.S.A.

Meets with Professor Sylv?re Lotringer, discuss Jean Baudrillard Detail

1996-6-14 New York, NY, U.S.A.

Gerry Fialka calls Bob, discuss Christine Hart, Flipside; then Bob calls Michael Thomas (financial journalist with the New York Observer) Detail

1996-6-1 New York, NY, U.S.A.

Bob writes “Silencing the Virtually Solar Theatre” which is later published in Flipside Magazine #103 – Aug/Sept ’96

1996-2-2 New York, NY, U.S.A.

Bob writes “Up The Orphic Anti” which is later published in Flipside Magazine #102 – June/July ’96

1996-1-1 New York, NY, U.S.A.

Bob and Connie discuss Lockdown ConnieRule Detail

1994-8-3 New York, NY, U.S.A.

Bob attends The Finnegans Wake Society of New York Detail

1993-11-2 New York, NY, U.S.A.

Meets with William Irwin Thompson on the day Rudy Giuliani is elected Mayor of New York, discuss Lyndon LaRouche Detail

1993-7-14 Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.

Bob and Connie discuss the Clintons’ vacation in Hawaii Detail

1993-4-23 Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.

Connie meets with David Worcester, discuss Republican Party Detail

1992-1-22 N/A, Costa Rica

Bob writes “Entertainment Sucks” later published in Flipside Magazine #96 – JUNE/JULY ’95 HTML

1991-4-5 New York, NY, U.S.A.

Connie meets with Kenneth Ainslo, discuss MIHR and AIDS Detail

1990-6-4 Toronto, ON, Canada

Bob writes his third of three published Memos to Prince Charles HTML

1989-12-5 Toronto, ON, Canada

Meets with Eugene Mallove Detail

1989-7-11 London, England

Bob calls Prince Charles, discuss Pons and Fleischmann, cold fusion Detail

1988-8-8 Toronto, ON, Canada

Bob and Connie discuss Connie’s medical practice Detail

1987-12-31 Dartmouth, NS, Canada

Alan, Steve, Dennis, Flaps, Randy, Nancy, Sue, and Kristen listen to a recording of Bob Dobbs on CKLN-FM Detail

1987-6-17 Toronto, ON, Canada

Bob Dobbs does his first radio show with Myke Dyer on CKLN-FM, Wed., 5:30 pm

1987-6-11 Toronto, ON, Canada

Meets with Bob Marshall Detail

1987-6-4 Toronto, ON, Canada

Bob writes his second of three published Memos to Prince Charles HTML

1987-6-4 Toronto, ON, Canada

Meets with Bob Marshall Detail