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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2009-1-6 Maui, HI, U.S.A.

With Doug Karr MP3

2006-10-8 New York, NY, U.S.A.

“The Woodstock Roundtable” hosted by Doug Grunther MP3

2006-8-8 New York, NY, U.S.A.

“The Woodstock Roundtable” hosted by Doug Grunther MP3

1990-11-14 Toronto, ON, Canada

Bob and Doug Nicholson who substitutes for Myke Dyer MP3

1990-7-11 Toronto, ON, Canada

Bob and Kent Perry who substitutes for Myke Dyer, guests include Dave Newfeld, Doug Nicholson, and Gerry Fialka

1989-12-20 Toronto, ON, Canada

Bob and Doug Nicholson who substitutes for Myke Dyer (Note: Part 4 is a soliloquy by listener Ed Walker)

1989-8-2 Toronto, ON, Canada

Bob and Doug Nicholson who substitutes for Myke Dyer MP3

1989-6-21 Toronto, ON, Canada

Bob and Doug Nicholson who substitutes for Myke Dyer MP3

1989-1-25 Toronto, ON, Canada

Bob and Myke, with guest Doug Nicholson MP3

1978-2-3 Dallas, TX, U.S.A.

Meets with Doug St. Clair Smith (later known as “Rev. Ivan Stang”) and Philo Drummond Detail

1978-2-2 Dallas, TX, U.S.A.

Meets with Doug St. Clair Smith (later known as “Rev. Ivan Stang”) and Philo Drummond Detail