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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2007-10-21 Toronto, ON, Canada

Bob leads an open forum discussion following a screening of David Lynch’s film “INLAND EMPIRE” presented by Bob Marshall in the Innis Town Hall at the University of Toronto

2007-10-10 Toronto, ON, Canada

Bob attends a talk by Joan d’Arc at “Conspiracy Culture” bookstore along with Bob Marshall, Michael Edmunds, Steve Reimer, BonEcho, convulsionaire, Linus Minimax, Greg Duffell, and Daniel Besharat Photo Gallery

2004-10-12 Toronto, ON, Canada

Bob presents “McLuhan and the Future of ESP” at the Drake Hotel as part of the first “McLuhan International Festival of the Future”

2004-10-10 Toronto, ON, Canada

Bob Dobbs, Bob Marshall, and BonEcho meet Steve Reimer (who created the timeline you are looking at now) at a gallery during the first “McLuhan International Festival of the Future”

2003-11-24 Toronto, ON, Canada

Presentation at The McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology, hosted by Michael Edmunds, at the University of Toronto

14) Ready To Be A King!

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Ready To Be A King!

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13) Confidence Is High!

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Confidence Is High!

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12) Run For Your Lives!

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Run For Your LIves!

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11) We Should Have Done Something

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We Should Have Done Something

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10) Limitations

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Limitations

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9) A Touch Of Madness

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A Touch Of Madness

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8) Snap out of it!

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Snap out of it!

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6) 9-1-1

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9-1-1

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4) Company Policy

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Company Policy

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3) Canadian Spies!

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Canadian Spies!

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2002-7-21 Toronto, ON, Canada

“Cloak & Dagger” co-hosted with Lenny Bloom

2) Lies…

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Lies…

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2002-7-14 Toronto, ON, Canada

“Cloak & Dagger” co-hosted with Lenny Bloom

1) I believed I could see…

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I Believed I Could See…

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2002-7-7 Toronto, ON, Canada

Bob begins co-hosting the “Cloak & Dagger” show with Lenny Bloom (Nelson Thall) on MOJO Radio, CFMJ-AM in Toronto

2001-9-19 Toronto, ON, Canada

Bob appears with Dave Newfeld on “Unfortunate Sonic Casualties” hosted by Gerry Belanger on CKLN-FM MP3

1999-1-1 Toronto, ON, Canada

Bob is interviewed by Scott Woods at his and Dave Newfeld’s house

1996-10-18 Toronto, ON, Canada

Bob Marshall speaks to Dr. Timothy Leary posthumously through The Evergreens chanelled by Michael Blake Read PDF

1996-10-15 Toronto, ON, Canada

Bob Dobbs conducts Part Three of a three-part interview with Frank Zappa posthumously through The Evergreens chanelled by Michael Blake Read, later published in Flipside Magazine #110 -Jan/Feb ’98