McLuhan and Holeopathic Quadrophrenia | The Mouse-That-Roared Syndrome by Bob Dobbs

McLuhan and Holeopathic Quadrophrenia | The Mouse-That-Roared Syndrome ListenBob Dobbs at “Legacy of McLuhan Symposium,” Lincoln Center, Manhattan, sponsored by Fordham University, 28 March 1998by Bob Dobbs(published in The Legacy of McLuhan) Phase 1“…much of III.3 (Book Three, Chapter Three-ed.) is telephone conversation… As III.3 opens with a person named Yawn and III.4 displays the ingress […]

Terence McKenna – Surfing Finnegan’s Wake

In late April 2000, San Franciscopossibly at 1015 FolsomI joined Terence Mckenna’swake today i miss Terence and his wiseplayful wordwhirl languaging late 20th century modern teller ofthe tale of the tribe:Joyce and McLhuanand Vicohere comes everybody… R.I.P Terence. (November 16, 1946 – April 3, 2000) Terence McKenna – Surfing Finnegan’s Wake

poets who spoke in poetic characters’ Vico and the artificer

While modern theories of knowledge begin with something present to the mind – e.g., Descartes begins with self-evidently true, clear, and simple innate ideas – Vico, begins by asking how it is that the mind comes to have anything present to it at all (Verene, 1981).And it is precisely to this question that Vico claims […]

Letter to Harold Innis from McLuhan, 14th March 1951.

Within the small and obscure field of those who follow the tale of the tribe, as defined by Robert Anton Wilson will probably already be familiar with this letter by Marshall McLuhan, to Harold Innis. In the letter McLuhan more or less drafts the trajectory RAW expands upon, with the addition of Giordano Bruno, Alfred […]

The New Science of Psychedelics by David Jay Brown.

The New Science of Psychedelics by David Jay Brown. Review by Steve ‘fly agaric 23’ Pratt. “Cosmic Trigger is where I first encountered controversial psychologist Timothy Leary’s eight-circuit model of the brain and psychiatric researcher John Lilly’s radical ideas about programming the brain as though it were a computer. These models became two of the […]