Listen: “No one had ever talked that way before”

“…the only person I think I’d ever known up to that time who could, in one sentence, talk about the Hollywood westerns, Plato, and Socrates, and then, still in the same sentence, go on to something about popular music, or Elvis Presley or someone of that sort. And he would connect it, and try to show how one thing was related to the other. No one had ever talked that way before…”
Neil Postman, excerpt from audio interview about MM, date unknown