Category Archive: Beatles

MM & Beatles (VIII)

The Beatles and McLuhan: Understanding the Electric Age , Thomas MacFarlane

MM & Beatles (VII)

The Invisible Environment: The Future of an Erosion

MM & Beatles (VI) + Dylan (IV)

– Ian MacDonald, Revolution in the Head: The Beatles Records and the Sixties, 1994

MM & Beatles (V) (“Organized stutter”)

(From Albert Goldman’s The Lives of John Lennon)

MM & Beatles (IV)

– Marshall McLuhan and Harley Parker, Counterblast

MM & Beatles (III)

(From Rolling Stone, October 1968)

MM & Beatles (II) – “War is Over”

In a discussion filmed in Missisauga, Ontario on December 19th 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono spoke about their latest peace effort– the controversial ‘War Is Over’ billboard campaign. The interview was conducted… Continue reading

MM & Beatles (I): “Perfect McLuhanites”

“With their uncanny clone-like similarity and by all talking chattily at once, the Beatles introduced to the cultural lexicon several key Sixties motifs in one go: ‘mass’-ness, ‘working-class’ informality, cheery street scepticism, and… Continue reading