Marshall McLuhan (July 21, 1911 -- December 31, 1980)
Was a Canadian educator, philosopher & scholar—
A professor of English literature, a literary critic, a rhetorician & a communications theorist,
He was also considered The Herald & Prophet of The Electronic Age.
McLuhan is widely known for his expression "the medium is the message" and for coining the term of "global village" to describe modern society in the Electronic Age, he continues to be an influential and controversial figure.
McLuhan's The Mechanical Bride:Folklore of Industrial Man (1951) is a pioneering study in the field now known as popular culture.
His Book The Medium is the Massage: An Inventory of Effects (1967)
was McLuhan's best seller, selling nearly a million copies worldwide.
More than ten years after his death he was named the "patron saint" of Wired magazine.
As Marshall McLuhan, the Alien, the Mechanical Bride & the Angel,
Alien Avatar = Greenie c/o Rezzable productions Ltd
UFO c/o Zed Redgrave
Marshall McLuhan suit = Lizard suit c/o Mako Magellan,
The Mechanical Bride = Retro Robot Avatar c/o Dura Juuran
Steampunk Brain c/o Dixit Writer.
Grateful Thanks to Marshall McLuhan for thinking Clearly.
Dehlia Steinhardt for use of New York/Brooklyn,
BladeRunnerSPN1977 Sands for use of Blade Runner City,
Bubba Biberman for use of the Silver King Grill 50's Diner,
Balpien Hammerer for use of the Pinball at Southaven,
RodneyLee Jessop for use of The Lightcycle Arena,
Chantalia Carter for use of Little Kasioaya,
Earth Primbee for use of Inspire Space Park,
Cracker Taggart for use of The Druids Grove, Maya.
Music Courtesy of;
FreeSky Republic for Tai Chi Sky Test
The Internet Archive for Marshall McLuhan clips
Incompetech.com for Future Ch Cha Cha
Freesound for assorted samples