Quotes from the single

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Quotes from the 45RPM promo (1967) of “The Medium is the Massage” including selected five and ten second spots for DJ’s with locked grooves. Written by Marshall McLuhan, Quentin Fiore and Jerome Agel. More information via discogs.com.

“There’ll probably be some music, but we’ll manage to find a quiet corner where we can talk.”

— Erik Satie, quoted in “Silence: Lectures and Writings” by John Cage

“A fact of interplay.”

— Marshall McLuhan

“The
Medium
Is the
Massage.”

— Marshall McLuhan

“Drop this jiggery-pokery and talk straight turkey.”

— James Joyce, “Finnegans Wake”

There ain’t no grammatical errors in a non-literate society.

— Marshall McLuhan, see also “The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man”, p. 238

“Marshall McLuhan”, “Marshall McLuhan.”

— parrot

Any understanding of social and cultural change is impossible without a knowledge of the way media work as environments.

— Marshall McLuhan, see also “The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man”, p. 42

“This last week was like a total breakdown.”

— Franz Kafka, “Diaries”