October 1, 2014•7 min
Professor Marshall McLuhan rose to stardom in the 1960s as a pop culture guru. WNYC’s Sara Fishko takes us back to McLuhan’s futuristic thoughts…in this edition of Fishko Files. Fore more from the speakers in this edition of Fishko Files ==> Cecelia Tichi is a writer and a professor at Vanderbilt University. One of her books, Electronic Hearth: Creating an American Television Culture, is available here. Tichi also appeared in another episode of Fishko Files: Cultural Glue. ==> Richard Kostelanetz is an author and critic living in New York. You can see his website here. ==> Douglas Coupland is a writer and artist. His biography about McLuhan,Marshall McLuhan: You Know Nothing of My Work!, is available here. WNYC Production Credits Mix Engineer: Wayne Shulmister Associate Producer: Laura Mayer WNYC Newsroom Editor: Karen Frillmann Special Thanks: Matthew Barton, Library of Congress.