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Re: Barnicle on air today

<<On Thu, 9 Sep 1999 13:48:45 -0700 (PDT), Bob Nelson <bluesradio_99@yahoo.com> said:

> I've heard radio referred to as a "hot" medium and
> TV as a "cool" medium (I think Jerry Williams used to
> say that).

If he did, he stole it from Marshall ``the medium is the message''
McLuhan.  I don't recall precisely he first said it, but I'm thinking
mid-1960s.  (McLuhan wrote an entire book on the subject, and both
ideas come from that tome, IIRC.)

- -GAWollman

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