Politics will eventually be replaced by imagery. The politician will be only too happy to abdicate in favor of his image, because the image will be much more powerful than he could ever be.

Picnic in Space

Dir: Bruce Bacon 1967 28mins


Picnic in Space is a rare jewel of a film in which McLuhan banters with his long time cohort Harley Parker. The film sees McLuhan expounding on ‘space’ and its properties, while lying in a field somewhere in Canada. Amusing, classic and a period piece of McLuhan ephemera.