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Feb 14, 2024 – The Gestural Punch

Bob explains the “Gestural Punch” that occurs whenever a new medium comes in.

  • 00:00 Reflections on BOBonZappa Youtube
  • 16:00 McLuhan’s letters to Walter Ong and Ezra Pound (pp. 234 & 235)
  • 24:00 The “Gestural Punch” and Macroscopic Gesticulations of a new medium coming in
  • 50:00 Beefheart and Zappa in Lancaster
  • 1:13:00 Our Miss Brooks
  • 1:33:00 Bobs new lucid dreaming
  • 2:18:00 Bob vs Randy Maugans
  • 2:48:00 Alison died
  • 3:00:00 Status of Achieve Radio and BOBonZappa
  • 3:16:00 Bob reads his memo re: Gerry Fialka, Ted Carpenter and Dr. Clifford Geertz
  • 4:00:00 Myth and Ritual school, Rise of Anthropology
  • 4:30:00 Melville article
  • 4:48:00 Horizontal vs Vertical symbolism 
  • Perusing Alt.Slack
  • Bob’s infiltration of a Church of the Subgenius party in NYC, 1996
  • Horizontal vs Vertical symbolism

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    Bob Dobbs

    Bob Dobbs is a radio show host, and notable Marshall McLuhan scholar and Frank Zappa researcher.