Tag Archives: Edward T Hall

Parking and Japanese Time

Since I moved to Japan 8 years ago, several things have continued to elude me in terms of my own cultural behaviors and successful integration. One of those things is parking. “Parking,” you say? Yes, parking. It’s a seemingly innocuous … Continue reading

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McLuhan’s Basement : Newhart’s Elevator

I’ve been reading the extraordinary biography of Marshall McLuhan by journalist Philip Marchand recently, and one relatively minor blurb about television caught my attention and struck me as amusing enough to share. Marchand writes: When television appeared in the fifties, … Continue reading

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