Entertaiment is a Collection of Cultural and Social Phenomena


Entertaiment is a collection of cultural and social phenomena that span the entire spectrum of media. Many of the familiar forms of entertainment are highly trans-medial, demonstrating a seemingly unlimited capacity for creative remix. Click on a collocation to see more examples.

What is entertaining for one person may be considered drudgery for another. Nonetheless, this extensive collection illustrates the extent to which entertainment is woven into the fabric of everyday life.

It is important to remember that entertainment often hits on points that the human brain was evolved to deeply react to. This includes social backstabbing and murder, which were vital elements for survival in early humans’ social world.