What Is Entertainment?


Entertainment is a multifaceted activity that spans across cultures and media. It may be as simple as a private amusement chosen from the now seemingly infinite options of pre-recorded products; as elaborate as a feast for two; or as grand as a performance intended to reach thousands. As the familiar forms of entertainment have evolved, so have the meanings associated with them: what is entertainment for one audience may be cruelty to another. These examples are programmatically compiled from online sources to illustrate current usage.