Goethe in a letter to Schiller ~
brings forth the power of sensation allowing a vehicle for
escape or release from the
heavily on instant emotional gratification.
Entertainment is an
expression of the will to consume.
Entertainment and consumption
are two sides of the same ideological
from the purchase of necessities, allows
anyone with money
to buy into their own fantasy.
Both are simply a search for the
mindless pleasure of
emancipation from reason and all the other bonds that restrain
transports us through time and space enabling us to escape our personal
reality - if only
for a moment.
"The deliberate application of the
techniques of theater to politics,
has converted everything into
branches of show business - the overriding objective is to
Andy Warhol ushered in a new age for art causing the
custodians of culture to roll over in their graves -
art as entertainment.
Warhol realized in entertainment monoculture
people themselves became pop cultural artifacts
and celebrities were
human soup cans.
The most important art movement
became the art of the creation of the celebrity, the celebrity business
plan." - Neil Gabler
"I was not
surprised to hear that teenagers and young adults are not really
entertained by all
the media devices to which they have become attached.
The reason is
that entertainment is like dessert - a
little goes a long way.
People derive genuine
satisfaction by actually doing things such as making their own music,
dancing, creating art,
growing flowers, knitting
sweaters, repairing old
bicycles, learning a new
The fact that youngsters waste so much time trying to
find virtual satisfaction shows that we need to work harder to make real
satisfaction more accessible to them." - Ruth Anne Hammond
involvement art was sublime.
Art redirected thought from
the sensual to the
intellectual, from the temporal
to the eternal, from
the corporeal to the
Art was not only concerned with
aesthetics but also
operating on the right
brain, is beyond the reach
When the senses and emotions are stimulated it is
neural reactions in much the same way as
work assuming different spectators will have
different experiences of the artwork.
Entertainers create their by
deploying familiar words, images,
stories in an attempt to garner a
Entertainment is about the
power to replace the sublime
Entertainment requires sensation
triumph over reason to suspend disbelief.
Electrification and related
technologies built the entertainment industry.
Printing advances allowed for
reproduction in books,
Magazines aimed to entertainment the
achieved this by the liberal and extravagance use of photographs of individuals
deemed socially important accompanied by improvised articles.
Labor conditions changed as wages rose
and hours declined.
Ordinary citizens began to have more
A new attitude emerged
among laborers accompaning these changes - an
emotional reaction against
the numbing conditions of the machine age.
At the end of the work day,
workers left their factories wanting to have a good time, forget work and
forget their personal reality.
the desire to forget the daily grind.
Cicero was trained by Roscius
the comedian and
Bonaparte took instruction from the actor Talma in the art of small talk and
carefully calculated everything from his rages to his poses.
antebellum America political orators
Daniel Webster, John
Calhoun and Henry Clay
studied theatrical declamation, prompting theater managers to complain that
their presentations could not compete with those of politicians.
theatrical tradition leaped into aritocratic circles when
played the part of a larger-than-life
version of himself.
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