Goethe in a
letter to Schiller ~ 1797
forth the power of sensation allowing a vehicle for
escape or release from the
heavily on instant gratification.
Entertainment is an expression of
and consumption are two sides of the same
Consumption, aside 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.
deliberate application of the techniques of theater to
crime, has converted everything into branches of show
business, where the overriding objective is
getting and satisfying an audience.
Andy Warhol ushered in a new age
for art causing the custodians of culture to roll over in their graves.
Art as entertainment.
Andy Warhol realized that in the existing
entertainment monoculture people themselves could become pop cultural artifacts
and that celebrities were basically 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 and
doesn't actually nourish.
People derive genuine
satisfaction by actually doing things such as making their own music,
dancing, creating art,
volunteering, growing flowers,
knitting sweaters, repairing old bicycles, learning a new language. 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
"Four of the largest five entertainment giants are
now run or owned by Jews. Murdoch's
News Corp (at
number four) is the only gentile holdout - however
Rupert is as pro-Israel as
any Jew, probably more so."- Los Angeles Jewish Times 1999Before CIA involvement art was sublime.
Art redirected thought from the sensual to
the intellectual, from the temporal
to the eternal, from the
corporeal to the spiritual.
Art was not only concerned with
aesthetics but also
operating on the emotions and the senses,
for the most part, is beyond the reach of
In the past when critics used the word 'sensational' they meant that
the senses and emotions were stimulated.
They meant that
reactions by exciting the nervous system in much the same way drugs did.
Artists create their work
assuming that different spectators will have different experiences of the
artwork, entertainers create their work by deploying
stories in an attempt
to manipulate a spectator not only into having a
particular experience but into ensuring that every member of the audience has
the same experience.
Entertainment is about the power
to replace the sublime with fantasy.
Entertainment requires that
sensation triumph over reason otherwise there is no suspension of
related technologies forged the modern entertainment industry.
Printing advances allowed for
illustration and later
photographic reproduction in
newspapers and magazines.
Magazines aimed to
achieved this by the liberal and extravagance use of photographs of individuals
deemed socially important accompanied by improvised articles.
Labor conditions changed.
rose and hours declined, leaving ordinary citizens more
money and more leisure time.
nonfarm wages increased 50% between 1870 and 1900, while the average
manufacturing worker toiled three and a half fewer hours per week in 1910 than
There was also a new attitude among
laborers that accompanied 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
the desire to forget the daily grind.
Cicero was trained in public
speaking 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 like Daniel Webster, John Calhoun and
Henry Clay studied theatrical declamation,
prompting theater managers to complain that their own presentations could not
compete with those of the politicians.
tradition only intensified through
the remainder of the century, culminating with
Theodore Roosevelt, a man as
comfortable as Mark Twain or any
performer with being on stage, where he played the part of a larger-than-life
version of himself, something
presidents have had to do ever since.
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