In a world where everyone is busy with work, chasing that next promotion or the next paycheck, it is important to remember to have fun. Entertainment helps to keep us connected to our family, friends and communities.
What is considered entertainment to one may not be to another. The familiar forms of entertainment can transcend the medium used to create them and have a seemingly infinite potential for creative remix.
Bates and Ferri (2010) describe entertainment as an activity that is understood objectively, communicates between text and audience, involves external stimulus, offers pleasure, requires an audience and takes on a passive form.