What Is Entertaiment?


Entertaiment is an art or activity that gives people pleasure, happiness, and joy. It can also be something that distracts us from monotony or stress. Some examples of entertainment are movies, games, sports, social media, or fun events.

From Old French entretenement; see entertain.

What is entertainment for one person may be seen as work by another. Many familiar forms of entertainment have demonstrated a seemingly infinite potential for creative remix, ensuring their longevity and continued relevance.

It’s important to remember that while anyone can tell a story, few can do it well. And while money can come from stories, great profits come from love. Those who know this have the power to change the world. This article was originally published in the Fall 2011 issue of T E News.