What Is Entertaiment?

Entertaiment is a broad term that covers amusement in whatever form it takes: the clown at a child’s birthday party, a Broadway show, a stadium rock concert, or even your friends fighting over the last potato chip. As the world changes, entertainment has evolved to fit an ever-wider range of situations and scales—even activities once used for hunting or war have become spectator sports. And what might be entertainment to one person could easily be viewed as cruelty by another.