The Phenomenon of Entertaiment

When business is down in the film, television and record industries, consumers turn to bargain hunting on sites like eBay and Craigslist. They load their iPods with the latest music through music exchange with friends. And many independent recording artists, producers and filmmakers are thriving as they use technology to make their work available in a variety of media. This fall’s issue of T E News focuses on the phenomenon of entertaiment.

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What is entertainment for one person might be considered torture for another, but entertainers have demonstrated an incredible capacity for creative remix that reflects the universality of human experience.