Entertaiment is a multifaceted universe that spans all interests, backgrounds, and emotional states. It offers everything from escapism to education, catharsis to cerebral engagement. It can take the form of music, film, literature, or even video games that require strategic thinking and problem-solving skills. Its creative forms often push the boundaries of what has been done before, bringing new ideas and perspectives to the audience.

Article by Jeremy McLachlan. Follow him on Twitter @jmclachlan.

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