The only way to entertain some folks is to listen to them.
When there are starving people in the world, it seems wrong that so many of us Americans eat as much for entertainment as for nourishment.
The cinema is a place of intrinsic indiscernibility between art and non-art.
I believe entertainment can aspire to be art, and can become art, but if you set out to make art you're an idiot.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.
People will pay more to be entertained than educated.
I would sooner read a timetable or a catalog than nothing at all. They are much more entertaining than half the novels that are written.
If you look at the media now all of the hosts of these other shows are interviewing themselves. The guests are a prop for the hosts on these cable networks. The guests for me are always the paramount.
You can increase your brain power three to fivefold simply by laughing and having fun before working on a problem.
Americans don't spend billions for entertainment. They spend it in search of entertainment.
Every country gets the circus it deserves. Spain gets bullfights. Italy gets the Catholic Church. America gets Hollywood.
Anyone who tries to make a distinction between education and entertainment doesn't know the first thing about either.
Young people must learn that none of the exciting and entertaining fun things are worth it if they take you off the path that will lead you back home to your Heavenly Father.
Cities force growth and make people talkative and entertaining, but they also make them artificial.
Sports is the only entertainment where, no matter how many times you go back, you still don't know the ending.
Nothing contributes to the entertainment of the reader more, than the change of times and the vicissitudes of fortune.
The biggest bore is the person who is bored by everyone and everything.
Leisure may prove to be a curse rather than a blessing, unless education teaches a flippant world that leisure is not a synonym for entertainment.
My advice to gardeners is to believe what you see as temporal entertainment; a gift from nature. Do not pass on your interpretation as gospel. Do not seek interpretation from others.
As people become more aware of this universe as a quantum universe, it will embrace things like holographic entertainment experiences. Already, virtual reality and virtual interaction are an element of quantum fiction.
Our growing ability to eliminate the slow-moving aspects of entertainment and go hopping from one peak to another is not without cost. Stand-up comics, movie-makers and others who earn their living entertaining no longer "waste" time with setups and plot development, lest we reach for the remote and click them off our screen. The result is a loss of subtlety, anticipation and nuance and, in the process, a coarsening of our discourse.
Much of junk culture has a core of crisis shoot-outs, conflagrations, bodies weltering in blood, naked embracers or rapist-stranglers. The sounds of junk culture are heard over a ground bass of extremism. Our entertainments swarm with specters of world crisis. Nothing moderate can have any claim to our attention.
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