Entertaiment is an audience-centered commercial culture that keeps people amused, engaged, and diverted. It is a diverse and evolving industry that influences multiple sectors of society and provides livelihoods for many. Entertaiment has the capacity to cross over platforms and media, allowing for creative remix and providing longevity and continuity of familiar themes and images. This collection explores the broader context of entertainment, ranging from its historical roots in narrative traditions to its current globalization as a form of cultural production.

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