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I moved further and further away from mass entertainment. The sexual element became increasingly sinister and bizarre. Don't blame me! The bastards drove me to it! They all backed off after that!
~By Robert Crumb ~


After the Rodgers and Hammerstein revolution, songs became part of the story, as opposed to just entertainments in between comedy scenes.
~By Stephen Sondheim ~


There is an atmosphere about the picture theatre that speaks of entertainment and relaxation. The charming surroundings, good music, and the fact that each visitor is determined to enjoy a few hours of holiday all exert an influence on the mind.
~By Ivor Novello ~


Music is escapism, it's entertainment.
~By Andy Taylor ~


Florida has tons of entertainment opportunities because Walt Disney World and Universal Studios are there.
~By Kevin Richardson ~


I enjoy being part of the entertainment industry, although I'm the laziest person that I've met yet in this business.
~By Paul Hogan ~


We've finally told the world that this is sports entertainment, and I think one of the best forms of entertainment is anything that's fun or funny, something that you really enjoy watching or listening to.
~By Jerry Lawler ~


I mean, certainly it's the single biggest event, I think, in terms of popular entertainment, or art even, if you say that, of the 20th Century. It's been film. It's the 20th Century's real art form.
~By Sydney Pollack ~


The makers of entertainment must try, in our field, to be honest and grown-up.
~By Elia Kazan ~


Movies and television shows based on comic books constitute the worst single genre in the history of filmed entertainment (with the exception of porn).
~By John Podhoretz ~


I'm very lucky to work in so many different arenas of the entertainment industry and I do enjoy them all, but making music - original music - in the studio or live onstage is definitely my favorite thing to do.
~By Bill Mumy ~


Well, you know, in this crazy world of entertainment, I would say if you have a dream, you have to pursue it.
~By Caprice Bourret ~


This is where you see the truth of entertainment, because it is not edited. You see it on stage as it is happening. Even if we fall down or forget our words, it's a part of live entertainment.
~By Eartha Kitt ~


The stated mission at the time was simply to use the influence of the entertainment industry to do an accurate portrayal of drug and alcohol abuse. We all admit that we're not trying to censor anybody.
~By Gerald McRaney ~


It's supposed to be entertainment. It's not supposed to be a documentary.
~By Jeri Ryan ~


When you look at what we spend on entertainment, whether it's on CDs, music, DVDs, there is so much money invested in that, people want to know a little more about the stars they're paying to see or hear.
~By Mary Hart ~


That crossover of whether it's entertainment or news is the biggest crock of b.s. in television today, because it's all entertainment.
~By Vince McMahon ~


I had given up the theater and everything propelled me into entertainment. And I didn't resist it.
~By Vincente Minnelli ~


I believe in broken, fractured, complicated narratives, but I believe in narratives as a vehicle for truth, not simply as a form of entertainment, though I love entertainment, but also a way of conveying what needs to be conveyed about the works that I care about.
~By Stephen Greenblatt ~


I'm lucky that a lot of my friends are in the entertainment industry.
~By Sean Lennon ~


In this business, you just never know from day to day. It's one reason I held off getting too involved in entertainment. I like being able to plan, I like to know what I'm going to be doing.
~By Parker Stevenson ~


I don't think it's about entertainment. I think it's about being ourselves.
~By Diane Sawyer ~


I think professional sports, football, to use it as an example, it's fundamentally a form of entertainment.
~By Gregg Easterbrook ~


I probably worked every single entertainment medium, including some that don't exist. I worked the circus, carnival, I had my own medicine show, I worked 18 years of radio.
~By Al Lewis ~


Except here it's more power, more energy, younger and also in Europe it's still not only entertainment. Theater or films are looked at as a moral institution. That's why maybe they're so poetic. Here it's clear entertainment.
~By Maximilian Schell ~


I get to see the different sides of skating now which involves not only competing, but entertainment.
~By Nancy Kerrigan ~


Even though there's an entertainment value to the film, I think it's very important because you can't really separate the impact of that political message from it. It's rare that you get films like that I think; that really have an important message and are also entertaining.
~By Woody Harrelson ~


Television is much better crafted today then in the 70s. The content is less positive but I'm one of those that feel our entertainment reflects our world, it's not a driver - art imitates life.
~By Christopher Knight ~


I need that on stage. I need a burst of life. That's entertainment for me.
~By Tina Turner ~


You could not receive a young man in your room; you might be permitted to have him to tea in one of the public reception rooms, but you could accept no invitation from young men to tea or other entertainment without a chaperone from the College.
~By Dora Russell ~


When we, through our educational culture, through the media, through the entertainment culture, give our children the impression that human beings cannot control their passions, we are telling them, in effect, that human beings cannot be trusted with freedom.
~By Alan Keyes ~


When entertainment was begun, during the Depression, it was supposed to take people's minds off reality. People could sing, dance, act or do anything. It was the type of entertainment that was available.
~By Tina Yothers ~


I think the Internet's been a tremendous tool in terms of breaking down the power structure of information and entertainment, particularly at a time when so much information and entertainment were in the hands of so few people, with multinationals owning everything.
~By Dave Foley ~


I think it's even harder because I think as always, Hollywood is sort of glamour central for the world, and the entire world looks to it for not only entertainment, but the whole idea of the youth factor and youth being sold to our culture via young actors and actresses.
~By Anthony Michael Hall ~


Today's terrorists are pursuing a distinct route. They are increasingly attacking civilians in symbolic targets, such as those of economic importance, or venues of bustling life like public transportation or entertainment, like nightclubs.
~By Cliff Stearns ~


And yet, in a culture like ours, which is given to material comforts, and addicted to forms of entertainment that offer immediate gratification, it is surprising that so much poetry is written.
~By Mark Strand ~


No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting. She will not want new fashions nor regret the loss of expensive diversions or variety of company if she can be amused with an author in her closet.
~By Mary Wortley ~


Rose was sexy. It was my fantasy about her. She accomplished so much and came from so little in terms of a background that would have prepared her for the world, let alone the world of entertainment.
~By Linda Lavin ~


I mean, I think in the early days we were pretty... pretty British in our entertainment leads.
~By Graeme Murphy ~


You really have to soak up the culture of the people to get it right. If you're making a fiction film, it's entertainment, but you want it to be as real as possible.
~By Robert Duvall ~


If you want to be in the automotive business, you go to Detroit, and you figure it out. If you want to be in entertainment, go to where it's at. Go to Hollywood, go to New York.
~By Nick Cannon ~


In the first years after the systemic transition, our screens showed American entertainment that had not been available before, or had been available only sporadically.
~By Andrzej Wajda ~


I think there's always a call for people who are bucking the norm. But I don't expect it to happen now because I think that more than ever the entertainment industry is trying to serve as a distraction, to keep people from thinking too hard.
~By Guy Picciotto ~


Not necessity, not desire - no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything - health, food, a place to live, entertainment - they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


I don't know if anybody wants to mix their politics with their entertainment.
~By Fiona Apple ~


Modern Carpet Designs may provide endless entertainment for your guests.
~By William Heath Robinson ~


For hundreds of years, that was the major form of entertainment: The grown-ups sat around and watched the kids play. Now they sit around and watch the television. The actors are the kids.
~By David Duchovny ~


So our films had a lot more to them than entertainment value, and I'm glad that a lot of people recognize that now. People realize now the value of them as educational.
~By Ray Harryhausen ~


I'd just like to inspire people to be themselves and do what they want and not conform to the rigid guidelines of the music or entertainment business.
~By Juliana Hatfield ~


Whether you've done anything wrong or not people will write whatever they want, so it's just a matter of not reading it, not buying into it, and hopefully the people that do read it realise that it's just fictional stories for entertainment.
~By Holly Valance ~


My brother Cody is 19. He wants to stay out of the limelight and become a lawyer. I want him to be an entertainment lawyer, so he can help me out!
~By Lindsay Lohan ~


I learned a long time ago: You're in the entertainment business. You're not in the reality business. One has absolutely nothing to do with the other.
~By Dennis Farina ~


Good thing we've still got politics in Texas - finest form of free entertainment ever invented.
~By Molly Ivins ~


We're the only dance in town. We don't compete with any professional teams for the entertainment dollar.
~By Hayden Fry ~


I regard sports first and foremost as entertainment, so dry documentary narration is not for me.
~By Jack Brickhouse ~


Universities exist to transmit knowledge and understanding of ideas and values to students not to provide entertainment for spectators or employment for athletes.
~By Milton Friedman ~


I think people feel starved of nice, glamorous entertainment. They want to see costumes and gaiety and a singer; old-fashioned entertainment - it won't die easily.
~By Ronnie Corbett ~


It is better to make a piece of music than to perform one, better to perform one than to listen to one, better to listen to one than to misuse it as a means of distraction, entertainment, or acquisition of "culture."
~By John Cage ~


Age is very important in the entertainment industry.
~By Rajendra Prasad ~


Well, first of all it's entertainment. That stops us becoming too pretentious or thinking we're great artists.
~By Richard Thompson ~


Growing up, I didn't have a lot of toys, and personal entertainment depended on individual ingenuity and imagination - think up a story and go live it for an afternoon.
~By Terry Brooks ~


At its best, entertainment is going to be a subjective thing that can't win for everyone, while at worst, a particular game just becomes a random symbol for petty tribal behavior.
~By John Carmack ~


There's a huge demand for my entertainment, and I can't meet the need. So I decided to try a TV show to reach as many of my fans as possible.
~By Tyler Perry ~


I was a very happy child, so to speak. But, since we didn't have video games or television, and very little radio, in terms of a form of entertainment, I used to read a lot and I would draw a lot, and those two things used to occupy my time.
~By Mako ~


It's very easy to confuse Sean Connery with James Bond. Sometimes in the entertainment industry, people believe the cake is more real than the baker.
~By Judd Nelson ~


The world is a stage, the stage is a world of entertainment.
~By Howard Dietz ~


From this entertainment industry, may the gods of language protect us.
~By David Antin ~


We cannot escape that Hollywood is in the middle of a wave of technological change. The current angst over all the implications of new entertainment technology is nothing new.
~By Michael Eisner ~


The game has kept faith with the public, maintaining its old admission price for nearly thirty years while other forms of entertainment have doubled and tripled in price. And it will probably never change.
~By Connie Mack ~


The entertainment industry is encouraging young people to defy and deceive their parents.
~By Mike DeWine ~


For us music is mainly part of the entertainment world and is often a luxury.
~By Wim Wenders ~


We do not need to eat animals, wear animals, or use animals for entertainment purposes, and our only defense of these uses is our pleasure, amusement, and convenience.
~By Gary L. Francione ~


And as I reinvent myself and I'm constantly curious about everything, I can't wait to see what's around the corner in newfound art and entertainment and exploration.
~By Pam Grier ~


I've never considered myself a celebrity or even part of the entertainment business. I'm a cooking teacher.
~By Martin Yan ~


Crime stories are, as you know, one of the most popular forms of entertainment that exist. If you then try to have something to say... that I have, of course.
~By Steig Larsson ~


I'd like to do a television show that is encouraging, useful, and clean, and I'd like to go up against Entertainment Tonight and beat it.
~By John Tesh ~


There are days when any electrical appliance in the house, including the vacuum cleaner, seems to offer more entertainment possibilities than the television set.
~By Harriet Van Horne ~


It's disappointing to see films become pure entertainment, so that it's not an art form.
~By Richard Linklater ~


The movie industry is committed to working with the technology sector to find innovative new ways to deliver entertainment to consumers.
~By Dan Glickman ~


I have never read for entertainment, but rather for understanding and to satisfy my eager curiosity.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


We were asked to believe that the variety and the novelty of even the crude films of the early days would provide a means of entertainment which would cut out the stage.
~By Ivor Novello ~


No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.
~By Mary Wortley Montagu ~


Entertainment is in art like color in pictures.
~By Martin Kippenberger ~


On a scale of the United States, the Hollywood influence on what comes out, that's not the majority views of across the country. What we read in Us Weekly or People magazine, or Entertainment Tonight, it's not what the majority of the country is thinking.
~By Kid Rock ~


Once a person has all the things they need to live, everything else is entertainment.
~By Neal Stephenson ~


If did go back to school, I would want to learn another aspect of the entertainment industry like to become a producer or an agent, you need a law degree.
~By Ethan Embry ~


This is government. There is no entertainment.
~By Judy Davis ~


My rejection of the idea of entertainment in its current form is based on the audience that comes with it.
~By David Antin ~


Why does there exist a global American entertainment industry, but there isn't an equivalent coming from France or Italy? This is the case simply because the English language opens the whole world to the American cinema.
~By Andrzej Wajda ~


Anyone who tries to make a distinction between education and entertainment doesn't know the first thing about either.
~By Marshall McLuhan ~


Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television.
~By Rita Mae Brown ~


Sport must be amateur or it is not sport. Sports played professionally are entertainment.
~By Avery Brundage ~


We're making this as entertainment. But God willing, if this show stays on and people see a woman in that office for a while, I think it will help people become more used to it. It's certainly about time that we had a few female presidents.
~By Geena Davis ~


A mind at liberty to reflect on its own observations, if it produce nothing useful to the world, seldom fails of entertainment to itself.
~By George Berkeley ~


Bad Boy Entertainment did not shoot anybody. I didn't shoot anybody.
~By Puff Daddy ~


I don't like to be entertaining. I don't like the feeling of being entertaining. If there was a musical or a comedy that was not just for entertainment but was rooted in something I could relate to on a real level, then I think I would do it.
~By Ryan Gosling ~


When I was producing on my own, I was doing it in order to - in a very patriarchal entertainment industry, let alone planet - very much hell-bent on trying to prove to myself, if nothing else, that I could do it as a woman.
~By Alanis Morissette ~


A lot of our entertainment throws into detail the stagnation and illness of how we live today-it's sad and it's sick... and it's profitable.
~By Heather Donahue ~


In dire economic times, movies are relatively inexpensive entertainment for the whole family.
~By John Lasseter ~


Politics has become entertainment.
~By Joe Eszterhas ~

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October 23 ,2021
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