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Tuesday, July 26, 2005

Just thinking

I don't get it.
I did some thinking this morning. And I was thinking about the entertainment industry. The audience (viewer/reader proletariat) are slowly becoming mushy-brained idiots, who pride themselves in their rehearsed cynicysm, and enjoy run-on sentences in description of pathetic theories because they make them feel intelligent.
But then how does one explain how entertainment has grown increasingly patronizing? Bulging men fake-boxing eachother whilst meagerly clad women pretend to cling to them for protection. Dumb sci-fis about bisexual aliens that race across the screen in impressive vehicles, and jump from building to building in order to save the beautiful girlfriend from the cat-fighting sorceress in the tight wet-suit...?
How did they do it? How did the big smarties of the entertainment industry manage to manipulate their impressionable audience into thinking that the two are detatched? Can they feel intelligent by listening to meaningless terminology, and have their intelligence remain intact whilst they swallow an age of the most patronizing entertainment the world has ever seen? Geniuses, boy oh boy.
Anyway, I don't get it.

PS: Some people disagree with me on the patronizing part. I know quite a few people who think that entertainment has entered its golden age; what with all the blockbusters, the criteria of box-office success going up and up...
But I can't help but feel all taken in about it.

2 comments:

Anonymous perfect circle said...

again flo its really all in where you stand..in this new age we are living in, anything goes and nothing makes sense..thats why were supposed to be in this world but not OF it..it will only get worse as time goes on..but you know our job isn*t to figure it all out but just give them a chance for the next life..

7/30/2005 9:49 PM  
Anonymous perfect circle said...

oh and we*ve all been *guilty* of being a mushy-brained idiot once a upon a time..

7/30/2005 9:50 PM  

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