Entertaiment has its roots in the Medieval Latin intertenere, with the prefix inter meaning “inside” and tenere derived from the Indo-European root for stretch. Entertaiment is a versatile concept that has been used across multiple media, and it appears to be indestructible in its ability to be remixed into new forms and themes. This collection is a unique document of the digital entertainment industry’s early days when new forms of media were rapidly emerging, and it demonstrates how they have been transformed through creative remix.

What is considered entertainment for one person may be below human dignity for another. What is considered entertaining for the public at large will be considered work for others.