Fun: it’s Serious Business

"Dumb Fun." It's a phrase that gets thrown around a lot. It's associated with horror movies and action flicks, with videogames, with mass-market paperbacks and bubblegum pop. It just is. It's dumb fun, a guilty pleasure, an indulgence. But why? Sure, there's plenty of media that lacks artistic substance, that succeeds because "it's so bad … Continue reading Fun: it’s Serious Business