We ran a report a while back that explained why Hollywood often does well in a bad economy: Movies are entertaining, they're relatively cheap, and they help us escape from the realities that can bring us down. Today, of course, we have video games as well, and they're better than ever. (The graphics on my cousin's Nintendo DS are MUCH better than they were on the arcades your teachers remember from the 80s and 90s. And I don't even need to mention the Wii or PlayStation...)
Some things don't change, though: A lot of you are still avid readers (libraries are thriving), and some of you just like hanging out with your friends. So tell us what you like to do when the days get long and cash is short.
Carl Azuz, Anchor