A Short History of ASMR

Image:George Weed/TOWER Last time, I gave a brief intro to ASMR.  This article is concerned with the history of ASMR. Again, I will quote from Wikipedia: Evolutionary history Nothing is known about whether or not there are any evolutionary origins to ASMR because the perceptual phenomenon is yet to be clearly identified as having biological correlates. Notwithstanding, a significant majority of descriptions of ASMR by those who experience it compare the sensation to that precipitated by receipt of tender physical touch, providing examples such as having their hair cut or combed. This has precipitated conjecture that ASMR might be related … Continue reading A Short History of ASMR

Building Entertainment: The Animated Films of the Walt Disney Studio. Lady and the Tramp

Welcome to my weekly discussion of the animated films of the Walt Disney Studio. I’m proceeding mostly chronologically. The title comes from a quote from Walt, “I never called my work an ‘art’ It’s part of show business, the business … Continue reading Building Entertainment: The Animated Films of the Walt Disney Studio. Lady and the Tramp