Netflix Boss Dreams of Drugs-based Entertainment Choices

By Gary Cutlack on at

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has some weird ideas about the future of entertainment, with the streaming kingpin suggesting that some sort of "pharmacological" entertainment option might be a choice in the distant future.

Hastings was speaking at an event organised and live-Tweeted by the Wall Street Journal, where he suggested that a vague drugs-based entertainment format might be on the table -- as if sedating ourselves in front of endless streams of bright flashing things isn't drug-like enough.

We don't have much more to go on that this tweet put out there by the WSJ... which the bizarre claim was made when discussing possible future substitutes that may emerge for the modern trend of watching actors pretend to be doing things on a screen. All he needs to do is work with suppliers to get small loads of something magical delivered daily for a £7.99 a month subscription. [Twitter via The Verge]

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