Believe it or not, this is the first serious documentary on boredom. Director Albert Nerenberg asks why the subject of boredom has been so religiously avoided and shows that boredom isn’t what you think it is.
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Episode InformationParadoxically, Boredom is a fascinating subject! New evidence suggests that long periods of boredom lead to high-risk behavior such as drug-taking and dangerous sex. Is our current obsession with being constantly entertained a result of a fear of boredom? Boredom, and particularly the boring of children, is seen as a necessary evil, but is it?