An era defining moment was when one of The Young Lads at work the other day said “I could never watch a whole episode of a tv show”
although often the idea of a deficient attention span only seems to give a general sense of their issues, more often it’s a case of being unable to avoid paying attention to alarming sensory disturbances, an obsession over minor details in a social interaction etc. Obviously a lot of this must be to do with the complete organism rewiring of social media and smartphones, and perhaps internet induced inarticulacy might account in some ways for the decline of The Shout.
I mentioned that I haven't watched a full footy match in ages in another thread. I just watch highlights clipped out by other people. I can't imagine watching a full game these days. Just seems odd and boring. 90 minutes of football feels like an eternity.
You should probably watch Taste of Honey and Saturday Night, Sunday Morning in that case