A pernicious social and psychological phenomena and by-product of virtuality. 'Behind the Screen' describes an individuals preference for the world behind their TV or PC screen and their subsequent desire to live in it. A kind of cultural autism. Produces Clueless TV Wanabees and Couch Potatoes.
The massive growth of numbers on the waiting lists for participation in Reality TV, Jerry Springer, Fame Academy etc and the rise in the numbers of Personal Web-Cams.
by Reedybloke June 08, 2005