Ralph's brought up a good point sometimes "good enough" is OK. But the real story of digital electronics is the vast quantity of goods we have to sample now, not the quality.
Nature abhors a vacuum, and the proliferation of players be it an iPod in your hand or a QuickTime player on your computer at work means there needs to be something to fill it. Enter clashtv.com, YouTube and the like. They're free; they give us something to stare at perfect for our overstimulated brains. And just like eating Lays Potato Chips, you can't stop at just one.
Did I say potato chips? More like a Supersized Double Quarter Pounder Meal and probably just as good for you.