‘Squid Game’: Wondering if it would survive? This is what to read

” Squid Game ‘: How A Hyper Violent Korean Series Became Netflix’s Biggest Hit’ ‘ [The Age]

“Dr. Sung-Ae Lee, an expert on Korean film and television at Macquarie University, says the show’s focus on the widening gap between rich and poor may have been timely for audiences. “It’s about Homo economicus, more than Homo sapiens; these are people who only think about money,” he says of the show’s characters. ‘We live in an era where people follow neoliberal ideology without even knowing it, so I think the audience identifies with the story.’

‘Who is Gong Yoo?’ [Marie Claire]

“Yoo is a familiar face to fans of Korean content. The 41-year-old actor has starred in some of the biggest k-dramas and movies of the last 20 years, all while maintaining a private life outside of social media. If this is your first time seeing Yoo, here’s what we know about him and which of his projects to watch next. “

‘This’ Squid Game ‘TikTok Uncovers Important Clue Hidden Behind Beds In Episode 1’ [Bustle]

“A crafty TikTok user realized that clues to survive deadly games they were inside the bunker since they woke up in it in Episode 1. “THE TRACKS WERE IN FRONT OF THEM,” wrote TikTok user @ lucy.what1 in her short clip. The video zooms in on the empty bunker, from a later scene in the series when the number of players had decreased, clearly showing wall paintings depicting the six games played during the season. “

Imitations of ‘Squid Game’ are the latest sensation to take over Roblox ‘ [Polygon]

“These knockoffs can proliferate across the Roblox platform because it is difficult to make a complaint against a children’s game, and also knockoffs and parody games often go unnoticed. In fact, it is common for developers on the platform to copy the original IP, using unlicensed characters from shows like ‘Dragon Ball Z’ and ‘Demon Slayer’. Whether these developers are caught depends on how aggressively the IP owners protect their content. “

‘I tried the Dalgona Candy Challenge to see if I could survive the’ Squid Game ” [Delish]

“I was curious about how difficult this could be, so I decided to give it a try myself. I followed this recipe from Korean bapsang, but improvised with some tools. I heated 6 tablespoons of sugar over low heat in a saucepan that I held on its side. Once everything melted, I turned off the heat and added ¼ teaspoon of baking soda. What followed was the most chaotic two minutes of my life. “

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