Squid Game: The rise of Korean drama addiction - BBC News


The Korean Netflix drama squid game is a worldwide sensation. It's a violent and artful horror mini series, a survival drama and a commentary on debt and capitalism all rolled into about 9 very tense hours of uncertainty and death. I'm Steven Thompson, and today we are talking about squid game on pop culture happy hour from NPR. Joining us is culture writer and panelist on the CBC's pop chat, Emile niazi, welcome a meal. Hi, thanks for having me. It's great to have you here. Also with us, is jayhawk Kim, she's a syndicated columnist whose work runs in the Chicago Tribune. Welcome J ha. Hi, Steven. Thank you for having me. It's a thrill to have you both. I'm really excited to have this conversation. So

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