Episode 697: Mollusk Ex Machina

On the Overthinking It Podcast, we tackle Netflix’s hit Korean drama “Squid Game.”

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Matthew Belinkie, Peter Fenzel, Mark Lee, and Matthew Wrather overthink Netflix’s hit Squid Game, examining the dual structure of the story, the connections Korean history and culture that American viewers may miss, and the various roles social commentary and satire play in the series.

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One Comment on “Episode 697: Mollusk Ex Machina”

  1. MikeO #

    I feel the shadow organization should have been a clandestine North Korean or CIA research project. Trying to see the effect of this debt driven international system has had on people. The rich villains could still be a part of it, but just as cogs.


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