A peek into the life of South Korea's food porn superstars

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Thousands of South Koreans tune in daily to Muk-bang (eating broadcasts): Online live-stream channels where people eats large amounts of food on camera. Those people, called Broadcast Jockeys (BJ's), became real celebrities that could earn up to $9000 a month just by sharing meals with their lonely audience.

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This interesting video by Munchies shows how BJ's live and why they are so popular.


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At 18:49

"BJing has awakened the talents that were asleep inside me"

This is some classic material.