The Korean Wave reached the English-speaking world belatedly. K-pop band BTS broke through in America in 2018, the movie Parasite won the Best Picture Oscar in 2020, and in 2021 the TV show Squid Game became the most-watched series ever on Netflix. Asia has been under the grip of Korean Culture since the 1990s. Now the rest of us are falling under its spell.
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For a short time at the start of the pandemic, it was common for the rich and famous to declare on social media, "We're all in the same boat." it seemed true for a while; the global emergency grounded everyone. But it soon became apparent that, for the privileged minority, the boat was often a luxury yacht.