A Peek into the Life of South Korea's Food Porn Superstars

By Omar Kardoudi on at

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 (BJs), have become celebrities that could earn up to £6,000 a month just by sharing meals with their lonely audience.

This interesting video by Munchies shows the life of a BJ and why they are so popular:


This article originally appeared on Sploid, a Gizmodo blog of delicious brain candy.