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MrBeast’s Squid Game Parody is a Danger to Digital Culture

It’s important to be critical of the “creator economy” — even if you like the content

MrBeast’s “$456,000 Squid Game in Real Life!

One of the best things about viral content is that it creates incredible academic fodder to dissect, analyze and lecture on. MrBeast’s Squid Game parody video has generated nearly as much course material for me as KONY 2012…

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Jamie Cohen

Jamie Cohen

Digital culture expert and meme scholar. Cultural and Media Studies PhD. Internet studies educator: social good, civic engagement and digital literacies