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North Korean soldier in shiny blue bodysuit upstages Kim Jong-un at military photo op

North Korean soldier goes viral

A photo taken of Kim Jong-un and 30 North Korean soldiers during an exhibition generated buzz on social media due to one soldier in a skin-tight blue suit.

“Captain DPRK”: In a military exhibition of weapons systems on Monday, an unidentified, blue-clad man upstaged Kim Jong-un on social media after their state military photograph was published the next day.

Marvel writer quits after learning editor-in-chief pretended to be Asian to further his career

Marvel Comics writer

Former “Daredevil” executive producer and Marvel Comics writer Steven S. DeKnight has announced that he will no longer write for Marvel until C.B. Cebulski, the publication’s editor-in-chief, steps down from his position.

What happened: In a series of tweets shared on Sunday, DeKnight admitted he had just recently learned of Cebulski’s controversial past in which he pretended to be an Asian writer to climb up the ranks at Marvel Comics, according to Bleeding Cool.

Andrew Yang grilled on CNN for ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’ appearance

Jim Acosta questions Andrew Yang

CNN host Jim Acosta recently called out Andrew Yang for engaging television host and political commentator Tucker Carlson in a discussion that included praise of a convicted murderer’s views.

Tucker’s talking points: Yang, who has announced his departure from the Democratic Party, was discussing his concerns about the existing two-party system in the U.S. on Wednesday’s episode of “Tucker Carlson Tonight” when Carlson cited the manifesto of Unabomber Ted Kaczynski.

Netflix’s live-action ‘Cowboy Bebop’ teases iconic cathedral scene

cowboy bebop netflix cathedral scene remake

Next in line for Netflix’s live-action “Cowboy Bebop” teasers is a snapshot of a renowned showdown between one charismatic bounty hunter and his arch-nemesis.

“IYKYK”: Over the weekend, Netflix dropped teaser photos and videos of seminal moments from their remake of the cult-classic original anime series, including its opening sequence — accompanied by Yoko Kanno’s original track “Tank!” — and a still of John Cho as Spike Spiegel fighting against Alex Hassell as Vicious.

The internet is apparently divided on the ‘Squid Game’ English dub

English dub is supposedly terrible in Squid Game

In the latest great internet debate, fans of the highly successful series “Squid Game” are arguing on whether listening to its English dub is worse than reading subtitles. 

“Laughably bad”: Several fans took to Twitter to voice their opinions, with the majority of them agreeing that the English dub turns the thrilling drama into something like a comedy.

John Cena cements his status as a BTS super ARMY by tweeting quote from RM’s UN speech

John Cena goes viral

Professional wrestler-turned-actor and certified BTS ARMY member John Cena went viral after sharing a line from RM’s United Nations General Assembly speech to his millions of followers on Twitter.

Viral quote: Cena, 44, received more than 74,000 retweets and over 196,000 likes on Twitter for quoting the leader of BTS, Kim Nam-joon, better known by his stage name RM, Pinkvilla reported.

‘Street Fighter’ characters’ AI-generated human faces are nightmare inducing

Street Fighter characters get human faces

A Twitter user ran pictures of “Street Fighter V” characters through StyleClip, an artificial intelligence tool, that gives illustrated characters human-like faces.

Next-level looks: @Siberian_644 shared the results of his experiment on Monday, which included images of the characters Guile, Chun-Li, Laura, Cody, Balrog and Rolento, to name several. Some of the pictures came out great, while others turned out downright hilarious for their wrongness.

California judge trashes lawsuit from board member who was fired over anti-Asian tweets

Alison Collins lawsuit gets thrown out by judge

A federal judge has junked the lawsuit that former San Francisco school board vice president Alison Collins filed in March against the school district and five of her colleagues who voted to strip her of her board position.

The case: Collins alleged that the school district and her colleagues violated her right to free speech when they voted to remove her from board committees and her vice presidency position over tweets she posted in 2016, reported the SF Chronicle

Former Kpop star Seungri receives 3-year jail sentence, Twitter reacts

Former Big Bang member Seungri sentenced to three years in jail

Former K-pop idol and Big Bang member Seungri received a three-year jail sentence after being charged in 2019 for procuring prostitutes for businessmen, but his fans are still fighting for him.

Conviction: Seungri, 30, whose real name is Lee Seung-hyun, was convicted by the General Military Court of the Ground Operations Command in Yongin on the charges of mediating prostitution and illegal gambling, according to Nate via All Kpop.