Categories
Uncategorized

Korean Drama

Netflix and Amazon Prime are serious impediments to productivity.

I watched Parasite a month or so ago. I really enjoyed it. One of the themes of the movie is social inequality and the lack of ability to move up in status / income.
It’s interesting that Korea’s income distribution is not too different to America’s.
But you always hear Americans talk about “pulling yourself up by your bootstraps” whereas in Korean films this is not that common.

It does have Song Kang-ho in it as did 2017’s A Taxi Driver which I also liked. I will watch anything with Song Kang-Ho in it.

The Fiery Priest

It consisted of twenty 50 minute episodes. It is a typical Korean drama involving the heroes fighting corruption, but it is very slapstick.

They should have cut back on some of the slapstick because at times it became very annoying, but overall a Solid B, but not worth a repeat watch.

Ssongsak and Yo Han, two of my favourite characters

Priest Kim and Detective Goo

Kingdom

Season two of Kingdom just popped up on my Netflix viewing list.

Love the show, what’s not to like

– Korean period drama
– Zombies (nearly as good as Train to Busan)
– A great cast including Bae Doona, one of my favourite Korean actors.

Categories
Uncategorized

website is back up and running

I let the site lapse for a while because I couldn’t be bothered setting up a linux VM and making the effort to secure it properly.

So I was waiting for another special like I had with zuver.com.au and my prayers were answered.

$1 for 12 Months of Australian Web Hosting @ VentraIP Australia

I am quite impressed with their user interface, I might actually stick with them at the end of the year.

I had to import all the old blog posts from a WordPress XML file. That was a quick process, until I realised:

  • a lot of the links were to hucker.com instead of stephenhucker.com
  • A few hundred URLs were pointing to
    • stephenhucker.com   So had to changed to stephenhucker.com/blog
  • So I had to manually search and replace the WordPress XML file (~36,800 lines), upload the file, notice another error and repeated the process until I was satisfied.

Total time: about 90 minutes.

Which is pretty good I think.


<item>
<title>netflix</title>
<link>https://www.stephenhucker.com/blog/2018/11/i-love-netflix/netflix/</link>
<pubDate>Thu, 08 Nov 2018 03:10:40 +0000</pubDate>
<dc:creator><![CDATA[stephen]]></dc:creator>
<guid isPermaLink="false">https://www.stephenhucker.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/netflix.jpeg</guid>