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The Measured Medium

The Measured Medium

By Ethan Kim

Hi, I’m Ethan Kim, and I host the Measured Medium. Every issue has two sides and a medium, and this podcast will attempt to measure that medium through commonality and compromise in a marketplace of ideas. From analyzing the political arena in DC, deep-diving into our movie industry, and monitoring the international economy to commenting on the latest technological advancements and interviewing JPL Scientists, this podcast is home to all interests.
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Spider-Man: No Way Home | A Review
Spider-Man: No Way Home | A Review
This Episode Contains Spoilers for Spider-Man: No Way Home and Hawkeye Spider-Man: No Way Home decimated the box office on opening weekend, as everyone scrambled to watch the Marvel movie to avoid internet spoilers. Today, December 21rst, I will dive into why the writing, character development, and acting made this movie the best Spider-Man movie. Also, I will give a quick review of the new Hawkeye series.  This episode was hosted and edited by Ethan Kim. The Measured Medium is an independent production by the Outspoken Oppa. Subscribe to our podcast on Apple, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts and follow the Outspoken Oppa to keep up on our latest articles. Intro Music: Beauty Flow by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5025-beauty-flow License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
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December 21, 2021
The Virginia Governor Race Shows Republicans Can Sweep Next Year's Midterm Elections Without Trump
The Virginia Governor Race Shows Republicans Can Sweep Next Year's Midterm Elections Without Trump
A defining race for Virginia's Governor takes place with national implications for next year’s congressional midterm elections. Today, November 2nd, we will dive into why this race is so close and what it means for the country going forward. Good Afternoon, I’m Ethan Kim, and this is the Measured Medium. This episode was hosted and edited by Ethan Kim. The Measured Medium is an independent production by the Outspoken Oppa. Subscribe to our podcast on Apple, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts and follow the Outspoken Oppa to keep up on our latest articles.  Intro Music:  Beauty Flow by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5025-beauty-flow License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
30:10
November 03, 2021
Squid Game | The Thriller that Captivated the World
Squid Game | The Thriller that Captivated the World
The following contains spoilers for the TV show Squid Game. The heart-wrenching, gut-punching, insanely-well-written Netflix Series that is Squid Games has won the attention and admiration of the world. It has a 91% rotten tomatoes score, an 8.2 IMDB score, and a 96% audience score. The show is number 1 in 90 countries with millions upon millions of viewers. Needless to say, it is a big hit, and today, October 13th, 2021, we will rank all nine episodes and talk about why the show has captivated the world. From the cinematography to the visual effects to the writing to the character development to the overall plot, this show is simply masterful in every aspect. To begin with basic plot details, 456 debt-ridden, financially ruined people play a series of games to win 45.6 billion Won, which roughly translates to 38 million US dollars. The games are traditionally Korean children's games, but if they lose the game, they are murdered. The 456 players played 6 overall games, and by the time they reached the last game, 454 people were murdered, leaving Gi-hun, who was played by Lee Jung-Jae, and Sang-Woo, who was played by Park Hae Soo. Squid Game Episodes Ranked Best to Worst Sixth Episode called "Gganbu" Eighth Episode called "Front Man" Seventh Episode called "VIPS" Fourth Episode called "Stick to the Team" Third Episode called "The Man with the Umbrella" Fifth Episode called "Fair World" First Episode called "Red Light, Green Light" Second Episode called "Hell" Ninth Episode called "One Lucky Day" The Outspoken Oppa Podcast This podcast discusses important and relevant topics through the lens of the youth. From politics and economics to sports and entertainment, this podcast does a deep dive into the facts, opinions, and personal analysis. If you like this show and want to support it, please give us a five-star review on Apple podcasts and listen to our other episodes wherever you hear your podcasts. Anyone with previous experience in audio and sound editing or podcast hosting can apply to our podcast staff to help with future episodes. The Outspoken Oppa podcast is an independent production by the Outspoken Oppa. This episode was hosted and edited by Ethan Kim.
40:22
October 16, 2021
How Chaos In Afghanistan Emboldened Terrorism
How Chaos In Afghanistan Emboldened Terrorism
Chaos in Afghanistan erupted as President Biden withdrew military forces leading to a forceful takeover by the Taliban. Today, August 17th, we will dive into one of the greatest foreign policy debacles in modern history. Good afternoon, I’m Ethan Kim, and this is the Outspoken Oppa. Background Reading: In mid-April, President Biden announced the immediate withdrawal of all American troops by September 11. On August 15th, the Taliban took over the capital of Kabul, effectively toppling Afghanistan's government. Later, Afghan President Ghani fled the country right before Taliban leadership stormed the presidential palace. Simultaneously, thousands of Afghan citizens fled to Kabul International Airport to escape the Taliban. On August 16th, President Joe Biden addressed the nation after Afghanistan fell to the Taliban Within this podcast episode, we dissect Biden's address to the nation and evaluate his withdrawal from Afghanistan. The Outspoken Oppa podcast is an independent production by the Outspoken Oppa. This episode was hosted by Ethan Kim and edited by Ashley Olson.
14:15
August 23, 2021
The Future of Marvel | Reviewing 'Black Widow' and 'Loki'
The Future of Marvel | Reviewing 'Black Widow' and 'Loki'
Marvel just recently released Black Widow and the season finale for Loki, and there is plenty to talk about. In this episode, I discussed my thoughts on both of them, and what to expect for the Marvel franchise going forward. This podcast is an independent production by the Outspoken Oppa. This episode was hosted by Ethan Kim and edited by Ashley Olson.
23:20
July 19, 2021
You Just Got Rejected From College. Now What?
You Just Got Rejected From College. Now What?
Got rejected from your dream school? Got rejected from every college? In this episode, we explore how college admissions have changed in the past year and what to do if you have been rejected. I'm Ethan Kim and this is the Outspoken Oppa.  This episode was hosted by Ethan Kim and edited by Ashley Olson.
08:54
March 18, 2021
Discussing the Future of Education with LCUSD Governing Board President Kaitzer Puglia
Discussing the Future of Education with LCUSD Governing Board President Kaitzer Puglia
The Outspoken Oppa is an American news and opinion website that is based in La Cañada Flintridge, California. It was founded in 2018 by Ethan Kim, who is the current Executive Editor. Reaching nearly half a million people and with a team of teenage writers, the website consists of news and opinion articles about politics, international affairs, economics, movie reviews, and more.  Flashback to December 23rd, 2020. Ethan Kim interviewed Kaitzer Puglia, who is the La Cañada Unified School District Governing Board President. In a fifteen-minute interview, they discussed the future of education. Our discussion about California proposition 16, affirmative action, reopening La Cañada schools, and the performance of teachers in distanced learning so far revealed an inside perspective of our local education system. Minor correction: Kaitzer Puglia is the La Cañada School District Governing Board President, not the La Cañada School District President. Interview hosted by Ethan Kim with the help of Mason Pirkey, edited by Ashely Olson. This interview is an independent Outspoken Oppa production, produced by its media team.
15:15
March 10, 2021