I was reading harman’s OOO last year and remember feeling a really glaring error in the logic of it all and thinking “This is fucking stupid!” and stopped. Cant remember what it was now but it was fundamental to me. Cool story I know
Mukbang is a more explicit substitute. I can see why you’re linking the two because both mukbang and ASMR videos are used to give a specific effect...of social connectedness (I think, even if some people don’t know that’s what they’re looking for)
Those noises are all someone taking care of something aren't they? Even if its a stranger or they;re recorded, it might trigger stuff from when you were young. Do you get it if it's just a machine whirring away, an animal, cars on a motorway?