Saturday, April 4, 2020

Serious Journalism you may have Missed

  This hilarious four-minute piece of inspirational investigative reporting out of North Korea finally shows the true state of the United States of America and...

On Soju

By Guest-ranter Rodthebod... Had to drink soju with business clients last night. It was my first encounter with soju since leaving Korea two years ago....

Tony Abbot’s Health Scare: PM’s Chronic Irony Deficiency Affects Entire Nation

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was forced to postpone official engagements again this week to seek treatment for a chronic medical condition that has...

Almost Close Encounters with Korean Girls

My friend Dave was out for drinks with another friend last weekend in Bundang, just South of Seoul, where a rather friendly, attractive young...

Kim Kardashian and the Saudi Prince

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia proudly embraces and cherishes wholesome family values. It promotes equality for all, with the understanding that equality is relative...

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‘This Isn’t Happening’. Prostitution in Korea. Does it actually exist?

A young Korean friend asked for a little help with a short essay he had written for his university English class. We chatted over...

The World’s Worst Mass Murderers

By this title I don't mean of course to speak of people who decided for whatever reason to go on a killing spree but...

Christmas in Oman

It may not shock to hear that life in the Middle east is a touch different to that in the west. We all know...

I had a White People Problem in Africa

I finally stepped out of the airport, breathed the fresh air and looked up at big, blue African skies. Three seconds later I lowered my gaze and...

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