Wednesday, December 7, 2022

US Shutdown Costs and other Pointless Statistics

I have no idea what a government shutdown is. The whole concept baffles me, as does American politics in general. From what I can...

Haebangchon: The Movie!!!

Of course, it's baffling as to why nobody made a movie about Haebangchon (that has pretty much nothing to do with life in Haebangchon)...

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...

Travel Safety Tips: When Not to Flip the Bird

Giving someone the finger is never a polite thing to do, no matter the reason or how much of an idiot the recipient may...

Korean Celebrity Arrested for Drunk Driving: Claims Mistaken Identity

South Korean comedian and television presenter Noh Hong-chul has been arrested in Southern Seoul for drunk driving, the Korea Times reported today. 'I'm not that...

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The world is a scary place. That's what I keep hearing. I do however belong to the most dangerous, destructive species on...

‘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...

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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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