Category: kim jong il

Chinese wins tightrope contest across Seoul river

Part circus, part athletic contest, part cultural event. Competitors (including the Flying Wallendas) came to South Korea from 14 countries to conquer the three-quarter mile wire. The organizer would like to hold the contest in North Korea. Hmm, would Kim Jong Il win? If this story is up your...

Kim Jong Il has been dead since 2003!

The newsreels show him to be hale and hearty, and full of vigour. But, according to a Japanese expert on North Korea, Kim Jong-il – the “hermit kingdom’s” reclusive leader – died in the autumn of 2003 and a series of stand-ins has taken his place at official state...

Running, animal porn, North Korea, Food, and Suicide

I went running this morning for the first time in a while. I think the walking helped a lot. I felt like I was running faster and better than before. The bummer is that it seems like every time I get motivated to start running, I encounter some sort...

Journey into Kimland

When was the last trip you took where: * the guide wouldn’t allow you to keep your passport? * you weren’t allowed to use the local currency? * criticism of the place you traveled could get a guide into serious trouble? * on your return you felt you had...

Kim Jong Ils Blog

I wish I would have thought of this….link At least I don’t kill cheerleaders By Kim Jong-il You know, every now and then a news story comes across the internet that makes me proud to be an authoritarian dictator who merely crushes subjects beneath the heels of his platform...

The VICE guide to North Korea

This is just too awesome…if you are as fascinated by the weirdness of North Korea…check this out. Warning…these videos are very addictive…watch one and you will watch them all because North Korea is like looking at planet wierd. cd The VICE guide to North Korea...