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Korean Baseball

PANELIST
Rowan Hall, Director, ESL-Planet Recruiting

MAIN TOPIC
“Tales from the Dark Side” – Being a recruiter in the Korean ESL market

NEWS AND STUFF
Achoo! *Cough* *Cough* *Chirp* *Tweet*

Some advice and warnings from the New Zealand embassy on how to handle bird flu.

Foreigners Arrested With Yaba

“THINGS THAT MAKE YOU GO… WHA…?” KOREAN SOCIETY AND POLITICS
Branding the mad cow

Matt at Gusts of Popular Feelings examines the branding (the 미친소) of the whole mad cow thing and its effectiveness.

Reporter: “Expel the Foreign Jackasses”

Korea Beat translates a Korean sports writer’s diatribe against foreigners rushing the field at games. He says it’s “racist” and then goes on a racist diatribe on how foreigners should be punished.

Elementary Teacher to Student: “Thank Me For Beating You”
Read the comment section on this one.

TIME WASTERS OF THE WEEK

Rain gets mistaken for Karl Yune

Comment from Ranting Englishman Says:
May 11th, 2008 at 11:58 pm e

Hi guys, loving the podcast just thought I would unravel the mystery of the Sexy Mong!

My wife (Korean) was listening in. Apparently, Mong also means “dream”, so I guess Sexy Mong is the Korean for Wet Dream! 

Way To Conflate, Seoul Subway System (Joshing Gnome)

Closeness on the Seoul Subway 001

Translation: Extreme physical contact makes everyone uncomfortable! * Over-the-top public displays of affection make others grimace [in disgust]. * Intentional physical contact may even carry a legal penalty. The ad goes on to label begging, ped

UBLove’s bad idea.

A TV show for one of the more notorious dating sites in Korea

And if you can’t get a date, how about…

A Refreshing Big Screw

Image result for big screw ice cream korea

PLUGS
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Ex-Pat Living (The Korea Herald)
SEOUL Magazine
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KOTESOL

NEXT WEEK
Topic: lao-ocean-girl
Panelist: Soutthida (pronounced: suh-tee-da)
(aka lao-ocean-girl)

MUSIC CREDITS
Main Theme and Teaching Tips — Ben McPherson – “2wksnyc”
News — satya – “Silk Route Album Mix”
Things That Make You Go Whaa? — cjacks – “Candyland”
Time Wasters of the Week — EV Boys – “Kickin’ It in Geumchon”
WeakLazyLiar
Shannon Richardson
Everyday Jones
Adam Schmitt
David Gielan
ellis reed
Ledbetter
Sharif
Dave Gwyther
Blue Valentine
Kathy Reynolds
V__R_4_3va
REGGAE FAR EAST
Little Red King
Guinea C
Bit Rationale
cjacks
Devin Anderson
DJ R-Qubed
High Alert Status
daveski
Hop On Pop
ISON
Joe Sibol
megaphone
Tea Leaves