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Soutthida (aka lao-ocean-girl)

MAIN TOPIC
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NEWS AND STUFF
Korean Beef Under Scrutiny

Korea slow to qualify itself as mad-cow-free

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Jeju Bus Crash Causes Investigated

 

Memorial service held for Hyocheon HS students killed on their field trip.

Why are students destroying the floral arrangements?

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Russians Arrested for Dealing Marijuana in Busan

Foreigners Can Use Korean-Only Sites Now?

IMMIGRATION ALERT

Smell the Fear!

Immigration allowing more flexibility in employer choice for E-2 visas?

Korea Association of Foreign Language Academies complain

Spiking English Teacher Costs, Cheap Gyopo the ‘Next Best Thing,’ and Throw the Sex-Crazed Pot Smokers Out

THINGS THAT MAKE YOU GO WHAA?

From the lazy police files…

How Not to Deal With a Problem

Instead of Police, Why Not Subcontracted Muscle?

Young guy smacks around old woman selling kimbap at a rally, caught on tape.

 

Commemorating the Gwangju Democratization Movement

Bad taste

Not to be outdone , the Hankyoreh gives us this cartoon, from May 17

Gwangju in Comparison

Matt’s (Gusts of Popular Feeling) 2005 trip to the Gwangju commemoration vs. Brian’s (Brian in Jeollanam-do) trip.Hint: a lot more pictures of American flags and cows.

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Celebrity scandal tests South Korean adultery law – International Herald Tribune

ENTERTAINMENT

A beef with online porn (Gusts of Popular Feeling)

Noting ironies over the concern of children and for children over U.S. beef and pornography while ignoring the fact that traffic fatalities account for 46 percent of deaths for children ages 1 to 14.

Seoul’s War on Porn (Marmot)

The government is putting together a taskforce that would force Internet portal sites and P2P businesses to block porn and other illegal information.

Controversy Brews Over Forged Artwork
The painting that the back of the 1,000 won bill is based on is a forgery.

Wonder Girls Nearly Cause Deaths by Stampede

TIME WASTERS OF THE WEEK

still love you (Elyse Sewell)

Cheese milk and the pushy chocolate coating cake

This is AMAZING. (A Geek in Korea)

VIDEO: An arrow through an arrow!

Escape of the 비상구 Man (Korea Beat)

Image result for The Solar Power Bra

Finally — The Solar Power Bra (East Windup Chronicle)
The green, high-quality cotton bra features a waist-mounted solar panel that powers a small, chest-mounted electronic billboard or any other electronic device you choose to connect. A pair of reusable drink containers attach to the bra cups, allowing the wearer to reduce consumption of aluminum cans and plastic bottles while increasing bust size. When not in use, the containers can be collapsed and stored in small pockets in the cups.

I Want a Varsity Letter in Cheese Racing (Serious Eats)

Fun game to get you kicked out of a galbi restaurant.Place processed cheese slices in their packaging on a grill and see which one explodes first.The plastic wrapping is surprisingly resistant to the heat.

The Lobster Claw Game, Right Next to the Gum and Diet Sodas (Serious Eats)

The Most Awesome Ice Cube Tray Ever (Serious Eats)

4th Annual Expat Beautiful Garage Sale

From lao-ocean-girl

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

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Panelist: Brian Deutsch (Brian in Jeollanam-do)

MUSIC CREDITS
Main Theme and Teaching Tips — Ben McPherson – “2wksnyc”
News — satya – “Silk Route Album Mix”
Immigration Alert – midliFeCrisis – “Space Gunn”
Things That Make You Go Whaa? — cjacks – “Candyland”
Time Wasters of the Week — EV Boys – “Kickin’ It in Geumchon”
Bit Rationale
DJ Topshelf
High Alert Status
Jack Jeffrey
Musicos Unidos de Latino America
Little Red King
V__R_4_3va
daveski
Kathy Reynolds
Ledbetter
Blue Valentine
David Gielan
Outside
Tea Leaves
Crush
Joe Sibol
Chris Townsend
ISON
The Kokoon