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Adobe Photoshop – North Korea Edition

Put a healthy Kim Jong-il in all your pictures.  See?  Look.  He’s healthy.

Everything’s fine.  Really.

PANELISTS
Robert Koehler (The Marmot’s Hole)
Kim Hogg (Socius)
Derek (The Midnight Runner Podcast)
Robert Wicks
Jennifer Flinn (Fatman Seoul)

MAIN TOPIC

Have the baffling headaches in Korean English education gone unchanged in forty years?  Are schools reliable windows into Korean society?

A must-read: an account of teaching English in South Korea in the sixties.

Wall Street Journal on South Korea’s college entrance exams.

Admission test omission

Exam Hell Is Over – for 2008

EXPAT COMMUNITY

 

Dong-A Ilbo: Xenophobia on the Rise

Major Crackdown on Foreigner ‘Slums’

Foreigner Taxis?

Americans can stay here visa-free for 90 days. (Wow, I feel almost Canadian)

Seoul High Court: HIV Not Justifiable Reason for Deportation

THINGS THAT MAKE YOU GO, “WHAA?”

Anonymity fail. Moon Geun-young’s much talked about secret Santa behavior

PLUGS
Survey
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Ex-Pat Living (The Korea Herald)
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SEOUL Magazine
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NEXT WEEK
Topic: 크레지!
Panelist: Grace Park (Crazy Korean Cooking)

MUSIC
Main Theme — Ben McPherson – “2wksnyc”
Job of the Week — Bit Rationale – “Orthodox Pleasure”
ExPat Community — Deyo – “Retro90210fun”
Things That Make You Go Whaa? — cjacks – “Candyland”
Bit Rationale
Brolax Bones
Byron Scullin
DJ Topshelf
Conconquidore Truidore
Darryl
Jennifer Logue
Mark Jungers
Kathy Reynolds
Michael Martin
Michael Stephens
Outside
Sundown Caffeine
Tea Leaves
Crush
Seraphic Panoply