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The Hi Seoul Festival.

Only three more to go this year.

PANELIST
Randy Redman (Intelligence Analyst)

MAIN TOPIC

Tomatillo’s Cinco de Mayo

How Korea has changed since 1985

 

NEWS AND STUFF

Window Into The Wireless Future – Forbes.com

Protests against government, US beef, disrupt opening of “Hi Seoul” festival.

Footage of the Riot in downtown Seoul
More Footage of the riot that disrupted the Hi Seoul Festival

Human Rights Commission Turns Up More Jang Ja-Yeon-Type Cases

South and North Korea in the Gulf

S. Korea, US Near Base Relocation Agreement

 

Neighbor Killed for 700 Won

Gunsan man busted for stealing dog, selling it to bosintang restaurant.

 

THINGS THAT MAKE YOU GO WHAA?

Korea Passes Law Requiring Pedestrians to Walk On the Right

Court Ruled Starbucks Korea Free to Play Copyrighted Music in Its Outlets without Paying Royalties

Changing course (The Deal Magazine)

The peculiar power of a small mind

Tom Coyner talks about the Korean concept of “janmeori”

A New Brand Image for Korea

Mike Hurt gives his suggestions for tourism branding

Survey: 26 to 38% of men had beaten their wives last year

Thoughts on Dating Korean Women

Intern teachers forced to go to karaoke room, sexually harassed by senior teachers

Joint suicide attempt in Jorye-dong motel.

Student commits suicide over punishment that “wasn’t too harsh”

Teacher: “OK Girls, Off With Your Skirts”

Immigrant Kid Hits Bully, Charged With Assault

Choi Hong-man to Fight… Jose Canseco?

TIME WASTERS OF THE WEEK

Blow Your Brains Out for Fun . . .

Russian Roulette toy

 

Most Convincing Advertising For Gym Membership Ever…

“We play with good Teachers.”

 

Dung Bang!!! AKA Poop Bread!

 

Sous-Vide Version of South Korean Street Food

Hah, yeah that’s funny and totally sexy except for that…

Free Bouncy Rides

Is this the next evolutionary step past FREE HUGS?

PLUGS
Buy Us a Beer

The Suppliers
(those who have given us swag)

John Kim
Aaron Shearin

Lives of the Party
(those who have donated at least $20)
Stephanie White
Aaron Shearin
Naomi Neckoway
Chae An
Kevin R.
Otto Silver

Drinking Buddies
(those who have bought us beers)
Mary Campbell
Mimi Snider
Elton Fry
Therese MacSeain

Toast to Absent Friends

Association for Teachers of English in Korea
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Ex-Pat Living (The Korea Herald)
ESL Planet Recruiting
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SEOUL Magazine
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The Chosun Bimbo
KOTESOL

NEXT WEEK
Paul “Ajosshi” Matthews

MUSIC
Main Theme – Ben McPherson – “2wksnyc”
News – satya – “Silk Route Album Mix”
Things That Make You Go Whaa? – cjacks – “Candyland”
Time Wasters of the Week – EV Boyz – “Kickin’ It in Geumchon”
Musicos Unidos de Latino America
Deyo
Shin Kwe-dong
Taechwita
Park Chong-son
deadpan
Father Rock
Little Red King
Namgyal Lhamo
Chi Weapon
George Wood
KCentric
PILGRIM SPEAKEASY
The Cheebacabra
Sound Assassin
Barrett Tagliarino
Mauricio Cuburu