Mad Cow. Sewol. Celebrity Bullying. Fan Death. Korea’s news industry is prolific, but the most common observation from international journalists working with South Korean media is its lack of professionalism and ethics. The ruling party is about to pass an...
A mainstay in the English media in South Korea, Yoo Jee-ho has been a sports writer for Yonhap News for around a decade now, covering everything from baseball to football, including four Olympics. He’s been featured on ESPN, talking about the KBO, and just recently...
Emma takes an evening off from her job covering the Olympics for a Korean broadcaster to discuss her job covering the Olympics for a Korean broadcaster. https://youtu.be/ApwnrxsjnAc PLUS--The K-Gov says it’s not concerned about the Delta plus variant a little...
Guest: Shawn Morrissey (The Dark Side of Seoul Podcast) https://darksideofseoul.com/podcast Shawn Morrissey (The Dark Side of Seoul Podcast) joins us to discuss foreign teachers being omitted from vaccination lists. Plus these amusing and sometimes hair-pulling...
The Seoulite’s Sean Lim joins us for our first ever mukbang while regaling us with his stories of suing the Korean government and his journeys as an expat entrepreneur in Korea. https://youtu.be/QqpEn_zQI8U Sean Lim is the founder of The Seoulite blog ...
Other advanced countries have thriving immigrant communities that support each other. Where is that community in Korea?
https://youtu.be/dLhuz1cxRgM Guest Peter Bint | Instagram | TikTok Peter Bint has been a mainstay of Korean broadcasting since starting on TBS eFM in 2009. Now he’s a powerhouse on many TV and radio networks (KBS World, Arirang, EBS, and more) with his multitalents...
https://youtu.be/HN-9yzZy02A We chat with our viewers live on YouTube while Joe goes into a rant about the struggles of Korea’s start-up culture that is anything but a start-up culture. Join us LIVE on YouTube at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays. https://youtube.com/zenkimchi...
Barri Tsavaris is an international voiceover talent. She was the voice of the 2018 Winter Olympics. She’s known in Seoul as the “Queen of Textbooks.” And her voice welcomes countless passengers on Korea’s high-speed KTX train each day.
Convenience store chain GS25 has been in hot water for camping ads that feature what some claim are militant feminist symbols and coded messages. Is this just privileged men attacking the #metoo movement, or is something else going on here?
The Ancient Archives
Various countdowns about favorite, oddest and most popular moments in the past year
At the end, we have a good series of clips encompassing the whole year.
Interview with Tony Hellmann, Communications Director for the Association for Teachers of Englsih in Korea (ATEK) | Jang Ja-yeon’s Suicide blamed on Abusive Producers and Entertainment Execs
Brian Deutsch (Brian in Jeollanam-do) | Korean Police Pranked at 63 Building | Hike in Odeng Prices Lead to Violence
Karl Mamer (YRAD, The Conspiracy Skeptic),
Stafford Lumsden (The Chosun Bimbo) | A year out of Korea… now what? | Another Day, Another Grand Plan to Remake Seoul
Luke Martin (ROKetship), Rob Ouwehand (Roboseyo, Hub of Sparkle) | Foreigners hope to teach South Korea dangers of bias | The “English Teachers Are Gang Rapists” TV Show
PANELIST: Mark Russell (Korea Pop Wars, Korea Gig Guide, Pop Goes Korea) | The culture wars in Korean pop | Vulgar Pizza Etang commercial? | More UK travellers heading to South Korea – Just the Flight
PANELIST: Daniel Gray (Seoul Eats, TBS eFM) | Can English radio survive in Korea?
Bart Schaneman (The Korea Herald),
Robert Koehler (The Marmot’s Hole),
“Skinny” Steve Ward (Seoul Steves),
Stafford Lumsden (The Chosun Bimbo) | Is the English language media relevant? | Should Killers’ Faces Be Revealed?
This show was recorded live at 4 p.m. Seoul Time on Sunday, February 1st, 2009. It runs approximately 2 hours and 47 minutes. That is a bit long for some listeners. I still suggest you listen to the entire show. It’s the most powerful show we’ve ever released
Panelists: Tony Hellman (Association for Teachers of English in Korea), Stafford Lumsden (The Chosun Bimbo)
Panelists: Craig White (daegupockets.com, Galbi Jim), Stafford Lumsden (The Chosun Bimbo) | Korea’s Lee Under Pressure as Fire Kills Protesters | Hankyoreh: Disabled Sexual Assault Victims “Cry Twice”
PANELISTS: Rachel Hui, Stafford Lumsden (The Chosun Bimbo) | Hong Kong vs. South Korea | Korean Blogger Arrested for… Being Right? | Kang Gi-gap Still Off His Rocker
PANELIST: Rob Titley (Home Brew Korea) | Beer Survival Guide | Rep. Gang Ki-gap: “If I Had a Hammer…”
Regina Walton (Where the Hell Am I?),
Aaron Shearin | Activists: Too Many Sex Criminals Avoiding Prison | “Star King,” Kang Ho-dong, sued for having a tightrope-walking dog.
Namdaemun Fire | Bird Flu | Mad Cow | Parliament Funkadelic | We Love Melamine! | Olympics | The Return of Dokdo | Let’s Protesting!
Michael Hurt (Scribblings of the Metropolitician, Feetman Seoul) | Tips to Avoid Being Assaulted in Korea | You call that a slide?
PANELIST: Therese MacSeain (A Food Journey in Korea) | Expat’s Food Survival Guide (a.k.a., Who Moved My Cheese?) | Hub of Suspended Sentences
Grace Park and Stephanie Maing (Crazy Korean Cooking) | Seoul Street Food: Heart Attack on a Stick 😉 | Konglish Moment: Eye Remover
Robert Koehler (The Marmot’s Hole),
Kim Hogg (Socius),
Derek (The Midnight Runner Podcast),
Jennifer Flinn (Fatman Seoul) | Have the baffling headaches in Korean English education gone unchanged in forty years? Are schools reliable windows into Korean society?
Panelist: Joe (Joe Seoul Man) | Melamine Scandal Kills Pepero Day | Candle-Light Vigil Organizers Arrested
Stafford Lumsden (The Chosun Bimbo),
Regina Walton (Where the Hell Am I, Look to the Stars),
Soutthida (aka lao-ocean-girl),
Rob Ouwehand (Roboseyo),
David Harris (SeoulLife.net),
Luke Martin (ROKetship) | Is there a disproportionate conservative bias in Korea ex-pats and bloggers compared to other places?
Luke Martin (ROKetship) | Making the most of being an artist in Korea | Court to Rule on Constitutionality of Adultery | Nightmare Wedding
Roger Fusselman, Stand Up Comedians Korea (SUCK) | Great Moments in Korean Journalism | Great… Nobel Nationalism
Andrew and Michelle (former long-time ex-pats) | Making your Korea experience work for you | I Guess It Really Is a Crisis — Gov’t Bitches About Foreign Press
Panelist: Robert Wicks | Asbestos and The Subway Again . . . | McDelivery: Fast Food Gets Faster
Panelist: Daniel Gray (Seoul Eats) | Chinese Fishing Boat Took Four Coast Guard Officers Hostage!
Derek (The Midnight Runner Podcast) | Hey Korea, You May Miss Being a “Developing” Country… | 11% of Women College Students Blackout Each Month
PANELIST: ”Evil Jennifer” Flinn (Fatman Seoul) | Jangan-dong Pimps: “We Hate Renters’ Associations” | Worst analogies ever written in a high school essay
Panelist: Rob Ouwehand (Roboseyo) | Do expats complain too much? | Thousands are now suing ‘PD Diary’ | Take It To City Hall, Umm, Before It Disappears
Panelist: Jennifer Flinn (Fatman Seoul, Bomb English)
Panelist: Jean Francois-Marcoux | Working in Korea during the 1990s IMF crisis | South Korean Suicide Rate Double OECD Average
Panelist: Stanley Crocker, dieticia | Dokdo Madness | Lonely Planet Makes Seoul Look Bad, City Asks for Corrections
Justin Sowers, An EPIK Tale — Firsthand experience of the EPIK teaching program, South Korean tourist shot dead by North soldier
Panelist: Joe Mondello (The Joshing Gnome), How to Get a Real Job in Korea, Candlegirl Dance and Stuff, The Boobi Boobi Bus
Stafford Lumsden (The Chosun Bimbo), Lone Star NOT GUILTY, Hyundai Chairman “pays” for his Crimes
Stephanie White returns with an update on her son, Michael White, who died mysteriously in a sauna in Daegu. She clarifies points she made in her first appearance and details the results of the government's autopsy. The autopsy itself has raised enough questions to...
Karl Mamer,, repatriation, I’ve attracted the ire of Korean netizen bullies. (B in J)
Brian (Kiss My Kimchi), Group Alleges MacDonalds Uses Beef from 30 Month or Older Cows Later Retracts Allegation, Scott Burgeson’s Experiences at the Demonstrations (Two Koreas)
Panelists: Cathy and David Harris (SeoulLife.net), Starting a Family in Korea, More Mad Cow Conversation Fodder
Panelist: Brian Deutsch (Brian in Jeollanam-do) Does Korea care what we think?, PD Notebook’s bout of Yellow Journalism, Turns out much of the arguments in the TV show that scared Koreans about U.S. beef were faked. But correct the errors and apologize? Are you nuts?
Panelist: Soutthida (aka lao-ocean-girl), Korean Beef Under Scrutiny, Young guy smacks around old woman selling kimbap at a rally
This is a special edition of the SeoulPodcast. We talk to Stephanie White, the mother of Michael White, who died under suspicious circumstances at a sauna near Daegu.
Rowan Hall, Director, ESL-Planet Recruiting, The dark side of the ESL industry
Amanda (Amanda Takes Off…), FAN DEATH! It’s What’s for Dinner…, Seoulites, Meet Your New City Symbol
Steve Ward (SeoulSteves.com), How do you find something new to do?, Videos of Chinese Protesters’ Violence in Seoul
Rosa Pae (Seoul Survivors), What Korean should I know that is actually useful?
PANELISTS: Kimberly Hogg (Socius in Daejeon), Mike Moriarty (BusanMike), New Coreana Nazi video pretty much the same as the old Coreana Nazi video, Plagiarism Accusations Over Han River Islands Design Winner
Panelist: Regina Walton, Interview: EV Boyz, Man beats up elementary school student in the elevator . . .on tape, The Seoul government plans to create three manmade islands
Panel: Karl Mamer, our first show as the SeoulPodcast
Karl may have left Korea, but Jennifer (Seoul Survivors) and Joe (ZenKimchi) are teaming up with other familiar faces, names and voices to bring you the SeoulPodcast--the most original name in podcasting! Bear with us as we test out the audio and set up new feeds....