The Dear Reader: DPRK Observations & Musings

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Before Dennis Rodman, There Was to Be: Ted Wilkes

Two years ago, I wrote about of a pair of British filmmakers who won a competition to make Embracing Kim, a mockumentary about North Korea. Recently, I wondered what had become of the project.

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Filed under: Humor, Kim Jong-un

William Leith Interviews Dennis Rodman

First of all, you need to know a little bit about the man behind the Irish Examiner byline. Veteran British journalist William Leith has trodden, for lack of a better, quick analogy, a UK path Hunter S. Thompson would have approved of.

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Filed under: Kim Jong-un

The Phonetics of a Fearsome DPRK Leader

Some Web typos make no sense, while others inject unintended Onion-like humor into the proceedings. A great example of the latter occurred this week on The Huffington Post UK.

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Filed under: Kim Jong-un

The Father’s Day Buck Stops Here

For the first time in a long time, a father is not in power in North Korea as we get ready to celebrate cologne, ties and golf’s latest U.S. Open champ.

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Filed under: Kim Jong-il, Kim Jong-un

UK Mockumentary Contestant Wants to Give Kim Jong-un a Big Hug

The six finalists have been set for beActive Media‘s latest Digital Comedy LAB, a program that seeks to encourage budding UK and Irish YouTube mockumentary makers. Among this group is the North Korea-flavored entry Embracing Kim.

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Filed under: Humor, Kim Jong-un

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