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Arlington. Twin Cities. Korea.

Over the past few months I’ve come across a few people who have commented that when I (and others) refer to South Korea, Republic of Korea, the country I’m from (or am I… dun dun dun)… I always say Korea, as do most others. 457 more words

Wednesday's Book Review: "Asia’s Space Race: National Motivations, Regional Rivalries, and International Risks"

Asia’s Space Race: National Motivations, Regional Rivalries, and International Risks. By James Clay Moltz. New York: Columbia University Press, 2011. hardcover, 288 pp. ISBN: 978-0-231-15688-2. USD $35.00. 489 more words


The Norks

Unless you have your head buried in the sand or live on top of a mountain like a hermit, you’ve probably heard at least a few things about North Korea over the past few weeks.   2,112 more words

The Daily Marge

Alright, I know I’m no pro when it comes to making reviews, especially now that I’m attempting to write ‘review’ on such a very special and big drama such as King 2 Hearts (big, in a sense that as compared with other korean dramas, this one tackles a sensitive political topic involving both North and South Korea), or maybe let’s just treat it this way: it’s a review-ette combined with my opinions. 809 more words

Jo Jeong Seok

Storms and Floods

Hurricane Isaac weakens to tropical storm, but still brings huge quantities of rain as it hovers over southern Louisiana moving very slowly up the Gulf coast. 22 more words


The Death of a Dictator: Kim Jong Il

Today started as any other cold, Korean morning starts in my world, with me refusing to leave the warmth of my comforter until the last possible minute. 392 more words