Tag Archives: North Korea

Mad dogs and Northkoreanmen

It’s January and that means everyone is into purges. Dry months, caffeine enemas, herbal teas. You name it, the DLR is avoiding that nonsense. In North Korea, though, a recent purge has followed a slightly different script. First, it began … Continue reading

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The Kim is dead! Long live the Kim!

For only the second time in the country’s history, North Korea is having to cope with the death of its leader. Kim Jong-il died of a heart attack on Saturday while on his special train, apparently (you know, the special … Continue reading

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You don’t look a day over 82

Happy birthday to you, Happy birthday to you, Happy birthday dear greatleadeternalpresidentandlovingfatherofafreesocialistKoreeeeeaaaaaaaa, Happy birthday to you! For a man who’s been dead for nearly 17 years, Kim Il-sung’s career is going very well. He’s still president of North Korea, and … Continue reading

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