Tourists from Hell

Tourists from Hell

Our most petty episode! We tell stories of the most problematic guests on our tours. PLUS–Why we no longer work as media fixers. Join our Patreon to get more stuff https://patreon.com/darksideofseoul Book a tour of The Dark Side of Seoul Ghost Walk at...
How Has Korea Changed in 20 Years?

How Has Korea Changed in 20 Years?

Twenty years ago, foreigners camped out on Dave’s ESL Cafe to complain about Korea. Looking back on those complaints, a lot has changed. Notes This is a good thread to start with http://forums.eslcafe.com/korea/viewtopic.php?t=10518 Public brawlsNot standing in lineIn...
The Dark Side of K-Pop Fandom

The Dark Side of K-Pop Fandom

Guest: Sharon Kong-Perring PhD candidate in cultural media studies Does K-Pop fandom exhibit signs of psychopathy? What makes fans defend idols accused of heinous acts? When does fandom go from adoration to creepy? Join our Patreon to get more stuff!...
Itaewon Tragedy

Itaewon Tragedy

This is a short talk about the recent tragedy in Itaewon, including the following: The latest that we know and eyewitness stories that you’re not hearing in the newsHalloween’s growth in ItaewonSome observations that contradict authorities’...
Halloween in Korea

Halloween in Korea

This ancient Irish holiday has grown quickly in Korea. But has its essence been lost? (aka “Shawn Sh*ts on Korean Halloween”) Join our Patreon to get more stuff! https://patreon.com/darksideofseoul Book a tour of The Dark Side of Seoul Ghost Walk at...