Prison Break 1988

Prison Break 1988

Prisoners escape and end up becoming folk heroes. How did this happen? This is a story that many have forgotten until now.  Media “Holiday” (홀리데이) is a Korean movie from 2006 based on this escape Was recreated a few times for TV and was made into a one-act...
The Bastard Prince

The Bastard Prince

The first “illegitimate” heir to the Joseon throne, Prince Gwanghae spent the kingdom’s shattered post-war coffers on building projects. Obsessed with the occult, he ended up being overthrown by a revolt.  Join our Patreon to get more stuff...
The Most Haunted Palace in Korea

The Most Haunted Palace in Korea

Gyeonghuigung can be called “The Forgotten Palace.” Some say it is haunted with dark souls and secrets. Join our Patreon to get more stuff https://patreon.com/darksideofseoul Book a tour of The Dark Side of Seoul Ghost Walk at https://darksideofseoul.com Listener...
Shawn Digs Graves

Shawn Digs Graves

Shawn takes us through the hills of Paju to show Korean grave sites. Learn about the traditions, folklore, and potential curses. We also check out abandoned military installations. Join our Patreon to get more stuff https://patreon.com/darksideofseoul Book a tour of...
The Bells

The Bells

Did people really throw a child into a furnace to forge the Emillé Bell? We answer this question in this episode. Join our Patreon to get more stuff https://patreon.com/darksideofseoul Book a tour of The Dark Side of Seoul Ghost Walk at https://darksideofseoul.com...
Divination

Divination

Divination was a significant part of daily life in old Korea. For some, it still is. We predict you’ll get something out of this episode.  Media suggestions: horror movies with fortune tellers – The Dead Zone Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors Don’t Look Now The...