When K-Animals Attack! (And Escape)

When K-Animals Attack! (And Escape)

We explore some cases of animals escaping, disrupting traffic, pooping on city streets, or worse – hurting people who got in their way. Escaped Ostrich (2024) Escaped Zebra (2023) Wild Boar in a Restaurant (2016) Join our Patreon to get more stuff...
Imjin War, part 2 | Fall of Joseon, part 8

Imjin War, part 2 | Fall of Joseon, part 8

Admiral Yi Sun Shin enters the stage with his rival Admiral Gwon Yul. Can Joseon officials suspend their factionalism to defend their kingdom? Well… Korean History Channel (referenced in episode) Media recommendation Samuel Hawley’s Youtube series on the Imjin War...
Dying Alone

Dying Alone

Major changes are happening in Korean culture, population, and lifestyle. With the changes come a growing tragedy: people who die alone and long periods before the bodies are discovered.  Join our Patreon to get more stuff https://patreon.com/darksideofseoul Book...
Imjin War, part 1 | Fall of Joseon, part 7

Imjin War, part 1 | Fall of Joseon, part 7

While Joseon Korea officials bicker and backstab, Japan mounts an epic invasion. See King Seonjo run. Run, Seonjo, run! Join our Patreon to get more stuff https://patreon.com/darksideofseoul Book a tour of The Dark Side of Seoul Ghost Walk at...
Why Did It Hafta Be Snakes

Why Did It Hafta Be Snakes

Our Zodiac series continues with snakes, their role in folk culture, and the snakes that inhabit Korea. PLUS Joe’s irrational fear of snakes. Media recommendations  Ssssnake (1973) Stanley (1972) Snakes on a Plane Conan the Barbarian  Anaconda (absolute...
Scams: Tourists & Expats

Scams: Tourists & Expats

Con artists and scammers and hustlers, oh my! Korea has its fair share of these bloodsuckers, and many of them target you – expats and tourists! We highlight some of the worst.  Join our Patreon to get more stuff https://patreon.com/darksideofseoul Book a...