Women Ghosts of Jeju Island

Women Ghosts of Jeju Island

Ghosts are everywhere, so they say. But perhaps no place in Korea is more haunted than Jeju Island. But these aren’t just ghosts. They’re goddesses.  Join our Patreon to get more stuff https://patreon.com/darksideofseoul Book a tour of The Dark Side of Seoul...
A Flock of Sheep

A Flock of Sheep

Our Zodiac series continues! The timid sheep may be easily led but that doesn’t mean it’s unimportant. Just ask evil spirits. Join our Patreon to get more stuff https://patreon.com/darksideofseoul Book a tour of The Dark Side of Seoul Ghost Walk at...
Horses

Horses

Our Zodiac series continues! The majestic horse plays a role in Korean folklore, from gods, ghosts, rituals, and even food!  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...
Dragons

Dragons

Happy Year of the Dragon! We explore the powerful, determined creatures of myth found in Korean motifs, dreamlore, and spirituality. They’re also annoying jerks.  Media recommendations (not really too many horror movie dragons) D-War (just kidding; don’t watch...