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Joe & Shawn
Folklorist Shawn and history buff Joe delve into Korea’s gruesome stories of massacres, betrayals, and blood. It’s like “Game of Thrones” in Asia. We share our passion for Korea and its struggles throughout time. If you enjoy shows like “Kingdom,” this is the podcast for you. Even if you know nothing about Korea, its history will become your new addiction.
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- Serial Killer Yoo Young-Chul, part 3: Caught!The police didn’t catch Yoo Young-Chul. Seoul’s criminal underground took control while the authorities bumbled. Catching … Read more
- Serial Killer Yoo Young-Chul, part 2: The Sinchon MurdersAfter almost getting caught on CCTV, Yoo Young-Chul took a break and changed his focus and … Read more
- Serial Killer Yoo Young-Chul, part 1: Monstrous OriginsKorea’s most notorious serial killer. In the first of four parts, we cover Yoo Young-Chul’s tumultuous … Read more
- Made in Korea: Adoption & Identity with Jeremy HoltGuest: Jeremy Holt (Made in Korea) Hot comic book writer Jeremy Holt joins us to talk … Read more
- Dark Side of the Olympics: The 1988 Bummer GamesBoxing scandals, torched doves, doping hero. The 1988 Seoul Games were the time to shine. But … Read more
- Stories of the Gods“Gods die. And when they truly die they are unmourned and unremembered.” – Neil Gaiman, American … Read more
- Creepy Stories for Summer ChillsTurn off your lights. Put on your headphones. Cool off with some chilling tales. Join our … Read more
- Urban Exploring with Ryan BerkebileGuest: Ryan Berkebile (website) Seoul has obliterated a lot of its history in the mad rush … Read more
- Gender Issues in Modern KoreaTwo young Korean guests join us to debate what modern women and men feel about today’s climate and how to come to the table.