Haunted Tourist Sites

Haunted Tourist Sites

We explore a few of the lesser known haunted claims from some of Korea’s most popular tourist sites. 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 Credits Produced...
Imjin War, part 3 | Fall of Joseon, part 9

Imjin War, part 3 | Fall of Joseon, part 9

Japan mounts its second invasion of Joseon Korea. Will the king again abandon his people? I think we already know the answer. Media recommendation Samuel Hawley’s Youtube series on the Imjin War (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=piOuF02ijdQ) Join our Patreon to get...
Fugly Koreans, Fugly Americans

Fugly Koreans, Fugly Americans

Part five of our series based on the book “Ugly Koreans, Ugly Americans,” where we explore more cultural differences and discuss them. Ugly Koreans, Ugly Americans: Cultural and behavioral differences between Koreans and Americans Min Byoung-chul 1993-2007 Join our...
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...
Korean Ghosts Love Pizza:Modernizing Rites for the Dead

Korean Ghosts Love Pizza:Modernizing Rites for the Dead

Rites, charms, and ceremonies for ghosts and spirits have long been part of Korean folk traditions. But the times they are a-changin’. How are these old traditions done in the 21st century?  Join our Patreon to get more stuff https://patreon.com/darksideofseoul...
The Sewol: Ten Years Later

The Sewol: Ten Years Later

Ten years after the Sewol ferry disaster, how has South Korea changed? What surprising consequences sprouted from this tragedy? President Park Geun-hye’s Approval Rating Timeline Danwon High School Memorial Classrooms Website Join our Patreon to get more stuff...
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...