Ask Us (Almost) Anything

Ask Us (Almost) Anything

Questions from Instagram about Korean food, history, ghosts, and even skin care! We try to answer as many as we can in the only way we know how. Join our Patreon to get more stuff https://patreon.com/darksideofseoul Book a tour of The Dark Side of Seoul Ghost Walk at...
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...
Immigration Horrors!

Immigration Horrors!

You got a new job. It’s time to renew your visa. You’re applying for permanent residency. It’s hardly ever fun, friendly, or smooth-sailing. We look at some experiences with the most annoying and frightening part of Korea: The Immigration...
K-Horror: Best of 2023

K-Horror: Best of 2023

What did K-horror have on offer in 2023? And how is the domestic film industry doing? Joining us again to discuss all this is film critic and producer Pierce Conran.  Pierce Conran  Tweets by pierceconran South China Morning Post Letterboxd Join our Patreon to...
Han River Mysteries

Han River Mysteries

The Mighty Han River! The river is highlighted in Korea’s economic success: the Miracle on the Han. Its waters are also keepers of dark secrets of death and ghosts.  Join our Patreon to get more stuff https://patreon.com/darksideofseoul Book a tour of The Dark Side of...
Noisy Neighbors

Noisy Neighbors

In a country as small and densely populated as Korea, complaints over shared space are common. No complaint is as common – or as potentially murderous – as a noisy neighbor.   Join our Patreon to get more stuff https://patreon.com/darksideofseoul...
Seoul Tower

Seoul Tower

The iconic symbol of Seoul has its roots in the 14th century. Listen to this episode for its history and weird trivia. Join our Patreon to get more stuff https://patreon.com/darksideofseoul Book a tour of The Dark Side of Seoul Ghost Walk at...
Human Sacrifice

Human Sacrifice

In burying the dead or building palaces, old Korea saw value in offering human sacrifices. And it happened more often than you may think.  Join our Patreon to get more stuff https://patreon.com/darksideofseoul Book a tour of The Dark Side of Seoul Ghost Walk at...
The Folklore of the Eleventh Lunar Month

The Folklore of the Eleventh Lunar Month

Survival and hopes that you’ve prepared enough winter stores are worries, but there’s fun and celebration as well. 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...