The Curse of King Muryeong’s Tomb

Archaeologists botched the excavation of King Muryeong’s tomb, and some say they paid the price. 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 Listener Mail! Send us a message (Instagram, Facebook, email) and we might read it on air. Music by Soraksan … Read more

Well, That’s Weird

A collection of weird Korean news stories from the past few years. Hamsters, the death spa, and the national government’s ghost-warding penis rocks. 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   Listener Mail! Send us a message (Instagram, Facebook, email) … Read more

Kids Who Kill, part 2

The media has passed over some of these stories of murderous youths. Does this indicate lingering bias against the types of victims in these cases? 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   Listener Mail! Send us a message (Instagram, … Read more

Kids Who Kill, part 1

Children are the most vulnerable in society. So what happens when they become the predator? In this first part, we talk about children who have murdered other children and ones who have murdered their own families.   Join our Patreon to get more stuff https://patreon.com/darksideofseoul   Book a tour of The Dark Side of Seoul … Read more

The Wau Apartment Collapse

In 1970, the rush to construct housing in Seoul resulted in a disaster that surprisingly many have forgotten. And it’s right behind Hongik University. 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 Listener Mail! Send us a message (Instagram, Facebook, email) and … Read more

The Two Towers

The 63 Building and Parc.1 in Yeouido. Even though Lotte World Tower is compared to the Eye of Sauron, it’s these two buildings that are known as Cirith Ungol and Barad-dur. Each of these have stories of intrigue, betrayal, rivalries, and mishaps. Join our Patreon to get more stuff https://patreon.com/darksideofseoul Book a tour of The … Read more

More Korean Spooky Tales

Huddle in your favorite blanket. Turn off the lights. We are bringing more campfire stories. Listen–if you dare! Check out our sponsor City of Ghosts A supernatural neo-noir audio drama set in 1990s NYC about corruption, murder, and the things that haunt us. Join our Patreon to get more stuff https://patreon.com/darksideofseoul Book a tour of … Read more

16 Things You Didn’t Know About North Korea’s Kim Il-Sung

Kim Il-sung

We’re definitely going to get targeted by North Korea for this episode. Did you know Kim Jong-Un’s granddad had a big fat tumor on his neck? We cover sixteen (mostly true) facts about North Korea’s founder. Check out our sponsor City of Ghosts   Join our Patreon to get more stuff https://patreon.com/darksideofseoul   Book a … Read more

Bullying part 2: In Society

Bullying in Korean society

Korean Suicide Prevention Centre hotline: 1393 Social bullying is commonplace. It depends highly on Korea’s vast power distance, especially in the workplace from bosses to customers. Check out our sponsor   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   Listener Mail! … Read more

Bullying part 1: In Schools

Bullying

Suicide is the number one cause of death for Korean youths. Extreme bullying infects schools and contributes to this. What do the experts say about bullying in Korean schools? Is it a new problem?   Join our Patreon to get more stuff https://patreon.com/darksideofseoul   Book a tour of The Dark Side of Seoul Ghost Walk … Read more