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...
Noryangjin Fish Market

Noryangjin Fish Market

Korea’s most popular fish market has gone through controversy and tragedy in recent times. PLUS tips on visiting, buying, and eating there. ZenKimchi’s blog post about going to Noryangjin. Media Aquatic horror, subgenre set around the sea (usually)  Obvious...
Prison Break 1988

Prison Break 1988

Prisoners escape and end up becoming folk heroes. How did this happen? This is a story that many have forgotten until now.  Media “Holiday” (홀리데이) is a Korean movie from 2006 based on this escape Was recreated a few times for TV and was made into a one-act...
The Bastard Prince

The Bastard Prince

The first “illegitimate” heir to the Joseon throne, Prince Gwanghae spent the kingdom’s shattered post-war coffers on building projects. Obsessed with the occult, he ended up being overthrown by a revolt.  Join our Patreon to get more stuff...
The Most Haunted Palace in Korea

The Most Haunted Palace in Korea

Gyeonghuigung can be called “The Forgotten Palace.” Some say it is haunted with dark souls and secrets. 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...