Café Seoul Season 4, Episode 20: The Only Goth in Korea

Neil Gaiman's Death. From

Neil Gaiman’s Death. From here.

Do you ever feel…

Strewn with times’s dead flowers

Bereft in deathly boom

Alone in a darkened room

Who doesn’t? If you went to high school in the West in the 90s, if films like The Crow, or bands like The Cure moved your deepest heart, you might have a little Goth in you. Though Bela Lugosi is still dead, you get to die another day, and today, you can meet Hyunsu, a university student who is “The Only Goth in Korea.”

Is she really the only goth in Korea? Is it easy to find black nail polish in Seoul? And how do the fantasy works of Rick Riordan fit into the picture? Click “play” and find out!

Also this episode:

News of the Weird

Ask Rob & Eugene – Why do Korean products cost more in Korea than overseas?

On the Pulse – Discussing Korean goth culture with Hyunsu, the ONLY goth in Korea

Café Seoul Season 4, Episode 19: Ask Ajumma

Maybe you’ve been looking around on Facebook and seen the ads for the company called “Ask Ajumma.” What is Ask Ajumma? Or better yet, WHO is Ask Ajumma? Café Seoul leaves no stone unturned in our quest to find out one of the biggest mysteries of expat life…. (Okay, we actually just Asked Ajumma). Ask Ajumma is in fact an actual person, Maria Lee.

News of the Weird w/ Eugene

On the Pulse w/ Rob

Ask Away!!!

Ask Away!!!

All about Maria Lee and the Ask Ajumma Concierge Service. In a nutshell, the service helps those with language or cultural barriers or those who just don’t want to deal with ordering or finding things. It will find anything you want and find a way to deliver it to you. They go above and beyond to get you what you want, even if you’re the type of person for whom the world is not enough. Try them out. You won’t be disappointed.