Major props to non-nerd Olivia Lim for surviving through this one.
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I always envisioned him looking differently, but this cartoon actually WAS commissioned by the government.
Kimchi Kim is BACK! He’s been gone quite a while but we felt like diving into this one more time. In retrospect, we didn’t think this would be our final go at it, but that’s just what happened. He may come back in the future, but not until we have some serious planning.
News of the Weird w/ Eugene
For On the Pulse w/ Rob, we spoke to journalist John Power about all the problems with media and the way that media works in Korea. Needless to say it was a bit of a downer, but John himself was a great guy!
The interview was quite long, so for the purposes of our show we edited it down, but the full interview is here!
In the final story there, we took issue with fox news for using stock footage of crying Asians when talking about the ferry disaster. These people were not in Korea at all. Shameful. (edit – they admitted it)
And then it was time for Jeopardy! Eugene made questions for 4 categories: Seoul Landmarks, The Golden Age of Kpop, The ‘twon, and Road Trip Rob, Olivia, and Aaron then tested their wits and knowledge about this land we live in. Some of the questions were hard.