I go after tour groups and accounts when I think they’re capitalizing on North Korea’s sordid reputation.
Tag: Dennis Rodman
Robert King and Human Rights in the DPRK
The “useful clown” Dennis Rodman did much to assist this, causing people to break away from Project Runway and The Bachelor to wonder what exactly was so bad about Kim Jong Un…
Kenneth Bae: Longest-Serving North Korean Prisoner
In a perfect world, you would have heard about Kenneth Bae long before spectators and gawkers to the world arena were haranguing Dennis Rodman to petition on his behalf.
A Rising Wind of New Ideas
In the distance we could hear a PA broadcast. I could only make out that some of it was in English and some in Korean…
Media Bias re North Korea
Journalists and writers permit themselves an insulting bias when representing the DPRK…
Supreme Leader’s Mysterious Wife
Regardless of her glamor, Sol Ju is still subject to punishment under the strict rule of the state. She has disappeared twice in 2012 and 2013…
And In Other News…
In other news, North Korea has stymied South Korea’s suggestion for family reunions, for the time being; citizens are preparing fertilizer for the upcoming planting season; encouraged by Rodman, Japanese lawmaker Antonio Inoki plans to open a Sports Peace Community Association office in Pyongyang…
Blood and Dementia: Rodman Blesses the Dictator
Well, it has come and passed: Dennis Rodman has, with Paddy Power’s underwriting, staged a couple rounds of basketball for Supreme Leader’s 31st birthday.
Slow News Week for North Korea
Paddy Power, a large and popular Irish booking agency, has declined to underwrite any further trips to North Korea for Rodman.
Rodman’s Third Trip to DPRK
Rodman has let slip he is only interested in becoming “the most famous person in the world” with no interest in the release of Kenneth Bae
The Start of This Blog
I’ve been following news and commentary on North Korea for several months and overwhelming my acquaintances with updates on this topic.