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News, opinions, and ways to waste your time from Seoul, South Korea. Longtime Korea resident and entrepreneur Joe McPherson gives the inside unfiltered scoop on what is happening in Seoul.

News, opinions, and ways to waste your time from Seoul, South Korea. Longtime Korea resident and entrepreneur Joe McPherson gives the inside unfiltered scoop on what is happening in Seoul.

Location:

South Korea

Description:

News, opinions, and ways to waste your time from Seoul, South Korea. Longtime Korea resident and entrepreneur Joe McPherson gives the inside unfiltered scoop on what is happening in Seoul.

Twitter:

@kingsejong

Language:

English


Episodes

Do You Have Cultural Zeitgeist? | Guest: Roboseyo (Cafe Seoul Podcast)

1/17/2021
Guest Roboseyo (Cafe Seoul Podcast) discusses bringing your own time period along with your culture when you emigrate. Also--funny Korean celebrity stories. --Please Subscribe-- Website: https://seoulpodcast.com Podcast: https://www.buzzsprout.com/960226 Twitter: https://twitter.com/kingsejong Facebook: https://facebook.com/SeoulPodcast YouTube: https://youtube.com/zenkimchi Support us on Patreon to get more goodies https://patreon.com/seoulpodcast Support the show...

Duration:01:36:56

Anticipating Level 3

12/18/2020
When will the Korean government move the COVID precautions to Level 3? Emma has inside speculations on when it may happen and why it's taking so long. PLUS the ongoing drama of the Justice Ministry vs. the Prosecutors. And you thought the 2020 American politics were cray-cray. Support the show (https://patreon.com/seoulpodcast)

Duration:01:00:40

A Very Corona Thanksgiving

11/22/2020
The Third Wave is here! Emma and Joe update on the latest COVID-19 clusters in Korea. PLUS lots of transportation news. --Please Subscribe-- Website: https://seoulpodcast.com Podcast: https://www.buzzsprout.com/960226 Twitter: https://twitter.com/kingsejong Facebook: https://facebook.com/SeoulPodcast YouTube: https://youtube.com/zenkimchi Support us on Patreon to get more goodies https://patreon.com/seoulpodcast NEWS Corona Updates New virus cases over 300 for 3rd day, greater...

Duration:00:56:29

Halloween is Cancelled | SeoulPodcast Briefing Oct 30, 2020

10/30/2020
The Seoul government is aggressively pushing bars to "voluntarily" close on Halloween. This sounds logical, but we all know that there is a weird story behind it. Support the show (https://patreon.com/seoulpodcast)

Duration:00:08:11

Scary Halloween Korean News & Dos

10/24/2020
Death by flu shot. Prison for sociopaths who assault bus drivers and intentionally run into ambulances with their taxis. Oh, and it made the news that rappers got busted for marijuana because it’s Korea and that makes the news. PLUS--Stuff to do for Halloween 2020. --Please Subscribe-- Website: https://seoulpodcast.com Podcast: https://www.buzzsprout.com/960226 Twitter: https://twitter.com/kingsejong Facebook: https://facebook.com/SeoulPodcast YouTube:...

Duration:00:51:27

An Englishman Outside Korea

10/17/2020
A Korean politician and hack reporter have decided to go after another famous foreigner, trying to cater to the Korean public’s envy monster. This time it’s YouTuber Korean Englishman 영국남자. What nefarious deed has he committed? And how has the Korean public reacted? --Please Subscribe-- Website: https://seoulpodcast.com Podcast: https://www.buzzsprout.com/960226 Twitter: https://twitter.com/kingsejong Facebook: https://facebook.com/SeoulPodcast YouTube:...

Duration:00:53:55

The Towering Infernal

10/10/2020
One of our greatest fears--a fire broke out in a high rise apartment building. And no one was killed. This news PLUS an outed North Korean diplomat/refugee and Korea’s controversial and overdue abortion law changes. --Please Subscribe-- Website: https://seoulpodcast.com Podcast: https://www.buzzsprout.com/960226 Twitter: https://twitter.com/kingsejong Facebook: https://facebook.com/SeoulPodcast YouTube: https://youtube.com/zenkimchi Support us on Patreon to get more...

Duration:00:44:36

Shot at Sea

9/24/2020
A South Korean fisheries official was lost at sea, floating in North Korea. He was found, shot, and burned. We discuss this WTF moment in the land we call, “Korea.” Mentioned: Animal Rescue Network Korea https://www.facebook.com/groups/animalrescuenetworkkorea --Please Subscribe-- Website: https://seoulpodcast.com Podcast: https://www.buzzsprout.com/960226 Twitter: https://twitter.com/kingsejong Facebook: https://facebook.com/SeoulPodcast YouTube:...

Duration:00:40:50

Love Letters to Kim Jong Un

9/16/2020
The new Bob Woodward book ‘Rage’ is out. And boy, does it have a lot to say about Trump’s relationship with Kim Jong Un. Get a room, guys! --Please Subscribe-- Website: https://seoulpodcast.com Podcast: https://www.buzzsprout.com/960226 Twitter: https://twitter.com/kingsejong Facebook: https://facebook.com/SeoulPodcast YouTube: https://youtube.com/zenkimchi Support us on Patreon to get more goodies https://patreon.com/seoulpodcast NEWS The Woodward Book (SO MANY...

Duration:01:05:39

How is Korea Like Cobra Kai?

9/10/2020
Cobra Kai shows how the bullied can become bullies themselves. How would this apply to Korea and the Sam Okyere fiasco? Ghanian Korean celeb Sam Okyere just can’t catch a break. Is there substance to the Korean public backlash against him? Or does it reveal something sinister that Koreans need to face? --Please Subscribe-- Website: https://seoulpodcast.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/kingsejong Facebook: https://facebook.com/SeoulPodcast YouTube: https://youtube.com/zenkimchi Support...

Duration:01:19:33

Scary Dude on Emma’s Balcony

9/2/2020
Emma had a mysterious and scary incident in the middle of the night. She talks about it and when her neighbor broke into her apartment. --Please Subscribe-- Website: https://seoulpodcast.com Podcast: https://www.buzzsprout.com/960226 Twitter: https://twitter.com/kingsejong Facebook: https://facebook.com/SeoulPodcast YouTube: https://youtube.com/zenkimchi Support us on Patreon to get more goodies https://patreon.com/seoulpodcast NEWS Travelholic CEO found unconscious after...

Duration:01:01:52

COVID with a Dash of Typhoon

8/26/2020
New host Emma Kalka talks about the recent COVID-19 "assplosion," the latest on where the outbreaks are and what the government is doing. Also, Typhoon Bavi and Sam Okyere's recent scandal in a teapot. --Please Subscribe-- Website: https://seoulpodcast.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/kingsejong Facebook: https://facebook.com/SeoulPodcast YouTube: https://youtube.com/zenkimchi Support us on Patreon to get more goodies https://patreon.com/seoulpodcast NEWS The recent COVID-19...

Duration:01:33:07

Expats in Cars Getting Egg Sandwiches | SeoulPodcast Driving in Korea | Timothy Sun

7/22/2020
Tim and Joe try again to find that mythical Burger King drive-thru. Will they find it? Find out here! --Please Subscribe-- Website: https://seoulpodcast.com Podcast: https://www.buzzsprout.com/960226 Twitter: https://twitter.com/kingsejong Facebook: https://facebook.com/SeoulPodcast YouTube: https://youtube.com/zenkimchi Support us on Patreon to get more goodies https://patreon.com/seoulpodcast While finding the BK, we talk about the following: Why not the U.S. and Brazil? Support...

Duration:00:56:36

Doing the News in Korea | Emma Kalka, KBS World, Groove Magazine

7/16/2020
Guest: Emma Kalka KBS WORLD - New Editor/Anchor Groove Magazine - Editor-in-chief News anchor Emma Kalka joins the show to share the happy accidents that led to her being the “Voice of KBS WORLD.” NEWS --Please Subscribe-- Website: https://seoulpodcast.com Podcast: https://www.buzzsprout.com/960226 Twitter: https://twitter.com/kingsejong Facebook: https://facebook.com/SeoulPodcast YouTube: https://youtube.com/zenkimchi Support the show (https://patreon.com/seoulpodcast)

Duration:01:31:12

Expats in Cars Eating Burger King | SeoulPodcast Driving in Korea | Timothy Sun

7/6/2020
We try something new this time. A “Driving in Korea” episode with a guest. Timothy Sun and I talk about fast food in Korea, being an Korean adoptee and what really makes them angry, Korea’s suicide issues. Updates on movies that we haven’t watched that everyone else has. It’s quite the stream of consciousness between two dudes hunting for drive-thru fast food. --Please Subscribe-- Website: https://seoulpodcast.com Podcast: https://www.buzzsprout.com/960226 Twitter:...

Duration:00:47:40

Hello Karen | Driving in Korea

6/30/2020
So... the Korea expat internet is blowing up over an expat woman chastising a Korean father because his four-year-old said, "Hi," to her. I'm sure there's more to this story. Original rant: https://i.redd.it/h8oly6qiwp751.jpg Reddit "A female expat goes on a rant about a child saying “hi” to her. You can’t make this up 😂" https://www.reddit.com/r/korea/commen... --Please Subscribe-- Website: https://seoulpodcast.com Podcast: https://www.buzzsprout.com/960226 Twitter:...

Duration:00:24:04

Do Black Lives Matter in Korea? | Michael Hurt, Ph. D.

6/7/2020
Longtime expat, photographer, and thinker Michael Hurt discusses issues of George Floyd, racism in Korea and America, and the new visa re-entry restrictions. Removing “Alien” from Alien RegistrationNew Re-entry Requirements Support the show (https://patreon.com/seoulpodcast)

Duration:01:46:53

How to Voice Act in Seoul | Kelly Frances, Voice Actor

5/25/2020
Veteran voice actor Kelly Frances gives tips on how to break into the voice acting business in Korea. She details what types of visas to get, what types of jobs you can get, dealing with agencies, and importantly, the dangers to watch out for. --Please Subscribe-- Website: https://seoulpodcast.com Podcast: https://www.buzzsprout.com/960226 Twitter: https://twitter.com/kingsejong Facebook: https://facebook.com/SeoulPodcast YouTube: https://youtube.com/zenkimchi Support us on Patreon to...

Duration:01:08:39

More Inside Tales of Korea’s Entertainment Industry | Young Kim “The Oriental Experience”

5/18/2020
Guest Young Kim, “The Oriental Experience” Aax Radio 106.3 HD2 Santa Ana Instagram: @theorientalexperience YouTube: The Oriental Experience The conversation with Young Kim gets deep and personal. We say stuff that may bite us in the butt. Support the show (https://patreon.com/seoulpodcast)

Duration:01:12:09

Insider’s view of the K-Pop scene in the late ‘90s | Young Kim (1 of 2)

5/11/2020
For more inside content, join us at Patreon for just $5. Guest: Young Kim (The Oriental Experience) Young Kim hit the early K-Pop scene in the late 1990s with the group S#arp. He transitioned to be one of the stalwarts of English language broadcasting in Korea. His ongoing story is one that you should hear. Get ready for a good hour of fun. Topics include the following: - Differences between America and South Korea with COVID-19 - The best new Korean chicken and beer trend - Insider’s...

Duration:00:53:52