These wax figures are a little creepy to say the least. The ones we can see all look like the same model was used. I’m guessing that’s supposed to be James Dean in the foreground (when I came to Korea in 1990 a fella could buy a brand of underwear named after him) and behind [...]
This amusing story comes via the Independent about a contest for the oddest book titles. Read the story here. Funny stuff.
Jang Keun-suk poses after being appointed promotional ambassador for the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit at the Foreign Ministry in Seoul on Wednesday. Does Korea really need a “promotional ambassador” for a major international security summit next year; unless of course, thousands of screaming girls are expected to attend. At the very least, someone could have [...]
You know, for as long as I have lived in Daejeon, (going on five years) I have yet to see the police pulling over someone for speeding, running a red light, or any number of other traffic violations. I’m sure it happens all the time; maybe I just miss seeing it when it does happen. [...]
Want to buy some of The North Face gear in South Korea but cannot afford the prices. Don’t worry. There’s always The Noble Face. What’s in a name as long as the logo is correct, right?
Sometimes it just takes Guts to stand up to the big boys of candy bars. Are you ready?
Woke up this morning to the sound of a tractor being off-loaded outside my window, which can only mean one thing: a new building is going up in the empty lot next to my apartment. It was only a matter of time, given this prime piece of real estate for another student apartment building to [...]
According to the Korea Times, yes, but then that’s not much of a stretch for a newspaper that is becoming more and more like the National Enquirer (check out all the funky links) and a ghost of its former self. You can read the article here, but check out what one expert had to say: [...]
He’s Captain America in almost every country around the world. Except three. According to an Associated Press story, “Paramount Pictures and Marvel Studios gave distributors around the world the option of shortening the title of “Captain America: The First Avenger” to simply “The First Avenger,” out of concern about anti-American sentiment. But the only countries [...]