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BANNED. Part 2: Speed Thrills but Kills

Chance takers are accident makers. — Author Unknown Driving around in Korea is pretty tough and totally crazy. Koreans have the craziest driving skills I have ever seen and traffic can be so daunting: Being a pedestrian can be dangerous as cars … Continue reading

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BANNED. Part 1: Luxury

“It is the preoccupation with possessions, more than anything else that prevents us from living freely and nobly.” ― Bertrand Russell I am sure the MOGEF and/or the broadcasting companies would wholeheartedly agree with Mr. Russell on this view of materialism. … Continue reading

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BANNED. MOGEF’s Policy

If K-pop had a villain, then the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family (MOGEF) would be the big bad wolf. It’s always a-huffin’ and a-puffin’ about something and pissing off a lot of teenagers is it’s favorite pastime. But why do … Continue reading

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Discover Korea’s Delicious Secret! K-FOOD!

The Wonder Girls have dropped their newest music video, and it’s about a young person’s two favorite things: partying and food! The Wonder Girls and the Korean Agro-Fisheries Trade Corporation have paired up to promote Korean cuisine around the world. Their … Continue reading

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“Never Give Up!” An anthem for Korean students~

Oh.Em.GEE! I love this song! Bang Yong Guk & ZELO from TS Entertainment, have truly made an anthem for Korean students! As an English teacher in South Korea, I saw how hard my students worked and when my 6th graders … Continue reading

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