A video depicting poverty in America, as seen through the eyes of North Korea has swept through the Internet today, igniting a firestorm of reposts throughout social media and the blogosphere. The video, which has already been viewed hundreds of thousands of times since its release a few days ago, depicts modern America as a wrecked [...]
In keeping up with the Kim family tradition of death to America, North Korea has released a video (set to ‘We are the World’ nonetheless) which purportedly shows the nuclear annihilation of the United States while North Koreans dream happily in the comfort of their homes. The release of the video comes at a time [...]
One of the big stories out of Asia this past week was the announcement from North Korean state media that Kim Jong-Un is indeed married. Multiple sources are reporting that the couple was likely married in relative secrecy sometime in 2009. Prior to the announcement, there had been rampant speculation from foreign media about the [...]
On this day, Asia Pundits would like to remember the people of Japan and all that they experienced on March 11th, 2011. New video from last year’s earthquake and tsunami shows the chaos and utter devastation as it unfolds. Mother nature never fails to amaze me with the amount of raw energy and destruction it’s [...]
Fang Shuting, the chairperson of the Chinese Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine says that bears are perfectly happy having their gall bladders drained. When speaking at a press conference yesterday, he reportedly said, “The process of extracting bear bile is like turning on a tap: natural, easy and without pain. After they’re done, the bears [...]
Sorry for the lack of posts lately. I have been busily updating this site. I will try to make a few more posts in the days to come. For now, here is this week’s video of the week. It features Kim Jong-Un in all his military prowess. This clip is from a documentary which was [...]
Here is raw video from Kim Jong-il’s funeral procession which was held today. Kim Jong-un can be seen leading the procession through the snow filled square on the appropriately grey and wintry looking day in Pyongyang.
Gusts of Popular Feeling featured this short scene from Lee Jong-ho’s film “Heavenly Homecoming of Stars” earlier in the week. The scene gives us some insight into rebellious 1970′s Korean youth culture and life on the Peninsula after the war. Sit back, spark one up and enjoy.
Our first installment of Video of the Week and our first “real” post of relevance. This week’s video via Roboseyo in Korea is a North Korean propaganda movie. It comes complete with guns, nationalistic music, scare-mongering and fear; all the bells and whistles of good propaganda film. Great stuff. Sit back and enjoy the music [...]