The American Misconceptions from Back Home After returning home from teaching in Korea for four years, I’ve fielded a few questions from friends and family. I appreciate the honest questions and curiosity. Unfortunately, this has not been my common experience when out mingling or in the workplace. Once people learned I lived overseas, they were typically more interested in informing me of their “correct” misconceptions about Korea despite never owning a passport. … Continue reading 10 American Misconceptions about South Korea
<!– Many foreigners come to Korea inspired to teach English. All try to be hip. All try to connect with their students. Nevertheless, whoever recently sat on the “coolest foreign teacher throne” has been deposed. Meet Henry Bloomfield. He’s in love with his homeroom teacher, but I think some of his students and the rest of Korea will fall in love with him soon. … Continue reading I’m In Love With My Foreign Teacher and You Should Be Too.
The question, “Are we alone in the universe?” has been answered. Authorities in the greater Seoul Metropolitan Area reported UFO sightings and extraterrestrial contact in the early hours of Monday morning. While information is still scarce, it appears contact was made in an area known as Dongdaemun. Photos are slowly coming in of what can only be described as an alien superstructure sitting across from … Continue reading UFO Sightings in Seoul : Aliens Ignore SETI, Attracted to Cheap Fabric
While South Korea is not all rainbows and sunshine(thanks in part to the Yellow Dust from China),there are times when a foreigner enjoys his time here. He finishes a long day of teaching, enjoys a hearty helping of Korean Barbecue, looks up at the night sky illuminated by neon flashing lights, turns down an offer for a sex massage, goes home and watches the Avengers for free … Continue reading 13 Things I Love About Living in South Korea
In honor of the announcement of a sequel to 10 Things I Hate About You(I think this movie is a bad idea), I decided it was only fitting to release a 10 Things I Hate About Living in South Korea. Before I begin, let me clarify that this is a joke. I don’t hate living in South Korea. This is not my 95 Thesis of … Continue reading 10 Things I Hate about Korea