I hate ordering things online. With the exception of a pizza or computer crap from Amazon while in the States, I’m not cut out for it. I prefer to frustrate myself with physically getting up, traveling to a store, finding out that they don’t have what I want in my size/color or the store’s all […]Read More Drop my Gmarket at the door, PLEASE.
Fallout in the ROK is a hot topic. What steps can you take in the event that threats ecalate to missileRead More How To Survive North Korea’s Nuclear Attack
We swagger in black, congregate, and lament over noodles coated in a syrupy black sauce that is obviously meant to resemble the inner workings of the single person’s heart. Because why else would you be single unless your heart pumps tar?Read More What It’s Like Being Single In Korea
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 […]Read More 10 American Misconceptions about South Korea
It’s late July, the stagnant air reeks of hot, decomposing garbage and streets are dotted with rat filled cages. A child can be seen defecating next to a stall selling steamed buns. The buns are cheap so I buy enough to share. You know what stinks more than the residential slums in the heart […]Read More Why to Avoid Love at all Cost While Traveling
<!– 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 […]Read More 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 […]Read More 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 […]Read More 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 […]Read More 10 Things I Hate about Korea