Review by Alistair Quietsch On 10 December, I read yet another apocalyptically tinged news report: that of Burma building silos with aid from North Korea. Now I know this is not a scare mongering news site, and realise people don't come here to be dragged down by such reportage, but after...

Werner Kranwetvogel: Mass Games Photo Book German film director and photographer Werner Kranwetvogel has released a photo book celebrating the human billboards of North Korea's Mass Games. Deriving from 19th century nationalist movements, the Mass Games or Mass Gymnastics are large group...

my trip to the People's Republic of Korea (aka North Korea, of course) last summer. On one of our countless excursions to notable sights, never without the appropriate dose of regime propaganda, naturally, we passed by one of the equally countless tourist shops (you never get to see any...

Rebecca wore a pair of the Black Orchid Dust Devil Jeans. I really like these jeans on Rebecca. I love seeing a pair of distressed jeans that have been rough handled. I think it gives a more natural and individual look to them, sometimes even better. You can click here to purchase these...

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N is for North Korea Chic: "North Korea Chic" is known for its sharp lines, moody khaki hues and "take no prisoners tailoring." Unlike other variations on the military trend that "stomp the runways every few seasons," North Korea Chic is "edgier, even dangerous." It's totes complimentary to...

Model/social justice warrior Cara Delevingne has thrown her two cents in on Ferguson, feminism, and Palestine, and now she's released her thoughts on Sony's cancelation of The Interview in light of terror threats from North Korea. Well, not directly. But she does point out who are the real...

In order to take the requisite dig at North Korea, Poehler and Fey teamed up with fellow funny lady Margaret Cho, who played "the newest HFPA member, a contributor to movies, WOW magazine, and a North Korean army general, 'Cho Yung Ja.' I get that a North Korea joke was needed, and the...

(WWD) In case you needed another reason to never go to North Korea, they're big party poopers when it comes to fun with fashion. No-no items include skimpy clothing, sunhats, blue jeans, and anything that looks remotely "foreign." And while last month's report that all males were to get the...

A booming black market In addition to Pyongyang's upmarket department stores, North Korea observers have noticed many other new developments in recent years, including Western-style restaurants and cafés, a ski resort and even an amusement park for those who are wealthy enough to afford...

 

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