Half brother to North Korea’s dictator Kim Jong Un, Kim Jong Nam was attacked in the shopping concourse of Kuala Lumpur’s airport on Monday. He approached an information desk to report he felt dizzy after being assaulted and was rushed to the hospital, but died on the way.
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, a bumbling fool and Putin’s top mouthpiece in Washington, got spectacularly owned in an exchange with Yahoo News anchor Bianna Golodryga, whom he accused of bias for being born in the former Soviet Union. Rohrabacher claims he is under consideration for the Secretary of State position under…
Libertarian presidential candidate and former Governor of New Mexico Gary Johnson is currently polling at 24% in his home state of New Mexico, despite the fact that he doesn’t know a lot of facts about the world—fun or otherwise. Luckily for him, it is 2016, and we no longer care about those.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has reportedly issued a directive that prohibits citizens from making sarcastic remarks about what some may or may not label an oppressive regime, according to sources. If true, it seems like the right thing to do.
Suki Kim, a journalist who risked imprisonment and possibly her life to go undercover in North Korea, has written a piece for the New Republic about how her book was received. The publisher insisted it be soft-marketed as a “memoir,” while reviewers condescendingly called her “deceptive” for “betraying” the students…
Otto Warmbier, a 21-year-old student at the University of Virginia who was visiting North Korea, has been given 15 years hard labor for crimes against the state after trying to steal a propaganda sign from a hotel.
Can you think of anything more fun than absolutely shredding a fiery guitar solo in honor of your Supreme Leader?
Radio Free Asia is reporting that North Korea has implemented a new policy forbidding doctors from performing abortions or implanting birth control devices like IUDs. It’s part of an effort to stem the country’s falling birth rate, according to the news agency.
Former Arkansas Governor and current contender for grouchiest Cabbage Patch Doll Mike Huckabee spent last night’s Democratic debate on a tear, tweeting rather unreservedly about the issues. It was eye-opening, at least for anyone not already aware of his penchant for terrible metaphors.
In a series on life inside North Korea, NK News has been asking defectors about the customs and traditions they observed before they fled the country. This week, the questions were all about weddings, receptions, and honeymoons. It’s all predictably grim, but also fascinating. And, if you hate bouquet tosses, the good…
An international group of female peace activists crossed the heavily militarized border between North and South Korea earlier today. The group of about 30 members, called WomenCrossDMZ, included notable women like Gloria Steinem and Nobel Peace laureates, Leymah Gbowee and Mairead Maguire.
Gloria Steinem wants North and South Korea reunified and is proposing a walk in the demilitarized zone (DMZ) to prove it. It’s called WomenCrossDMZ.org and organizers are hoping to gather 30 women for the walk in this, the 70th year of division.
In an effort to strengthen their military forces, North Korea announced that it will make military service mandatory for women.
After much wailing and gnashing of teeth, Sony has decided to allow the release of The Interview (in a few theaters, anyway). Good for them. But now that it's an option, do you really want to shell out ten or more real American dollars to see a movie about a couple of goofballs assassinating a living head of state?
North Korea is ready to declare war over a Seth Rogen movie.
Pick-up artists are nothing if not resourceful. After being cockblocked by all those independent, assertive feminists in Western countries, they've set their sights on distant lands - namely North Korea, where authoritarianism or other socioeconomic realities make them into the ultimate forbidden fruit.
The origins of some movies are the stuff of legend—Gone With the Wind, Citizen Kane, Apocalypse Now, etc.
Clutching a badly frayed passport and a Nike duffel, former rebounding legend and Michael Jordan acquaintance Dennis Rodman entered a rehab facility in New Jersey. The trip to rehab comes after the latest of Rodman's slumber parties with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and an ugly meltdown in front of CNN reporter …
North Korea has one of the worst human rights records of any country in the world. There is no free press, citizens have no right to free speech and live constantly under the threat of arbitrary arrest, imprisonment and torture. Over 200,000 North Korean men, women and children live in prison camps where they're…