Mike Huckabee Will Not Be Apologizing for That Racist Tweet, Why Do You Ask

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. »10/14/15 8:48am10/14/15 8:48am

Chickens and Supreme Leader: What Weddings Look Like In North Korea

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… »8/03/15 1:15pm8/03/15 1:15pm

Here Are Some Things You Can Watch Instead of The Interview

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? »12/24/14 1:15pm12/24/14 1:15pm

North Korea Has the Hottest Dictator Fashion, According to Elle

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… »11/19/13 3:45pm11/19/13 3:45pm

Being a Standup Comedian in North Korea is Absolutely Terrible

The concept of a standup comic in North Korea seems fairly puzzling: while the American media love to make fun of how bafflingly and absurdly out-of-touch and unbelievably, repressively terrible Kim Jong-un (and the late Kim Jong-il) are as dictators, its obvious that North Korean comedians don't have that right —… »8/08/13 5:45pm8/08/13 5:45pm

Chinese and Korean Papers Tricked By Onion Article Declaring Kim Jong Un 'The Sexiest Man Alive'

Two weeks ago, The Onion published a satirical article declaring North Korean despot and king of the butt-shaped haircut Kim Jong Un the "Sexiest Man Alive." And yesterday, a Chinese state newspaper reprinted the piece in its entirety, completely without sarcasm, along with a 55-image slide show of Kim Jong Un posing… »11/27/12 11:20am11/27/12 11:20am

Idiot Olympics Fans Wonder Why All North Koreans Look Alike

Bruce Reyes Chow, a father of three daughters, sat down to watch the United States Women's National Soccer Team play North Korea yesterday. In a piece on Huffington Post, he writes: "Watching the USWNT play over the past few years has been one of the most powerful and important things my daughters have experienced…… »8/02/12 2:20pm8/02/12 2:20pm