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Inter-Korean Talks Canceled – The Next Move

As suspected by many, the proposed Inter-Korean talks fell apart yesterday. Yonhap News reports that this was because North Korea thought South Korea was sending too low a level of…

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Catch the Wave Video Rodeo: 6.10.13

Boy oh boy, what a great show we had this week on Video Rodeo! Thank you to everyone who tuned in live to our broadcast. As I mentioned on air,…

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Catch the Wave Video Rodeo: 6.10.13

Boy oh boy, what a great show we had this week on Video Rodeo! Thank you to everyone who tuned in live to our broadcast. As I mentioned on air,…

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UN Slams South Korea on Free Speech

Yesterday, Margaret Sekaggya, the UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, wrapped up a trip to South Korea where she was investigating allegations the government was unfairly…

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Exploring Gyeongju’s Namsan

Summer is here and one of my favorite things to do when the sun is shining is to get out and hit the trails. This month on The Korea Blog,…

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FEED ME! Vic Market’s Boneless Fried Chicken

If you’re looking for a great meal, Jo and I have found a new gem in Dongtan – and it’s just down the street at our local VIC Market: Boneless…

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QiRanger Podcast 2013-09

Be a good downloader, South Korea faces massive power failures, and Korea tries to rewrite history. These stories and more, plus a trip to Mungyeong. The QiRanger Podcast starts now….

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Convenience Store Kopi Luwak

I love coffee. It’s the first thing I grab in the morning and helps start my day right. In fact, how many tweets have I sent out over the years…

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REVIEW: Costco’s Signature Tequila Añejo

It’s no secret I love distilled beverages. While I normally imbibe by drinking a good whiskey, living in the American Southwest for nearly half my life has also endeared me…

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Catch The Wave Video Rodeo (6.3.2013)

Welcome to Wednesday, where I share with you the video version of Monday’s Catch the Wave broadcast. This week, I trimmed things down a little since during the song breaks…