April 19, 2024
Ask A North Korean

Ask a North Korean: Pop culture and young love in North Korea

"If a CD or DVD is found stuck in your player, you’re in deep trouble"

This week’s Ask a North Korean deviates somewhat from our usual formula. Instead of publishing answers to readers' questions, we’re publishing the second part of a series of excerpts from an upcoming e-book by one of our longtime contributors, Ji-Min Kang, which will be released later this year. 

In this excerpt, Ji-Min, who now lives in London, recounts an evening spent watching a South Korean drama with friends. 

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