Category: Teresa

Episode 45: Hey, Baby!

What’s it like having a baby in South Korea? We welcome Teresa back and talk about the whole birth experience. We discuss a little about some traditions and beliefs around childbirth, pre-natal care and then after the baby is born. How are the services, how are the hospitals, how much money does the government give …

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Episode 038: No Means No!

Going off a story regarding an Australian woman who was raped while on holiday in Korea, Steve and Teresa discuss rape and sexual assault in Korea. They go over how Korea defines rape, how it’s sometimes handled by the authorities (hint: not very well!), and what you should do if you find yourself in that …

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Episode 036 – Faptacular

Did you ever see a Korean porn video and wonder why it was so bad? Well in this episode Steve and Teresa sit down and talk about the sorry state of porn vids in Korea and how they came to be. There’s also some trippy new music from the band Tirikilatops.

Episode 030 – No, You Make Me A Sandwich!

Steve and Teresa sit down and discuss the state of women and gender roles in Korea. We cover how Korea came to be such a strong patriarchal society and also how things are finally changing for the better. Teresa brings us another installment of Hallyu Doin! with some shocking news about the Korean singer IU, …

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Episode 028 – You Don’t Know Jeong!

Steve and Teresa discuss the Korean concepts of Jeong (정), Han (한), and Nunchi (눈치), their meanings in Korean culture and whether or not they can really be defined in English. Teresa brings us another installment of Hallyu Doin’ and we’ve got new music from Tierpark. Be sure to check our website for show notes …

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Episode 025 – Your Privilege or Mine?

We’re back from our hiatus and Teresa and Steve talk about racism in Korea and the reaction of some foreigners on social media. Also, a lot of stuff in the news!  

Episode 018: I’m Home Momma

In this episode Steve and Teresa sit down with a special guest, Kim, who gives us some of her personal experiences with going back home after several years in Korea. Teresa also brings us another installment of Hallyu Doin’, and some news. We’ve also got new music from Table People.  

Episode 014: Hanky Panky

In this episode we talk about infidelity in Korean culture. Also, vote for us for podcast of the year! http://www.koreaobserver.com/blogawards/podcast/

Episode 013: U Mad Bro?

In this episode we talk about the bitter, angry expat. Are you one? What should you do if you meet one? Then we have Hallyu Doin’ with Teresa, and Dan, the Cunning Linguist. Also, new music from Kite Flying Robot!

Episode 012: Korea Boo!

Steve and Teresa talk about what scares them and go through some common Korean ghost stories and superstitions. Also, music from Baekma!

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