Category Archive: Living in Korea

Nov 05

Episode 031 – Death of a Korean

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/death.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this year’s Halloween episode Teresa and Steve talk about death. We discuss our thoughts on it and then discuss Korean burial traditions. We look at how it was done in the past and how it’s changing in modern times as well as what happens to foreigners that might …

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Oct 15

Episode 030 – No, You Make Me A Sandwich!

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/sandwich.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSteve 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 …

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Oct 04

Episode 029 – GTFO?

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/gtfo.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadDan returns for this episode and we talk about whether or not younger people thinking coming to Korea should look at ESL as a viable option. Also, if you’ve been here for a few years, is it time to get out while you can?  

Sep 08

Episode 028 – You Don’t Know Jeong!

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/jeong.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSteve 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 …

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Aug 25

Episode 027 – K-Poppin’ Part. 2

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/kpoppinpt2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn part two of this episode Steve, Teresa, and Eugene finish up our long talk about the K-Pop industry and also get to know more about Eugene and his podcast, Cafe Seoul. Be sure to visit their website at https://cafeseoulpodcast.wordpress.com/ Music in this episode was provided by Table People …

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Jul 23

Episode 025 – Your Privilege or Mine?

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/privilege.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWe’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!  

May 13

Episode 023 – GI Joe

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/joe.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSteve and Teresa talk a little bit about Korea’s behavior on the world stage and what role the US Military might play in their actions. Also, new music from Love X Stereo.  

Apr 01

Episode 020 – Frenemies

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/frenemy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this episode talk about the fractured nature of the foreigner community in South Korea and we sit down with Brian and Hyelin from Stompy Ruffers, a company out of Deagu that is looking to create American-Korean cultural fusion. Check them out at http://www.stompyruffers.com We also have new music …

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Mar 18

Episode 019: Grab Bag

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/grab.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this episode Steve and Dan clear out some of the smaller topics that we’ve been tossing around or that have been suggested by listeners, but which don’t justify a full show. Listen for new artist OopsNice and their song “Dandelion”.

Jan 27

Episode 017: My Way Or The Highway

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/myway.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadTeresa is off in Australia and Dan and Steve talk about the various modes of transportation around Korea. From the bullet train to local cabs that put the fear of gawd into you. In this episode we’ve also got new music from AZBus, the return of the Cunning Linguist and …

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