Tag: Living in Korea

Episode 035: Takin’ Care of Business

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/businessB.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIn our first new episode of 2016 Steve and Dan discuss Korean corporate culture and how things work on the inside and why Korea has the worst productivity in the OECD. And since we were lucky enough to get Dan on the show, …

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Episode 034 – Testing, 1, 2, 3

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/testing.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIn this vacation episode we hear Steve and Dan’s very first recording effort. Previously thought long deleted, this was the test recording Dan and I did to see how we sounded together. It’s raw, we’re sloppy, the sound quality is sub-par and I …

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Episode 032 – Pumpkin Eater

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/pumpkin.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSSteve and Teresa sit down and discuss whether or not Korea has a problem with cheating and plagiarism. We also talk a little bit about the big protest that happened last weekend in Seoul and what got people so pissed. We’ve got some …

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Episode 031 – Death of a Korean

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/death.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIn 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 …

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Episode 030 – No, You Make Me A Sandwich!

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/sandwich.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSSteve 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 …

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Episode 029 – GTFO?

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/gtfo.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSDan 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 …

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Episode 028 – You Don’t Know Jeong!

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/jeong.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSSteve 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 …

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Episode 027 – K-Poppin’ Part. 2

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/kpoppinpt2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIn 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 …

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Episode 025 – Your Privilege or Mine?

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/privilege.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWe’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 023 – GI Joe

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/joe.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSSteve 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.  

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