Tag Archive for North Korea

15 Credibility Street #15: Bombs

Welcome to a satisfyingly synchronous episode of our podcast. One of us had cake. Then we got into the news of the week. Professor Sasquatch of Centralia Community College just gets weirder. The PR hazards of forcibly re-accommodating a passenger were not good but the rumor chaos that followed was bad for the poor passenger involved. Scorpions on…

Un-stylish haircut hoax

North Korea propaganda is always good for a joke. Mandatory Kim Jong Un haircuts a baldfaced lie? North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s distinctive hairstyle is the ‘do of the day on the Internet, thanks to a viral report that every male university student in the capital is now under orders to get a buzz…

Did Kim Jong-Un Feed His Uncle To Dogs? (UPDATE)

North Korean Dictator Kim-Jong Un may not have had his uncle, Jang Song Thaek, and five of his closest aides executed by firing squad for crimes against the state as had been widely reported. A new story out of the Singapore Straights Times cites an unconfirmed report out of Wen Wei Po, a Hong-Kong based…

Are these North Korean hovercraft full of eels?

Seriously, I’m just going to include as “doubtful” ANY story that come out of North Korea. It’s like Pravda over there. Is This North Korean Hovercraft-Landing Photo Faked? – In Focus – The Atlantic. While researching a photo entry about North Korea’s recent threats of war, I discovered an image released by North Korea’s official…