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05.16.14 Marina Galperina

Kim Jong-Un is truly a modern dictator, for he now even has his own vintage’ed side-scrolling run’n’gun shoot ’em up video game! From Moneyhorse Games, Glorious Leader! features Kim Jong-Un and his sidekick Dennis Rodman (naturally), but mostly Kim Jong-Un battling his way through a 16-bit-style adventures, though the colorscape is probably bigger. The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea […]

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03.26.14 Marina Galperina

Previously, male citizens of North Korea had 10 Socialist lifestyle-appropriate haircuts to choose from. Now, according to the questionably-reputable tabloid The Daily Mail, there can only be one —  Kim Jong Un’s own, aka “the Dear Leader haircut.” Men are required to maintain the sleeked-back undercut, cutting their hair every 15 days and keeping it shorter than two […]

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12.16.13 Andy Cush

When North Korea announced the execution of Kim Jong Un’s uncle Jang Song Thaek last week, it did so with some colorful insults: the country’s official press release referred to Song Thaek as a “traitor for all ages” and “despicable human scum,” who was “worse than a dog.” Now, for those who’d like to see themselves (or […]

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09.09.13 Andy Cush

This morning, Dennis Rodman emerged into a conference room at Manhattan’s Soho Grand Hotel, cigar in his mouth and sparkly scarf around his neck, to a sea of eager reporters. Flanked by representatives from the International Crisis Group and the Irish betting firm Paddy Power, he rambled, seemingly without forethought, through references to his wedding […]

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04.11.13 Marina Galperina

Apparently, ANIMAL “inspired” a part in the new Taiwanese animation video, the time that we enlisted North Korea expert Michael Malice to explain the photos of Kim Jong-un in Grease, the musical. The CGI reenactments of bunnies jumping into the anal cavities of a dictator in bondage and stuff? That wasn’t us. Dear Animal New York, We came across Marina’s article while doing […]

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04.09.13 Marina Galperina

Before Kim Jong Un inherited his dictatorship over North Korea, “Dear Leader might have been just another goofy pre-teen in a school play.” That’s what the Atlantic says about those photos. The question mark at the end of the headline says they’re not sure but what they hey, clickity-click-click. The Sun goes all in though: […]

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