Top Gear One Of Only Three BBC Shows Being Considered For North Korea

Top Gear, a British motoring programme about three capitalist buffoons doing nothing but driving the ultimate pleasure symbols of Western society hard working, salt of the Earth communists, is one of only three BBC shows being considered for broadcast in North Korea. Take that, Pramface. » 4/07/14 10:40am 4/07/14 10:40am

North Korea Used Camo Paint to Pass Off Civilian Planes as Military

Having been burned when it used Photoshop to make its military seem more mighty, North Korea has apparently gone the analog route. That "military cargo plane" from a few weeks back? Nothing more than a short loan from Air Koryo and a cheap coat of camo. » 10/16/13 10:11am 10/16/13 10:11am

Leaked Pics Reveal North Korea's New-Old Military Cargo Plane

Nukes aren't the only military implement North Korea's been tinkering with over the last few years. During a recent air force parade, the Hermit Kingdom reminded the world of its deadly, deadly fleet of 30-year-old attack choppers. Today, new images have surfaced of a mysterious, camouflaged cargo jet. » 8/14/13 4:37pm 8/14/13 4:37pm

Old MiG Fighters Found In North Korean Ship Stopped In Panama Canal

Investigators in Panama found all sorts of interesting goodies when they stopped a North Korean ship passing through the Panama Canal last week, including some sugar, cables, and electrical equipment. Oh, and two MiG-21 fighter jets. Seriously. » 7/22/13 10:41am 7/22/13 10:41am

The First North Korean Racing Game Is A Perfect Metaphor For Their…

My tolerance for bad, primitive racing games is pretty high, as is my love for isolated Communist video games. So when I heard that a North Korean development house called Koryo Group made the first North Korean racing video game, Pyongyang Racer, I was delighted. » 12/20/12 4:20pm 12/20/12 4:20pm

Happier Days For Kim Jong-il’s Lincoln Hearse

Back when Kim Jong-il’s hearse was not Kim Jong-il’s hearse but a member of his father Kim Il-sung’s official fleet, Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceauşescu paid a visit to North Korea. The footage, excerpted from the 2010 documentary The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceauşescu, shows the massive, colorful Stalinist lunacy Kim … » 1/27/12 12:30pm 1/27/12 12:30pm

In North Korea, Bill Clinton Rides In Benz Style

Former President Bill Clinton has dropped unannounced into sunny Pyongyang to negotiate for the release of two jailed US reporters. His choice of vehicle to leave the airport? A stretched Mercedes-Benz W140 worth over 100,000 Sally Struthers-like meals. » 8/04/09 12:00pm 8/04/09 12:00pm