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Pyongyang Choi Seongho: The North Korean Satirist Who Fooled The West’s News Hounds

by | 8th, January 2014

AN update on the news that Kim Jong-un fed his uncle to 120 dogs .

The story was created by someone going by the name Pyongyang Choi Seongho. He said North Korea’s leading Kim had killed his uncle Jang Songtaek not by firing squad but by dogs.

One example of the satirist’s work says:

Today is Thanksgiving Day. Thanksgiving Day is the day for giving thanks to Kim Jongun. The American people eat turkey to thank him. What do you people eat?” It also includes a poster of Kim Jongun in sunglasses saying, “Don’t know how to be thankful, then you’ll get shot.”

 

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He’s a joker:

Liu Chengcheng told the Global Times that Choi’s posts impartially display the lives of Pyongyang residents but rarely offer valuable new information. “Choi reiterates the North Korean mainstream media’s exaggerated style and makes the news funny,” said Liu.

Beijing Cream notes:

“At my residence in Beijing, with Coke toast first to the supreme leaders!”

And with that first  message  on June 29, Sina Weibo user  @作家崔成浩  – literally, “Writer Choi Seongho” – launched himself

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