A Wayward Word's Worth

September 19, 2011

Peeking inside North Korea

Filed under: Uncategorized — kylelawrence @ 5:01 am

British documentarian pushes for outreach with the world’s most closed off nation. By Kyle Mullin for Beijing’s City Weekend, Sept. 16 2011

North Korea shouldn’t be boycotted but embraced- at least that’s what Nick Bonner says after nearly two decades of leading groups around the country through his business, Koryo Tours, coaxing British football teams towards tournaments in the dictatorship’s borders, and shooting documentaries about The Hermit Kingdom’s everyday locals.

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NORTH KOREA

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http://www.cityweekend.com.cn/beijing/articles/blogs-beijing/travel/koryo-tours-peeking-inside-north-korea/

Anarchy country

Filed under: Uncategorized — kylelawrence @ 4:53 am

Descended from musical royalty, Hank Williams III stakes out his own turf. By Kyle Mullin for Albuquerque’s Local IQ Magazine, Sept. 15 2011.

As Tropical Storm Lee lapped along Louisiana’s shores and the debris wrought by Hurricane Irene was slowly tidied up, one American rebel couldn’t help but wonder if the whole country is condemned to drown.
“We all might be living in gutter towns soon, with the economy and the way things are, mother nature flexin’ her muscles,” said Hank Williams III (or Hank 3) about the dire inspiration for Ghost to a Ghost/Gutter Towns, one of the three albums he simultaneously released on September 6.

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http://www.local-iq.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2143&Itemid=54

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