For the last 50 years, the North Korean government has controlled all music in The Hermit Kingdom. But Kim Jong-un may be losing control of his propaganda machine thanks to simple technology and the power of pop music.
Experts explain how we got here and run through the options for avoiding a devastating regional war.
We talked to the directors of 'The Lovers and the Despot' about their new documentary, which tells an unlikely tale of kidnapping, cinema, and a dictator turned cupid.
'The Boy General' aired its first new episode in almost two decades—only now, the animation is better, the hero is all grown up, and the cartoon serves as propaganda for the state.
Lola Dupré makes twisted portraits of presidents and the Pope.
While speculation grows about who hacked Sony Pictures and published tens of gigabytes of their confidential information, a hacker from the team responsible has claimed they're North Korean and told us to go fuck ourselves.
I travelled to Pyongyang to become a Socialist movie star.
He read my article about North Korea's shitty theme park and told the staff to get their acts together.
The punchline is Ryan Seacrest's angry sea serpent face.
We dug out the old photo albums on the day the Great Leader went to meet the God he doesn't believe in.