The Dark Side of Seoul Podcast

By ZenKimchi

Korean dark history, ghost tales, folklore, serial killers, true crime, and more. You are about to discover why Korea has the spookiest stories and darkest history.Folklorist Shawn and history buff Joe delve into Korea's gruesome stories of massacres, betrayals, and blood. It's like "Game of Thrones" in Asia. We share our passion for Korea and its struggles throughout time. If you enjoy shows like "Kingdom," this is the podcast for you. Even if you know nothing about Korea, its history will become your new addiction.Subscribe, sit back, and enjoy.

  1. 1.
    Dark Side of the Olympics: The 1988 Bummer Games
    1:16:56
  2. 2.
    Stories of the Gods
    1:31:00
  3. 3.
    Creepy Stories for Summer Chills
    1:20:45
  4. 4.
    Urban Exploring with Ryan Berkebile
    1:20:33
  5. 5.
    Gender Issues in Modern Korea
    1:01:31
  6. 6.
    Is Child Abuse Normalized?
    1:34:22
  7. 7.
    Itaewon History 2: Rise, Fall, & Murders
    1:23:28
  8. 8.
    Why Is Itaewon?
    1:17:37
  1. 9.
    Five Reasons You Believe in Ghosts (And You Know You Do)
    1:23:32
  2. 10.
    Don’t Do Drugs in Korea, Mmmkayy?
    1:41:10
  3. 11.
    Korean Horror TV | Guest: Pierce Conran (K-Drama Critic)
    2:12:49
  4. 12.
    The Dark Sides of Popular Tourist Sites
    1:51:27
  5. 13.
    Off with Their Heads! Execution in Korea
    1:08:08
  6. 14.
    Disasters that Shaped Modern Korea (21st Century)
    2:03:32
  7. 15.
    "The Disaster Republic": Disasters that Shaped Modern Korea (1990s)
    2:00:36
  8. 16.
    Disasters that Shaped Modern Korea (1980s)
    1:13:09
  9. 17.
    Disasters that Shaped Modern Korea (1950s-70s)
    57:21
  10. 18.
    The Dark Side of Sool
    1:28:37
  11. 19.
    It’s Our Birthday & We’ll Die if We Want To
    1:32:55
  12. 20.
    Psycho Prince Yeonsan (Joseon’s Fall, part 2)
    1:22:14
  13. 21.
    True Crime: Who was the Cyanide Killer?
    1:00:19
  14. 22.
    Divine Monks & Shapeshifters: Korean Folktale Types
    1:08:31
  15. 23.
    Korean Independence Day: The Real Reasons It Matters
    1:01:14
  16. 24.
    The Execution of Deposed Queen Yun (Joseon's Fall, part 1)
    39:35
  17. 25.
    Interview with the Shaman
    1:42:08
  18. 26.
    The Rise and Fall of Hongdae’s Underground Music Scene
    1:27:22
  19. 27.
    Do Koreans Believe in Ghosts?
    1:19:38
  20. 28.
    O, Death
    1:16:54
  21. 29.
    #SorryJeongIn: Parents Murder Their Child
    1:09:43
  22. 30.
    8 Weird and Surprising Seoul Landmarks
    1:15:47
  23. 31.
    2020 Year in Review
    1:01:28
  24. 32.
    The Brutal Ends of the Six Martyrs | King Sejo part 2
    1:02:50
  25. 33.
    Young King, Power-hungry Uncle | King Sejo part 1
    39:36
  26. 34.
    Dismembers Only
    1:03:32
  27. 35.
    On Fire!
    1:09:33
  28. 36.
    The Han River Bridge Bombing
    44:21
  29. 37.
    Did Ye Get Healed? Korean Folk Remedies
    1:29:50
  30. 38.
    Massacre on the Han River
    58:42
  31. 39.
    Mountains: Gods, Ghosts, & Killers
    1:14:47
  32. 40.
    Monsters!
    1:19:53
  33. 41.
    When Exorcism Leads to Death | Exorcism & Possession 2
    48:40
  34. 42.
    Exorcism & Possession, part 1
    59:35
  35. 43.
    Cannibals. They Drive You Crazy.
    54:55
  36. 44.
    True Crime: Cho Doo-soon & Sex Crime Law Failures
    1:08:23
  37. 45.
    Grave Matters
    51:20
  38. 46.
    Lives of Women in the Joseon Dynasty (feat. What’s Han Your Mind)
    56:57
  39. 47.
    11 Haunted Places in Seoul
    44:33
  40. 48.
    Sado, the Royal Serial Killer?
    1:04:06
  41. 49.
    Is Joe’s Apartment Haunted?
    36:48
  42. 50.
    The 2011 Seoul Landslide and Other Natural Disasters
    1:06:03

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