North Korean men must now all wear Kim Jong Un's "Chinese smuggler" haircut

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This was corrected by the BBC, the new rule only applies to university students.

Batshit as fuck.

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What if you are bald? Wouldn’t be much left.

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*Journalism

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On the bright side, speeds up the barber waiting lines. Thanks great leader!

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I say we all get one, who’s with me!

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My receding hairline does not agree with your proposal.

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Can somebody just go shoot this guy in the face already?

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How many Westerners can speak or read Korean? Because I am deeply skeptical of the ‘batshit insane’ narrative around North Korea.

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Are you volunteering?

Your denunciation has been prepared

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This documentary has wiped the smirk about the more droll aspects of the NK regime right off my face for a while: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2149190/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

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Death to the demon, Andrew Price!

I’m not skeptical about North Korea’s reputation, but I am agnostic. I have no knowledge about the actual conditions within North Korea and realise that the media narrative probably appeals to some racist, “Yellow Peril” part of the Western Psyche; but I’m not going to travel all that way to find out :smile:

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It’d be impressive if the 1.7 million Korean Americans were all in on the con.

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We don’t want that to be the new style for everybody.

I don’t think he’ll apologize to Dick Cheney.

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’ based on the fact longer hair “consumes a great deal of nutrition"’

If that’s true, why does my body insist on having a beer gut?

I’ve come to the conclusion that hair must be incredibly boring stuff, from a biological point of view. Every single surprising, noteworthy, slightly interesting or even merely unremarkable so-called ‘fact’ about hair growth seems to be bullshit.

I think we need to get two groups of people in the same room, armed with sharp hairdressing scissors, and let them fight it out:

  1. Those who believe merely having already-grown hair still attached to your head consumes resources so cutting it off will conserve them.
  2. Those who believe hair follicles know when the end of the non-living protein strand attached to them has been cut off, and so cutting it encourages hair growth.
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Beer only grows you a mullet.

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