Posts Tagged: Kim Jong Il

The Real Fake News

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In 2017, newscaster cameos may be the only fact-fiction crossovers for which people have no difficulty keeping the two concepts apart.

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The Rumpus Interview with Suki Kim

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Suki Kim discusses her new memoir, Without You, There Is No Us, going undercover for research, growing up as an immigrant to the U.S., and spending six months trapped in North Korea.

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“I Was Very Afraid of Failing, Because I Knew I Would Be Shot”

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In a downright insane profile piece for GQ, Rumpus interviewee Adam Johnson talks to Kenji Fujimoto, the sushi chef and longtime friend of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Il. The article is just as wild and disturbing as Johnson’s The Orphan Master’s Son (which just won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize), but it’s nonfiction. Read the whole thing for […]

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