Heigh Ho Silver!

Happy Holiday!  If you’re in or around the DPRK, you’ve been enjoying a mid-month holiday today in celebration of the birth of dearly departed Dear Leader –the late, great Kim Jong-Il.

Luminous Comrade Kim Jong-Eun marked the occasion earlier in the week by unveiling a monumental bronze equestrian statue of Pyongyang’s favorite father-and-son combo:  DPRK founder Kim Il-Sung and KJI.  Based on the photograph below, it’s not certain whether the sculptors used stallions or geldings as their mounts.


To Lunghu, this is beginning to look a bit like the sequel to Kim Jee-Woon‘s classic ramen-Western:  “The Good, The Bad, The Weird.


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