Naneun Ggomsuda

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Naneun Ggomsuda
Presentation
Hosting Kim Ou-joon, Chung Bong-ju, Choo Chin-woo, Kim Yong-min
Genre Politics of South Korea
Language Korean
Updates Weekly Updates
Publication
Debut April 27, 2011
End date December 18, 2012
Korean name
Hangul 나는 꼼수다
Revised Romanization Naneun Kkomsuda
McCune–Reischauer Nanŭn Kkomsuta

Naneun Ggomsuda (Korean: 나는 꼼수다), also known as Naggomsu (Korean: 나꼼수) is a popular South Korean podcast under the internet newspaper, Ddanzi Ilbo.[1] Naneun Ggomsuda is famous for lampooning the South Korean president, Lee Myung-bak. The hosts of Naneun Ggomsuda humorously call Lee Myung-bak as His Highness or Gaka (각하) in Korean as a sarcastic title.[2][3] They have also made a satire song (based on a Christian hymn, Nearer, My God, to Thee) about Lee's disputes on his Naegok-dong property purchase.[4]

In political culture[edit]

  • The third son of former president Kim Dae-jung, Kim Hong-geol, comically cited a joke from Naneun Ggomsuda in which the criminal charge against the former anchor of Naneun Ggomsuda, Chung Bong-ju, was explained as "in order to prepare for Lee Myung-bak's prison life" during the publication and charity event for Lee Seo-ryeong (이서령), the head of the Daejeon branch of the Democratic United Party, on January 7, 2012.[5][6]

Censorship[edit]

The South Korean military under the Lee Myung-bak government cracks down soldiers who have "critical apps" installed in their smartphones; allegedly marking Naneun Ggomsuda as an anti-government content.[7][8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kim (김), Jin-hyeok (진혁) (2011-07-21). '용가리 통뼈 뉴스'와 '나는 꼼수다'. Mediaus (in Korean). Retrieved 2012-01-08. 
  2. ^ Choe, Sang-hun (2011-11-01). "By Lampooning Leaders, Talk Show Channels Young People’s Anger". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-01-08. 
  3. ^ Kim, Do-yeun (2011-11-03). "Korean political satire show catches global attention". Korea Times. Retrieved 2012-01-08. 
  4. ^ "나꼼수가 선보인 MB 찬송가…‘내곡동 가까이’ 화제". The Kyunghyang Shinmun (in Korean). 2011-10-25. Retrieved 2012-01-08. 
  5. ^ Lee (이), So-hui (소희) (2012-01-07). "DJ 3남 김홍걸 "북 조문 가서 만난 김정은이..."". Dailian (in Korean). Retrieved 2012-01-08. 
  6. ^ Lee (이), Dong-u (동우) (2012-01-07). 김대중 아들 김홍걸 ‘이명박 감옥 갈것 ’ 나꼼수 패러디. Daejeon City Journal (in Korean). Retrieved 2012-01-08. 
  7. ^ "Army unit orders 'pro-N. Korea' apps be deleted, inspects individual phones". Yonhap News. 2012-02-06. Retrieved 2012-02-08. 
  8. ^ Kim, Young-jin (2012-02-06). "Army units cracking down on anti-Lee phone apps". Korea Times. Retrieved 2012-02-08. 

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