Korean comedy

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Korean comedy show "Gag Concert"

Korean comedy is the art of comedy, either enacted on stage, or within other media forms in the Korean language. It is not limited by country, so long as the actor has Korean roots.

In South Korea, most comedy is expressed through television programs, such as Gag Concert, or in the movies. It is still physically driven. Most newspapers have a political cartoonist who will also heighten attention to current events with comic illustrations.

In North Korea, Pyongyang Broadcasting Corporation in late May 2005, has revived comic folk tales for political commentary, in attempting to satirize American society, and political jockeying for power by using the a form known as manp'il, or "comic notes" in a short acted dialogue using folkish humour and animal metaphors.

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