couple of old Kim Jong Il pieces (for the broken hearted)
Nothing much to say today on the deceased cinephile dictator (still digesting Christopher Hitchens’ death, imagining what he would write in Kim Jong Il’s wake), but when the North Korean was a bit of a hotter topic, Fanzine did have some words to relay. Check out “God Bless You, Kim Jong” by Michael Louie and “What’s So Funny About Peace, Love, and Kim Jong Il Bashing? An Interview With Bruce Cumings” by Ben Bush.
In case you thought no one was crying over this… think again.
You might too after years of collective Stockholm syndrome, a gun at your back and worse fear of the succeeding son, or as my buddy Grant suggested: “They are crying because they are hungry.” –CM