Author: Luke Dornbush

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Is Korean Reunification Possible?

After a year or so Hiatus, your North Korean obsessed writer is back, And he is still perplexed by the Olympics. The PyeongChang Olympics went absolutely beautifully and is the most historically important Olympic Games […]

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Donald Trump, Kim Jong-Un, and a Pyongyang Showdown

As my mind was coming to grips with Mr. Trump seizing the White House, my thoughts instantly went to the multiple scenarios that could play out on the Korean Peninsula and surrounding areas. His speeches […]

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Sympathy is Absent When I Hear About Otto Warmbier

In April of this year, Otto Warmbier was detained in Pyongyang, North Korea and was charged with “acts of hostility towards the DPRK” and was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor. I sympathize with […]

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Dandong: Portal Into Another Dimension

The border between China and North Korea is separated by the Yalu River. Each side is vastly different. I arrived through the Chinese border city of Dandong via a train from Beijing. The moment I […]

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Straight Outta Compton and the N.W.A Legacy

Straight Outta Compton is the 2015 film that follows the story of 5 of some of the prominent pioneers in hip-hop: Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, DJ Yella, MC Ren and the late Eazy-E. The movie […]

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Growing Up a Millennial in The New Millennium, Part 2.

This is part two of living as a millennial in the new millennium. This article is dedicated to the people who grew up in the new millennium, the era where baggy pants were gone and […]

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A Marriage of Two Cultures

Let’s face it, marriage is probably the biggest life changing moment you’ll ever have. You aren’t just deciding to hang out with a friend everyday. You are giving yourself to that person emotionally, physically and […]

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Growing Up a Millennial in the New Millennium: Part 1

Millennials, a generation of people born from 1981 till now. The word we’ve heard countless times is slightly misleading due to the fact that millennials born in the early 80’s had already entered adulthood by […]

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China’s Drug Problem

China has been a mysterious country for quite some time. Censorship, brutality, lack of democracy, and profound communist history has given the mindset to the average outsider that China is a country that controls people, […]

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Minecraft Story Mode

For those who have been in a closet closed from entertainment, or are Amish, you know that Minecraft is the popular world building game that capitalized on creativity, freedom, and exploration. It has invaded millions […]

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Interview with Heezy Yang

Seoul, one of the most technologically advanced places in the world, is filled with gadgets, gizmos, and particulary conservative viewpoints. Korea is well-known for its culture of normativity and idol worship. Men and women frequently […]