'It's So Funny': North Korean Comedy Show Is Anything But (VIDEO)

The North Korean government controls every aspect of the country's media consumption, even it's comedy. "It's so Funny" is the state's "humor" show in which a man and a woman dressed in military garb talk about beans and other equally boring things. "If we farm in the way the General tells us, we will become happy," the woman says.

The follow report from New Tang Dynasty Television, an independent nonprofit television broadcaster headquartered in New York City, shows actual clips from the show and talks to a North Korean defector about his take on it. (Thanks for the tip, Byron M!)


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