North Korea

Imagine: Not Using Facebook! Oh no! The Horror

Man do I love CNN’s inside look at North Korea. First it was the secret life of waterslide inspection, now they reveal that students inside North Korean school must endure hardships such as — brace yourself — not knowing Facebook!

That's the worst thing they could dig up? That's the hook?

That’s the worst thing they could dig up? That’s the hook?

North Korea doesn’t sound any scarier than my grandparents.

Kim Jong Un’s Finest: Testing Water Slides

If tasked with telling you just what the son of the Dear Leader does when going about his Dearest, Leaderest business, I’d probably guess nodding seriously while sitting around tables, scratching his chin while people in suits point at charts, clapping for special performances of song and dance, and enthusiastically reading speeches written by the best and brightest people whose names are completely unknown.

I laughed, however, to find out that he took some 113 looks at the plans for a waterpark, and then assigned his top officials to test out the water slides. Here’s a CNN screengrab: More