Horror’s Not Dead in South Korea.

Posted by Peter Hall - January 12th 2009 @ 3:12 pm

Time to hit the dusty trail again.  I’ll be in Seoul for work until, possibly, February.  It’ll be my last international business trip on this contract, so its a tad bittersweet on this end.  This time around, however, I don’t have to worry about internet access or, say, armed soldiers wanting bribes late at night.  In fact, I was told at the travel briefing, “You can stumble drunk down the street at 2am and no one will bother you.”  Should be an interesting trip.

I expect posting business as normal, so no need for preemptive withdrawal shakes.  I’m anticipating plenty of down time on this trip, which is why I haven’t finished the 2008 Retrospective yet.  After I get settled in, I plan on capping off that wrap up, as well as getting to a few overdue reviews.  Sadly, I’ll be missing MY BLOODY VALENTINE 3D.  A review may still find its way here if R.J. Sayer is to be believed.  This is also a person who, just this second, sent me an IM explaining that he was, “Bitten by a dog last night.  In a bar.”  A review is less than guaranteed.

Oh, and I never did see THE UNBORN.  Wanted to get in a lot of relaxation before the trip and, well, from what I read the David Goyer directing curse struck once again.  Laying on a couch was a much more appealing alternative.  If it is still playing when I get back, I’ll review it.  Same goes for MBV3D or any other greatly anticipated titles that release conveniently every time I’m out of the country.

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  1. R.J. Sayer
    January 12th, 2009 | 3:25 pm | #1

    stumbling drunk at 2am? pfft. amateur hour. push it to 4am and we’ll talk.

    oh, and make sure they know to keep dogs out of their fucking bars there.

  2. Brian
    January 12th, 2009 | 6:04 pm | #2

    Eat some kimchi for me…out of a Korean girl’s snatch.

    Just kidding Christine.

  3. Brian
    January 12th, 2009 | 6:05 pm | #3

    To clarify: When I say “girl” I mean “adult female”

  4. Christine
    January 12th, 2009 | 6:09 pm | #4

    well, Brian, at least you had the decency to clarify for me :)

  5. January 12th, 2009 | 10:57 pm | #5

    Adult? No deal!

  6. Rolf
    January 13th, 2009 | 10:03 am | #6

    Enjoy the frozen puddles of puke on the sidewalks! South Korea is an alcoholic’s haven (if you could remove the xenophobic locals that is).

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