Joining us this time is Anna Fifield, she’s currently the Beijing bureau chief for the Washington Post, but before that she was the Post’s Tokyo bureau chief, which also meant covering the Koreas. She is the author of what we think is the best book on North Korea out there– The Great Successor: The Divinely Perfect Destiny of Brilliant Comrade Kim Jong Un.
And in spite of that book’s greatness, you won’t hear us talking too much about it in this podcast because we already interviewed Anna all about it earlier this year for a Q& A here on The Modernist.
So do go read that interview at your leisure, but don’t miss this, our third episode of The Modernist Society, in which we talk top Anna about the increasing challenges of being a foreign correspondent in China, drinking culture in North Korea, Erik Prince, and of course… juggalos. Anna joins from Beijing, with Jason in New York, and Eric in Chicago.
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Here for your convenience, and in no particular order, are links to some of the many things we talked about:
Anna’s amazing book–The Great Successor: The Divinely Perfect Destiny of Brilliant Comrade Kim Jong Un
Facial recognition technology in China
Erik Prince in Xianjiang
Kim Jong Il’s sushi chef, Kenji Fujimoto
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