Kim Jong Run

The NYT’s Jere Longman gives us a glimpse “into one of the world’s most closed and enigmatic countries and surely the only distance race with a promotional video featuring an all-accordion boy band doing a cover of Norwegian synth-pop music.” Welcome to the starting line of the Pyongyang Marathon. (Is it just me, or does this sound like it could be a pretty good plot for a Seth Rogen movie?)

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