North Korea is certainly a unique country. What I mean by that is we don’t know anything about it except what the state-owned media shows us. And TBH, this is what they show us. Note: I didn’t edit this. Or anybody memer or any parody account and this isn’t from some Seth Rogen movie either.
These guys did it themselves.
BREAKING: North Korea’s state-run television shows edited footage of Kim Jong Un guiding the test-launch of what the country referred to as the Hwasong-17 ICBM.— NK NEWS (@nknewsorg) March 25, 2022
Latest story: https://t.co/belL7EdPUl
(Video: KCTV) pic.twitter.com/APifRhtJVr
This is like a bad Bollywood jingoistic movie, something straight out of anything Ajay Devgn has done in the last 6 years.
NEW: North Korea’s state-run television shows the moment the country’s military officials count down from 10 before they push what appears to be the launch button for Thursday’s ICBM.— NK NEWS (@nknewsorg) March 25, 2022
Read more about the launch: https://t.co/1pa0Xs9ryd
(Video: KCTV) pic.twitter.com/03mwM0haBS
And of course, there’s the inevitable slow-motion video.
KCTV: Kim Jong Un and his officials cheering after the ICBM launch, edited as a slow-motion. pic.twitter.com/XQkyH0Q7S8— NK NEWS (@nknewsorg) March 25, 2022
It’s like we are all characters in an Onion article. This shit is unreal and the rest of Twitter agrees.
Didn’t knew that he will get inspiration from ekta kapoor serials 😭😭 https://t.co/RbxyfTFJNU— MONK TRADER (@sumitku32065121) March 25, 2022
When your girl comes home from work and starts unloading on you about a convoluted office drama that requires 20 minutes of backstory and involves her least attractive coworker that you met once. https://t.co/nJi9vBnOw2 pic.twitter.com/ufVlThGPLF— DSA Funwaa Caucus (@Carlists4Pete) March 25, 2022
Undoubtedly my favourite global dictator at the moment 😎 https://t.co/mPb95CSFjo— voodoo (@Voodoov21) March 25, 2022
Ever since we got new writers in December 2019 for the simulation we call life, the seasons have gotten progressively wild and entertaining. https://t.co/W3b4vDNdPZ— Molson Hart (@Molson_Hart) March 25, 2022
Is this real? It’s like the directors for CSI Miami and SNL got hired by NK for this clip. https://t.co/8XVIJKG3R8— Lucas Jackson (@Lucas_Jackson_) March 25, 2022
This looks like a scene from The Interview, but it’s 100x better cause it’s real 😂 https://t.co/v7QGwM7QOj— PFitz (@Fitzerton) March 25, 2022
If only this had come out in time for my seminars on 'masculinity in leaders' imagery' on Monday… https://t.co/l3hygVGr2R— Jessica C. Smith (@Jess_Smith1534) March 25, 2022
Man, I hope Kim doesn’t kill the whole team that made this video over getting made fun of. Oh, you think this was dark, you completely missed the f***ing misslies he was there to test!