August 21, 2016
North Korea Wants Its Own ‘Netflix And Chill’
Good news for streamers in the DPRK! The North Korean government is now coming to a bedroom near you. The country’s state broadcast television announced that it will be launching its own version of Netflix, where you can stream cutting-edge, state-run documentaries and get updates on Kim Jong-un’s activities. The program will be called Manbang, which couldn’t be a more perfect name for the at-home entertainment services it provides. Of course, it’s worth mentioning that North Korea’s near-total lack of functioning internet across the country might make it difficult for people to “Manbang and chill,” but we hope they’ll find a way.
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