North Korea's 'Saturday Night Live' takes on Obama, South Korea

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Left: A North Korean actor portrays the US president. Right: Barack Obama.


Left: A North Korean actor portrays the US president. Right: Barack Obama.I smacked my head on the bathroom floor," a bloodied and bandaged President Barack Obama says, "as I was so shocked by North Korea's hydrogen bomb detonation!"

This is satirical political comedy, Pyongyang style.
A recent episode of the snappily named "The stage of optimism that Songun presented -- Volume 11," which airs on state-controlled Korea Central Television (KCTV), lampooned the US leader and "oppressed" South Koreans ahead of the North's nuclear warhead test this month.