• Pengsoo, the Genderless, Shameless Giant-Penguin Antihero Winning Korean Hearts and Minds

    Colin Marshall explains the rise in popularity of Pengsoo and other anthropomorphic mascots in South Korea.

    The Square: The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art’s Ambitious Review of 120 Years in Korea

    Colin Marshall discusses the City of Seoul's plan to reimagine Gwanghwamun Square.

    Let’s Get Out of Here: The Bitter Korean Neorealism of Yu Hyun-Mok’s Aimless Bullet

    Colin Marshall explores a harsh critique of Korean society in the 1960 film "Aimless Bullet."

    Notes on the Camp of the Pyongyang Pub, Where Seoulites Eat and Drink Like It’s North of the 38th Parallel

    Colin Marshall writes about South Korean fascination with North Korean culture and the new Pyongyang Pub in Seoul.

    A Cross-Cultural Love Story for the 21st Century: Stefano Young’s Marrying Korean

    Stefano Young writes a short piece on how he came to write his new memoir "Marrying Korean."

    An American in Taiwan — with a Korean Tour Group

    Colin Marshall looks at Taiwan from a Korean tourist's perspective.

    Learning Korean with Duolingo, the Mercilessly Addictive Language App

    Colin Marshall discusses the gamification of language-learning with Duolingo.