• A Liberation Day Protest Raises the Question: How Anti-Japanese Is Korea, Really?

    "Some stress that the target of this anger isn't the Japanese people, and isn't even the nation of Japan per se, but Abe in particular."

    The Suicides in South Korea, and the Suicide of South Korea

    Colin Marshall looks at Korea's high suicide rate and low birth rate.

    43 Reasons Everything in Seoul Is Good and Nothing Is Bad (or Something Like That)

    Colin Marshall assesses just what's so great about Seoul.

    The Making of a Dictator: Anna Fifield’s Extensive Kim Jong Un Biography The Great Successor

    Colin Marshall writes on the lineage of North Korean dictators and Anna Fifiled's recent in-depth biography "The Great Successor."

    A Harrowing Journey to an Island of Women, and Into Korea’s Psychological Recesses: Kim Ki-young’s Iodo (1977)

    Colin Marshall talks about Korean folk shamanism Kim Ki-young's film "Iodo."

    With Parasite, Bong Joon-ho Comes Back to Attack His Homeland — and Wins it a Palme d’Or

    "'Parasite' visualizes more explicitly the idea that the richer Koreans become, they more they turn into grotesque parodies of Westerners."

    Los Angeles and Seoul, a Tale of Two Ugly Cities

    Colin Marshall looks at the aesthetics, both perceived and real, of Seoul and Los Angeles.