• Consumerism Is Culture: a Visit to Korea’s Lotte Department Store

    Stefano Young visits Korea's Lotte department store on a trip to Korea to see his girlfriend's family.

    Why K-Pop is the Same as Classic Rock

    The Korea Blog's Colin Marshall argues that K-Pop is the Same as Classic Rock.

    The Explorer’s Guide to Korean Fiction in Translation: The Fractured Postmodern Adventures of Jung Young Moon, Park Min-Gyu, and Other Contemporary Writers

    Charles Montgomery discusses the fractured postmodern adventures of Jung Young Moon, Park Min-Gyu, and others.

    The Korean Health Club: A Cultural Trial by Fire, Ice, and Nakedness

    Stefano Young visits a Korean Health Club with his girlfriend's father.

    As Detroit Shows Americans an American Riot, A Taxi Driver Shows Koreans a Korean Massacre

    As "Detroit" Shows Americans an American Riot, "A Taxi Driver" Shows Koreans a Korean Massacre

    The Explorer’s History of Korean Fiction in Translation: Postmodern Freedom, Postmodern Peril

    The Explorer's History of Korean Fiction in Translation: Postmodern Freedom, Postmodern Peril

    The Explorer’s History of Korean Fiction in Translation: the Prehistory of Postmodernism

    By Charles Montgomery  The LARB Korea Blog is currently featuring selections from The Explorer’s History of Korean Fiction in Translation, …