• Old Man Gobau, the Unflappable Comic-Strip Star Who Witnessed South Korean History

    Colin Marshall looks at the long-running "Old Man Gobau" comic strip and its creator Kim Seong-hwan.

    When Korea Expats Podcast (or, the Pleasures and Sorrows of Teaching English)

    Colin Marshall takes a look at some of the Korean expat blog offerings today.

    Our Language Battle: Korea’s Surprisingly Addictive Game Show of Vocabulary, Expressions, and Proper Spacing

    Colin Marshall looks at a Korean linguistic game show and fascination with language perfectionism and pride in Korea.

    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."