A Traveler’s Video of Seoul Astonishes, while Official Promotion of Korea Embarrasses

A video that recently hit the internet may well turn out to be the year’s most effective piece of Korea-promotion …

What Jonathan Gold Understood About Korea

Colin Marshall on Jonathan Gold's appreciation for Korean food and Los Angeles's Koreatown.

The Secret Koreanness of Sticky Monster Lab, the Character Brand I Struggle to Resist

Colin Marshall on the charm of the Korean Sticky Monster Lab products.

Could Seoul Be the Next Great Cyberpunk City?

Colin Marshall looks back at the great cyberpunk novels and movies and posits that Seoul might be the next site of cyberpunk.

How Anthony Bourdain Revealed Korea — and Los Angeles’s Koreatown

Colin Marshall reflects on Anthony Bourdain's visits to Korea and Koreatown on "No Reservations" and "Parts Unknown."

The Essential Korean Fashion Accessory of 2018: A London Review of Books Tote Bag

Colin Marshall notices the latest trend sweeping the streets of Seoul: tote bags from the "London Review of Books."

Burning: an Acclaimed Korean Auteur’s Explosive, Haruki Murakami-Adapting Indictment of Inequality

Colin Marshall on "Burning," Lee Chang-dong's latest film based on a Haruki Murakami short story.