by KOO Hee Eon  ·  9 MIN READ
The ongoing consequences of ineffective sex education in Korean schools.
by JEON Byung-geun from Chosun Biz  ·  52 MIN READ
A speechwriter for presidents Kim Dae-jung and Roh Moo-hyun looks back on life in the Blue House. Also: the speeches of Park Geun-hye, his writing process, West Wing, and Korean Air’s handling of that “nut rage” incident.
by Subin KIM  ·  16 MIN READ
Published in 2009, The Private Life of a Nation imagined the impossible: the unification of South and North Korea. Here’s an introduction to the opinions of its author, Lee Eung-jun, and a translation of the second chapter.
by JEON Byung-geun from Chosun Biz  ·  50 MIN READ
From IU to Yim Jae-beom, Brown Eyed Girls to Choi Baek-ho… Kim Eana’s impact on K-pop lyrics of recent years is hard to overstate. She shares here on her origins, the music industry, and the way to a good line.
by KOO Hee Eon  ·  13 MIN READ
Time travel is fast becoming a staple element of Korean historical dramas. But sci-fi this is not. Our writer, from the Dong-A Ilbo, examines a case in point: Saimdang: Light’s Diary.
by HBC Squirtle  ·  3 MIN READ
One day I got a free gift from “Substitute Housewife”, a housekeeping service . The gift was a cleaning towel with this blunt message: “A substitute housewife is much cheaper than divorce”.
by YANG Heesong  ·  6 MIN READ
The latest census findings were published in December. Protestantism has, for the first time, become the biggest religion, with Buddhism and Catholicism in (seemingly) rapid decline. The director of a Christian think tank looks at the numbers, and the design of questions.
by R.H. Lee  ·  16 MIN READ
In his sixth book, Oh YoungWook uses his love of travel and illustration to take a fresh look at life. He talks with us about his motivations and creative process, and shares some excerpts.
by Hyowon KIM, Eric YOUNGSTROM  ·  8 MIN READ
A Korean psychiatrist and an American psychologist chat about the challenges of family communication.
by R.H. Lee  ·  6 MIN READ
Since October 2016, an estimated 16 million participants have marched for the president’s impeachment. Here’s a reflection from one of our contributors.