by Haena Stella KIM  ·  9 MIN READ
Emily Cho, Baek Seong-mun, Yun Un-seop, Jo Seong-wook.
by Minji GWAK from Traveller's Words  ·  32 MIN READ
“At the end of the day, our moms and dads are just ajumma and ajeossi.”
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 WOO Ah-Young from Epi  ·  36 MIN READ
Boys throwing baseballs to explain motion. Girls boiling water to explain thermodynamics. Gender bias? A science journalist weighs in.
by Hyowon KIM, Eric YOUNGSTROM  ·  8 MIN READ
A Korean psychiatrist and an American psychologist chat about the challenges of family communication.
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 JEON Byung-geun from Book Club Origin  ·  23 MIN READ
“I think nowhere are the promises and dangers of twenty-first-century technology clearer than in the Korean peninsula.”
by KOO Hee Eon  ·  9 MIN READ
The ongoing consequences of ineffective sex education in Korean schools.
by KOO Hee Eon  ·  10 MIN READ
Some Korean restaurants fall short of their matjib claims. Here’s some strategy for your online hunt.
by GU Gwun-hyo from NewsNJoy  ·  22 MIN READ
Six reformists weigh in on the state of Korean Protestantism, Buddhism and Catholicism.
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.
by PARK Hyemi from Way  ·  8 MIN READ
A chat with a book conservator.
5 MIN READ
Back in January, an American professor in Korea published a piece on Medium framing K-pop as “neo-Confucianist pornography”. The article was recently translated into Korean, to considerable pushback. Here’s a summary.
by Anonymous  ·  13 MIN READ
It’s difficult to exaggerate the significance of television media in South Korean society, or the strains on the freedom of its press.

In 2012, three major networks went on strike including one of the largest, MBC. The issues that spurred its 170 day walkout have yet to be resolved.

Here’s an inside perspective, from an anonymous MBC employee.
by Subin KIM  ·  13 MIN READ
Labor, chaebol, taxes and welfare. A spectrum of visions.