Arts & Culture

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The Problem With Korean Music Award Shows

No, you shouldn’t get a trophy for showing up
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Can You Fall in Love with a Robot?

Dramas examine what it means to be human
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Diverse Themes to Feature in 2018

Korean films deal with inter-Korean issues, organized crime and more
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A Challenging Tale of First Love

Choi Eunyoung’s ‘The Summer’ explores same-sex relationships in a not-entirely-welcoming society
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Unescapable Roots

Chung Han-ah’s novella ‘Halloween’ explores some unconventional ties
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The Best K-pop Albums of 2017

Your votes, our thoughts and what was listened to this year
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Not So Foreign Anymore

Hit TV programs show Koreans are actively seeking cross-cultural friendships
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Unusual Year for Korean Cinema

SEOUL film writer Jason Bechervaise reviews 2017
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Keeping It Real

‘Sweet Potato: Collected Short Stories by Kim Tongin’ offers an unfiltered look at life in early modern Korea