09 Aug 2014

Korean style in Taipei: get slender first

Do you want to look fashionable in a “Korean” way? You’d better get slender first.

24 Jul 2014

In defense of Korea, and beyond the reverse-racism frustration

I sincerely wish to be your friend from a better version of Korea, which I firmly believe that it is becoming one. So I ask for more trust in this country, not all-too-common criticisms on the worse version of it.

20 Jul 2014

싼 맛과 밥맛

이렇게 우리 쌀을 겉으로 소중하게 여겨봤자 밥은 ‘밥맛’일 뿐이고, 우리 입맛은 싼 맛에 익숙할 뿐인데 뭘 그리 소란인지 모르겠다.

08 May 2014

요컨대 386은 멋있으셨다.

이런 멋있는 아버지를 두고도, 나의 어줍잖은 식견과 가치관으로 그를 대수롭지 않게 여기며 보낸 지난 10여년, 그로부터 배우지 못한 것들은 무엇이 있을까.

06 May 2014

The Wrong Target for the Sewol Incident

So let us call off this culture-blaming nonsense already, for it is neither plausible nor pleasant to hear anymore. And please stop targeting poor Confucius for this as well.