Ewhaju is the booze you eat with a spoon. Though it’s over 800 years old, most Koreans have never heard of it. Read it at Groove.
My fourth cover story for Groove magazine, on the difficulties – and occasional horrors – faced by migrant workers in South Korea. Read it at Groove.
The Toasters come to Korea! (And I won’t be here.) Check out my interview with the 2Tone legends at Groove.
A profile of Canadian-born, Korean-based comic book writer and publisher Shawn Morrissey. Read it at Groove!
My profile of Russian-Australian-Korean academic Andrei Lankov, one of the world’s preeminent North Korea specialists. His insights are sobering, to say the least. Read it at Groove.
My review of five very un-Korean Christmas meals being offered around Itaewon. Read it at Groove.
The second time I’ve done a round up of the Korean punk scene, this time for Groove. A lot of effort went into this feature, which was nominated for Groove Music and Arts Story of the Year 2014. Read it at Groove.
My contribution to Groove’s 8th anniversary issue, on how Korea had changed in eight years. I buried my anti-capitalist credentials by doing business, of all things. Read it at Groove.
A culinary tour through the Little Russia neighbourhood in Dongdaemun, Seoul. We stopped at three restaurants, explained Russian beer, and wrote it all up. Check it out in Groove.
My preview of the New Generation of Ska Festival, an annual ska fest held in Sinchon, Seoul. Check it out at Groove.