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  • Mark Kalesniko Mail order bride 2
    Mail Order Bride
    March 13, 2014, No comments

    Today I want to talk about one of my all time favorite graphic novels. Mail Order Bride by Mark Kalesniko. The story centers around the relationship between the Korean Kyung Seo and the Canadian Monty Wheeler. Monty…

  • The old man fell head over foot and foot over head
    Korean Folk Tale: Three Years Hill (삼년고개)
    February 21, 2014, 1 Comment

    If you’re anything like me, you probably worry too much, and even though you worry, probably know that it doesn’t do you any good! Perhaps the cure for that is a good, old-fashioned folk tale! Folk tales are always …

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    Korean Webtoons Revisited 2014
    February 17, 2014, No comments

    Back in 2011, we looked at several of Korea’s most popular webtoons as fun tools to learn Korean. Of course, the continuously popular webtoons from that list are still around: Wara! Store, Interfering with Everyday…

  • The Shakespeare in Busan troupe performing Much Ado About Nothing.
    Guide to English-Language Live Theatre in Korea
    January 15, 2014, No comments

    I love drama. Not the “fight-with-your-best-friend” kind of drama. The other kind. The “sob-loudly-in-public” and the “slap-your-knee-funny” kind of drama. I’m talking theatre. Korea has a long…