Stranger Than Psy: Lim Chang-Jeong is Quietly Hilarious

Perhaps we’ve all had our share Gangnam Style and Gentleman, but fortunately there’s a new weirdo in town. Say hello, or rather, yeoboseyo to K-Pop’s newest quirky star. 

Comic Strips Written by 10-year-old Korean Children

My students never fail to make me laugh. Their brains run off in often mysterious directions. So when it came time to study the classic (but rather dry) Frog and Toad All Year, I turned pictures from the book into comic strip for them to caption. Here’s what they came up with.

Dream Rangers: Taiwanese Commercial Makes the Best Movie Never Made

What happens when five Taiwanese seniors meet up at the funeral of their recently departed friend? The best damn movie never made, that’s what. 

7 More Images of Random Weirdness in Korea

Life in Korea is a never-ending stream of Konglish, cuteness, and random things that make you scratch your head. It’s time for a few more images of random weirdness in the ROK. You don’t have to seek these out when you’re living here, they find their way to you.

America’s Relationship With Korea in Five Seconds or Less

Politics can be complicated. The situation between North Korea, South Korea and invariably the United States is one of tension and restraint. Here’s how to understand the gist of it in five seconds or less.

Student Work: Why I Love Teaching Grade 4

American kids say the darndest things, but Korean kids are funnier.

15 Things That Aren’t Quite Right

To a foreigner, Korea is one of that countries that sometimes just makes you scratch your head. 

A Rare Moment of Clarity

Dead silence in the classroom. Two students and a teacher munching on their break time snacks, staring off into space. Stella, who is seven years old, decides to break the silence. “I wish this was just an eating class.” she says. I look over and she’s munching on dried noodles with hot sauce. “We could […]