Colin Marshall is a Seoul-based essayist, broadcaster, and public speaker on cities, language, and culture. He writes the Los Angeles Review of Books Korea Blog, and his work has appeared in Guardian Cities, Open Culture, the Times Literary Supplement, and many more. Colin is also a regular contributor to a Seoul urbanism radio feature on TBS eFM’s Koreascape. You can follow him on Twitter and at colinmarshall.org
This episode of the podcast is brought to you by TooSix Media Group and recorded and co-produced at their studio in Hongdae, Seoul, South Korea. You can check them out on Instagram at tsmg_sound and at their website toosixglobal.com
01:14 why Seoul metro rocks
08:38 coffee shop density in Seoul
13:49 Korean street food
16:05 functionalism vs green gentrification
21:05 drinking culture in Korea
25:15 why is Korea so safe?
30:00 development progress mean in Korea? // Korean insecurity
36:15 group membership in Korea // Koreanness
43:15 why Korea?
People, Places, Things Mentioned on the Show
Abnormal Summit (비정상회담)
Doenjang girl (된장녀)
Seoullo 7017 (서울로 7017)
Korea’s economic miracle (한강의기적)