Man Acquitted on Charges He Tried to Fatten Himself Up with Fried Chicken to Avoid Army Service
Prosecutors argued that the 22-year-old Korean man intentionally gorged himself on chicken and booze before his physical exam.
Korean Sportscaster Doesn't Seem to Mind the Blood Flowing Out of His Nose
SpoTV sportscaster Jo Hyun-il's barely flinched when his nosebleed reached well past his mouth, but his cohost definitely noticed.
Liam Daniel Pierce
The VICE Guide to Sex
The Rise of South Korea’s Sex Shop Industry
Thanks to changing attitudes toward sex and new laws governing adult toys, South Korea’s sex shops are moving out of the shadows and into the mainstream.
The World's First Non-Korean K-Pop Group
We met up with the members of EXP Edition to find out why they’re trying to become the genre’s next breakout stars.
Mexican Soccer Fans Carry Korean Fans on Their Shoulders for World Cup Assist
Korea knocked out Germany and sent Mexico through to the round of 16.
South Korean Court Rules Killing Dogs for Meat Illegal
A precedent that could lead to the outright ban nationwide.
Unknown Mortal Orchestra Faithfully Cover David Bowie's "Oh, You Pretty Things"
Recorded for a Sirius XMU session, it stays true to the original, right down to the apocalyptic undertones.
Alex Robert Ross
Japan Is Pissed About the Dessert Being Served at the Korean Summit
Japan's grievance surrounds a tiny, 'antagonistic' map printed on the mango mousse.
How Kimchi Was Used As Political Leverage in the Vietnam War
The story of LBJ, the president of South Korea, and a $2 million annual supply of fermented cabbage.
Hell and Marble: Inside South Korea's Skate Scene
Just 35 miles from the DMZ, skateboarding in Seoul is thriving.
Endearing Portraits of South Korea's Elderly Female Freedivers
South Korea's first woman underwater photographer has documented the dwindling community of Korean women who freedive for sea food well into their seventies.
A Brief Taxonomy of All the Different Ways that Korean Food Can Be Spicy
There are nuanced distinctions between irritatingly spicy, deliciously spicy, or refreshingly spicy.