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Film

The New Film by the Director of 'Oldboy' Is a Brutal Lesbian Love Story

We caught up with celebrated director Park Chan-wook to talk about his wild and wildly provocative new film, 'The Handmaiden.'
Mike Pearl
10.1.16
Film

The Filmmaking Couple Kidnapped by Kim Jong-il to Put North Korean Cinema on the Map

We talked to the directors of 'The Lovers and the Despot' about their new documentary, which tells an unlikely tale of kidnapping, cinema, and a dictator turned cupid.
Matthew Salesses
9.27.16
How Scared Should I Be?

How Scared Should I Be of North Korea?

Is Kim Jong-un a threat, or just a lunatic with a weird haircut?
Mike Pearl
7.25.16
Food

Why Women Are Leading Korea’s Craft Beer Movement

Female-heavy crowds are the norm at Seoul's craft beer bars and brewpubs, ground zero for the burgeoning movement.
Maxine Builder
11.20.15
Photo

Kanghee Kim Makes Fun and Funny Art with Candles and Fruit

If it's not funny, it's probably not worth doing.
Kanghee Kim
9.5.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Today in North Korea: Kim Jong-un Is Planning to Establish His Own Timezone

North Korea is often seen as being backwards, but now Kim Jong-Un is literally turning the clocks back.
Bo Franklin
8.7.15
vice gaming

eSports

In Part Two, we get a crash course from a professional gaming commentator, take a trip to gaming rehab and try on character costumes at the HQ of South Korea's best cosplay team.
Vice Beta
3.16.15
vice gaming

eSports

Giant stadiums, teenage millionaires, super-fans and addiction: welcome to the world of eSports.
Vice Beta
3.16.15
VICE vs Video games

eMatch-Fixing: Why Poverty and Chaos is Driving Pro-Gamers to Risk Everything

When pro-players gain the fame but not the fortune, it's easy for their heads to be turned by rigging matches.
Gareth Platt
3.4.15
Fashion

Nazi Chic: The Asian Fashion Craze That Just Won't Die

For years, young people from Indonesia to China have been dressing up like Nazis, buying Hitler-adorned merchandise and embracing "swastikawaii."
Mark Hay
2.13.15
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Have You Guys Seen the Korean Migos?

The plug is in Seoul right now, apparently.
Kyle Kramer
1.7.15
Stuff

I Ghostwrite Chinese Students' Ivy League Admissions Essays

I’ve written over 350 fraudulent essays.
Eunice Park
9.1.14
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