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Notebook on Cities and Culture: Episodes

<p><span>In Seoul's Sinchon district, Colin talks with Michael Elliott, creator of the English-learning site for Koreans&nbsp;</span><a href="http://englishinkorean.com/">English in Korean</a><span>&nbsp;and the Korean-learning site for English-speakers&nbsp;</span><a href="http://koreanchamp.com/">Korean ...
<p><span>In Seoul's Susong-dong, Colin talks with Andrew Salmon, author of&nbsp;</span><em>To the Last Round<strong>:</strong>&nbsp;The Epic British Stand on the Imjin River, Korea 1951</em><span>;&nbsp;</span><em>Scorched Earth, Black Snow: Britain and Australia in the Korean War, 1950</em><span>; and&nbsp;</span><em>All ...
<p><span>In Seoul's Hongdae district, Colin Marshall talks with Daniel Tudor, former&nbsp;</span><em>Economist&nbsp;</em><span>correspondent in Korea, co-founder of craft beer pizza pub chain&nbsp;</span><a href="http://theboothpub.com/home/">The Booth</a><span>, author of the books&nbsp;</span><em>Korea: ...
<p><span>In Changwon, "Environmental Capital of South Korea," Colin Marshall talks with Coby Zeifman, former outreach coordinator for&nbsp;</span><a href="http://changwonderful.com/an-introduction-to-nubija/">Nubija</a><span>, the city's bike share system.&nbsp;They discuss what makes Changwon a cool ...
<p>At a coffee house somewhere in Busan, Colin talks with&nbsp;Sof&iacute;a Ferrero C&aacute;rrega, film critic and enthusiast of Korean cinema. They discuss whether she'd recommend other movie-lovers move to Busan; how the Busan International Film Festival attracted her to the city (and the importance ...
<p><span>Near Busan's Kyungsung University, Colin talks with Jeff Liebsch, managing editor and partner at the magazine&nbsp;</span><a href="http://busanhaps.com/"><em>Busan Haps</em></a><span>.&nbsp;They discuss what makes Korean baseball games more fun than baseball games in the West; the Toronto-Detroit ...
<p><span>Colin sits down at Busan's eFM with broadcaster, teacher, rapper, and television star Chad Kirton, also known as Fusion. They discuss whether the setting gets him into Korean or English mode; how he came up with his show segment "Don't Trust the Dictionary"; what a "bunnyhug" is; how the Korean ...
<p><span>In Busan's&nbsp;</span><span>Daeyeon-dong, Colin talks with</span><span>&nbsp;James Turnbull, author of&nbsp;</span><a href="http://thegrandnarrative.com/">The Grand Narrative</a><span>, a blog on Korean feminism, sexuality, and popular culture.&nbsp;They discuss what Westerners find so unappealing ...
<p><span>At Busan's Dongseo University, Colin talks with North Korea analyst Brian Reynolds Myers, author of such books as&nbsp;</span><em>A Reader's Manifesto</em><span>&nbsp;and&nbsp;</span><em>The Cleanest Race</em><em>:&nbsp;How North Koreans See Themselves and Why It Matters</em><span>. They discuss ...
<p><span>Near the University of Seoul, Colin talks with Bruce Fulton,&nbsp;Young-Bin Min Chair in Korean Literature and Literary Translation in the Department of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia and, with his wife Ju-chan Fulton, half of an acclaimed Korean literary translation team.&nbsp;They ...
<p><span>In Seoul's Seodaemun-gu, Colin talks with Krys Lee, author of the story collection&nbsp;</span><em>Drifting House</em><span>. They discuss the impression of Korean life as a living hell; the way she prefers to mix the light and the dark; the "obsession with violence" that led her to write about ...
<p>In Seoul's Yangjae&nbsp;station, Colin talks with Barry Welsh, host of the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/groups/seoulbookandcultureclub/">Seoul Book &amp; Culture Club</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/seoulfilmsociety">Seoul Film Society</a>&nbsp;as well as professor at ...
<p>Right across the street from Seoul's Insadong&nbsp;district, Colin talks with Daniel Gray, creator of the site&nbsp;<a href="http://www.seouleats.com/">Seoul Eats</a>, proprietor of&nbsp;craft beer restaurants&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/brew314">Brew 3.14&pi;</a>&nbsp;and Brew 3.15&pi;,&nbsp;and ...
<p>In Seoul's Itaewon district, Colin talks with Alex Jensen, host of weekday news show&nbsp;<em>This Morning</em>&nbsp;on TBS eFM.&nbsp;They discuss whether he envisions who he's talking to when he's talking on-air; what first strikes him about the Tube whenever he goes back to London; when he very ...
<p><span>In Seoul's&nbsp;Haebangchon district, Colin Marshall talks with Charles Montgomery, professor&nbsp;in&nbsp;the English Interpretation and Translation Division of Dongguk University,&nbsp;editor of the site&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.ktlit.com/">KTlit.com</a><span>, and global ambassador ...
<p><span>In Anyang, Colin talks with&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.qiranger.com/">Steve Miller</a><span>, creator of the&nbsp;</span><em><a href="http://asianewsweekly.net/">Asia News Weekly</a>&nbsp;</em><span>podcast, and&nbsp;the vlogger formerly known as QiRanger. They discuss whether he notices ...
<p><span>You know about <em>Notebook on Cities and Culture</em>, but do you know about <a href="https://vimeo.com/channels/thecityincinema">"Los Angeles, the City in Cinema"</a>? For the past few months, I've been creating video essays about the variety of Los Angeleses revealed in the films shot and ...
<p>In Seoul's Hongdae district, Colin talks with&nbsp;<a href="http://gyopokeith.com/">Keith Kim</a>, creator of the travel and culture site&nbsp;<a href="http://seoulistic.com/">Seoulistic</a>. They discuss how Birkenstocks became the dominant Korean trend in the summer of 2014; what a&nbsp;gyopo&nbsp;is, ...
<p>In Seoul's Hongdae district, Colin talks with&nbsp;<a href="http://chancedorland.com/">Chance Dorland</a>, radio- and podcast-hosting expat in countries like Germany, Colombia, and now South Korea, currently of&nbsp;<em>Groove</em>&nbsp;magazine's&nbsp;<a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-groovecast/id828301645?mt=2"><em>Groovecast</em></a>, ...
<p><span>On the Seoul Floating Islands, Colin talks with Nikola Medimorec, co-author of&nbsp;</span><a href="http://kojects.com/">Kojects</a><span>, an English-language blog on transport, urban planning, and development projects around Korea. They discuss the first Korean city he ever experienced, and ...
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