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Notebook on Cities and Culture: Episodes

<p><span>In downtown Seattle, Colin talks with comic artist </span><a href="http://www.peterbagge.com/">Peter Bagge</a><span>, creator of the legendary alternative comic series </span><em>Hate</em><span>, contributing editor and cartoonist at </span><em>Reason</em><span> magazine,</span><em> </em><span>and ...
<p><a href="https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/colinmarshall/notebook-on-cities-and-culture-season-6-a-year-in">The Kickstarter drive for <em>Notebook on Cities and Culture</em>'s sixth season launches now.</a> If we raise its budget, we'll spend an entire year in Seattle: the city of grunge, Microsoft, ...
<p>In an officetel in Seoul, Colin talks with Brother Anthony of Taizé, one of the most renowned translators of Korean poetry, president of the Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch, and naturalized citizen of South Korea. They discuss the frequency with which he's heard "Why Korea?" in the 35 years ...
<p><span>In Seoul's Sinchon district, Colin talks with Matt VanVolkenburg, author of </span><a href="http://populargusts.blogspot.com/">Gusts of Popular Feeling</a><span>, a blog on "Korean society, history, urban space, cyberspace, film, and current events, among other things." They discuss what it ...
<p>In Seoul's Itaewon district, Colin talks with architect Minsuk Cho, principal at <a href="http://www.massstudies.com/">Mass Studies</a>, designer of the Golden Lion-winning Korean pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2014. They discuss whether he talks about the use of space differently ...
<p><span>In Seoul's Sinchon district, Colin talks with Michael Elliott, creator of the English-learning site for Koreans </span><a href="http://englishinkorean.com/">English in Korean</a><span> and the Korean-learning site for English-speakers </span><a href="http://koreanchamp.com/">Korean Champ</a><span>. ...
<p><span>In Seoul's Susong-dong, Colin talks with Andrew Salmon, author of </span><em>To the Last Round<strong>:</strong> The Epic British Stand on the Imjin River, Korea 1951</em><span>; </span><em>Scorched Earth, Black Snow: Britain and Australia in the Korean War, 1950</em><span>; and </span><em>All ...
<p><span>In Seoul's Hongdae district, Colin Marshall talks with Daniel Tudor, former </span><em>Economist </em><span>correspondent in Korea, co-founder of craft beer pizza pub chain </span><a href="http://theboothpub.com/home/">The Booth</a><span>, author of the books </span><em>Korea: The Impossible ...
<p><span>In Changwon, "Environmental Capital of South Korea," Colin Marshall talks with Coby Zeifman, former outreach coordinator for </span><a href="http://changwonderful.com/an-introduction-to-nubija/">Nubija</a><span>, the city's bike share system. They discuss what makes Changwon a cool town; why ...
<p>At a coffee house somewhere in Busan, Colin talks with Sofía Ferrero Cárrega, 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 of its parties); ...
<p><span>Near Busan's Kyungsung University, Colin talks with Jeff Liebsch, managing editor and partner at the magazine </span><a href="http://busanhaps.com/"><em>Busan Haps</em></a><span>. They discuss what makes Korean baseball games more fun than baseball games in the West; the Toronto-Detroit sports ...
<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 </span><span>Daeyeon-dong, Colin talks with</span><span> James Turnbull, author of </span><a href="http://thegrandnarrative.com/">The Grand Narrative</a><span>, a blog on Korean feminism, sexuality, and popular culture. They discuss what Westerners find so unappealing about Korean ...
<p><span>At Busan's Dongseo University, Colin talks with North Korea analyst Brian Reynolds Myers, author of such books as </span><em>A Reader's Manifesto</em><span> and </span><em>The Cleanest Race</em><em>: How North Koreans See Themselves and Why It Matters</em><span>. They discuss why South Koreans ...
<p><span>Near the University of Seoul, Colin talks with Bruce Fulton, 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. They discuss ...
<p><span>In Seoul's Seodaemun-gu, Colin talks with Krys Lee, author of the story collection </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 station, Colin talks with Barry Welsh, host of the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/groups/seoulbookandcultureclub/">Seoul Book & Culture Club</a> and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/seoulfilmsociety">Seoul Film Society</a> as well as professor at Sookmyung Women’s University. ...
<p>Right across the street from Seoul's Insadong district, Colin talks with Daniel Gray, creator of the site <a href="http://www.seouleats.com/">Seoul Eats</a>, proprietor of craft beer restaurants <a href="https://www.facebook.com/brew314">Brew 3.14π</a> and Brew 3.15π, and for four years a ...
<p>In Seoul's Itaewon district, Colin talks with Alex Jensen, host of weekday news show <em>This Morning</em> on TBS eFM. 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 first took to ...
<p><span>In Seoul's Haebangchon district, Colin Marshall talks with Charles Montgomery, professor in the English Interpretation and Translation Division of Dongguk University, editor of the site </span><a href="http://www.ktlit.com/">KTlit.com</a><span>, and global ambassador of Korean literature ...
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