Episode 131

Author of K-Pop Revolution, Stephan Lee talks about researching K-Pop industry and the Korean American experience

Stephan Lee talks to us about his books, K-pop Confidential and its sequel K-pop Revolution, which follow a Korean American teenager chasing her dreams as a trainee idol in Seoul. We discuss his writing process for each book, the relationship between art and activism, his personal experience of anti-Asian violence, and his trip to Seoul during his time as an entertainment journalist for Entertainment Weekly, and more. 


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A transnational triumvirate of Korean drama addicts

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