I’m too exhausted to be entertaining. Here, have some links:
- More links to articles about President Park’s scandal, including prosecutors’ plans to summon seven conglomerate owners to get their testimonies about alleged meetings with the president: “Saturday’s protest to be watershed moment for Park,” “Mass rally planned in Seoul calling for Park’s ouster,” “Park’s approval unchanged at 5%,” and “Businesses vexed by probe turning to chaebol.” Honestly, just go check what’s on the front page of the Korea Herald–I’m sure they’ve got more up-to-date coverage on the protests by the time this post goes live.
- “This Isn’t ‘Kindness,’ It’s Extra Work.” In this personal essay, the author explores what it has been like for her to be a woman in the workplace and the unsaid but expected “kindness” or “care” she is supposed to display at work that her male colleagues don’t have to worry about.
- “Stunning photos of haenyo, the last generation of deep-sea diving Korean ‘mermaids.'” There are only about 2,500 women left who do this deep-sea diving, and unless more women join their ranks, it’s estimated that they’ll be gone in 20 years.
- “Yoo Seung Ho And Kim So Hyun Cast In New Historical Drama.” Because 2016 is determined to continue all of its terrible trends, including casting minors in romantic roles with adults.
- “‘Drinking Solo’ PD Commits Suicide, Family Of Deceased Puts Together Team To Investigate CJ E&M.” Condolences to his family; here’s hoping they are able to uncover more of the details about what happened between him and the company.
- “Jung Kyung Ho And Baek Jin Hee To Star In Upcoming Mystery Plane Crash Drama.” Missing Nine finally has itself a leading lady and more of a synopsis.