Read some shit, dude! Lot of relevant stuff here that’ll bring you up to speed with what’s going on in the whirled.


Inside Foxconn: Undercover Report on How the New iPhone 5 is Made…Mic Gadget

Fashion Week From an Outsider’s Perspective…Four Pins

Why China, Japan, and S. Korea Aren’t Backing Down on Island Disputes…Christian Science Monitor

Japanese ‘Cholos’: Chicano Subculture Finds Home in East Asia…Huffington Post

Introducing Japan’s Special Gentlemen’s Clubs…Weird Asia News

Call Me If You Need a Friend…Hyun Inc

Startup is the New Hipster (illustrations)…Fosslien

Ten Foolproof Ways to Make Your Post Grad Situation Sound Better…Bro Bible

Bang/Room Culture in Korea…Seoulistic

The Hazards of Telling Your Parents You Want to Work in Fashion…Four Pins



Ambitions of Musicians: Where They Worked Before They Got Famous…Pigeons and Planes

Hallyu Tsunami: The Unstoppable (and Terrifying) Rise of K-pop Fandom…Grantland

John Cho Talks More Expansive Star Trek Sequel…IGN

50 Greatest Beefs in Rock History…Complex

Tokyo Jungle Review….Kotaku

Top Ten English Songs Covered by Kpop Idols…Ax3 Battery