Koreaboos Love the Culture, But at What Cost?

At its most obsessive, this admiration of Korean popularity borders on appropriation

Hahna Yoon
ZORA

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WWhenever I meet a new person enamored by Korean culture — often referred to nowadays as Koreaboos — I’m reminded of a piece of romantic advice shared in an Ann Landers column: “Rose-colored glasses are never made in bifocals because nobody wants…

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