[April 2015 – Vogue] Cheetah – Interview

When Cheetah appeared on the stage of “Unpretty Rapstar”, I had the premonition that the throne’s shift of generation was happening. Like the cheetah which is the fastest running mammal, her rap is fast and sharp. She moves freely on stage where her innate swag can be seen. However, she even expresses indifference to any…

[February 2013 – Vogue] Sung Joon – Reality Bites – Interview

edit: This photo shoot used the friendship concept based on Gus Van Sant’s “My Own Private Idaho”. You were born in 1990, right? So you’re turning 24 this year. When River Phoenix from “My Own Private Idaho” reached that Korean age, he died. Yes… You’re saying I should die at a young age too? Certainly…

[October 2014 – Vogue] Lee Gook Joo – Super Size Star

What did you do during Chuseok? I had rehearsals for “Comedy Big League”. Working during holidays puts my heart at ease. When you work on TV, staying at home and not actually be on a show makes you ill. Still, I went home a couple of days ago. My mom scolded me for not wearing…

[June 2014 – Vogue] Kim Sung Ryun – Bloom in black – Interview

It’s quite hard to find a way to address actresses in their 40’s. How do people usually call you? My close hoobaes call me “Unnie” or “Nuna”. If not, they call me “Sunbaenim”. Shouldn’t one be over 60 to be called “Teacher”, right? I’m not an actress with a force strong enough to be called…

[June 2014 – Vogue] Yuna Kim – Une Femme [2/2]

Part 1. As someone pointed out to me, this interview had two parts which I hadn’t noticed, so here’s the second one. “I showed you this crying image of me many times, so I didn’t want to cry this time because me retiring wasn’t something that wasn’t my choice, it’s something I have been planning…

[June 2014 – Vogue] Yuna Kim – Une femme – Interview

The winter kingdom that the queen left is very lonely. Yuna Kim did put down her heavy crown. Last night, she successfully concluded her official retirement stage. “I feel at ease. Once the performance was over, I had dinner with the other athletes and I had my first night of full sleep in a long…