Inkoo Kang
Inkoo Kang

Inkoo Kang writes about technology and culture for Slate.

Brow Beat
Aug. 15 2018 7:22 PMA Guide to Crazy Rich Asians’ Many Cameos, Homages, and Easter EggsHow to spot author Kevin Kwan and more.
Brow Beat
Aug. 10 2018 7:33 AMWhat Should We Make of the Ending of BlacKkKlansman?Three critics discuss Spike Lee’s latest in spoiler-filled detail.
Movies
Aug. 8 2018 11:00 PMCrazy Rich Asians Is Crazy, Rich, and Actually Very AmericanThe groundbreaking movie adaptation of the best-selling novel is a transportive delight.
Brow Beat
Aug. 2 2018 8:09 PMIn Latest Concession to Conservative Trolls, New York Times Blames Bigotry on Many SidesSarah Jeong is not “the real racist.”
Wide Angle
July 31 2018 1:01 PMPop Culture Has Started Showing the Realities at Nail SalonsBut it’s not always seeing their workers.
Brow Beat
July 25 2018 4:44 PMChris Hardwick to Return to Talking Dead After “Careful” AMC Review
Brow Beat
July 23 2018 7:33 AMEighth Grade Is a Great Movie About a Dad Who Is Hot
Movies
July 18 2018 9:30 AMMcQueen Is the Rare Doc That Must Be Seen on the Big ScreenThe new movie about Alexander McQueen doesn’t tell you he was a genius. It shows you.
Brow Beat
July 17 2018 7:30 AMThe New Season of Younger Adds a Wrinkle to the #MeToo MovementThe fizzy TV Land series is giving us one of the smartest storylines about our moment.
Brow Beat
July 12 2018 2:20 PMSandra Oh’s and Darren Criss’ Historic Emmy Noms Show the Two Ways to Diversify Casting
Television
July 11 2018 7:30 AMThe Odd Couple Who Give Nailed It! Its Gooey CenterThe Netflix series should have gone stale, but the chemistry between Nicole Byer and Jacques Torres keeps it fresh.
Movies
July 6 2018 12:23 PMSorry to Bother You Is a Fever Dream About Capitalism You Won’t Be Able to ShakeBoots Riley’s debut feature is stylish, flawed, and unforgettable.
Brow Beat
July 3 2018 5:55 AMHow “A Closer Look” Lost Its FocusThe once-ambitious Late Night With Seth Meyers centerpiece paints Trump as an inarticulate dope, not a danger to the republic.
Brow Beat
June 28 2018 5:08 PMPodcasting’s New Great Interviewer Is Queer Eye’s Jonathan Van NessGetting Curious is the hit show for listeners interested in, well, everything.
Brow Beat
June 22 2018 6:54 PMThe Campaign to Remake The Last Jedi, ExplainedWith exactly as much seriousness as it deserves.
Movies
Aug. 15 2018 12:00 PMThis Week’s Other Asian American Rom-Com Is Streaming on NetflixTo All the Boys I’ve Loved Before may wish to be left out of any comparisons to Crazy Rich Asians.
Movies
Aug. 9 2018 1:16 PMBlacKkKlansman Finds a Way to Make Even White Supremacists EntertainingSpike Lee’s sometimes brilliant new movie explores a moment when history repeated itself as farce.
Brow Beat
Aug. 7 2018 8:30 AMA New Podcast Tries to Make the Stories Behind Horror Classics As Spooky As the Movies ThemselvesInside Jaws follows the hits Inside The Exorcist and Inside Psycho.
Movies
July 31 2018 5:50 PMThe Spy Who Dumped Me Shows Even Comedy Sharpshooters Sometimes MissKate McKinnon and Mila Kunis’ buddy film accepts a worthy mission but never finds its target.
Movies
July 26 2018 1:38 PMThe New Movie About Hollywood’s “Pimp to the Stars” Is the Most Dishy Documentary in AgesBut that’s not even the most compelling thing about it.
Television
July 24 2018 3:33 PMIn Its First Season, Pose Revealed That It’s the Queer Full HouseThe wholesome FX series is queering the family drama.
Television
July 20 2018 9:00 AMUnReal Drops One More Bomb on Its Way Out the DoorThe behind-the-scenes drama goes after Bachelor in Paradise in its final season.
Brow Beat
July 17 2018 8:13 PMBorat Exposed American Prejudice, but It Indulged Our Xenophobia, TooWhat it’s like to rewatch Sacha Baron Cohen’s breakout movie during the Trump presidency.
Movies
July 16 2018 7:30 AMThe Righteously Angry Blindspotting Takes on the Complexity of GentrificationThe hip-hop–infused new movie, co-written by and starring Hamilton’s Daveed Diggs, captures Oakland from dual perspectives.
Movies
July 12 2018 7:34 AMHBO’s Robin Williams Documentary Is Just As Eager to Please As Its SubjectCome Into My Mind fails to go more than skin-deep.
Brow Beat
July 10 2018 4:44 PMFive Handmaid’s Tale Tie-Ins Almost As Offensive As the Show’s (Now Canceled) Branded Wine
Movies
July 3 2018 7:07 PMThe First Purge Is Messy and Violent, Just Like the Country It’s About
Brow Beat
July 2 2018 7:30 AMJada Pinkett Smith’s Red Table Talk Gets Up Close and Semi-PersonalThe Facebook Watch show gives us a genuine feel for celebrity friendships.
Movies
June 27 2018 10:51 AMWith Leave No Trace, the Director of Winter’s Bone Heads Back Into the WildIn this subtle yet devastating drama, Debra Granik paints another finely shaded portrait of a veteran with PTSD.
Brow Beat
June 21 2018 2:04 PMThe New Yorker’s Incredibles 2 Review Sexualizing Elastigirl Is GrossBut is it really outrage-worthy?

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