Inkoo Kang
Inkoo Kang

Inkoo Kang writes about technology and culture for Slate.

The Industry
Jan. 16 2018 6:00 AMCan Vloggers Really Make a Fortune?A manager of professional YouTubers tells all.
Movies
Jan. 9 2018 3:50 PMI, Tonya’s Take on Toxic Masculinity and Messy Victimhood Arrives at Just the Right Moment
Technology
Jan. 5 2018 5:45 PM@Wendys Is Negging YouFast food Twitter accounts are now celebrated for understanding internet culture. But they’re embracing its worst parts.
Technology
Jan. 2 2018 5:08 PMFeast on Film Twitter’s TearsWhy is everyone tweeting about how the year’s best movies made them cry?
Technology
Dec. 23 2017 2:37 PMHulu’s Alternative to the Yule Log Is a Bunch of Adorable Doggos Destroying ChristmasLet us coo at these creatures and watch the world burn.
Technology
Dec. 15 2017 3:31 PMDoes Rotten Apples Toss Out Some Good Ones, Too?The website seeks to sort the movies of bad men from everything else. That’s more fraught than you’d think.
Technology
Dec. 5 2017 1:52 PMThe Well-Kempt Human Raccoons of YouTubeDumpster-diving makeup vloggers are making a radical critique of consumerism on the video platform. 
Technology
Nov. 30 2017 3:49 PMHere and Back AgainE-commerce’s painless return policies are duping us, and I’m fine with it.
Technology
Nov. 17 2017 3:18 PMI Was a Virtual Reality NonbelieverIt took almost vomiting twice, but I’m officially a convert.
Technology
Nov. 8 2017 8:24 PMHollywood SquaresApple inked a TV deal with Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston. Their fans aren’t the ones the company needs to take on Netflix.
Technology
Nov. 3 2017 1:03 PMAntifa Is Clickbait for Conspiracy TheoristsWhy fact-challenged YouTubers are obsessed with an imaginary coup on Nov. 4.
Brow Beat
Oct. 26 2017 7:33 AMBroad City’s BFFs Are Getting Older, and Embracing It
Brow Beat
Jan. 12 2018 8:03 AMIs the New Black Mirror Too Black Mirror?Three critics discuss.
The Industry
Jan. 8 2018 5:42 PMIf Trump Can’t Be Banned From Twitter, He Shouldn’t Be Allowed to Block Anyone Either
Technology
Jan. 4 2018 1:09 PMNo One Can Fire Logan PaulThat’s why the disgraced vlogger is free to make a comeback whenever he wants.
Brow Beat
Dec. 26 2017 8:03 AMThe Year of the Male Apology in FilmMother!, The Square, and Phantom Thread all show the cost of excusing Great Men. But they could also do more to humanize their women.
Technology
Dec. 22 2017 3:56 PMTwitter Is My Late NightIn the Trump era, 280 characters is about all the political comedy you need.
Technology
Dec. 8 2017 4:37 PMYouTube Red Desperately Needs “Prestige”It’s the biggest prerequisite for challenging Netflix—and the hardest to obtain.
Brow Beat
Dec. 5 2017 8:33 AMThe Weinstein Moment Needs a Better Female Vengeance Story Than Three Billboards
Technology
Nov. 21 2017 3:35 PMOculus WhiffedVirtual reality was supposed to help us understand each other unlike any other medium. That’s a delusion.
Technology
Nov. 10 2017 12:06 PMWe Don’t Need an App for ThatMosaic, Steven Soderbergh’s new series for smartphones, lets you pick the plot you want. Bad idea.
Technology
Nov. 6 2017 1:30 PMYour Apartment Is Amazon’s ShowroomThe company’s use of augmented reality to put sofas and coffeemakers in your home is a goofy—and revealing—misstep.
Technology
Oct. 27 2017 12:03 PMIn Praise of YouTube’s Hot MessIts cluttered user interface is notoriously distracting. It’s actually a perfect way to watch films in 2017.
Brow Beat
May 22 2017 12:08 PMOutside D.C., Veep Finds a Worthy New Target: Lean In Feminism