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W R I T E R S & p R O O F R E a D E R S Alejandro Callirgos, Alexander Hall, Anita McKay, Anna Schlotjes, Annie Narae Lee, Anthony Levero, Beryl Sinclair, Christopher Green, Connor Dearing, Conor O’Reilly, Conrad Hughes, Daniel Deacon, Daniel Kang, Dave Hazzan, Dean Crawford, Deva Lee, Eileen Cahill, Elaine Knight, Felix Im, George Kalli, Haeryun Kang, Hyunwoo Sun, Ian Henderson, Ian McClellan, Jamie Keener, Jean Poulot, John Power, Kellie Ell, Ken Fibbe, Ken Hall, Kyndra Love, Leslie Finlay, Liam Mitchinson, Matt VanVolken- burg, Paul Sharkie, Rajnesh Sharma, Remy Raitt, Ron Roman, Ryan Ritter, Sean Maylone, Shireen Tofig, Simon Hunter-Williams, Sophie Boladeras, Stephanie Anglemyer, Timothy Cushing, Walter Stucke, Wilfred Lee p H O T O G R a p H E R S & I L L U S T R a T O R S Andrew Faulk, Colin Dabbs, Craig Stuart, Dirk Schlottman, Don Sin, Dylan Goldby, Fergus Scott, James Kim, Jen Lee, Jessica Lia, Jon Linke, Jungeun Jang, Kevin Kilgore, Merissa Quek, Michael Hurt, Michael Roy, Min Pang, Nicholas Stonehouse, Nina Sawyer, Pat Volz, Peter DeMarco, Rob Green, Sabrina Hill, Samantha Whittaker Illustration Director Wilfred Lee wilfred@groovemedia.co.kr GrooveCast host Chance Dorland chance@groovemedia.co.kr Copy Editors Daniel Deacon, Karie Schulenburg, Kevin Lee Selzer Some of the editors, writers and photographers behind this month’s issue Kellie Ell Dean Crawford Ian henderson U.S. U.K. U.S. Kellie Ell is from a small town outside of New York City, and came to Korea via San Francisco. She cur - rently works as a writer and editor for one of Korea’s government institutes, and is also a freelance jour- nalist. When she’s not working, she can be found on her bicycle. Kellie wrote “HIV positive but not alone” for this month’s Insight section. Dean watches a lot of films, which, roughly trans- lated, means he’s a bit of a geek and spends a lot of time in dark rooms. He’s from London, where he worked in the film industry, spending time on the sets of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” and “X-Men: First Class,” among others. He is currently based in Jeonju. Dean contributes the Korean DVD Corner and At the Box Office col - umns. Ian Henderson hails from Cape Fear, North Caroli- na, and has spent much of the past decade abroad. Besides pursuing a passion for linguistics, he also immerses himself in documentaries, travel, metal, trivia and merry-making. He also sets the record straight that Korea has only two seasons, not four. Ian wrote “The Korean Ring of Fire” and “Sam - cheok” for this month’s issue. Christopher Green is manager of international affairs for Daily NK, the world’s premier source of inside North Korea news and opinion. He is also a Ph.D. candidate at Cambridge University and an editor of the periodical Sino-NK, where he publishes the Tumen Triangle Documentation Project, an open ac- cess journal on the China-North Korea border region. Christopher Green U.K. Elaine tends to go wherever the wind carries her, and the most recent gust has swept her to Korea. After stints in New York and Chile, the California native now works as an editor in Seoul. When not editing for Groove or her newspaper, she’s off riding her mo- torbike along the Han, exploring the far corners of the peninsula, or sleeping. Elaine is Groove Korea’s Editorial Director. Elaine Ramirez U.S.