K-pop Hunger Games: Easter Quarantine Edition

Hello Hello, and happy Easter everyone! Since the last Hunger Games, the world has become enflamed with the virus that shall not be named and I thought it was time for another K-pop Hunger Games to cheer your spirits up during lockdown. I’m not sure about you guys, but...

Chapter 2: Black Women and their love for K-music

From the last “chapter” I posted a months and months back, I mentioned that this series was inspired in part by a mini thesis paper I had read about Black YouTubers who reacted to K-pop music videos and how that affects their identities. One quote that I wrote down...

Piggy Dolls: The Chubby Girl Group You Never Heard Of (Probably)

Did you know that K-pop actually had a girl group debut that wasn’t forced to be stick thin and diet on just ice cubes? Yes, back in 2011, a girl group called Piggy Dolls debuted with members considered overweight, or affectionately called chubby in other circles, in South Korea?...

Jungkook, the Blog Mascot

Hello my dudes and dudettes! If that last line didn’t turn you off then continue reading on because the cringe is only going to increase. Now, a couple months or so back when I was struggling to figure out what my next piece was going to be, I ran...

Dystopia: Tree of Language “Review” (Dreamcatcher)

Hello again, welcome to my review for Dreamcatcher’s 1st full album! Congrats to the girls, for making it this far especially considering the members had to redebut with a different concept to reach the level of popularity and fame that they are currently at. I won’t stall to long...

Map of the Soul: 7 “Review” (BTS)

Disclaimer: Considering this is a review of BTS’s music, I felt really compelled to establish that if you are an ARMY who loves EVERYTHING BTS puts out without question or fail and cannot handle a nobody like me criticizing their pieces, then this review isn’t for you! Same goes...

A Long Overdue BTS Conference Story pt. 3

Literally not much happened in this part of the conference. At least, not a lot that I understood. Honestly, I was prepared to scrap this part due to the fact that this post is 3 weeks late and not sure if this even matters anymore but who knows? Perhaps...

K-pop Hunger Games: Be My Valentine Edition

Disclaimer: Captions are not working properly so they may render weirdly as if it’s supposed to be in-text. Apologies. I’m trying to figure out the solution, but I’m no coder. Please enjoy anyway. Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! Whether you’re stuffing yourselves with chocolates or prepping yourself for a date...

Yonsei Conference 2: BTS and World Domination

Hey, I’m back and only a week later which is a major achievement. Cue the confetti cannons! Okay, but this post will be a quickie on the 3rd session of the Yonsei conference centered around the oh-so-popular 7-member boy group. This session’s theme was globalization and cultural hybridity. As...