Tag: BTS

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...

(Results!) BTS Parasocial and Fandom Study Survey

So a couple months back, I had posted a BTS study survey due to my own personal research on the K-pop fandom and parasocial relationships. I believed out of any group that BTS’s ARMY would be the best fandom to start with for a study like this. I waited...

Trouble in the Grammys’ Boys Club

Hey, let’s talk about the Grammys. Despite being the type of person to always say, “Please explain it to me like I’m 5,” I felt compelled to write up a blog piece about the Grammys. But this is a K-pop blog, right? So am I just going to blabber...

Parasocial Relationships and Fandom: A Study in BTS Survey

Hello. I’ve come with another blog post for my loyal readers. I’m finally starting to get into the swing of really doing some more hands-on research. Despite the fact that I’m only in South Korea for another month. Yet, that’s okay! I can still do my research and posts...

Journal of a Black K-pop Fan-Chapter 1

It’s taken a while, but I’ve finally whipped up this little think piece about Black K-pop fans and I’m still unconfident as to if I did this proper justice. It actually had several different versions before I settled on this one version that’s semi-serious, semi-funny and is broken up...

Conspiracy Theory: The BTS Imposter and the Dating Scandal

So, I’m about a week late to the party, I know I know. The news broke out last Tuesday over how the youngest member of BTS aka Jungkook aka the mascot of this blog, is dating a tattoo artist after a “a picture of a picture on a phone...

BTS World: Cultivating Parasocial relationships

Recently, I read a Verge article about the fairly new BTS World game that has come out this summer to general fanfare and anticipation for many ARMYs, the name of BTS’s fandom after an apparent 2 year wait. For those unfamiliar with the game, the basic plot line follows...

BTS Bring the Soul Experience

This is long overdue, but just started this blog a few days ago, so bare with me as a few posts will be kind of outdated. But I had the chance and time to go watch the new BTS movie, Bring the Soul, which hit theatres starting on August...