“Tat” is the Story Part One

September 10, 2014 | 1529 Visits

10Sep

“Tat” is the Story Part One

Even in 2014, tattoos are considered taboo in South Korea. For parts of the 20th Century, tattoos were only worn by gangs and the Korean mob, sending the message that tattoos are not an art form but a sign that someone should not be trusted....
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9Sep

Aki and the Fox a Return to Simpler Times

Some children’s books today rely on bathroom humor in order to be entertaining to young readers. This is a sad testament of where books have headed the past few years. But, that’s how the times have changed and keep changing. Sometimes it is...
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9Sep

Ridiculous Bans

 On September 4, KBS already announced that 2PM’s upcoming single “Go Crazy” is already banned due to “inappropriate lyrics.” Never mind how a tracklist wasn’t shared with the public yet or how audio teasers were not released until...
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7Sep

Ladies’ Code’s RiSe Passes Away

At 10:10am September 7, 2014, another tragedy struck as Ladies’ Code’s RiSe passed away. She turned 23 August 16. RiSe sustained critical injuries from the September 3, 2014, accident that took fellow Ladies’ Code member EunB’s life. Doctors...
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3Sep

[BREAKING] Ladies’ Code EunB Passes Away Following Tragic Accident

In a world full of aegyo, happiness, and hard-working performers, it’s difficult to announce when tragedy strikes the K-Pop world. Sadly, today, there is tragic news to report as Ladies’ Code’s EunB passed away following a tragic vehicle...
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26Aug

Candy Review

Who doesn’t love candy?   Sweet, tasty candy is what is right in the world sometimes.   In Korea, they seem to feel the same way I do about candy, so they blessed us with pumpkin caramel chews which sound promising and delightful just...
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25Aug

My Friend Is A Super EXO Fan

Today, I would like to introduce you to Grace, who is a great friend of mine and I’m going to be interviewing her about her favorite Kpop idol group.   Before we get to the interview, I want to talk more about her, so it kind of gives you an...
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23Aug

Underrated Talent Shouldn’t Go Unnoticed

The K-Pop industry is dominated by many big names like Girl’s Generation, Big Bang, Super Junior, SHINee, 2NE1, and many others dominating fans and the media. All the while, groups with potential who lack a big name company or are victims of poor...
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22Aug

[BREAKING] Kim Hyun Joong Accused of Alleged Assault

Korean news portal Naver reports that on August 22, 2014, singer and actor Kim Hyun Joong was accused of allegedly assaulting his girlfriend of two years. He is currently facing a lawsuit for assault and battery. Acquaintances of the woman known...
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12Aug

K-Pop Covers You Need to Hear Now

K-Pop has been breaking barriers in almost every country over the past few years, and with good reason. Catchy songs, enjoyable dances, and all the hard work idols put into performances all help with K-Pop’s appeal. But, K-Pop artists have tried...
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5Aug

Say YES to ‘Say Yes’

Say YES to ‘Say Yes’ is a Korean band with five talented members who are musical enough to compose, produce and write lyrics for their own music and play their own instruments. ‘Say Yes’ is a Korean band with five talented members who are...
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30Jul

Say ‘Annyeonghasaeyo! -Hello!’ to B.I.G…

B.I.G (Which stands for ‘Boys In Groove’) is a just-released five-member boy band from Korea. Since debuting with their first single, ‘Annyeounghaseyo’, which is a greeting for ‘Hello’ in Korean, the boys have already marked themselves...
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29Jul

What’s Up With WA$$UP?

Wassup is a Korean girl group formed under Sony Music and Mafia Records, which debuted in August 2013, after being in training for three years. Wassup’s music video for the first single “Wa$$up” was released on August the 7th, which was in no...
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29Jul

A Talk Shows HyunA is More Than a Pretty Face

HyunA’s A Talk came out July 28, and it’s something to talk about! HyunA is mostly known for her sexiness and for her work with 4Minute, and for many non-KPop fans, her appearance in Psy’s “Gangnam Style.” Although she’s had quite a few...
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28Jul

Education: How It’s Taught In Korea

In South Korea, people take education very seriously. Education taught in Korea is known for a variety of reasons including very high results of major roles that helps develop the economy, but it has also, brought about a high rate of suicide among...
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