Pretty And & End Album has Some Strengths, Kinks

September 22, 2014 | 1303 Visits

Pretty And & End Album has Some Strengths, Kinks

The queens are back! After some time away, T-ara has made their triumphant return to the K-Pop scene with And & End, an album that shows some signature tunes and musical growth. But, the album is not without controversy as it seems T-ara is...
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Teen Top Review

 TEEN TOP’s EXITO Worth it Even for a Non-Fan I need to get this out of the way: I am not a fan of TEEN TOP. Save for “Supa Luv,” “To You,” and “Rocking,” their music isn’t my style.  However, teasers for EXITO caught my attention...
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Nightlife in Seoul

Nightlife in Seoul – Where To Be In Seoul At Night One of the defining characteristics of the nightlife in Seoul, in my opinion, would be that you can always find something to eat, drink or do.  And, another great thing is that the city is pretty...
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The Studio Ghibli Story

Studio Ghibli, Inc. is a Japanese studio founded on June 5, 1985, in Tokyo, Japan.  The studio is known for producing animation movies, short-films, anime series, stage productions, music vídeos, exhibitions, TV commercials, etc.  Ghibli was...
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Chuseok 101

Happy Chuseok everyone! Today is supposed to be a day of family and happiness in Korea. Hopefully, for many, it is a happy day full of food and joy, although we know some recent events may not make it so. While Chuseok festivities go on in Korea,...
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Misheard Lyrics

Misheard Adventures Part One K-Pop brings a lot of joy, but sometimes the lyrics cause a pause to say “what?”  Misheard lyrics are common when listening to music since my ears don’t work.  Checking my Kiss This Guy profile provides a slice...
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“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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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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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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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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[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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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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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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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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[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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