This post is totally and completely inspired by Dreamcatcher’s “Sahara” video. I loved watching them have so much fun lip syncing to their own song in the hallways of their entertainment company, and it immediately brought a lot of other favorite MVs to mind. Read on for a little more fun and laughs.Continue reading
New kpop makes me so unbelievably happy, and I had a lot to choose from this week! I will admit that some of it was new to me — how did I miss N.Flying releasing an album last year?? Come see what had me singing along and what brought a grin to my face (I promise these were separate events!).Continue reading
Sometimes you just need a cute light romance that goes deep enough to really show you what it takes to start understanding another culture. Come see if I Love You So Mochi fits the bill!Continue reading
Can you have a drama without an OST? Of course not.
I’m so excited for the new music that’s coming out with the latest batch of dramas — come see what I found! And keep your eyes open for the one MV that *could* be from an OST, but isn’t.Continue reading
“A dancer dies twice — once when they stop dancing, and this first death is the more painful.”Martha Graham
One of the things I love most about BTS is their vulnerability. It seems that once they started finding their style and expressing their own thoughts, there have been deep themes about connection and loss and the imminent end on the horizon, the feeling that the wave they’re riding won’t last forever.
Their new song, “Black Swan”, explores this theme in depth, beginning with that soul-wrenching quote from Martha Graham. Come see what all the hype is about — I promise it’s worth it!Continue reading
Live performances and mixtapes and a girl group, oh my! These are just some of the videos that caught my fancy this week, kfans, including a present from Lee Hong Gi that brought a huge smile to my face. Come see if this music makes you just as happy as it did me.Continue reading
One of my favorite things about being a kpop fan is watching a strong group come into their own sound and style. iKON debuted in 2015 and here we are five years later, happily anticipating their next comeback. Come read about the direction iKON is headed and see if you like it as much as I do!Continue reading
I loved M.H. Boroson’s first book, The Girl with Ghost Eyes, and bought this sequel as soon it came out. Boroson has an amazing writing style, handling rich details and deep characters with finesse, and he brings that talent out with a flourish in The Girl with No Face. Come see what Boroson has in store for Li-lin!Continue reading
I have to wonder — is there anyone in this world who doesn’t love Jackie Chan? Long before I fell down the kdrama rabbit hole, I discovered and was delighted by Jackie in Rush Hour, Shanghai Noon, and The Jackie Chan Adventures. So when my father-in-law recommended Railroad Tigers, you KNOW I had to check it out. Come see if Railroad Tigers lived up to my expectations!Continue reading
This week’s MVs are such a mixed bag — we have comebacks and fledgling groups and one debut that you do NOT want to sleep on. Come see what I’m calling “the anthem for the introvert” and more!Continue reading