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
When your kpop bias group releases a mini-album and the poet-rapper from BTS releases an intriguing solo track, how in the WORLD are you supposed to listen to anything else? But for you, dear readers, I did, and I loved what I heard this week. Come celebrate the latest kpop songs to hit the internets, won’t you?Continue reading
I love the concept of bands covering other bands’ songs. When done well, covers can be a tribute to the talents of the original band, and yet still leaves room for the band doing the covering to show off their own particular talents.
After falling down a ONEWE rabbit hole the other day, I found several covers they’ve done that I love! Come see if ONEWE is good at honoring the work of the artists before them, and good at putting their own spin on things. You probably already know what I think….Continue reading
Kdrama fans, I just finished WATCHER and sighed with contentment at the end. Come see if you agree with my five reasons why everyone should watch this suspenseful drama!Continue reading
One of the things I love about living near a huge metropolis like Dallas is the abundance of different cultural communities ALL IN ONE PLACE. This is even more convenient when you take into consideration the fact that I love Korean food and Korean music and there is a KPOP Burger not 20 minutes from my house that has BOTH.
It is seriously THE BEST.Continue reading
Right. I’m easily distracted, that’s why! It’s been a great week to catch up on the new music I missed when I was being delightfully diverted by the MMAs and the MAMAs. Come see what has come out recently and if you like it as much as I do!Continue reading
It was a CRAZY busy week in the Korean music world last week! The MMAs and the MAMAs were nearly back to back, with stellar performances from so many spectacular groups in each show. Check out some of my favorite performances below!Continue reading
One of the trickiest writing obstacles to navigate is writing authentically about a culture that is not your own. Very few authors have managed to do so successfully — Tony Hillerman and his Navajo mysteries are a prime example — but with love and care and research, it CAN be done.
Enter M. H. Boroson. His biography makes it VERY clear just how much time and research he has put into Chinese culture, and it shows in his writing. Come see what I thought of The Girl with Ghost Eyes!Continue reading
The end of year always makes me nostalgic, so when Kmuse suggested I do a “then and now” post about some of my favorite artists, I jumped on board. Come see how IU, BTS, and SHINee have changed over the years!Continue reading
I’m on a total Xu Kai high since finishing Arsenal Military Academy, so I decided to give Once Upon a Time in Lingjian Mountain a spin. Come see if the first two episodes spoke to me!Continue reading