Top 5 Kpop MVs: Dynamic Duets

A favorite Korean duet cover unexpectedly popped up on my feed again this week and I knew it was a sign. I’ve been waiting for the perfect time to shine the spotlight on these five amazing duos! What could be better than famous international artists pairing up with equally stellar Korean music stars?! Are you curious? Join me after the jump!! 

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Top 5 Kpop MVs: Flashback Friday!

I love the excitement of waiting for new music to drop every week! BUT I also have moments where I just want to savor great tunes from years past. Maybe there’s a certain song that brings back a flood of memories, or maybe it’s an ear-worm that demands not to be forgotten. Either way, revisiting ‘old’ favorites is always a treat! Curious what tracks I’ve got prepared for you today? Check ‘em out below!!

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First Impressions and Unfiltered Thoughts: Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung

When this drama popped up on my radar, I was reluctant to give it a try.  After all, it’s a period historical and those type of dramas are usually relegated to the bottom third of my watch list.  However, Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung has managed to mix cute and fluffy with the usual palace politicking, resulting in a ‘sageuk lite’ that is absolutely delightful.  Read on, to see if you should add this drama to your watchlist too!

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My ID is Gangnam Beauty: First Impressions and Unfiltered Thoughts

It is a common trope throughout storytelling: the ugly duckling becomes a beautiful swan. American movies in the 80s certainly used this approach a lot, geeky guy takes off his glasses and gets some new clothes and suddenly…hot, hot, hot. Overlooked girl gets her hair cut and styled and tosses her glasses (note the glasses theme here) and suddenly…instant popularity. My ID is Gangnam Beauty takes this idea, but instead of a simple makeover, a young girl completely transforms herself through plastic surgery. Reality creeps in, however, when it becomes clear that surgery cannot immediately transform a timid personality or erase the years of pain experienced. In fact, even beautiful people can get bullied. Read on to discover our first impressions and unfiltered thoughts about My ID is Gangnam Beauty. Continue reading