Category: KPOP

Fare thee well: 2NE1.

Back when I started writing about Kpop I planned to write a weekly series on disbanded groups, but soon realized that it was too sad a project and it fell by the wayside. Well today I’m writing once more about a disbanded group, and…

Jokgu: A Korean Foot, Tennis/Volleyball Game.

  One of the most popular sports in Korea is called Jokgu, (Chukgu) which is relatively unknown in the West. Jokgu is pernaps played by more people than any other sport in Korea. This is partially because it is very popular on military bases…

Korean Variety Show Games, Part 2.

  In Part 1 I talked about how games are often the backbone of many Korean Variety shows, with some games playing a recurring role. Running Man is the home of the name tag ¬†game to the point it has become synonymous with the…

Baduk, the Korean Game of Weiqi, or Go.

Like many people, the first time I ever heard people talk about this ancient game they called it Go and said it was Japanese, but that’s not quite true. Japan has had a huge influence on the game, but they did not invent it….

Korea Without The Chili Pepper!

It is surprising to realize how many people believe that the chili pepper is native to lands where it was in fact unknown of until about 500 years ago. Korean, Indian, Thai, Hungarian and all other Old World cuisines which are famous nowadays for…

+HELLO BI+CHES TOUR 2016 + DALLAS

CL also known as Chae Lin Lee, or the ‘Baddest Female,’ stopped in Dallas this past Sunday as part of her 9 city North America Tour. CL is maybe better known to some as the leader and rapper in the mega popular girl group…

Korean Variety Show Games, Part 1.

One of the things that many fans of Korean Variety Shows, such as Running Man, 2 Days 1 Night and Infinite Challenge, love are the games. Games, challenges, contests or whatever you want to call them make up a large part of these shows…