Category: KPOP

Happy Anniversary Weekly Idol.

I don’t know how the 5th anniversary managed to slip my attention since Weekly Idol is, and has been for a long time, one of my favorite shows. (Actual anniversary was July 23rd.) With artists such as BTS, Girl’s Generation, SHINee, G.Dragon, Super Junior, AOA,…

SHINee Shines Bright In Texas.

With the temperature hovering around 100 degrees we decided to forgo an early arrival, which unfortunately limited our time to mix with the fans and check out all the fan signs and fashions. Even arriving 30 minutes before the doors were due to open…

The Humor In Mud: Idols and Celebrities At Play.

  Mud can be found in many places such as mudflats, river edges, rice paddies, fields and gardens after the rain, and anywhere where water and soil come together. Mud is cool and wet and slimy and it oozes and squishes and makes lovely…

Best Kpop Rookie Groups For First Half Of 2016.

(Photo : Fantagio ) As those of you who follow me know I prefer male Kpop groups to female, but even if I included girl groups there weren’t any really stand out female rookies in the first half of 2016. Cosmic Girls might go…

A Quick Look Back At The Three Top Male Rookie Groups Of Kpop 2015.

          Any retrospective review is somewhat tainted by what we know now, however, that doesn’t mean that there isn’t any value in looking back.2015 was a year dominated by BigBang, it also was a good, if not great, year for…

Kpop Musings.

Late yesterday evening I thought that, since the year was half over, I would write something about a couple of the new (2016) rookie groups that I consider to have the potential and backing to succeed in the tough world of Kpop. As I…

Geune Ttwigi: Korean Rope Swinging.

Photo by Robert at Picasa (2006-08-12-Andong) While watching our favorite sageuk (Korean Historical Dramas) we have no doubt seen, from time to time, the young women from good families swinging on tall rope swings. The ropes can be upwards of 20 feet long and…