Category: KPOP

Korean Variety Show Games: Lose And Face The Punishment.

I think one of the reasons so many people enjoy watching Korean Variety Shows is that hosts and guests play the games to win. There’s no just going through the motions, they are in it to win and their competitive spirit is obvious.  …

Pets In Korea: And Some Of The Idols Who Own One.

(You can find edits and updates at the bottom of the page.) There’s a lot to be said about the pleasure one gets from seeing handsome and attractive young Korean idols and actors interact with their beloved pets. The internet is filled with such…

WILD KARD 2017: The 1st Tour in America.

This has been a banner year for Kpop concerts in Texas and that means lots of miles added to our odometers. Here in Texas we tend to measure distances in hours, and fortunately Houston is only about a 3 hour drive from where I…

Party Baby! B.A.P. 2017 World Tour In Dallas.

  B.A.P. the Best Absolute Perfect Kpop group is in the middle of their 2017 World Tour and after a successful US part of the tour they’ll soon be heading to Europe. I managed to catch the Dallas show at the Majestic Theatre Downtown…

Korean Variety Show Games, Part 5.

  I’ve talked about lots of games in past posts, but with the large number of Korean shows that feature games I’m guessing I’ll be writing quite a few more. Dangyunhaji.  I thought I’d start off today with an older game that sees an…

SHINee World V Tour In Dallas. 2017.

  Once again SHINee, one of the most iconic groups of Kpop, chose Dallas, Texas on Friday 24th of March 2017 to be one of their few stops in North America. Their first time in Dallas was a Fan Meet back in July 2016,…

KPOP Night Out @SXSW. Part 3.

  The View From The Back. After seeing MFBTY I asked the fans around me if they would let me switch out with my friend who was about 8 rows back, as he is a huge fan of Hyolyn and of Red Velvet. They…

KPOP Night Out At SXSW. Part 2.

  A View from the Front.   In part one I mentioned that I was at the K-POP Industry Party held before the show, which meant I was inside the venue before the doors opened, and therefore was able to get a center spot…

Kpop Night Out @ SXWS. Part 1.

South by Southwest, SXWS, or South-by when speaking, is a music, film, and interactive media festival that also has conferences, panels, and gaming with lots of parties thrown in for good measure. Being held in Austin, Texas there’s also lots of great food, and of…

Easy On The Eyes: Korean Models Turned Actors. Part 3.

       1987 was a good year, it was the birth year of three young men, Kim Young Kwang, Ahn Jae Hyun, and Jang Geun Suk, who would each become appealing models and talented actors. (If you follow the traditional Korean Zodiac, only…

HyunA Charms Her Dallas Fans.

Charismatic  Kpop singing sensation HyunA performed at the Grenada Theater in the Lower Greenville area of Dallas last night. (Monday 6th March 2017) An older theater with character, the Grenada was the perfect venue for HyunA’s hybrid fan meeting/concert. Nestled among a cluster of…

S.Korea’s Military Service Commitment, And The Actors And Idols It Impacts.

(Please note that this is an older post and that updates and edits with the newer information and regulations can be found at the bottom of the page.) The recent mandatory military enlistment of Kpop stars T.O.P and Junsu (aka Xia) has once again…