Ready for the new BTS album, Love Yourself: Tear? Well if you're not, you will be after playing our drinking game for the K-Pop boyband's epic music videos.
Got7's web series Dream Knight has way more K-Pop boyband shenanigans than anyone can handle--which is why you need to play a drinking game to get through it.
About a year ago, my YouTube homepage was lit up with recommendations to watch several videos of someone or something called Cardi B. Since the YouTube algorithm was so persistent, I decided to finally watch a video. It turned out to be a brash, crass rap track from a woman with a heavy Bronx accent... Continue Reading →
G-Dragon— “Crooked” (2013) A 13yo boy, fearing a spanking, took to the streets of Seoul to express the struggles of being a prepubescent boy in a heartfelt rap. A CEO of a record label, recognizing that this puny rapper would become a global sensation, swooped him up and welcomed him into the recording family. Thus... Continue Reading →
T.O.P.—“Doom Dada” (2013) The fact that T.O.P. drinks a glass of wine in one huge gulp conveys his ridiculous, contradictory persona. He seems to want to come off as a fancy intellectual with his love of wine and fine art, but he’s also a savage when it comes to alcohol and has a penchant for... Continue Reading →
It All Started with Sporcle As much as Stephanie and I attempt to stay on top of pop culture, we were painfully, painfully behind on K-pop. How far behind? Well, we had never even heard of BIGBANG until this past April. I know, painful. Even more painful, we found out about them while they were... Continue Reading →
Note: This is a collaborative piece by both Amanda and Stephanie Unless you’re a rich, cis-male white supremacist, this was just not your year. But we’re not here to dwell on serious issues, like the barrage of sexual harassment/assault allegations that shed light on the dark impact of rape culture in pop culture. We stick true... Continue Reading →
Charity mega-singles often feel less like attempts to heal the world with music and more like lame, indulgent means to stroke the egos of those celebrities involved. They’re the musical precursors to Tom Hiddleston’s Golden Globe acceptance speech in which he rambled about how he went to Africa to help medics from Doctors Without Borders... Continue Reading →
Fxxk it, don’t be a sober loser; get you’re cray-on bae bae, and maybe you’ll wake up with a beautiful hangover. K-Pop kings BIGBANG may be on hiatus, but that doesn’t mean we can’t binge drink while binge-watching some of their T.O.P.-quality music videos, both as a group and their solo projects. Get ready for... Continue Reading →