What was the best K-Pop music video of 2019? More importantly, which K-Pop idols did the best job at pretending to be animals? We honor the greatest K-Pop achievements of 2019 in our second annual AE awards.
Against the backdrop of scandals and tragedy, what performances still managed to shine at the 2020 Grammys, and which ones fell flat?
I’ve spent a lot of energy this year thinking and writing about BTS merchandise. Now, just in time for the holiday season, I’m putting my money where my mouth is and buying some of it. Since I’m willing to waste money but not too much money, we’re heading to Wish to get this thing done.... Continue Reading →
Sometimes, you just have to do what you know. And apparently, what I know is spending way too much time thinking about BTS merchandise. With the launch of the pop-up store House of BTS in Seoul, Mattel created another line of dolls inspired by those precocious Bangtan Boys. Instead of dumpster fires … I mean,... Continue Reading →
There be spoilers ahead… It’s been a pretty rough couple of months for K-pop fans. We had to deal with some gut-wrenching revelations about popular idols. Plus, the days spent worrying our favs may be the next revealed as stupid, misogynistic man-babies were nerve-wracking. So with our guts and nerves thoroughly wrenched and wracked, what... Continue Reading →
Earlier this week, Mattel released images for its upcoming line of BTS-inspired dolls. Decked out in their “Idol” garb the boys look … unique. Okay, reactions have not been super positive. I myself was initially unable to look past their wild manes of plasticy hair, and Amanda immediately called them nightmare fuel. But the longer... Continue Reading →
It's here, it's finally here! The most anticipated entertainment awards that have ever been anticipated! Awarding stupendous achievements in excellence and nonsense for the year 2018! It can only be—The First Annual AE K-Pop Awards!!!!!! Since everyone knows the worst part of any award show is the opening monologue, let's cut the shit and get... Continue Reading →
If you missed part one of our totally necessary K-pop bracket, you can find it here! It’s probably worth noting that all results were unanimous after Round 1, meaning we’ve left behind the land of 2-to-1 splits. That’s bad news if you wanted thoughtful debate about the merits of different bands, but great news... Continue Reading →
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.
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 →