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 →