[Opinion] Ya’ Faves Don’t Need to Come to the U.S. to Prove Their Significance

The Bangtan Boys, also known as BTS, have arguably had the best U.S. television and stage debut in K-pop history during a whirlwind week in November. But,...

[OPINION] Before PSY and BTS, there was Wonder Girls

Living in America, I had never felt more global presence of K-Pop before. Until PSY brought “Gangnam Style” and made everyone dance on their own invisible horses,...

[Opinion] Yes, Song Min-ho Wrote Sexist Lyrics for ‘No Thank You’

Winner’s Song Min-ho is back on the news with more controversy for his “misogynistic” lyrics. On Oct 23, Epik High released their 9th album, ‘We’ve Done Something Wonderful’....

[Opinion] M Countdown’s Change Is a Step in the Right Direction

The changes implemented by Mnet to their music show M Countdown is a step in the right direction. However, it is just one temporary solution for the...

[OPINION] Why “Observing” TV Programs Are In Trend Right Now

'Hyori's Bed and Breakfast,' 'I Live Alone,' and 'My Little Old Boy.' What do these programs have in common? South Korean TV programs have evolved and passed through many...

[OPINION] Red Velvet Could Have Done Better than “RBB”

On November 30, Red Velvet made a comeback with their 5th mini album “RBB” and title track of the same name. It was only three months after...

[Opinion] Fans Need to Stop Asking Celebrities to Apologize for Everything

Anyone who is at least familiar with the exciting world of Korean entertainment must have noticed that celebrities seem to get negative backlash easily. As a result,...

[Opinion] Why the KBS & MBC Strike Won’t End Any Time Soon

Lately, shows like ‘Infinite Challenge’, ‘Happy Together’, ‘Radio Star’, ‘I Live Alone’ and ‘Masked Singer’ have been discontinued. Why is that the case? On Sept 4, union members from...

[Opinion] The End of Microdot’s Entertainment Career

Over the past few weeks, several celebrities have been pulled into the limelight not because of their accomplishments, but because of the shady financial dealings of their...

[OPINION] 3 Life Lessons From SBS ‘Master in the House’ That Apply to Everyone

SBS variety show ‘Master in the House’ invites legendary Korean figures to give so-called “life lessons” and advice to the youth community, who may be having doubts...