[Opinion] Jay Park’s Interview With VladTV Epitomizes How the West Gets K-Pop Wrong

VLAD TV's four-part interview with Korean-American artist Jay Park demonstrates the utter failure of western media to properly and respectfully interview those whom they see as part...

[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...

[Opinion] Being a Celebrity Does Not Mean Sacrificing Your Individuality and Humanity

Does celebrity mean that you can't be an individual? On the contrary, it is the one factor that defines and elevates a person to an artist. Earlier this...

[OPINION] Mnet’s ‘PRODUCE 101’ Series Represent the Bitter Reality of Korean Society

Everyone will probably agree that ‘PRODUCE 101’ series is one of the most sensational survival programs that Mnet ever invented. The idea of forming a group that satisfied...

[Opinion] SM Entertainment’s ‘Star Date #Irene’ Is a Dangerous Level of Commodification

SM Entertainment's new simulation-based dating game starring Red Velvet's Irene is not only disgusting, but it is also dangerous for both the user and the star herself. SM Entertainment...

[OPINION] Why SBS’s ‘Single Wife’ Was Never Really About the Wives

Variety programs have to be able to see the changes in the trend better than any other TV programs, in order to provide the “entertainment” that matches...

[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] The Best Characters in the Drama ‘Mother’ Are the Men

There is a special feature that sets the male characters in the drama "Mother" apart. It is this same feature that makes them the best characters in...

[OPINION] Why TWICE is Least Likely to Change Their “Cutesy” Concept

On April 9, JYP Entertainment’s girl group TWICE made their first comeback of the year with ‘What is Love?’ Despite all the wishes and requests from k-pop fans...