[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] GOT7 Risks Becoming Obsolete Under JYP Entertainment

7 for 7 marks the seventh album from the internationally popular boy group, GOT7. This album, its name, concept, and member involvement,  illustrates and represent the members,...

[OPINION] Yang Hyun-Suk Crosses Line With Instagram Updates

With the recent comeback from girl group BLACKPINK, Papa Yang has gone a bit crazy with his Instagram updates. When the group breaks record for having the...

[Opinion] The Hallyu Ban in China is Dead. The Drones at the Song-Song Wedding...

Over the few weeks Korean media content has consistently found a way past the Hallyu ban that China has had in place for more than a year....

[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] The Rise of Female-Centric Films in South Korea

It’s been exactly one year since the start of #MeToo Movement, when the sexual misconduct and rape allegations against American film producer Harvey Weinstein came to light...

[Opinion] Freezing Real-Time Charts Has Been an Eye-Opener

Once the Gaon Chart Policy Commission implemented a new policy that freezes real-time streaming charts overnight, it revealed the significance of those hours for idol fandoms. BLACKPINK's comeback...

[OPINION] History of Kpop Boy Groups From 1990s

Kpop has come a long way over the years to become globally recognized in 2019. Looking back from the first generation of idols from the 1990s to...

[Opinion] What’s the Deal With the SpartAce Mania?

The dating rumors between singer Kim Jong-kook and actress Song Ji-hyo have only gotten stronger and more widespread, even after they both denied having any romantic relationship. The...

[OPINION] Changes in Korean Drama From 2000s-Now

In 2019, there have been a lot of historical record breaking in terms of drama viewership for cable TV. Looking back on how much Korean dramas have...