The year of 2018 had many big moments, both historical and shocking! I’ve compiled a list of events that I thought were important, alarming and game-changing within the HallyU community. Here they are in no particular order."2018’s Most Groundbreaking And Shocking Moments In K-Pop"
It’s 2018, and I am reporting about a “sexy” and perhaps “inappropriate” music video. Deemed inappropriate in Korea and other countries in the Far East, but most definitely not for us in the west. Customs and social norms fluctuate and differ across all continents, cultures, and religions of course. But is a woman embracing her sexuality and womanly figure so bad?"South Korea’s Societal Borders Are Shaking: Featuring Jessi"
So how did you like episode 2? We really spoiled you this month! And if you don’t know what I’m talking about, then your ears haven’t been blessed yet!"“The sprinKle Podcast”: Episode 2 – A Snappy Synopsis"
It’s concert season and already a number of world tours have been announced, tickets have already gone on sale and you’re either ecstatic or feel like you’ve been hoodwinked . Ticket scalping is a huge problem in the US, where tickets are being sold for absurd prices on third party websites, such as Viagogo, Get Me In, StubHub and more. Scalping does also happen in Europe, and this year I feel that it’s definitely increased,…"Concert Season: Return Of The Ticket Scalpers!"
Starship Entertainment’s sexy, boisterous and multi-talented male-idol group MONSTA X, are celebrating 3 years since their debut. Their popularity has increased rapidly, and with one world tour under their belt, they’re about to embark on another one at the end of this month! Behind all of the make-up, sharply tailored suits and stage outfits we have 7 men who fought against each other, and 6 other trainees, to earn their spot in the internationally successful septet."#3YearsWithMonstaX – Started From the Bottom Now We Here…"
So did you guys catch the tea? It was hot, but only a small amount was spilled! We wanted to give you a taste of our honest thoughts, opinions, and personalities. We’re just getting started, and here’s a small preview of what we had to say in episode 1 of “The sprinKle Podcast.”"“The sprinKle Podcast”: Episode 1 – A Snappy Synopsis"
The Hallyu Wave can be an exciting, new and quite an experience BUT it’s missing something… a sprinkle of truth. Something that your favorite Hallyu YouTubers, K-pop Journalists and media outlets cannot completely “disclose”. Sometimes you just need that unfiltered truth or educated opinion in a wave based on fantasy and that’s us. “The sprinKle Podcast” was created by its four hosts who come from all different backgrounds, locations, and perspectives in the Hallyu Wave…"Honesty for Your Ears: “The sprinKle Podcast” – Coming Soon!"
The ever-popular idol variety show “Weekly Idol 주간아이돌 ” said goodbye to their longtime hosts/MCs Donnie and Defconn this week, after 7 years. This should have been a nice “end of an era”, which it was. However, their final show that featured MONSTA X 몬스타엑스, started off rather distastefully…"Weekly Idol: Donnie and Defconn’s Final Episode Features Insensitive Comments About War-Torn Countries"
All I can do is laugh at this point. This isn’t a drag, just merely an observation. The bottom line is, Wendy, you got played! There’s no English translation for this clip, and so, therefore, I don’t know the context. But as someone who has grown up and lived in both Canada and the United States, Wendy should know 150% better."Fans Offended By Red Velvet’s Wendy’s Imitation of Black Women"