I usually never comment or do anything besides read comments on DramaBeans, but I thought the theme this month was really thought provoking. I'm sure beanies have 100x better responses than I do but here's my opinion. Do you watch dramas for escapism or realism? What is your relationship to dramas that aim for one … Continue reading Escapism vs Realism
Dream High will always have a special place in my heart, mainly because it was actually the first drama that I fully watched. I've probably previously watched bits and pieces of Boys Over Flowers and Full House, but never really finished it. Back then, I really didn't know how to critique dramas and I always … Continue reading Throwback to Dream High (2011)
As I begin to write my final papers, I find myself watching a whole series of drama instead. I always manage to convince myself that I need inspiration to write my papers. I think it's a total waste of time to just be sitting there thinking about what to write. Why not watch some dramas … Continue reading A Finals Playlist For You
These are the two videos: CoCo Avenue: EXP Edition: I know this topic has been floating around for a while and I just caught a whiff of it recently. These two videos have vastly different reactions - everyone is supporting CoCo Avenue and I see mixed reactions for EXP, but mainly bad ones. I can … Continue reading EXP Edition, CoCo Avenue – My Take On The Topic
Surprisingly, I wasn't surprised at the news. 2NE1 used to be one of my favorite groups, back when I was in middle school. I loved their songs, I loved their styles, they were like role models to me. But then I moved on and as you can tell from my blog, I don't really follow … Continue reading My Thoughts on 2NE1’s Disbandment
After the recent news of 4Minute disbanding, I realized that this isn't the start or the end. Earlier this year/last year, 2AM and Kara disbanded. A handful of artists decided to leave their respective groups - Sulli, Jessica, Minzy, Hyunseung, just to name a few. I'm expecting more to come.Member lineup changes are not new, … Continue reading The Downfall of the 2nd Generation
I'm a liar, I have referred to them as "idols" before, but only because that's how other people refer to them. "Idols", at least to me, is someone you really look up to, someone who you wish to be like. Do I really look up to these Kpop stars? In some ways, yes; in most … Continue reading Why I’m Reluctant to Call Kpop Stars, "Idols"