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"
Kpop is having a very big presence worldwide and I think it's mainly because of Psy, who paved the road with Gangnam Style. As someone who started to get into Kpop around 2011, I feel like I shouldn't really have a say in this because 2011 was the point where things started to change. I … Continue reading How the New Hallyu Wave is Changing Kpop and My Thoughts On It
I'm sure you noticed from all the reviews I've been posting that I finished many dramas all in the same week. So what is it like to withdraw from so many dramas at once? Well, it sucks.I think the worst part of a drama is finishing the drama and knowing that you have nothing better … Continue reading How I Deal With Drama Withdrawal Syndrome