2014 in Review: The Good, The Bad, The WTH?
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2014 in Review: The Good, The Bad, The WTH?

2014 has been one heck of a year, to put it mildly. We’ve laughed, cried, and been furious and vastly disappointed. There has been good music, and there has been awful music. We’ve gained biases (oh, Ahn Jae-hyun, Lee Jong-suk and Kim Woo-bin)(and Park ChanYeol and Song JaeRim), and perhaps even written some off for … Continue reading

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K-Pop Fans: The Good, the Bad, and the WTH? (Part 3): Rookie Boy Group Fan Club Names
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K-Pop Fans: The Good, the Bad, and the WTH? (Part 3): Rookie Boy Group Fan Club Names

In Part 1 of my series on fans, I discussed the good, the bad, and the WTH? amongst k-pop fans. In Part 2, I discussed fan service. Today, I’m discussing the fan club names of rookie boy groups. This post is mostly for fun, and not very serious. However, that doesn’t mean I’m going to … Continue reading

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K-Pop Fans: The Good, the Bad, and the WTH? (Part 2): Fan Service
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K-Pop Fans: The Good, the Bad, and the WTH? (Part 2): Fan Service

In Part 1 of my series on fans, I discussed the good, the bad, and the WTH? amongst k-pop fans. Related to that (and what I believe sometimes fuels the bad and wth?), is fan service. What is fan service?  Simply put, it’s artists doing things for their fans to make them happy.  Fan service … Continue reading

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K-Pop Fans: The Good, the Bad, and the WTH? (Part 1)
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K-Pop Fans: The Good, the Bad, and the WTH? (Part 1)

For some reason last night, while trying to sleep, I started to think about k-pop fans. K-pop fans are a pretty unusual group. They are very devoted, often for a very long time, generous, and yet, there’s an underlying darkness to them. Of course, not all k-pop fans are like this. Some don’t belong to … Continue reading

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Name Game: Old School

Exploring K-pop group names: the good, the bad, and the ones that leave you scratching your head.  This is not, in any way, a critique of their music or success based on their name. The Good:  SHINHWA The name with the ability to be an epic failure. “Shinhwa” means legendary or myth in Korean, which … Continue reading

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