Week of Ignorance: Gays, Irish People, American Blacks and Whites All Get Stereotyped & Discriminated Against In A Week

Korea, and Kpop have been drawing worldwide criticism for it’s racial and cultural insensitivity for years now. We’ve all seen and heard about what it’s like being a minority in Korea from people like Yoon Mirae, Insooni, Tiger JK, Michelle Lee, and Hangeng. But, a couple weeks ago the news, and blogosphere has been buzzing with a week of story after story about plain ol’ ignorance: No Jobs for Homosexuals Nazarene University, a … Continue reading Week of Ignorance: Gays, Irish People, American Blacks and Whites All Get Stereotyped & Discriminated Against In A Week

K-Entertainment Takes Part in the #ALSIceBucketChallenge [Part 3]

Even more K-Celebs have been taking part in raising awareness for ALS by taking part in #ALSIceBucketChallenge! Check them out below. It may be entertaining to watch your favorite celebs get ice water dumped over their heads, but please remember what this challenge is for. If you have time to watch these videos, you have time to educate yourself on what ALS aka Lou Gehrig’s Disease is. For more … Continue reading K-Entertainment Takes Part in the #ALSIceBucketChallenge [Part 3]

K-Entertainment Takes Part in the #ALSIceBucketChallenge [Part 2]

Here is part 2 of our list of the K-Celebs who have accepted the challenge to date. It may be entertaining to watch your favorite celebs get ice water dumped over their heads, but please remember what this challenge is for. If you have time to watch these videos, you have time to educate yourself on what ALS aka Lou Gehrig’s Disease is. For more information on the disease, read here, and donate … Continue reading K-Entertainment Takes Part in the #ALSIceBucketChallenge [Part 2]

K-Entertainment Takes Part in the #ALSIceBucketChallenge

Korean celebs have been taking part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge all week! So we’ve put together a complete list of all the K-Celebs who have accepted the challenge to date. It may be entertaining to watch your favorite celebs get ice water dumped over their heads, but please remember what this challenge is for. If you have time to watch these videos, you have … Continue reading K-Entertainment Takes Part in the #ALSIceBucketChallenge

I’m Rich B*tch!!!: Insta-flaunting With Korea’s Hip Hop Celebs

We’re taking a look back on all those Instagram moments when Korea’s Hip Hop celebs just couldn’t help but remind us they’re…RICH!!! #Versaceking A post shared by CrownJ (@crownjflyboy) on Apr 22, 2014 at 1:24pm PDT #versaceking A post shared by CrownJ (@crownjflyboy) on Apr 22, 2014 at 12:59pm PDT No need for an explanation. #cazal #cazalpython #swagg #crownj #flyboy A post shared by CrownJ … Continue reading I’m Rich B*tch!!!: Insta-flaunting With Korea’s Hip Hop Celebs

Hallyu In Danger?: Why Cultural Insensitivity May Kill The Hallyu Wave

In a recent story about the Hallyu Wave potentially being at risk, one fan’s comment really sparked all kinds of ideas for me. “Hallyu is one sided. Korea is only focused on exporting content to Japan with no interest in importing Japanese content. This can foster negative sentiment in Japan.” Until the moment I read that comment, the idea that the Hallyu Wave doesn’t allow … Continue reading Hallyu In Danger?: Why Cultural Insensitivity May Kill The Hallyu Wave