Episode 175 - Marketing Culture

Episode 175 - Marketing Culture

This week, we discuss the mess that is the fallout from Cube’s initial decision to release HyunA and E’Dawn from their contract and their subsequent indecision on the finality of that move. We also take a bit of time to discuss TS Entertainment standing firm in their unwillingness to settle with Hyosung and YG Entertainment pulling out all the stops to prove a point about their power. All that, plus some great new tunes from Jay Park, both members of 15&, and Girls’ Generation-Oh!GG. Esketit!

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Episode 160 - Let's Build a Community

Episode 160 - Let's Build a Community

This week, we establish our responsibility to help build a K-Pop community to counter-act ridiculous fandom culture. We also anticipate a new transgender group's impact on representation, the insanity surrounding a hastily assembled K-Pop event in London, and SM, JYP, and Big Hit utilizing the almighty Blockchain for... something. All that, new tunes, and more! Lezgitit!!

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Episode 157 - Everybody's Wrong, Everybody's Dumb, Including Us

Episode 157 - Everybody's Wrong, Everybody's Dumb, Including Us

This week, we lament the loss of another seminal girl group, commend their label for getting their other group off of a sinking ship, discuss defamation law in Korea (kinda, be prepared, we ain't lawyers), and marvel at the determination of angry fangirls. All that, new tunes, and more!

(P.S.: This episode was recorded late last week and thus before the tragic passing of Kim Jonghyun.  We haven't decided if and how we'll address our thoughts on these events. We send our deepest condolences to his family, friends, and to all the Shawols all over the world.)

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