KPOPALYPSE survey (closed)!

Thanks to everyone who filled out the Kpopalypse survey!  The survey is now closed!

If you missed out don’t worry – the survey was extremely successful, there will probably be another in the future!

Once I’ve finished collecting and collating the massive amounts of survey responses, the results will be posted in a brand new post after the Easter livestream!  Results will also be discussed during the stream!

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Thanks to all readers for your continued support!

Cute concepts: the red flag of jism

There’s an amazing shitstorm brewing about Hyoyeon and SNSD at the moment, which at this stage may or may not blow over, but I’m not going to write about it.  After all, I’ve already written a post about how confirmation bias works so you should all know what’s really going on, plus every second post I’ve ever made ever has probably got some little dig in it about how fucking stupid netizens were about T-ara and about how equally stupid a lot of international k-pop fans were for going along with the rumours at the time instead of using some intelligence.  So now it’s SNSD’s turn on the chopping block and I bet any Sones who vilified T-ara back then are now feeling appropriately stupid now that they get to experience the same situation from the other side.  Here’s hoping they’ll learn something from the experience about not believing any old bullshit on the Internet.  Probably not, though.

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And that’s all I’ve got to say about that specific situation.  Others will probably say more.  However there’s something else at the root of this kind of thing which I believe is worth discussing – “cute” concepts.

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