Hot sexy man-meat – locating the hottest guys in k-pop!

I’ve often been accused of being very gender-biased in my blogging, and that as a heterosexual male I haven’t been doing a lot of catering to those who would like to see some hot sexy men being reduced to objects for the voyeuristic pleasure of readers.


Since I’m obviously guilty as charged, let’s rectify the situation immediately with a hunky k-pop guy post for all you heterosexual women and gay men out there!

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Thoughtful Raina – the meme


Idol life is tough.  There you are, sitting on a chair in a fake backyard by a fake white picket fence, holding a fake ice-cream made by food stylists with coloured frosting and powdered sugar, shooting a promotional music video.  The video shoot sure is dragging on, it’s 4AM and you’ve been awake for 26 hours straight, yet it’s your duty to look alert and extra cheerful for the cameras – what a chore.  You sure wish you were doing something else, but this is what being an idol is and you’re stuck with it for now.  On take 153 of your lines in verse 2, a thought pops into your mind… but what could it be?

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Kpopalypse Nugu Alert Episode 6: Atomic Kiz, Hawon, Magic Flow ft. Rumble Fish

That’s right sluts, it’s time for another episode of:


The regular blog series where Kpopalypse brings you fresh/stale nugus for your enjoyment and/or bemusement!  Read on as I shove down your fucking throat another group of k-pop performers that you don’t care about and will probably forget the names of as soon as you’re finished reading this, in the name of good humour and a misguided unrealistic belief in music industry equal opportunity.  Let’s get started!

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Album rev-ew – F-ve Dolls “F-rst Love”

Today -‘ve found out today someth-ng wh-ch -‘ve suspected for a wh-le but wh-ch has now been conf-rmed – F-ve Dolls have d-sbanded.  The label haven’t released an off-c-al statement yet, but none -s needed; the label’s new webs-te doesn’t l-st them as an act-ve group, and w-th several members hav-ng left the company, -t’s easy enough to see what’s happened.


S-nce – felt that F-ve Dolls’ f-nal -ncarnat-on d-dn’t really get enough attent-on when they were act-ve, -‘m now go-ng to overcompensate w-ldly by wr-t-ng my f-rst k-pop album rev-ew!

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Kpopalypse’s completely 100% accurate and legit* predictions for the future of k-pop

Well, 2014 is nearly over and most people are happy to put it behind them.  It hasn’t exactly been an outstanding year for k-pop, with so many controversies, scandals and tragedies.  So what can we look forward to in 2015 and beyond?  Hopefully something better, right?  It’s a good thing that I have my fantastic powers of ESP readily available to find out the truth of what the future holds!


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Music business 101 – the real deal for aspiring k-pop stars

Entering the music industry on any level in 2014 is exceptionally difficult, yet there are many people who wish to become pop stars.  With the steady rise of k-pop’s profile globally, Korea and k-pop is positioned in the hearts and minds (mainly the hearts) of young people around the world as a desirable field to hopefully break into.  How realistic are their dreams?  Are k-pop hopefuls being delusional, or do they have a realistic (if slim) chance of realising their goals?


Most importantly of all, if you were someone wishing to make a serious giving-it-100% attempt at breaking into the k-pop industry, what are the really important things that you would need to know?  As someone who has spent quite a while in the music business in various capacities, I’m now going to give you the dirt on these important questions, so read on if you dare!

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K-pop life lessons with Kpopalypse

Hey folks, it’s Kpopalypse here.  As someone a little older than the average k-pop fan with lots of experience in the ups and downs of life, I’m aware that a lot of younger people read my blogging, and therefore I feel a certain sense of obligation to them to impart wisdom and valuable life lessons.  Of course if I just go around saying things like “bike safety” and “don’t play with matches” nobody is going to pay any fucking attention, but that’s where k-pop comes in – this post is all about some of the fantastic things we can learn through k-pop music videos!


Please note that the discussions of these videos contain plot spoilers, so be sure to watch the videos first (if you haven’t seen them) before reading about the important life lessons that they contain!  Let’s get started and learn things!

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