It’s the long-awaited return of the AustralianSana and Kpopalypse podcast, where noted complete k-pop writer asshole Kpopalypse sits down with controversial k-pop social media polemicist AustralianSana over webchat to answer important reader questions and discuss everything to do with the k-pops and beyond!
0:00 – Introduction and obligatory update on AustralianSana’s wrestling training progress
3:21 – The Aespa universe, and other k-pop universes
5:47 – Is the sexualisation of Aespa different to that of other k-pop girl groups?
10:53 – a reminder to donate to AustralianSana’s alcohol fund if you want another drunk podcast
11:28 – Dahee from pre-BTS BigHit/HYBE girl group GLAM tried to scam money from an actor who is now in Squid Game
14:50 – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison shat his pants in Engadine Maccas, 20th September 1997 – never forget this
17:51 – Thoughts on the upcoming HYBE/Geffen girl group, and discussion of “younger brother/sister” groups
28:22 – What k-pop moments have had the most lasting impressions on you?
34:53 – How did your interaction with k-pop start, how did it evolve, do you see yourself still being a fan in the future?
47:52 – Kpopalypse answers the same question and ends up being just as tangenital and rambling
1:00:37 – The disbandment of Lovelyz
1:03:36 – Does AustralianSana miss the [c-word] of Tatadventures?
1:10:15 – AustralianSana’s old dance covers of Gfriend and Lovelyz – where are they?
1:13:28 – What niche is SM trying to fill with Aespa? Blackpink clone, or something else?
1:18:18 – Can AustralianSana hit Winter and NingNing’s high notes?
1:18:46 – AustralianSana’s Halloween costume
1:22:28 – What’s your favourite song by T.I?
1:24:22 – Best k-pop to accompany an accidental gym fisting predicament?
1:25:45 – Abuse of power in the Australian police force? Bonus – AustralianSana shares her criminal record!
1:39:06 – Should “sexy concepts” in k-pop come back?
1:40:45 – Tip for question-askers: if you want us to answer your question, don’t ask one that relies on us having to watch a video. This type of content does not work for podcasts. There were some really interesting questions this time around that I would have loved to throw in the mix, but they hinged on video content we were both unfamiliar with, so we had to skip them.
1:40:54 – Worst date?
1:44:15 – AustralianSana, why do you tweet so much? Kpopalypse, why do you tweet so little?
1:46:37 – Which character on 90’s American sitcom “Friends” do you identify with and why?
1:47:00 – A mystery noise
1:47:32 – AustralianSana hurry the fuck up and play Kpopalypse’s computer games, tsk tsk
1:47:50 – Request for AustralianSana to read more Maroon5 lyrics
1:48:03 – Thoughts on Girls Planet 999 – will everyone forget about MNet’s previous rigging scandals?
1:48:59 – Kpopalypse’s cat wellbeing update (discussed photo here)
1:49:52 – Do you think there’s any BTS ARMYs in the Australian Liberal Party?
1:50:14 – Favourite and least favourite SNSD songs (excluding “I Got A Boy“)
1:53:15 – Kpopalypse begs AustralianSana to answer a wrestling question quickly so he can go and sleep soon
1:56:58 – Pokemon trainer questions
1:58:32 – Are Kpopalypse and AustralianSana down with M.O.N.T over Dodko?
2:00:12 – Opinions on NCT and WayV
2:01:20 – MBTI types (Kpopalypse’s entry at personality-database.com here)
2:04:04 – The most important question in this podcast
2:05:03 – Conclusion and yet another recommendation to give AustralianSana your moneys
Do you have a topic for the AustralianSana and Kpopalypse podcast series? If so, use the question box below! If no box appears, you can use the Yeojin link on the sidebar to submit your topic request! Stay safe, caonimas, and if you like the sport ball shape don’t forget to subscribe to AustralianSana’s wrestling Twitter account!