AustralianSana & Kpopalypse podcast – Episode 7: BTS, Twitter harassment and weaponised “wokeness”, plus Lovelyz “Sixth Sense”

AustralianSana returns to discuss her disappearance from Twitter, BTS ARMY thug life, and a whole lot more!

(Apologies for the echoes near the end, I think our audio was hacked by BTS fans)

Timestamps:

0:00 – what happened to AustralianSana on Twitter?
6:00 – on stanning idols, not their companies
12:40 – on the Hollywood Reporter BTS article
18:50 – the relationship between fandoms and populism
25:48 – weaponised “wokeness”
35:30 – the connection between BTS and Moon Jae-in (South Korean president)
41:30 – music “journalists” cozying up to k-pop stans
52:20 – the reaction to Lovelyz’ version of Brown Eyed Girls’ “Sixth Sense”

Read on for relevant links below, and the full transcript!

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