Tag Archives: pop culture

Latino-led podcasts finally hit the market

Erick Galindo, from southeast Los Angeles, wanted to create a podcast that his Mexican parents would enjoy. Galindo, 38, was already an award-winning writer and documentarian when he made his podcast debut in 2020 as co-creator of “Savagefor LAist Studios, the podcast division of Southern California Public Radio. But it …

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Reality stars are just like us

TRUE STORY What reality TV says about us By Danielle J. Lindemann “Never in the history of showbiz has the gap between amateur and professional been so small. And never in the history of the world has there been such a rage for exhibitionism”, declared in 1978 pop culture critic …

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Pinoy Kpop World Champion celebrates Lunar New Year on Irish TV

Photo by Vanda Marie Macion Brady Filipino K-pop world champion Sodem Solana kicked off “Dublin Lunar New Year” with a masterclass during popular morning TV show “Ireland AM.” As COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted in Ireland, the Ilocos Norte-born Filipino will resume dance lessons in March in the Irish capital. …

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“Ocean Likes Me”: Dutch gay K-pop idol’s first casting with Han Gi-chan in BL K-drama

K-pop and K-drama fans in the LGBT+ community can rejoice as we get more positive portrayal in South Korean pop culture. In the past, gay or sissy characters were used as a punchline in K-dramas, but now even Korean productions have started paying attention to the BL (Boys’ Love) genre …

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University of Iowa Korean Studies Research Network connects academics

When Hyaeweol Choi joined the faculty of the University of Iowa in 2018, she saw an opportunity to bring together academics whose disciplines were related to Korean Studies. Something came out that would be of use to academics beyond UI. The Korean Studies Research Network, or KoRN – an acronym …

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Watch: Dubai Shopping Festival 2022 attractions unveiled

File photo of a previous Lego Festival at the Dubai Festival City Mall, Dubai Festival City, as part of the Dubai Shopping Festival Image Credit: Provided Dubai: The annual Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) unveiled its lineup for its latest edition – from December 15 to January 30 – which includes …

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You love pop culture, but stick for the language – why Korean is India’s new favorite

K-pop Group BTS Received Awards and Nominations Across the Globe | Wikipedia Text size: A- A + KOrean is currently the fastest growing foreign language in India, a popular language learning app called DuoLingo concluded after polling more than 1,000 Indians. Given the rise in popularity of Korean dramas and …

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Korean becomes fastest growing language in India thanks to popularity of K-Pop, Squid Game: Duolingo report

Duolingo, a popular language learning platform, has released its annual language report for the year 2021, revealing the evolution of language learning models in the country. Korean is the fastest growing language in India, according to the report, and people between the ages of 17 and 2 are more interested …

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Themes of Obsession, Confidence, and Inner Strength Expressed in 3 Animated Films | national news

Three films with an international flavor – a French film about Japanese mountaineers, an American studio release set in a mythical Southeast Asia and an anime by a Japanese master taking place largely in a virtual world – deserve lengths. looks in the race for the Oscar for animated feature …

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JO1 to the world: A new stage for J-pop

Chiba – It’s a rainy November day and young music fans crowd around the office buildings surrounding Chiba’s Makuhari Messe convention center. Later in the evening, they will invade the hall to attend a performance by J-pop group JO1. It’s a patient group, but fans of the COVID era have …

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Jennifer Lopez wonders if she would ever remarry

Three marriages and a recently broken engagement didn’t put off Jennifer Lopez at the idea of ​​one day walking down the aisle again. While promoting her upcoming romantic comedy “Marry Me” starring Owen Wilson and Maluma, Hoda Kotb asked the 52-year-old actor and pop superstar in an interview that aired …

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10 things you didn’t know about Awkwafina

Awkwafina, née Nora Lum, is one of Hollywood’s next generation’s brightest talents. Whether she creates and plays a dual role on her own show or in big budget blockbusters, she obviously gives 110% to everything she does. RELATED: The 7 Best Awkwafina Characters Are Nora From Queens But as her …

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JoJo Siwa and girlfriend Kylie Prew celebrate 4 birthdays

Most couples celebrate an anniversary every year, but JoJo Siwa and his girlfriend, Kylie Prew, aren’t your average couple. The pop star and her main pressure have celebrated four different birthdays since they started dating, and Siwa has explained the meaning of each date during an interview with Jimmy Fallon …

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Gaslit, White House plumbers – Two new Watergate series, News

How America’s Biggest Political Scandal Turned A Burglary Into a History Lesson Typewriters! Telephone directories! Forty-five years after its creation, All the president’s men has acquired some quaint period touches. But aside from a few minor details, the film that turned one of the country’s most mind-boggling political scandals into …

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Bubblegum pop: “commercialized, computerized and easy to sing”

Commercialized, computerized and easy to sing, bubblegum pop is a nostalgic and trendy collection of hits that have been the voice of mainstream teens around the world for nearly six decades. With over-simplified music, artificial lyrics, and fun music videos, bubblegum pop represents all of the best parts of being …

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Behind The Music feels deeply inessential in 2021

Behind the musicPicture: MTV / Paramount + “I really hope I have changed a lot since the last time we made this documentary.” This is a fairly revealing comment from Ricky martin, arriving near the start of the first episode of Behind the music, the new reboot of the VH1 …

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Why Green Hill Zone music is a royalty nightmare

Dreams Come True has released a new take on a classic Sonic scene theme – and it has come full circle in the game’s music licensing story. Sonic the hedgehog is one of the best-known video games of the 16-bit era, with the game and its titular blitzing hedgehog becoming …

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30 must-see movies every adult should see

Boulevard / Corbis via Getty Images; Silver Screen Collection / Hulton Archive / Getty Images; Miramax Films / Courtesy Everett Collection (Left to right) Marlon Brando and Vivien Leigh on the set of “A Streetcar Named Desire”, Judy Garland in “The Wizard of Oz” and Uma Thurman in “Pulp Fiction”. …

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Commentary: Why K-pop threatens North Korean Kim Jong Un

SEOUL: In recent months, North Korea has opposed the domestic penetration of South Korean cultural products, especially South Korean popular music (K-pop). The North has already done it. In the past, the regime has targeted other “decadent” behaviors, including long hair on men, blue jeans, foreign movies, and so on. …

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BBC Creative launches Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games promotion

A year later, but still eagerly awaited, BBC Creative launched its Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games trailer titled Let’s Go There, ahead of the channel’s coverage, which premieres next month. Created in-house with the help of Nexus Studios and collective director Factory Fifteen, the spot sees Tokyo invaded by the Olympics …

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Daily News: A-Rod and J-Lo are neighbors to the East End, Chiara Ferragni is expanding her empire, what Leandra Medine is up to, Lox Club celebrates pride, and more!

Read today’s dose of chic info here … A-Rod’s summer rental raises eyebrows Oh, you thought the Alex Rodriguez & Jennifer Lopez news cycle was over? Think again ! Just weeks after the high-profile couple split, the former baseball star reportedly escaped to the Hamptons for the summer. Sixth page …

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LIGHTSUM K-Pop Girl Group Member Profiles Explored

In recent years, the world has seen a paradigm shift in the power to influence the masses from the hands of the West to those of the East. East Asia, in particular, has completely revolutionized the way we consume pop culture content. One country, in particular, stands out clearly from …

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Boy groups thrive on content in hearing programs

Boy group The Boyz participates in Mnet’s “Kingdom: Legendary War” audition program. [MNET] BTS’s worldwide success paved the way for other K-pop groups, but also set incredibly high standards. So-called fourth-generation acts, or acts that debuted after BTS in 2013 or have at least three years of industry experience, such …

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Where to find ITZY group members on Instagram

ITZY is one of the most popular K-Pop groups today. Here’s everything you need to know about accessing ITZY’s Instagram and their influence online. One of the most important acts of talent featured on YouTube K-Pop Evolution is girl group ITZY, and their Instagram presence reflects the South Korean group’s …

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