- newSeoul-Based Synth Band Idiotape On What It Was Like To Remix f(x)'s 'Ice Cream' For SM Entertainment [EXCLUSIVE]
DR and Zeze of Idiotape discuss what it was like reinterpreting f(x) for SM, playing in the US and their thoughts on the Psy phenomenon, in an exclusive interview.- 6 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 8:00pm -
- newEditor's Pick: Epik High Keep Real Hip-Hop Alive On 'Born Hater' Featuring Beenzino, Verbal Jint, B.I Of iKON [VIDEO]
Epic Indeed: Epik High's new single "Born Hater" is hip-hop in its most raw form, a nearly five-and-a-half-minute-long throwdown over what is predominantly one beat.- 10 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 3:30pm -
- new2NE1 Will Reportedly Not Have Another Comeback This Year
Despite having a long year of promotions and concerts, fans of 2NE1 might be disappointed to learn that the girl group will not having another comeback until next year at the earliest.- 10 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 3:17pm -
- newK-Pop Crossover: 2NE1 Spotted During 'America's Next Top Model' Preview [VIDEO]
As 2NE1 continue to "Take the World On," the K-pop girl group will be gracing American television once again, this time on "America's Next Top Model."- 11 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 2:20pm -
- new'Running Man' Kim Jong Kook And HaHa To Perform At New York's Queens College In December
Kim Jong Kook and Haha will be working with Tune Entertainment again for a concert in New York City.- 12 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 1:56pm -
- newManga-Based Dramas Are Not Always A Formula For Success
A popular manga storyline is no guarantee that a k-drama will succeed even if that manga has previously been successfully adapted in other countries.- 12 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 1:19pm -
- newLee Min Ho's Film Release Date Postponed
Originally scheduled for release in November, "Gangnam 1970" will now be released in Janurary 2015.- 13 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 12:46pm -
- newJessica Denies Marriage Rumors And Reveals She Doesn't Plan On Getting Hitched Anytime Soon
Former Girls' Generation member Jessica has officially come forward regarding the marriage rumors surfacing the internet.- 13 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 12:12pm -
- newGirl Groups To Make A Comeback Through Producer Brave Brothers, 'AOA Vs. Hello Venus'
Girl groups AOA and Hello Venus will both be making comebacks this fall in November.- 14 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 11:17am -
- newAPink Perform In Front Of 20,000 Fans For Their Japan Debut Event
Girl group APink, who released their Japan debut single, NoNoNo, on October 22, has successfully held their album release event.- 14 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 11:09am -
- newGong Hyo Jin Cast In ‘Educating Rita’
Acknowledged as the queen of romantic comedy, the actress will now star in her first theater production.- 15 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 10:40am -
- newChoi Min Soo Has No Love For Singers-Turned-Actors
The veteran actor, born into one of Korea's most famous acting families, compared idol actors to cows and dogs.- 15 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 10:38am -
- newYonghwa's head turning airport fashion- 2 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 11:04pm -
- newMBLAQ likely to maintain group regardless of contract renewals
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Article: [Exclusive] MBLAQ wil not be disbanding... to maintain team regardless of contract renewalsSource: OBS via Naver1. [+1,519, -25] It's been years since MBLAQ's looked like they could make it but they don't2. [+879, -41] How fortunate ㅠㅠ I…
- newTV: [Spoilers!!!] Misaeng- 12 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 2:00pm -
- newVIXX wins #1 on 'Music Bank'
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Article: VIXX wins #1 on 'Music Bank', "We genuinely love you, Starlights" tears upSource: X Sports News via Naver1. [+8,645, -2,757] Never heard of this song2. [+2,164, -482] So what're the standards for winning nowadays?3. [+2,819, -1,809] Congratu…
- newSasaengs trespass into Block B's dorm
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Article: Sasaengs trespass into Block B's dorm... members show great displeasre "Goosebump inducing"Source: TV Daily via Nate1. [+575, -7] Really pathetic. Do they really have to go that far? What do they get out of seeing them in their dorms?2. [+47…
- newKARA begins their Japanese tour with Youngji
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Article: 4-membered KARA re-enters Japan, will they see a Youngji effect?Source: TV Daily via Nate1. [+346, -12] Youngji's not fat, the other members are just too thin..2. [+283, -25] KARA's songs in general are a style the Japanese like so they'll n…
- 2NE1 "respectfully declines" all of this year's music ceremonies
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Article: [Exclusive] 2NE1 "respectfully declines" all of this year's music ceremoniesSource: TV Report via Naver1. [+581, -78] It's not that they're declining, it's probably that they can't come out ㅋ2. [+497, -68] Something funny about the phrase…
- Jessica speaks up and denies plans for marriage
- 1 day ago, 23 Oct 14, 10:56pm -
Article: Jessica denies wedding rumors "I have no immediate plans"Source: Joy News 24 via Naver1. [+1,842, -193] You're being used by Kwon, just like you used Soshi...2. [+1,250, -115] Don't care if you do or don't~~~3. [+1,137, -106] Don't care anym…
- newLee Hi to Make Return to Music Programs with Epik High’s “Happen Ending”
On October 24, a representative from the music industry revealed to Star News that “Lee Hi will be performing in collaboration with Epik High on next week’s episode of Mnet’s ‘M Countdown’ as well as SBS’s ‘Inkigayo.’” Since its rel…- 60 mins ago, 25 Oct 14, 12:34am -
- newMBLAQ Reportedly Will Not Disband Regardless of Contract Renewal
On October 25, OBS and TV Report reported that, according to several industry insiders, MBLAQ will be maintaining their team regardless of the renewal of the members’ contracts or not. This comes on the wake of rumors of the group disbanding, with…- 1 hour ago, 25 Oct 14, 12:13am -
- newActor Choi Jin Hyuk Reveals Why He Has Many Female Acquaintances
On the October 24 radio broadcast of MBC FM4U “Date at 2PM” hosted by Park Kyung Lim, actor Choi Jin Hyuk appeared as a guest to talk about a variety of topics. When asked if he has more phone numbers of female or male acquaintances in his phone,…- 6 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 7:48pm -
- newVIXX Wins on Music Bank with “Error”
Following their win on Show Champion earlier this week, VIXX has now taken the win on Music Bank with “Error.” Congratulations to them! Do you think they can continue their streak with wins on Music Core and Inkigayo this week? Win Performances t…- 6 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 7:16pm -
- newNoona Says: SM, YG, and JYP Walk Into a Bar…
- 7 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 6:42pm -
….SM immediately get’s the best plastic surgeons in Korea to get a completely new face, YG also gets his nose fixed but prevents the news from writing about it, and JYP has a broken nose but he’s just glad to be included in the Big 3. *badum…
- new[Highlights] “My Lovely Girl” episode 11
- 9 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 4:27pm -
We only had one episode of “My Lovely Girl” this week (here’s hoping that Krystal is being given the time she needs to take care of herself!) but I thought it was a pretty good one. The plot moved forward in every storyline, there was cute roma…
- newPremiere Date for “Gangnam 1970” Starring Lee Min Ho Postponed to January 2015
- 11 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 3:03pm -
Upcoming action film “Gangnam 1970” (formerly referred to as “Gangnam Blues”), starring actors Lee Min Ho and Kim Rae Won, has pushed back its premiere date from the originally scheduled November release to January of 2015. Showbox, the film…
- newChu Sarang Celebrates Her 3rd Birthday!
- 11 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 2:30pm -
Chu Sung Hoon and Yano Shiho’s adorable daughter, Sarang—born on October 24, 2011—is now three years old! Yano Shiho revealed a photo of her daughter celebrating her birthday on October 24. She posted a message on her Instagram account that rea…
- newJennifer Garner Ben Affleck Divorce: ‘Alias’ Star Jealous Of Husband’s ‘Gone Girl’ Co-Star Emily Ratajkowski?
Rumor has it that “Alias” star, Jennifer Garner, is jealous of her husband Ben Affleck’s co-star in recent flick “Gone Girl,” Emily Ratajkowski. Despite the celebrity couple’s constant show of affection for each other, Garner revealed at…- 1 hour ago, 25 Oct 14, 12:23am -
- newZayn Malik Is Going Solo? 1D Member Leaves Boy Band To Work With Labrinth?
Last year, news broke out that Harry Styles was thinking about leaving the internationally famous boy band, One Direction. Now, though, it looks like the rumors have decided to circulate around a different member.- 1 hour ago, 25 Oct 14, 12:23am -
- newNicki Minaj Breaks Up With Boyfriend Safaree Samuels! Former BF Works On Getting Tattoos Of Her Off His Skin! [PHOTOS]
Sources have confirmed that “Anaconda” singer Nicki Minaj has officially broken things off with boyfriend Safaree Samuels. Rumor has it that the reason of the break up was because Samuels was starting to get green-eyed with jealous over her risin…- 1 hour ago, 25 Oct 14, 12:22am -
- newGod Of War 4 Release Date Set On September 2015? Game Rumored To Be Revealed On E3 2015 As Plot Is Allegedly Set On An Egyptian Folklore!
God Of War 4 Release Date Set On September 2015? Game Rumored To Be Revealed On E3 2015 As Plot Is Allegedly Set On An Egyptian Folklore!- 1 hour ago, 25 Oct 14, 12:04am -
- newCamilla Parker-Bowles Has A Name In Mind For Royal Baby 'Spare', So Does Kate Middleton, Queen Elizabeth, Prince William? Who Will Win Roayal Naming Contest?
Everyone has a new name for Royal Baby 'spare'.- 2 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 12:02am -
- newJoo-won’s ugly duckling transformation in Fashion King
- 3 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 11:02pm -
I’m pretty sure this movie is going to be one big crock o’ crazy, but I’m planning to watch it for the visual shock alone. Will you get a load of Joo-won? It’s a little hard to adjust when I’m already so used to seeing him as a very poised…
- newRunning Man: Episode 217
- 9 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 4:06pm -
This week, a new boss is here to raise hell in this tiny town, where two crews will face off in a Death Bingo Race. Our cast discovers an angelic side to the men who have played some of the scariest roles in film, which instantly disappears the momen…
- newSong Ha-yoon cast as Sweden Laundry’s problem-solving psychic
- 14 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 11:22am -
Cable drama Sweden Laundry now has a leading lady, having just cast Song Ha-yoon (formerly known as Kim Byul, of The Informant and Reset) as its heroine. I quite like her and always wanted her to act more (I thought she would break out after a promis…
- newOpen Thread #366
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- newYoon Eun-hye and Park Shi-hoo courted for romance melodrama
- 20 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 6:02am -
A new Korean-Chinese-Japanese co-production film is in the works — a romance melodrama called After Love — and offers are currently out to Yoon Eun-hye (Mi-rae’s Choice) and Park Shi-hoo (Alice in Cheongdam-dong) to costar. Both actors are cons…
- Kimchi stories in cartoon format
My brother is staying with me for a few weeks and I introduced him to Kimchi rice the other day and he loved it. He has had Kimchi before, but staying with me is the opportunity to have it least once- 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 12:00am -
- Silk Road travels with Cellist Yo-Yo Ma
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble will present delightful music during two upcoming concerts in Seoul and Daejeon, mixing tunes from both Europe and Asia. The performances mark the 15th anni- 1 day ago, 23 Oct 14, 2:00pm -
- Korea - Singapore, 'Soul Mate'
Regardless of where or when you are from -- the East, the West, the past or the present -- people are continuously on a quest to seek out their best partner or mate. The wish is to find the most charm- 2 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:00am -
- Childhood reminiscence via old stamps - Part 4. The Heavenly Maiden and the Woodcutter
The 'Heavenly Maiden and the Woodcutter' stamps were printed on March 5, 1970. (From top to bottom) The woodcutter hides one of the heavenly maiden's sets of clothes. Th- 3 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:00am -
- Celestial Siblings: When the tiger comes knocking, look to the heavens for salvation
Among Korea’s folklore is a story that explains the sun and moon’s creation, as well as why a certain grass known as sorghum has a red tinge. The story has elements somewhat similar to those found in- 3 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:00am -
- newIndie Focus: Unchained’s ‘Thorn’ is a bold and convincing debut album
- 9 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 5:00pm -
Unchained is a Busan-based rock band that has been around for quite a while, releasing EPs and singles here and there, yet I had never heard of them before. Their last EP was in 2005, and they’ve been relatively quiet ever since. So their recently…
- newSomething called UNIQ released a terrible “Born To Fight” MV for ‘TMNT’
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This is UNIQ. This is the “Born To Fight” music video. This music video was for ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles‘. This is bad. Yeesh.
- newSorry T-ara, you got shown up with your own song: the diva “Sugar Free” MV
- 15 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 11:00am -
I love T-ara, but sorry, they no longer have the best performance of “Sugar Free“. Not anymore.
- newIs this story about a nymphomaniac Korean singer a blind item or an erotic story?
- 16 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 10:00am -
So there are blind items and there are BLIND ITEMS, and this blind item that was apparently just recently dug up is comedic gold. Remember, you can always trust blind items because surely they were never written by somebody who had just read one too…
- newSong Ga Yeon death threat dude wrote an apology, her agency doesn’t give a shit
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Song Ga Yeon has been harassed for a while now, but it reached a tipping point the other day when a threat to chainsaw her to death was reported and put her into psychiatric care. Well now the netizen who threatened her wrote an apology letter to Son…
- newSide Chatter: October 18—24, 2014
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TGIF — because Fridays mean getting all caught up on K-Pop’s latest news, right here on Side Chatter. Cast Former […] read blog-post
- Side Chatter: October 11—16, 2014
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Cast Girl’s Day’s Sojin has been confirmed to play a divorcée for upcoming SBS drama Family Outing. This will be […] read blog-post
- SECRET’s Song Ji Eun Makes a Solo Comeback with First Mini Album ’25′
SECRET’s main vocalist Song Ji Eun has officially made her comeback as a solo artist with the release of her first […] read blog-post- 9 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 11:33am -
- K-Prop: K-Pop’s Best Prop-Centered MV’s
It’s no question K-Pop is all about the visuals. Yes, super catchy melodies and repetitive lyrics play a huge part […] read video-playlist- 11 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 9:37am -
- B1A4′s US ‘Road Trip’ Takes Off in NYC
- 12 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 12:53pm -
Five-piece K-pop boyband B1A4 kicked off the US run of their first world tour in NYC, so of course MTV […] read article
- newCrayon Pop Sub-unit ‘Strawberry Milk’ Release Debut Music Video
Crayon Pop have unveiled their sub-unit Strawberry Milk with the music video for “OK”. The sub-unit from Crayon Pop is made up of twin members Choa and Way. “OK” is the debut album and title song from the girls to launch Strawberry Milk. The…- 7 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 6:46pm -
- newAOA’s Comeback Single in November
The girls of AOA will be making their comeback next month and are reported to be collaborating with Brave Brothers. Agency reps said, “AOA is slated to make their comeback by the second week of November. The filming of the music video is finished t…- 7 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 6:38pm -
- VIXX US Tour Showcase Teasers for New York and Chicago
VIXX will be holding two showcases in the US; Chicago and New York. The boys will visit Chicago on November 22 and then move down to New York the next day. As part of the promotions for the showcase VIXX have released a set of individual teaser messa…- 3 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:55pm -
- 2AM returns with MV teaser for ‘Days like Today’
I AMs! Are you excited for 2AM’s upcoming album? At the strike of 22 Oct midnight (KST), JYP Entertainment released a 40-second teaser video of 2AM’s upcoming track ‘Days Like Today’, via their official YouTube channel. The video features a s…- 4 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 11:32am -
- SNSD SOOYOUNG GRACES THE FRONT COVER OF CECI MAGAZINE NOVEMBER 2014
November`s edition of Ceci magazine features the beautiful Soo Young from SNSD seen wearing a cute pastel blue winter warming coat, an exclusive design by brand label O’2nd. The China edition- 6 days ago, 19 Oct 14, 11:56am -
- newIf you’re planning to head to Korea anytime soon, make...
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If you’re planning to head to Korea anytime soon, make sure to hit Seo-gu, Busan for these ultra hot-dog’s! Situated in front of DongA University, they come with 4 different toppings and high quality for only $2.90!
- Spicy new midnight snack - bacon + kimchi + cheese Korean...
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Spicy new midnight snack - bacon + kimchi + cheese Korean pancake, heaped with pepper and served sizzling hot! Partnered best with black bean rice wine :)Serves 3.
- Gorgeous Ulzzang couple Kim Taehee and Yang Hyeji of Seoul!
- 2 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 3:48am -
Gorgeous Ulzzang couple Kim Taehee and Yang Hyeji of Seoul!
- Hello! The new website is really good looking but don't forget the RSS Feed because otherwise, a lot of people will miss a lot of news from you. :x Thanks !
Absolutely! We will be rolling out all the basic features daily! :)For reference, Koreaboo has launched our new website at www.koreaboo.com- 6 days ago, 19 Oct 14, 3:36am -
- I know you're working on the website still (?) But is it only going to go to article number 28 on the home page?
Sorry, we will be fixing this asap!! :) It will be infinite scroll with all our articles once it’s complete. - 6 days ago, 19 Oct 14, 3:35am -
- newMBLAQ revealed to likely remain as a group regardless of their contract expiration
- 1 hour ago, 25 Oct 14, 12:18am -
Following the news of Lee Joon and Thunder will not renew their contracts with J.Tune Camp which led to fans' conclusion that MBLAQ might disband soon, some officials in the music industry has revealed that the members might still remain as a group r…
- newGot7 Around the World Performance on Music Dragon
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- newMix and Match Unreleased Video: Treasure Hunt
- 1 hour ago, 25 Oct 14, 12:16am -
The plan is indeed Winner in Japan and iKON in ChinaYG said he's got to replace that Big Bang money...no time for you Korea If they speak Chinese better than another group I can think of I will throw a shoeSource: iKon Global ㅣ iKON Trans ㅣ Naver…
- newKARA Goo Hara - Oh Boy! Magazine Vol.51
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- newLABOUM To Comeback next week with What Are You Going To Do?
- 7 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 6:06pm -
Click HERE to see full sizeThey will comeback with What Are You Going To Do? which is a follow up track off their debut album Petit Macaron!Catch it on Music Bank on the 31st!Iv'e seen a couple different translations of it and I'm not sure which is c…
- newBig Bang releases special stamp sets (2014/10/24)
Special-edition stamps depicting Big Bang will be released later this month in Korea, China and Japan. According to YG Entertainment, the boy group's agency, three different sets of stamps will be available Thursday through YG's E-shop, the agency's…- 11 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 3:00pm -
- new[HanCinema's Drama Review] "High School - Love On" Episode 13 (2014/10/24)
This episode initially focuses on Woo-hyeon's pride. He hasn't taken the discovery of his mother well. To be a little more specific, Woo-hyeon is actively refusing to acknowledge Ji-hye or the help she can give him because in Woo-hyeon's estimation,…- 11 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 3:00pm -
- newSinger Shin Hae-chul in Coma After Surgery (2014/10/24)
Singer Shin Hae-chul suffered a massive heart attack on Wednesday night and fell into a coma after emergency surgery. A spokesman for the Asan Medical Center said Thursday Shin arrived in the emergency room after receiving cardiopulmonary resuscitat…- 11 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 3:00pm -
- new[HanCinema's Drama Review] "Secret Door" Episode 9 (2014/10/24)
Thirst for power has consumed King Yeongjo's heart. He is such a fascinating and rich character. Despite the fact that he knows what he does is wrong and it goes against his conscience and his feelings for Seon, he does it anyway. He is willing to s…- 11 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 3:00pm -
- newToday's Photo: October 24, 2014  (2014/10/24)
Contestants pose at a bibimbap cooking competition in Jeonju, North Jeolla Province on Thursday. /News 1 - 11 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 3:00pm -
- The 30 worst K-pop album and single cover artworks ever
- 3 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:37pm -
K-pop is well known for its elaborate and high-quality album artwork. Korean entertainment companies have turn CD packaging into an artform unrivalled by entertainment industries in the rest of the world. However, despite this, sometimes it goes dee…
- Stresses and strains: The 2012-2014 K-pop idol psychological survey and what it means
Image above: EXO’s Luhan recently filed for the nullification of his contract with SM Entertainment. Stress was cited as one of the reasons. What is life really like for a Korean entertainment star? This question seems to be at the heart of a large…- 9 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 12:26pm -
- Take part in the K-pop Writer’s Workshop and get your work published by us!
Want to write about Korean entertainment, improve your skills, meet new people and have the chance to write for us? The K-pop Writer’s Workshop is back for a fifth time giving you the opportunity to do all of those things. Taking part in the worksh…- 11 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 5:14pm -
- Busan Film Festival issues should not be blamed on actresses baring too much skin
- 15 days ago, 9 Oct 14, 6:58pm -
Last week, the organisers of this year’s Busan International Film Festival decided to announce that they were cracking down on ‘overexposed’ actresses, telling the Korea Times: “We’ve decided to switch the atmosphere in order to shift the s…
- In Defence of Chad Future… kind of.
- 22 days ago, 3 Oct 14, 12:32pm -
Years ago there was a man, a strong and deep man, who proclaimed that haters should leave Britney (Spears) alone. Today I take a leaf out of that very man’s books and proclaim: LEAVE CHAD ALONE! Before you stop reading or curse me (“No more K-Mus…
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