Category Archives: -Nugu

“I Can’t Believe It’s Not Exploitation!” or the problem of Stellar

ETA: This post was written before the release of the “Sting” music video, but having viewed the video, my impressions here remain largely unchanged. Few K-pop groups—particularly rookie groups—have received as polarized of a fandom reaction as Stellar. The group … Continue reading

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Ahjummas Anonymous’s Hot 100 2015: Men

It’s that time again! Time for Ahjummas Anonymous’s highly objective and impartial list: Because there really aren’t that many K-pop idols to rank, rather than open the list up to non-Korean celebs (seeing as this is a K-pop blog) I’ve … Continue reading

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Girl Groups You Should Be Listening to But Aren’t

By now, you’re probably familiar with the top-tier girl groups of K-pop—SNSD, 2NE1, Wonder Girls, Miss A, etc. But there some musical gems coming from girl groups you might not know much about or be very interested in, since they’re … Continue reading

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2014 in Review: The Good, the Bad, and the Meh

2014 was quite the roller coaster year in K-pop. Here, I present Ahjummas Anon’s year in review. You may wonder why some popular or chart-dominating songs are curiously absent from my top picks. The only reason I can give is … Continue reading

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“I’ll be forever yours. Love Always, Chad and Aron” or Recap: Chad Future Feat. NU’EST’s Aron – “Got It Figured Out”

I swear, every time Chad Future comes back, it’s like:

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Sexy is as Sexy Does: A Reprise

Recently, I finally wrote a post on a topic that had been on my mind for a while: gender and sexuality in K-pop. The post was largely inspired by the slew of sexy girl group concepts that have come out … Continue reading

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WASSUP – “WASSUP” or “No” – “Just No.”

Warning: The following recap contains lots of pictures!

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