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“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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Male gaze is the new black

It’s summertime in K-pop land which means a slew of girl group music videos featuring suggestive choreography and minimal clothing. There are a few possible reasons for this. One, it’s hot outside and they’d probably faint if they tried dancing in … Continue reading

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