Ask Me About Kpop

Ask Me About Kpop

Have you ever been curious about Kpop, but don’t know where to start? Or are you a huge Kpop fan with no one else to geek out with about it? Lucky for you, best friends Shannon &amp; Angélica love talking about Kpop more than anything! Tune into Ask Me About Kpop each week for Kpop history, vocabulary words, great music, and of course some good old fashioned fangirling.&nbsp;<br /><hr><p style='color:grey; font-size:0.75em;'> See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information.</p>

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Ep. 31: Contract Disputes
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:43

As promised since like, episode two, it's time to talk contract disputes! We will cover two of the most high profile, drawn out courtroom battles between groups and their companies. Find out what their reasoning was, and how the court, and the public reacted. Then, a hear a "high-tech" song from the Gen 1 group our random generator chose!


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Ep. 13: I Want My MVs
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:43

Music videos are an essential part of Kpop, as a tool to not only showcase the album concept, but to reward fans for vigilant streaming. Tune in as we discuss the production companies that make Kpop MVs possible, and go over some of our favorite odd video tropes. Then we will discuss a few fave MVs that we love to watch! Stay tuned for a very colorful random game at the end! Don't forget there's still time to participate in our fan project! More info @amakpoppod


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Ep. 29: KCON LA 2018
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:43

YAAAY Angelica is back! And we are re-capping our amazing weekend at KCON LA! Hear all about what and who we saw on the convention floor. Plus, what we wore, the people we met, and the amazing concert on Sunday night! Then, a random game group we've been waiting for.


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Ep. 9: Fandom 102 Pt. 2
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:43

Welcome to the second semester of our Fandom series. This time we're getting in some deeper questions about KPop fan clubs. Which ones are free to join and which will cost you? What would possess someone to give up all their time to follow idols to events? Also we learn about some of the frivolous gifts fans have given to their idols, and some truly extraordinary projects that make the world a better place. Then, we get real upset by the haircuts sported by our Random Game group. Which fan club card would you want in your wallet?


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Ep. 122: Beloved BoA - Part 1: Baby BoA
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:43

Welcome to part one of our deep dive into the queen that is our dear BoA! This time we're dancing through 2000-2009 in the career of BoA. Meet the sweet 13 year old with baggy pants and bold dance moves and follow as she quickly goes to make history in Japan. Hear snippets of her truly giant discography and discuss a few direct rip offs, legendary anime songs, children wearing cult smocks and more! Plus, what happened when BoA had the audacity to get older?


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Ep. 130: AMAK Book Club - Shine -- tldr; Recap & That's Not How Kpop Works
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:43

Welcome to the very first book club episode of Ask Me About Kpop! It's time to dig into the new YA novel 'Shine', written by former snsd member Jessica Jung. Follow along as we give you the 'too long didn't read;' recap of Shine. So, if you didn't read it, we're gonna describe it to you! Once you're all caught up, join us for a little chat with DJ Peter Lo from the Kpopcast about the very specific Kpop universe that this book takes place in and how it differs from our own. Stay tuned for 3 more Shine episodes and send us in your reviews, theories, head canons and dream casts!


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Ep. 21: A Shawol's Guide to SHINee
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:43

Well, it was probably inevitable that this happened. So strap in for 162 minutes of nothing but SHINee content. We've got 10 years of history and infinite fangirl feelings to get through. Learn about each member of SHINee, and their impressive discography. We share some of our favorite SHINee deep cuts that we think you should listen to. Then it's time to address the tragedy we suffered in 2017, and how SHINee and Shawols are coping and looking forward to the future. Finally we will wrap things up with a not-so-random viewing of 'Ring Ding Dong'. Happy 10th anniversary SHINee!! We love all 5 of you so very much! "Always be with you"


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Ep. 100: A Look Baek...
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:43

(Baek 백 means 100 in Korean, can't resist a pun) Welcome to our 100th episode celebration! We had set out to come up with 100 things we've learned, and instead found the most important lessons are all that you, our listeners have shown us. Tune in for voicemails and emails from listeners and a whole lot of feelings and a few tears. But don't worry, we've still got a fun random game and some screaming about boys to do. Thank you all for listening to these last 100 episodes. It's truly our honor to be part of this journey with you. <3


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Ep. 102: 2010 Hit Stage Flashback (Full Audio)
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:43

It's time to watch something together again! Turns out, MBC made TWO 2010 hit stage mixes so let's watch the first one right now!! Watch along to see more pleather than you've ever seen, and a lot of terrible wigs. And get your ears ready for some screaming because one Rain and his abs may show up here... Finally, a babby girl group in a quick lil random game!


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Ep.89: Whoz That EXID
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:43

It's time for the last deep-dive ep of 2019 when we learn everything about EXID! Get to know the members, and all about their rocky start to idol life. Plus, their climb back up the charts, legendary Shinsadong Tiger bops, hilarious music videos are more! Let's celebrate this funny, sexy, legendary girl group!


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Ep. 105: The Year in Kpop - 2000 (Pt.2)
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:43

It's time for the stunning conclusion of our first year deep dive into Kpop in 2000! We've still got some big comebacks and a scandal or two to cover but all the songs are starting to sound the same and our brains are melting. Help us solve our many "what song does this sound like?" mysteries and make sure to check out our youtube playlist for this series. You really need to see most of this for yourself. What year in Kpop should we cover next?


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Ep. 40: Idol Reality
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:43

I hope you've got a lot of time on your hands for tv watching because today we are talking about 9 of our favorite reality shows that often feature idols! What are idols like when they get new roommates? Or try to run a business? What about when you drop them in the jungle? All that and much more, plus another queen of Kpop graces our random game.


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Ep. 20: The Next Gen + Listener Q&A
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:43

This week we're wrapping up our discussion of the Kpop "generations" with a quick rundown of what makes the new generation special. Then we answer questions from you, the listener! Find out the origin of the word "stan" and hear us do our best fanchants! As well as some of our "unpopular kpop opinions" we hope you still love us when we're finished!! Go listen to the new SHINee album!


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Ep. 153: Holiday Battle
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:43

It's song battle time again! We teamed up with our Patreon Seasoned Fan listeners to rank 10 different Kpop songs all titled Holiday! Find out what they have in common, and what makes each special as we rank them from 10 to 1. Which Holiday song was your favorite?


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Ep. 107: Hyuna is Red, Hyuna is Everything
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:43

In dark times, we must turn toward the light. So come with us on a journey through the iconic career of Shannon's literal idol, HyunA. From a 15 year old's rocky start with JYP, and a second chance at a rookie company. Follow from scandalous solos, legendary lewks, classic dance moves, secret romance and one too many tumultuous endings. All leading to a new rebirth, and happiness. Hyuna we love you and can never thank you enough for the impact you've had on us, and Kpop history. <3


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Ep. 57: Battle of the Beautiful
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:43

10 songs. 1 title. Who will come out on top? Find out today as we break down 10 different boy group songs that all have the same title, "Beautiful". Then, one of Angelica's ultimate groups in the random game!


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Ep. 28: Korean Punk with Peter Stoia
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:43

Today we're taking a little detour off our regular Kpop path to learn about a different corner of the Korean music market. Shannon is joined by comedian, actor and musician Peter Stoia to learn all about South Korean Punk and Metal music! Let's f**k s**t up!!


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Ep. 156: Crush'n It with 2 Noonas & A Dancer (Jane Kim, Lizz Adams, Chuck Maa)
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:43

We've got THREE guests today y'all! You've already met two of them before, but this time Jane Kim, Lizz Adams and Chuck Maa are here as "2 Noonas And A Dancer"! A Kpop reaction YouTube channel you better be subscribed to! We dig into why they started their channel, a few lessons learned along the way, and more importantly, which groups they now stan because of videos they've watched. Then, a true group favorite in the random game that gets everyone swooning.


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Ep. 84: This Is Super Junior
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:43

Today's deep dive is a real doozy as we try to cover 13+ years of SUPER JUNIOR! Meet all the members past and present, and follow us on one of the greatest hair journeys so far. Through member changes and seemingly endless military enlistments, find out what has earned Super Junior a place on the "Hallyu Mount Rushmore". And check out Super Junior's latest release 'Super CLAP' now!!


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Ep. 102: 2010 Hit Stage Flashback (Commentary Only)
公開日時: 2021-06-25 07:58:43

It's time to watch something together again! Turns out, MBC made TWO 2010 hit stage mixes so let's watch the first one right now!! Watch along to see more pleather than you've ever seen, and a lot of terrible wigs. And get your ears ready for some screaming because one Rain and his abs may show up here... Finally, a babby girl group in a quick lil random game!


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