Soompi Feature: The 14 Most Unique Voices In K-Pop

(Image and text are samples from my work on Soompi and belong to Soompi.) The diversity of K-pop is part of what makes it shine from Korea to all four corners of the globe. Voices of all sorts have made themselves known, and some of those voices are so wonderfully singular that they are identifiable within a fewContinue reading “Soompi Feature: The 14 Most Unique Voices In K-Pop”

Soompi Feature: 7 Times Instrument-Playing Idols Have Melted Our Hearts

(Image and text are samples from my work on Soompi.com and belong to Soompi.) K-pop idols can sing and dance like nobody’s business. They’ve spent training days, debut days, music show performances, and more showing us that they know how to evoke feels with their incredible high notes and fluid dancing. But they are moreContinue reading “Soompi Feature: 7 Times Instrument-Playing Idols Have Melted Our Hearts”

Soompi Feature: 6 Epic Forms of the Classic K-pop Lip Graze

(Image and text are samples from my work on Soompi.com and belong to Soompi.) The “lip graze” is one of the most iconic K-pop moves to exist in K-pop choreography along with the beckoning fingers, the head clutch, and the body rub. This classic move is a favorite with male and female K-pop stars andContinue reading “Soompi Feature: 6 Epic Forms of the Classic K-pop Lip Graze”

Soompi Feature: 8 Reasons That Perfectly Sum Up Why SHINee Is Amazing

(Text is a sample from my work on Soompi.com and belongs to Soompi.) SHINee is one of K-pop’s super groups; these five boys have been cruising on top for eight years. They have just finished a circuit of concerts in North America, including their very first U.S. fanmeet, and it is only right to share whyContinue reading “Soompi Feature: 8 Reasons That Perfectly Sum Up Why SHINee Is Amazing”

Soompi Feature: Quiz – What Type of K-drama Villain Are You?

(Image and text are samples from my work on Soompi.com and belong to Soompi.) No K-drama is complete without a villain. They are the characters we love to hate, and hate to love. These are the people who make our beloved OTPs suffer and force us to consider reaching through our screens to deliver retribution.Continue reading “Soompi Feature: Quiz – What Type of K-drama Villain Are You?”

Soompi Feature: Quiz – Which K-drama Cliche Are You?

(Image and text are samples from my work on Soompi.com and belong to Soompi.) K-drama is full of cliches that tickle us pink when they pop up in a drama. The first time the rough, gruff hero kneels down to help the ailing heroine home makes us melt inside. Or when a peck on theContinue reading “Soompi Feature: Quiz – Which K-drama Cliche Are You?”

Soompi Feature: Jang Geun Suk’s 9 Most Memorable Roles

(Image and text are samples from my work on Soompi.com and belong to Soompi.) The year is 2009. The drama is “You’re Beautiful.” The heartthrob is Jang Geun Suk. If you didn’t know Jang Geun Suk before his career-defining performance as Hwang Tae Kyung in the Hallyu-changing drama, then this drama probably put him on your radar.Continue reading “Soompi Feature: Jang Geun Suk’s 9 Most Memorable Roles”