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  • WBW: Yoo Seung Jun - "Passion"

    May 8, 2013 @ 6:42 pm

    Yoo Seung Jun (Steve Yoo) is one of the most popular, controversial, and disgraced singers in the history of K-pop. The guy was one of the biggest stars with multiple hit songs, an army of fans, and the highest levels of fame... and then it all came crashing down, much like the banishment of Romeo from Verona. I won't go into the details regarding his excommunication from Korea (you can read more about that here on an allkpop article from 201

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  • Jackie Chan to appear on a future episode of 'Knee Drop Guru'

    February 1, 2013 @ 11:46 am

    Action star Jackie Chan will appear on MBC's 'Knee Drop Guru'. According to station representatives, Jackie Chan will be visiting Korea on February 18th to promote his movie 'Chinese Zodiac'. After completing his promotional schedule, he will film for an episode of 'Knee Drop Guru'. It has been revealed that the staff at 'Knee Drop Guru' has been trying to get the star to appear on the show for a few months now. Now that Jackie Chan has

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  • Way Back Wednesday: Happy New Year

    January 2, 2013 @ 7:19 pm

    Well, it's 2013 and alien spaceships didn't emerge from mountains, freak natural disasters haven't submerged the planet in water, and while you might consider Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's pregnancy as a sign of the apocalypse, for the most part, 2013 is starting off on the right foot. Unfortunately many of us are back at work after a few days off but what better way to pass the time then by revisiting some old K-pop classics? In the spi

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  • Yoo Seung Jun speaks to reporters at 2012 MAMA

    November 30, 2012 @ 11:05 pm

    Yoo Seung Jun made his first formal public appearance in 10 years by attending the 2012 Mnet Asian Music Awards and he shared that he was thankful that the other celebrities greeted and embraced him. On November 30th, after the conclusion of MAMA, Yoo Seung Jun met wither reporters through a press conference and said, "I came to meet my sunbaes and hoobaes. I was happy to see Psy and the others.  All the celebrities hugged me (smiles). I c

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  • Way Back Wednesday: Best Dances of 1997-2000

    October 10, 2012 @ 6:03 pm

    Look, spaghetti arms. This is my dance space. This is your dance space. I don't go into yours, you don't go into mine. You gotta hold the frame. If you can name that quote then you're probably A) Googling it, B) a connoisseur of 80's cinema, or C) a nerd like me. Either way, the quote is apropos for this column as we get into some serious territory. Last week's column was all about the best dances from the early years of K-pop, 1993-1996.

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  • INFINITE's Hoya reveals who drove the mystery 'red car' in final episode of 'Reply 1997 + his childhood idol

    September 24, 2012 @ 8:40 pm

    INFINITE's Hoya recently appeared as a guest on the September 24th broadcast of YTN's 'News12 - Issue and People', alongside 'Reply 1997' star A Pink's Eunji. During the interview, Hoya revealed the mystery figure behind the 'red car' that picked up his character Junhee after the Busan high school reunion in the final episode of 'Reply 1997'. The scene in which Junhee rejected a ride from his friends saying that 'someone was picking him up

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  • Way Back Wednesday: Replying to 1997

    September 5, 2012 @ 7:35 pm

    If you're in the US, then I hoped you enjoyed this past Labor Day weekend, as nearly everyone is back in school after the summer break. If you're currently working, then the long weekend was most definitely appreciated. I ended up going to the beach with a few friends and whenever we get together, the topic of old school K-pop is always brought up. This time, the main topic of discussion revolved around the hit Korean drama 'Reply 1997' starr

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  • Yoo Seung Jun shares photo of his "greatest gift", his son

    June 29, 2012 @ 7:38 pm

    Actor Yoo Seung Jun released a picture of himself holding his son when he was younger. Yoo Seung Jun posted the above photo on his weibo and wrote, "The greatest gift of all." He then added, "I can't believe my son was this chubby. At the time I thought my son was the cutest in the world and I still feel the same" revealing his unconditional love for his son. In the picture, Yoo Seung Jun is carefully holding his son with a proud smile

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  • JJ Project to perform Yoo Seung Jun's "Na Na Na"

    June 26, 2012 @ 9:47 pm

    JJ Project will take on the popular old K-pop song, "Na Na Na" by Yoo Seung Jun. Producer Kim Hyung Suk called JJ Project to be a part of his MBC music program 'MM CHOICE'. The music program has the slogan of 'uniting music' and the rookie duo was undoubtedly surprised when they received a love-call and stuttered, "How can we..." The concept for 'MM CHOICE' season 2 is going to be more upbeat and based around having fun and fooling arou

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  • Yoo Seung Jun still has dreams of returning to Korea one day

    May 21, 2012 @ 9:39 pm

    In a recent interview, the infamous Yoo Seung Jun (a.k.a Steve Yoo) revisited his feelings and thoughts of when he was banned from Korea for his controversial actions 10 years ago. Yoo Seung Jun stated during his interview, "It's been 10 years since I went on Korea's blacklist. It's now somewhere I hope to go but can't... that's Korea. But I'm not resentful because I have Korean blood flowing in me, after all. I'm hoping for another chance

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