Oh! Press Talk: Seeking Western Validation in K-Pop

Every fan wants to know that their favorite group is doing well: that their music is selling, the members have name to face recognition, and their fandom is always growing. And in recent years, this drive has surpassed fandom-centered goals to reach for higher and higher awards and recognition. And

K-Drama Tropes: the Old, the New, and the Classic

When you've seen enough K-Dramas, you realize there are a few scenarios almost guaranteed to show up in the plot somewhere along the way. These instances are so predictable that the scriptwriters may have very well been bumping elbows over a Wrist Grabs 101 textbook as they drafted up their scripts.

Oh!Press Feature: Throwback Thursday – The King and the Clown

Let's all cast our minds back to an iconic Korean film that had its 12 year anniversary just a few months ago. This movie took beauty and death in the landscape of a sageuk and transformed them into a story that took South Korea by storm. It was a phenomenon

Drama Review: When a Snail Falls in Love

Crime may have no borders, but justice can be found by crossing them. The recent C-drama When a Snail Falls in Love illustrates this in chilling detail in its travel through the sprawling cities of China and jungles of Myanmar. This high stakes drama combines mystery, police work, and a nice

The February “Bloodbath” – What You Might Have Missed

February was a busy month in Kpop, that's for sure. In the midst of comebacks from big names like Red Velvet, BTS, Twice, and Taeyeon, I feel like the lesser known groups may have gotten pushed to the side a little. Don't get me wrong: I loved some of the songs

Wasta’s Picks: Best Drama OSTs of 2016

Well, 2017 has finally come. That typically means taking sometime to look back on the year past, the good moments and memorable events. As for me, I'm here to talk about some of my favorite things in Asian entertainment in general: OSTs. OSTs, or original sound tracks, can really make and

Album Review: EXO – For Life

Release Date: 2016.12.09 Tracklist: For Life Falling For You What I Want For Christmas Twenty Four Winter Heat Total Runtime: 00:18:00 Recommended for: those looking for a holiday mood booster, medium tempo pop and R&B fans NOT recommended for: hard hitting hip-hop lovers or people looking for upbeat dance tracks EXO is back just in time for Christmas