Brown Eyed Girls

KAs@Work: Bobby Kwak of CIRCLE NYC / Social Eatz


ARKPop Podcast#27 – A Girl can Dream


152:19 minutes (34.86 MB)

 

Episode 27 meets us on a high after finding ourselves linked to for a blog recommendation. YAY! We’re almost famous. Ahem, anyway, this week there was a lot of non-news released, but we power through it all anyway to get to our somewhat surprisingly in depth free talk, a bit more silly and fun than normal.


ARKpopPodcast - Episode 9 – The Playlist


119:47 minutes (54.83 MB)

 

We’re trying something different for this episode, mostly because I’m going to be out of town and presumably away from a computer and a microphone this weekend. But on the other hand, hey, early episode.


Korean Gender Reader

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1) As mentioned in #9 last week, Christian Dior has been heavily criticized on the web for the heavily Orientalist imagery of its latest advertising campaign Shanghai Dreams.


Korean Advertising: Just Beautiful Women Holding Bottles?


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Some words of wisdom from Londoner Bruce Haines, currently head of Korea’s largest ad agency Cheil Worldwide (제일기획):

Q) What’s one big difference between advertising in Korea and the UK?


Korean Gender Reader

( Source: Ningin) 1) If You’ve Got it, Flaunt it? The Potential Mainstreaming of Assertive Female Sexuality in Korea As the live performance below demonstrates, even sans the sex scene of the music video, the dance routine for the Brown Eyed Girls’ (브라운아이드걸스) Abracadabra (아브라카다브라) remains compelling viewing. Spoken from the perspective of a heterosexual male of [...]

Korean Gender Reader

( Poster for Wedding Campaign [나의 결혼 원정기 ], a 2005 movie about finding brides in Uzbekistan; Source ) Back to normalcy after the conference. Demographics 1) “Seoul Increases Support for Muliticultural Families” Or to be more precise, the Seoul Metropolitan Government is paying Korean men marrying foreigners 1 million won to attend a 20 hour course on multicultural [...]

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