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Feature: Sexy Ads Featuring KPop Stars Pulled Following Government Pressure [VIDEO]

The Korean government wants Korean alcohol companies to tone down the use of young celebrities in ‘sexually suggestive’ ads reportedly aimed at young Koreans on the net. 


SEOUL, South Korea – Banned by government regulators from advertising hard liquor on television, Korean alcohol companies turned to the Internet to push the hard stuff. Now the government is demanding they remove what many view as highly sexualized ad campaigns using young stars to attract young drinkers.


ARKPop Podcast#53 - Return of the Ants


67:17 minutes (61.61 MB)

 

The format of the show is a little different this week, but we still have quite a bit to talk about.


ARKPop Episode#51 – SPICABOXX, The Painkiller Below


83:20 minutes (20.48 MB)

 

Whoo, first episode past 50, and boy are we prepared. Wait…


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ARKPop Episode 31 - Career Suicide


98:55 minutes (25.81 MB)

 

With an awesome turnaround of just three days, we have returned to record this week’s actual episode. This one is focused on the big news of the week, G-Dragon, leader of Big Bang admitting to partaking of marijuana while partying in Japan, but before we get to that, there was somehow more news.


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.


ARKPop Pocast#26 - It's Over


153:14 minutes (70.15 MB)

 

And now we return to our regularly scheduled programming, with all three segments operating in full force this week, for better or for worse.


ARKPopPodcast Ep 25 by ARKPop


120:03 minutes (28.7 MB)

 

Due to Hurricane Irene affecting Puerto Rico, Turks & Caicos, The Bahamas and later the Northeastern United States, this episode was delayed considerably.  Yes, I don’t live in all of those places, but my Internet was down for 3 days after power returned to my neighborhood.  My family and I are fine, but there are a lot that are suffering in the wake of the first Hurricane this season.


ARKpop Podcast Episode 22 - All Good


134:53 minutes (61.75 MB)

 

For episode 22 we’re recording a day late again, but luckily dissipated Tropical Storm Emily hovered over my island and kept late morning temperatures nice and cool which made recording during the day bearable.


ARKPop Podast #19 - Goodbye Lion


105:16 minutes (48.19 MB)

 


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