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Netflix’s Squid Game and the Nemesis of Equality

Netflix’s recent survival K-drama series Squid Game aims to address our qualms for equality. While Squid Game is an exciting survival series, what I love about it most is the political commentary behind its fascinating premise. Our world today is bombarded with inequality. Everywhere we go, we see inequality. And it sucks. We see that the world is a tall pyramid where very few enjoy … Continue reading Netflix’s Squid Game and the Nemesis of Equality

K-Pop Road Movie ‘K-Pop: Lost in America’ is in the Works

As K-Pop is taking over the world, the robust and flamboyant genre is already taking music and culture altogether. To all rock n’ roll extremists out there, this is the reality. While many are still gazing and reminiscing over our favorite rock n’ roll road films like Oz and the fan-favorite cult classic Almost Famous, a musical road movie is in the works. This time, … Continue reading K-Pop Road Movie ‘K-Pop: Lost in America’ is in the Works

Apply to British Council’s 2021 Connections through Culture Artist Grants

The newest round of British Council Connections Through Culture (CTC) awards connections through culture artist grants in Southeast Asia (SEA) is now accepting applications until September 5, 2021. The connections through culture artist grants were established in 2019 to encourage arts and cultural exchange between the United Kingdom and Southeast Asia, with the goal of sparking new methods for participants to interact through the arts. … Continue reading Apply to British Council’s 2021 Connections through Culture Artist Grants

Genki Iwahashi Leaves King & Prince and Johnny’s

According to the Sakigake news website, Genki Iwahashi leaves King & Prince and Johnny’s Entertainment altogether. This is due to Genki’s panic disorder. He will officially withdraw from the two entertainment entities by March 31, 2021. Genki has been absent from the group for about two years and five months now. And finally, he decided to completely retire from King & Prince and Johnny’s to … Continue reading Genki Iwahashi Leaves King & Prince and Johnny’s

Holcim’s Build to Win Promo Kickstarts in Mindanao

Does anyone want a brand new car for free? Well, you better read on! Holcim Philippines, Inc., the most trusted brand when it comes to cement and other necessities for buildings and structures, is launching its biggest promotion yet. In Holcim’s Build to Win promo, cars and other prizes will be given away. Anyone who buys at least 10 bags of Holcim Excel, Holcim Solido, … Continue reading Holcim’s Build to Win Promo Kickstarts in Mindanao

An Animated Adaptation of The Terminator Series is Confirmed

You heard it right! An animated adaptation of The Terminator Series is already confirmed and almost in the works! It will be shown and distributed by Netflix. According to a report by Deadline, studio Production I.G. will handle the animation, while Mattson Tomlin (writer of The Batman starring Robert Pattinson) will be the showrunner and executive producer. Related: Space Sweepers Movie Review: A Glimpse of … Continue reading An Animated Adaptation of The Terminator Series is Confirmed

Download the GRAB App and Get P200 Phoenix Fuel Vouchers

You read it right! Get P200 worth of Phoenix fuel vouchers once you download GRAB through Google Play or the App Store and sign up for an account. After you sign up, you automatically get a welcome gift from the GRAB app through your Grab Rewards. You can start downloading and signup up from today until March 7, 2021. Head on to any of the … Continue reading Download the GRAB App and Get P200 Phoenix Fuel Vouchers

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The Best Shoujo Romantic Anime Series of All Time

For The Pop Blog‘s Valentine’s Day feature, I’m rounding up the best shoujo romantic anime series. Yes, I’m a sucker for anime, especially shoujo, and I’ve already seen countless titles. Read on to find out which I think are the best ones. Why We Love Shoujo Romantic Anime Series Shoujo romantic anime series is directed towards females. In Japan, where patriarchal society is still vivid, … Continue reading The Best Shoujo Romantic Anime Series of All Time

Big Hit Entertainment to Invest 70 Billion Won in YG and YG Plus

Big Hit Entertainment, home to worldwide and always-trending boy group, BTS, will be investing 70 Billion won (63.4 Million Dollars) in YG Entertainment, YG Plus, and their artists. The said investment is in partnership with Big Hit’s affiliate, beNX.  You heard it right! Like something that came out of a Kdrama (yes, we hear you, Itaewon Class’ Saeroyi), one of the fastest rising Korean agencies … Continue reading Big Hit Entertainment to Invest 70 Billion Won in YG and YG Plus

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CNA’s ‘Beyond the Viral Video’ Discusses the Effects of Social Media

Only a few of us would admit that we’re addicted to social media. And yes, social media addiction is real. Consuming content and getting likes produces endorphins in our brains. The endorphins, or feel-good hormones are temporary, so in order to get another boost, we turn to social media again. Social media addiction is rarely discussed in the cute cat videos, senseless (and witty) memes, … Continue reading CNA’s ‘Beyond the Viral Video’ Discusses the Effects of Social Media