I like: R16 festival, Seoul, South Korea

Reading Time: 1 minute The Korean Tourism Organisation know when they are on to a good thing and have tapped into their talented b-boy and b-girls to hold probably the world’s best breakdancing festival at the old Olympic stadium in Seoul. This helps build on the success that Korea has had both in industrial expansion with the chaebols like … Read moreI like: R16 festival, Seoul, South Korea

I just don’t get this Korean Pizza Hut advert

Reading Time: 1 minute Interesting in a ‘I have no idea what is going on here’ kind of way, but find the idea of a Pizza Hut dance a bit strange. And they even teach it you at the end FTW! If anyone can shed more light on this feel free to leave a comment below.

The Wonder Girls phenomena

Reading Time: 2 minutes We are so used to manufactured pop music artists by the likes of Tom Watkins, Stock | Aitken | Waterman and more recently Simon Fuller’s 19 Entertainment. Some of these groups like Wham, Kylie Minogue and Take That had international success. We have gotten used to the dominance of western international recording artists.  Wonder Girls … Read moreThe Wonder Girls phenomena

There is no charge for awesomeness

Reading Time: 1 minute I love Kung Fu Panda for its visual in-jokes and the line “There is no charge for awesomeness or attractiveness”. I was reminded of this by a window sticker I saw by South Korean logistics company Hanjin. Whilst the Royal Mail has done some interesting product design like the electric mail trolleys and the custom-built … Read moreThere is no charge for awesomeness

Korean cyberwarfare

Reading Time: 1 minute I tried 2chan.net earlier on today to have a poke around and see if I could find any memes to write about here. Unfortunately the site is down. According to a Japanese newspaper article, it is due to Korean cyberwarriors who took down the iconic site because it some of the forum posters had complained … Read moreKorean cyberwarfare