they call it ‘jogong’, I call it crazy

So there is a word for it, this practice by fans of giving their idols expensive gifts. Jaguar, Macbook, branded bags, jewelry, naming a star after a star… these are just some examples of the gifts that fans have shelled money out for in what is known in Korea as “jogong“. To be fair, it’s…

lessons from the Park Si-hoo case

I am familiar with Park Si-hoo only through a couple of my friends who “fangirl” him. I’d occasionally see posts about him on my Facebook timeline and I did give a drama or two of his a try. But just like anything in life, we have different preferences and he’s not just mine.   When…