Posts by Sam Lansky

  • K-Pop Fans

    Hallyu Tsunami: The Unstoppable (and Terrifying) Rise of K-Pop Fandom

    Several months ago, I was in Los Angeles covering a Korean pop show for a major magazine. They ended up killing the story, considering K-pop “too niche” for their readers; somehow, this felt both totally accurate and maddeningly myopic. K-pop remains a largely underground movement in the States, mostly the ken of geeky music journalists, […]