Loungefly, the fan-forward lifestyle brand from Funko, has revealed their all-new collection in collaboration with global K-Pop stars BTS. This October, fans (and ARMY) will see a collection of accessories inspired by their Dynamite era.Continue reading “Loungefly to Collaborate with BTS, Inspired by ‘Dynamite’ Era”
It’s no surprise that BTS ARMY, the fandom name for the global superstars BTS, noticed Ryan Gosling, as Ken from the new Barbie movie, wearing an outfit very similar to Jimin’s Permission to Dance outfit.Continue reading “‘Barbie’ Star Ryan Gosling Offers BTS’ Jimin a Gift”
Based on the popular children’s books by David Horvath, Bossy Bear is now a television series on Nickelodeon. It is produced by Horvath and Sun-Min Kim, the creative team behind the popular plush toys UglyDolls, and gives a deeper backstory for extrovert Bossy Bear (Jayden Ham) and his best friend and introvert Turtle (Jaba Keh) as they go through some fun adventures, including some Korean American-inspired situations like show-and-tell Korean food and making kimchi.Continue reading “Jayden Ham, Jaba Keh, and Viva Lee on Bringing K-Culture in Nickelodeon’s ‘Bossy Bear’”
The American Music Awards have announced their musical lineup for their star-studded award show, airing live at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 21st on ABC.Continue reading “BTS, Megan Thee Stallion, Olivia Rodrigo, Bad Bunny to Perform at the AMAs”
It looks like Olivia Rodrigo is having a good year. Making her debut for the American Music Awards, Rodrigo received seven nominations, including Artist of the Year and New Artist of the Year.Continue reading “2021 American Music Awards Nominees: Full List”
Just when you thought BTS and McDonald’s was done with their merchandise collaboration, they decided to drop a whole new collection for fans to fight over on WeVerse!
The two new collections, which one is appropriately called the “Saucy Collection” features characters hand-drawn by BTS themselves. It’s not like their BT21 characters. No. These characters are based on McDonald’s menu and are so adorable. I want them all.Continue reading “BTS x McDonald’s Dropping ANOTHER New Collab TODAY”
With the release of BTS’ new hit song Butter, it makes sense for McDonald’s to jump at the chance of a collaboration since we know McDonald’s isn’t the healthiest option for our cholesterol. But, to have one of the biggest global phenomenons team up with a global food brand is genius marketing for McDonald’s.Continue reading “The BTS x McDonald’s Collab is the Most Genius Idea Ever: How Brands are Utilizing BTS’ Global Power”
BTS Meal Day is HERE!!!
The anticipated BTS and McDonald’s collaboration is now at your local McDonald’s. You can order the BTS Meal, which consists of a 10-piece chicken nugget meal with French fries and a drink, along with two special sauces — Cajun and Sweet Chili. Get your scrapbooks ready for the BTS labels that are placed on the meal.Continue reading “The BTS Meal is Finally Here: Take a Peek at the Merch”
Dominic, Britney, and Keith break down all of the recently announced animated series, including a slate of DC series on HBO Max and a trio of Asian American-led series on Netflix. They also discuss Kevin Feige’s revelation that whitewashing is bad, and Dominic speaks with author Claire Light about her upcoming book, Monkey Around, and the pop culture relevance of the Monkey King.
In what is the greatest idea that McDonald’s has ever done, besides the McRib, is finally happening. McDonald’s has announced they are teaming up with one of the biggest icons in the world — BTS.
McDonald’s are creating a one-of-a-king “tour” which kicks off on May 26 in the U.S. where fans can enjoy the BTS meal at participating restaurants worldwide. The BTS meal consists of the group’s favorite item from McDonald’s — 10-piece Chicken McNuggets, medium World Famous Fries®, medium Coke®, and for the first time ever in the U.S., Sweet Chili and Cajun dipping sauces inspired by popular recipes from McDonald’s South Korea.Continue reading “McDonald’s and K-Pop Superstars Partner to Form Special BTS Meal”
Just in time for AAPI Heritage Month, a collective of AAPI creatives and leaders, including Bing Chen who I interviewed on the Southern Fried Asian podcast last year, known as Gold House have announced their second ever list of influential Asian and Asian American talent.
From actors and athletes to CEOs and political leaders, the A100 list demonstrates the role of the AAPI community in American society. Click here to check out the full list of 2019 honorees.
This morning, Entertainment Weekly unveiled Shirley Li’s cover story featuring the highly anticipated romantic comedy Crazy Rich Asians — which is set to hit cinemas on August 17, 2018. Seeing Constance Wu and Henry Golding looking fab on the cover got us thinking, how many EW covers* have featured Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders? So we dug into the EW archives and unearthed the following.