Monday, June 07, 2010


Though balanced by a stern speech by South Korean President Lee Myung-bak admonishing North Korea for sinking its naval vessel, South Korea's re-inaugural broadcast began with a song by the popular K-pop girl group, 4minute. Their song, "HuH (Hit Your Heart)," was chosen as a shot at the North's oppressive regime. "Baby, you're kidding me? I do what I want and I do it my way," the girls purr, flaunting the South's prosperity and freedom of expression to its impoverished northern counterpart, complete with a thumping beat and sultry dance moves.--Time


“Nothing is quite as great as getting up in the morning, listening to the Pet Shop Boys and going to church.”—"A Gay Catholic Voice Against Same Sex Marriage," NYT



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