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No, Simon Cowell, it’s not ‘time for UK-Pop’

(CNN)On Halloween in 2009, a perky quintet known as Wonder Girls became the first K-Pop group to crack the Billboard Hot 100 with their catchy, music-video driven, Korean-language single “Nobody.” Its top stars grace the covers of magazines and sell out stadiums. Lionsgate just announced a Rebel Wilson movie about an aspiring Korean American pop Read more »

Hillary Clinton, get real

(CNN)Oh, the arrogance. A level of arrogance is, by definition, required. Imagine believing you can solve unwieldy, complex, centuries-old, systemic problems that others heretofore have not, that your singular genetic and experiential alchemy makes you the best person to lead a nation, that you can in fact defeat dozens of other capable and qualified candidates Read more »

What Pepsi really got wrong

(CNN)The revolution will be televised. But who knew it would come in the form of Kendall Jenner, a Kardashian fashion model, bringing peace to attractive street protestors by fearlessly offering a hunky riot cop a cold can of Pepsi? The hokey restaging of recent political history — including protest signs reading “Join the Conversation”– was Read more »

What Pepsi really got wrong

(CNN)The revolution will be televised. But who knew it would come in the form of Kendall Jenner, a Kardashian fashion model, bringing peace to attractive street protestors by fearlessly offering a hunky riot cop a cold can of Pepsi? The hokey restaging of recent political history — including protest signs reading “Join the Conversation”– was Read more »

What Pepsi really got wrong

(CNN)The revolution will be televised. But who knew it would come in the form of Kendall Jenner, a Kardashian fashion model, bringing peace to attractive street protestors by fearlessly offering a hunky riot cop a cold can of Pepsi? The hokey restaging of recent political history — including protest signs reading “Join the Conversation”– was Read more »