Biju Belinky

K-Pop

Why So Many Former Emos Are Now K-Pop Fans

Something about these two seemingly disparate genres seems to bring the same people together.
Biju Belinky
7.30.19
mental health

The Sort of Parents ‘Generation Anxiety’ Will Grow Up to Be

How mental health intersects with our decision on whether or not to have kids in the future.
Biju Belinky
6.25.19

The Weird World Of K-Pop Prediction Accounts

What do you do when your favorite artist reveals absolutely nothing about their private lives? You turn to other, more prophetic means.
Biju Belinky
4.9.19
Interviews

Skin from Skunk Anansie Will Always Be a True Original

We spoke to her about the lessons learned fronting a band that's been a haven for queer, angsty fans for 25 years.
Biju Belinky
2.1.19
we saw this

BTS’ Live Show Is a Glowing, Self-Affirming Safe Haven

For fans of the Korean boyband, like myself, their "love yourself" mantra swells in size in a live setting like London's O2 Arena.
Biju Belinky
10.12.18
Important Questions Raised By...

We Asked Some Goths What They Actually Think About Death

“We’re more aware of our own mortality than 'normal people', because we embrace it.”
Biju Belinky
6.12.18
Important Questions Raised By...

Searching for the True Meaning of Goth in 2018

The subculture has undergone a number of evolutions over the years, so I went to a goth festival in Germany to find out what it even means today.
Biju Belinky
6.4.18
Features

Hey Evanescence Fans, What’s the Most Goth Thing You’ve Ever Done?

"I got my clit pierced on my lunch break.”
Biju Belinky
4.12.18
Fandom Week

"Come to Brazil!!" Is the Meme That Will Never Die

From honest plea to punchline: why Brazilians give so much of a shit about pop stars visiting their country.
Biju Belinky
9.25.17
Stuff

Does Christmas Really Come Earlier Every Year?

It's a commonly held belief that Christmas makes itself known sooner year on year. But is there any truth to the "Christmas creep"?
Biju Belinky
11.23.16
Stuff

We Asked People at London Zoo Which Animals They'd Be Happy to See Die Off Forever

If we continue at the rate we're going, we're going to lose two-thirds of all species by 2020. If you had the choice, which species would you lose?
Biju Belinky
11.1.16
Stuff

All The Weird Shit People Say to You Based on Your Dating App Photo

We asked a load of people with distinctive "looks" on dating apps about the opening lines and fetish suggestions they've received.
Biju Belinky
10.24.16
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