Nobody Does It Better
Like it or not, when it comes to corporate, manufactured pop, nobody can beat the factory farmed supergroups that the Koreans turn out on a routine basis. Bangtan Boys ( 방탄소년단, aka: BTS), seven youngsters between the ages of 16 and 20, made their big debut this past summer to great success, after a rather long gestation period. Apparently, only one member of their original lineup made it all the way to their official debut. How could they go wrong? Each one is cuter than the other. Take a look at their music videos. There is something about seven boys, all of whom look like frolicking puppies, trying to be gangsta. It just makes them seem even more cute and vulnerable. And here's a fashion hint, boys: If you want to look "hard," lay off the eyeliner.