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California Love
California Love
LAist Studios

California Love is a blend of memoir, pop culture analysis and oral history. The newest season, K-pop Dreaming, is about the rise and history... more

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Introducing Season 2 of "WILD: I Think I'm Falling In Love" from LAist Studios

WILD is a podcast about growing up… kind of. About those big and small moments that transform us forever. About... more

11 May 2023 · 30 minutes
Shoes Off: Atsuko Okatsuka Wants Everyone To Feel Sexy

This week, the K-Pop Dreaming team is bringing you a special episode from our friends at, “Shoes Off: A Sexy... more

04 May 2023 · 43 minutes
K-Pop Dreaming - Bonus #3: Origins of K-Pop

In a special live event in partnership between LAist Studios and GYOPO, Vivian delves into the origins of K-Pop with... more

27 Apr 2023 · 42 minutes
K-Pop Dreaming - Bonus #2: The Making of Red Velvet's "Psycho"

This episode contains explicit language

20 Apr 2023 · 27 minutes
K-Pop Dreaming - Bonus #1: Danny Im

1TYM is one of the most iconic first-generation K-pop groups from the 90’s. The group is also one of Vivian’s... more

13 Apr 2023 · 26 minutes
K-Pop Dreaming - Koreatown

K-Pop has put Koreatown on the map for a lot of people who might not have known about the neighborhood... more

06 Apr 2023 · 29 minutes
K-Pop Dreaming - KCON

This episode contains explicit language

30 Mar 2023 · 33 minutes
K-Pop Dreaming - Roots of Rap

The LA Uprising exploded racial and economic injustices simmering under the surface of Los Angeles into the open. Vivian looks... more

23 Mar 2023 · 51 minutes
K-Pop Dreaming - Solid

The underground hip-hop scene in Los Angeles was thriving in the late 1980s. And there, soaking in the vibe, was... more

16 Mar 2023 · 38 minutes
K-Pop Dreaming - Moon Night

In this episode, we head to an American military neighborhood in Seoul in the late 1980s. Tucked in an alleyway... more

09 Mar 2023 · 44 minutes
California Love
Introducing Season 2 of "WILD: I Think I'm Falling In Love" from LAist Studios
California Love