Thursday, March 29, 2012

Songs of the Week

Number one on the Kpop Charts - 2AM with 'I wonder if you are hurt like me'

Here is a sneak peak of Namie Amuro's new MV - 'Go Round'. Love the set design.

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Odd Things I Saw - Vibrating tattoo ??

If a gazillion ring tones or vibrations weren't enough to alert you that your phone was ringing - well now you can get 'magnetic tattoos' that will vibrate when someone is calling you. This is real, and not from some sci-fi movie or novel.

Firstly I want to ask, who came up with this idea? Secondly, who would want a vibrating tattoo accessory to go with a mobile phone?

This technology was recently patented in the US. Presumably, the inventors plan to make big bucks with this idea. Well that is the whole purpose of getting a patent.

So the idea is, ferromagnetic inks will be tattooed on the skin. When someone calls or the phone is running low on batteries the tattoo would vibrate. In order for the user to stop their tattoo from vibrating, all they have to do is scratch their skin.

Worse case scenario - what if the user scratches their skin and the tattoo won't stop vibrating? What then? How would they troubleshoot this... Get the tattoo removed?

Also! Wouldn't you freak out if your skin was vibrating? What if you use your phone a lot, your skin would be 'vibrating' all day.

This is the most ridiculous and insane invention I ever heard. And usually, ridiculous and insane ideas turn out to be brilliant and cutting edge. But for this invention, I truly believe it's quite crazy.

What are your thoughts?

Reference: The Telegraph

Movie review: 21 Jump St

The unlikely pairing of Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum in the movie reboot of the 80's television series 21 Jump St can certainly raise eyebrows.

Jonah Hill who is part of the Apatow alumni is proving to be a comedy heavyweight in the industry. Besides, starring and producing this film - he also wrote it with Michael Bacall. Jonah has comedy credentials.

Moving on to Channing. He is best known for the Step Up movies, action flicks such as GI Joe... So it seems that he is an odd choice for an action comedy who is starring opposite Jonah Hill. However, let me remind you - early on in Channing's career he did dabble in the comedy film 'She's the man'. That is one of my favoourite films! It's a fun film. Channing does have a knack for comedy.

The plot of the film is quite silly but guarantees some hilarious moments. In a nutshell, Jonah and Channing play 2 cops who have to go undercover as high school students and try to bust a drug ring at a high school. What could possibly go wrong in their mission?? Well plenty actually - they are dealing with hormone driven high school students.

Jonah and Channing's chemistry is obvious! They make a great comedic duo, everyone in the cinema were bursting out in laughter at the crazy and gross things they get up to. Remember, Jonah is part of the Apatow alumni - so you can expect some dirty dirty jokes.

This is a crazy fun film - I highly recommend it. 4/5 stars

P.S. A sequel is now in the works because of the success of this one. Looking forward to seeing Jonah and Channing together again!

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Daniel Henney talks about his Number 1 Fan

In a recent Q&A session, Hollywood actor Daniel Henney answered questions that were sent to him by his fans, this lead him to talk about his number 1 fan Kim So Young.

Kim So Young has touched Daniel's heart by all the support and dedication she has given to him. She attended all his fan meetings, helped decorate the venue and ensured everyone was having a good time. She didn't want recognition for her work and told Daniel's team not to tell Daniel about her efforts.

Sadly, Kim was diagnosed with cancer and she did not want Daniel to feel sad for her; true to her nature she hid this from him. But he always knew of her condition because his team kept him up to date. Kim continued to help out at Daniel's fan meetings. But her health was deteriorating, this prevented her from helping out but she continued attending the his fan meetings with a smile.

Her condition worsened and she was hospitalised. Daniel and his team regularly sent her videos to help keep her spirits up. Last year, she passed away. This news was hard on Daniel.

A week after her death, a cake was sent to Daniel's office. It was from Kim, she had asked a friend to help her organise it. Kim wanted to thank Daniel and his team for everything, for the joy they gave her.

It is clear that Kim has a special place in Daniel's heart.

Pokemon Live Action Movie - Or NOT?

I was watching upcoming 2012 movie trailers on YouTube and came across the Pokemon live action movie trailer!! I am always hesitant about live action films of popular animes, because it's hard to get it right - Hollywood has stuffed up quite a few. And so I was quite concerned about this one.

The pokemon live action film is called 'Pokémon Apokélypse'. The film is set a few years after the original anime series. Now, Pokemon battles have been outlawed due to animal rights and protection. But Pokemon battles are continuing in the underground scene. Gangsters want Ash and Pokemon to participate in match fixing but Ash refuses and this puts everyone close to Ash at Danger. Ash and Pikachu set out to save his friends and take on the gangsters.

The biggest twist of Pokemon Apokelypse is - this is a trailer for a non-existent film! So why have a movie trailer when you don't have a movie to promote? Well, Canadian filmmakers Kial Natale, Dylan Innes and Lee Majdoub wanted to make a fan film about Pokemon and turning its cute world in to a darker and tougher one.

The trailer took 2 years to complete and the trailer runs close to 3 minutes. It is an interesting and original idea, I admire their efforts in producing this film. The trailer has exceptional sound, accurate wardrobe and great editing. The 3D animation of the pokemon are pretty cool too.

3D Pikachu doesn't look like the fluffy and cute yellow friend that we all know from the anime series - here he looks a bit like a retired wrestler, worn out and doesn't care anymore.

The film was promoted through a viral campaign. Fans have praised this trailer and given thumbs up. Despite the positive feedback, the film makers don't intend to make a full length film.

What do you think of this trailer? Would you like to see the full feature film?

Sunday, March 18, 2012

CherriiPOP Playlist -16/3/12

Remember to send in your song requests, dedications and shoutouts on to our new facebook page.

Here is the playlist for our season 5 premiere show!

Jay Park - Know your name
Flower - Fadeless love
Infinite - Be mine
Rain - Sad tango
Jang Geun Suk - Let me cry
T-ara - Lovey dovey
Beast - Shock

Big Bang - Fantastic Baby

**NEWS** Big Bang Aussie Tour
The Big Bang boys are planning to add Australia to their new tour!!! No dates or cities have been announced yet. I'm guessing Sydney will be a definite tour location, hopefully they will add Melbourne as well! I will keep you posted.

Karen Nguyen - Olympian

I would like to recommend you all to read Olympian Karen Nguyen's inspiring interview with ABC Radio Australia.

Karen represented Australia at the 2004 Athens Olympics in the women's gymnastics team. She shares the sacrifices she made in pursuing a career in gymnastics, and the unwavering support she received from her parents. In 2007, Karen retired from gymnastics and is now pursuing other dreams.

The new CherriiPOP facebook page

CherriiPOP has a new facebook page! We are timelining now - come and visit our exciting new fb page and let me know what you think.

I have been working on new graphics for the page - I hope you guys like. Support our fb page - we aim to get 100 Likes this year =D

Friday, March 16, 2012

Odd Things I saw - Hello Kitty Bun Bun

I love eating bun buns, especially the custard filling ones. When I was browsing the internet, I came across this cute hello kitty bun bun! I think it is so adorable and creative. I love hello kitty LOL!

As you can see, the hello kitty bun bun in the marketing poster is a lot more attractive and appealing than what it really looks like. But I am sure it tastes delicious.

Happy eating everyone!

CherriiPOP Season 5 premiere

Hey Everyone! I'm so excited to be back in the studio for season 5! Yes! This is our 5th semester broadcasting on the Radio Monash airwaves. Thank you to RadMon for having us back

This year, Radio Monash has some cool new features in the studio. We have a UStream channel!! You can tune in to watch us live in the studio. ooOoh, it's like being a fly on the wall. You can watch us do our thing and dance terribly when a song is being played! lol.

Also, you can send sms messages to the show. I will announce the phone number soon. Now I can read your sms texts live on air! Very exciting.

Our facebook page, has had a bit of a makeover. It is now timelining. It looks pretty cool, so be sure to check it out. We aim to reach 100 Likes this year so help us out =D

Keep sending in your song requests, dedications and shoutouts to our facebook or twitter page. I love hearing from you.

I have a lot planned for season 5 of CherriiPOP. More interviews, more music, more reviews. It will be the biggest season ever - I can feel it.

Remember to tune in 7pm on Fridays at

- Tam

Thursday, March 1, 2012

CherriiPOP season 5

Hey everyone! Hope you guys had a great summer break. Uni has resumed so that means Radio Monash will be back on the airwaves very soon. This will be CherriiPOP's 5th season.

What can you expect this season? More music, more guests, more reviews and of course my favourite segment Odd things I saw.

I saw a lot of great movies and tv dramas that I will review on the show.

Remember you can send in your song requests, dedications and shout outs for our debut show via our twitter or fb page. Remember to support our fb page.