Why is baseball popular in Japan, Korea, and Taiwan?

Baseball is very popular in Taiwan, Japan and South Korea but not other Asian countries. Why is that? If I had to guess, it’s probably because during early 20th century when baseball was the most dominant sport in America, Japan got caught up in it – at this time Japan was militarily the most dominant country in […]

Why are the Western, Korean and Japanese culture so popular but not the Chinese culture?

The CCP is more concerned with expanding their economic progress than nurturing their entertainment industry for soft power. Western culture – Hollywood Korean culture – Kpop Japanese culture – anime Chinese culture- Wuxia Ok, so Wuxia isn’t exactly something… that’s widely promoted to foreigners or anything. It also lacks the modern day cultural elements because […]

Guitar pickup makers / manufacturers

I’m a huge guitar geek, since I first started playing guitar at 15 so.. its natural for me to care about “guitar tone”, or the sound that the guitar makes. Most guitarists are very picky about their tone, and what kind of sound they can get out of their guitar. For me, I like very […]