Drama Casting & News
Lee Seo-jin dons a tux to go with his silver spoon
by | February 12, 2016 | 15 Comments
At this point it’s just a gimme to cast Lee Seo-jin to play the cold city man type (chadonam), since urbane and upscale is exactly his image. But when you’re so exactly suited for a type, perhaps you just go with it? And based on these fresh photos taken from... More »


Celebrity News
Oh Snap! Lee Min-jung battles bland concept
by | February 12, 2016 | 19 Comments
And, weirdly enough, a serious lack of straight lines in this month’s spread for High Cut. I guess I kind of get the we-caught-her-by-surprise idea, but why does it look as if the photographer is perpetually off-balance? Channeling a glamorous ghost caught on camera while haunting the halls of an... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #434
by | February 12, 2016 | 214 Comments
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Drama Casting & News
Kim Bum becomes a baddie for Mrs. Cop 2
by | February 12, 2016 | 17 Comments
Huh, what in the what? Kim Bum is joining Mrs. Cop 2? I have nothing against the drama, but it seems like a weird choice for him, especially after headlining his own badass police drama Hidden Identity for tvN. But maybe he just knows the appeal of Dark Bummie (and... More »


Drama Recaps
One More Happy Ending: Episode 7
by | February 11, 2016 | 68 Comments
Nothing goes well when feelings get messy, and it’s time for everyone to get real with themselves, and decide what they want. Everyone is confused and upset, and it’s impossible for anyone to have a healthy relationship in that kind of atmosphere. But denial and confusion are running rampant, so... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Spill the Beans: Cultural insights and the not-so-good old days of drama watching
by | February 11, 2016 | 14 Comments
Social obligations? Puh-leez. Drama addiction always wins. To submit your story, email us your stories, and we’ll keep sharing them as long as you guys keep sending them in.   Mekko is Hallyu personified—it all starts with dramas, then the food, then the culture. Who can blame her for choosing... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Kang Haneul depicts life of occupation-era poet in Dongju
by | February 11, 2016 | 35 Comments
This movie will surely make me cry, but it looks like a must-watch. Kang Haneul (Youths Over Flowers in Iceland, Misaeng) has a new project that’ll hit theaters next week: It’s the latest from acclaimed director Lee Jun-ik (Sado, King and the Clown) called Dongju: The Portrait of a Poet,... More »


Drama Recaps
Six Flying Dragons: Episode 38
by | February 10, 2016 | 121 Comments
The different voices vying for a chance to influence the fledgling nation of (almost) Joseon really come into the fore this hour, forcing everyone involved to start picking sides, if they hadn’t already. Sitting this one out is not an option, either for the audience or for those still loyal... More »


Meta
We’re currently experiencing technical problems
by | February 10, 2016 | 27 Comments
Girlfriday and I are intermittently unable to access our own site. So I am writing this message quickly before I get kicked out of my own home (my own home!!) to let you guys know what’s going on, even though frankly, WE don’t know exactly what’s going on. We had... More »


Drama Casting & News
Interviews with Cheese in the Trap’s cast (Part 2)
by | February 10, 2016 | 49 Comments
Time for Part 2! Part 1 of the cast interviews for Cheese in the Trap featured some of the more prominent actors, such as Park Hae-jin and Seo Kang-joon, but the drama does have a notable cast of fresh faces who regularly steal scenes—or if not outright steal, then at... More »