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Celebrity News
Back from the army with big-boy muscles, little-boy charm
by | May 7, 2008 | 15 Comments
Released from military service on April 25, Go Soo makes his return onstage in The Return of President Eom. In the play, Go Soo portrays a naive country guy and affects a Saturi accent. Play runs from May 23 through August 3. Press conference, May 7, Seoul. Tags: Go Soo... More »
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Drama Casting & News
Wouldn’t be an On Air event without a hyped-up cameo
by | May 7, 2008 | 21 Comments
SBS’s current ratings hit On Air is winding down, and although its initial three-episode extension was then curtailed to merely one, it will end its run likely on a high note next week. And in typical On Air fashion, they’re doing it with yet more high-profile cameos. Hines Ward — NFL football player and Super... More »


Celebrity News
“Ta-da! It’s movie magic”
by | May 6, 2008 | 21 Comments
Kim Sun Ah shows off the movie poster to her long-awaited comeback film (long-awaited comeback, that is, not necessarily long-awaited film) Girl Scouts. Although the movie may not perhaps be the stunning artistic work to follow her Samsoon fame, she explains that Girl Scouts “is a project that gave me hope that I could work... More »


Celebrity News
Behind the Story with Park Yong Ha
by | May 6, 2008 | 24 Comments
Park Yong Ha is putting out a DVD — but not for his recent series (On Air). This one’s all about himself. His 2008 Official Calendar, which had gone on sale online in Japan at the end of last year, had exceeded expectations and sold so well that it went into reprinting. Laughably, the article... More »


Kpop News
Rain and Colbert: The dance(Dance Revolution)-off
by | May 6, 2008 | 40 Comments
Dance Dance Revolution! HA! Anyone who’s watched The Colbert Report for a while now will probably, like me, have anticipated some kind of shenanigans to come of Stephen Colbert‘s reported dance-off challenge with Rain in a battle to assert his kpop idol supremacy. After all, Colbert’s the guy who cultivated a mock rivalry with indie... More »


Drama Casting & News
Song Hye Gyo teams with Hyun Bin
by | May 5, 2008 | 72 Comments
This ought to make fans happy. The stars of two of the most popular kdramas of recent years, Full House and My Name Is Kim Samsoon, have been cast together in a new drama, The World They Live In. Song Hye Gyo and Hyun Bin, both 26, have been confirmed as the leads in the... More »


Meta
Reviving dead links: Lots of song reposts
by | May 5, 2008 | 25 Comments
  I just finished going through all my song posts and re-uploading all the expired links. Bejeebus!, I have a lot of songs posted. Since re-uploading is a daunting task, I’m not quite sure what I’m going to do about expired links in the future — they go dead if they haven’t been downloaded in... More »
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Drama Recaps
The Last Scandal of My Life: Episode 8
by | May 5, 2008 | 27 Comments
Subtitles for Episodes 1 and 2 are now out, so check ‘em out! I think the reason Jae Bin is so endearing is that while he’s generally spoiled and immature, he’s actually capable of compassion and has flashes of maturity. He pushes Sun Hee’s buttons with his joking and pestering, but it’s like he’s so... More »


Drama Casting & News
Jung Il Woo scores a “Triple”
by | May 4, 2008 | 27 Comments
I’m not sure how I feel about this. Pretty boy and recent university entrant Jung Il Woo — last seen in the movie My Love opposite Lee Yeon Hee and the family sitcom Unstoppable High Kick before that — is making his return to television in the upcoming MBC figure-skating drama being produced and directed... More »


Drama Casting & News
SBS’s Iljimae preview trailer
by | May 4, 2008 | 28 Comments
With On Air winding to a close, SBS is prepping its next Wednesday-Thursday series to take its place: Iljimae starring Lee Junki as the titular honorable thief and Han Hyo Joo as his love interest. SBS provided viewers with a first glance at Iljimae with a teaser spot after last week’s On Air broadcast, and... More »


Kpop News
Se7en performs at Highlands in Hollywood
by | May 3, 2008 | 45 Comments
First off, huge thanks to Luv, who, aside from making me fantastic headers for this site, is responsible for the photos above and the first clip below — which is remarkable for its fairly clear audio given how loud it was in the club. Thanks also to happyroach at soompi.com for her awesome close-up photos... More »
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