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Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 390
by | June 15, 2012 | 56 Comments
EPISODE 390. Broadcast on June 10, 2012. javabeans: We open to a montage of teaser clips from later in the episode. I know the whole point of this is to edit in the juiciest bits, but even so I’m thinking whoa, lots of excitement ahead. Like a mob screaming for Joo-won, and Seung-woo calling his... More »

Drama Recaps
Gaksital: Episode 6
by | June 14, 2012 | 244 Comments
You’d think it’s an exaggeration to say that this is the episode in which EVERYTHING happens ever, but it’s not. Greatly in need of hugs. Also a new heart. Anyone got a spare?   EPISODE 6 RECAP Kenji shoots Mom, who crumples to the ground. And then as soon as he gets word that Gaksital... More »

Drama Casting & News
Ji Sung to headline Haeundae Lovers?
by | June 14, 2012 | 54 Comments
New drama alert! Upcoming KBS drama Haeundae Lovers, named for that famous stretch of city-on-beach in Busan, is the next project from writer Hwang Eun-kyung, of City Hunter and New Heart. The show is currently courting Ji Sung (Protect the Boss) as its hero, which would mean a reunion for New Heart’s star and writer,... More »

Drama Recaps
Big: Episode 4
by | June 12, 2012 | 282 Comments
What does it say when an eighteen-year old does a better job of being you than you? It’s an identity crisis of the highest order when the line starts to blur for everyone involved, as Kyung-joon starts to fulfill his role as Teach’s fiancé… a little TOO well. Tags: Baek Sung-hyun, Big, featured, Gong Yoo,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Joo Ji-hoon hits roadblocks on the way to dramaland
by | June 12, 2012 | 115 Comments
It’s been seven months since Joo Ji-hoon came back from army duty, with what was supposed to be a clean slate after he was busted for drug use back in 2009. And though he has successfully completed filming his first comeback project, the film I Am the King (due out in August), television just might... More »

Drama Recaps
Gaksital: Episode 4
by | June 7, 2012 | 173 Comments
One major connection is made, and another thwarted. One hero laments what he’s done to his family for his country, while the other laments what he’s done to his countrymen for his family. It’s such a gripping, heartbreaking irony at the center of it all. Tags: featured, Gaksital, Han Chae-ah, Jin Sae-yeon, Joo-won, Park Ki-woong,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Shi-yeon joins the cast of Nice Guy
by | June 7, 2012 | 73 Comments
The upcoming not-a-nice-guy drama Nice Guy starring Song Joong-ki (Tree With Deep Roots) and Moon Chae-won (The Princess’s Man) has confirmed the lead casting and added Park Shi-yeon (Coffee House) to the cast as the woman who betrays the hero and puts him on the path to destructive revenge. Song Joong-ki as a lover scorned,... More »

Drama Recaps
Big: Episode 2
by | June 5, 2012 | 269 Comments
Well that’s better. It’s like it took an episode to rev up (which makes sense given the premise, but it did feel surprisingly subdued). To make up for a less joke-filled premiere, Episode 2 brings the body swap comedy, the sex comedy, and some zippy plot to boot. We knew the premise going in, but... More »

Celebrity News
Yoon Eun-hye for High Cut
by | June 5, 2012 | 119 Comments
This shoot is both hit and miss all in one, which is interesting, but I do really love two of the looks on Yoon Eun-hye, featured in the current issue of High Cut. The jumpsuit is something almost no one can pull off in actual life — you want to look like a 60s goddess... More »

Drama Recaps
Queen In-hyun’s Man: Episode 12
by | June 2, 2012 | 189 Comments
If I could bottle the unicorns and rainbows that power this show, I would. And then I’d be… rich? Powerful? In excess of a lot of whimsy? An adorable episode filled with cute couply moments, as well as the first major decision our lovebirds make for their futures, both past and present. (And I’m just... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 388
by | June 1, 2012 | 44 Comments
EPISODE 388. Broadcast on May 27, 2012. girlfriday: The boys gather for the opening and congratulate Tae-woong on finishing Equator Man. He does a ceremonial baton pass over to Joo-won for Gaksital, which actually replaced his drama on the same network, same timeslot. Cue teaser, and Joo-won screaming GAKSITAAAAAAAAL! which is already an addiction of... More »