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Celebrity News
Park Shin-hye in spring colors for First Look
by | February 8, 2013 | 94 Comments
I love this photo shoot. It feels like candy, springtime, and magical fairy dust. Her hair even looks like dollops of whipped cream, for crying out loud. Here’s Park Shin-hye in a rosy-cheeked pastel-colored shoot for First Look that just puts a smile on my face and makes me wish winter would hurry up and... More »

Drama Recaps
Level 7 Civil Servant: Episode 6
by | February 7, 2013 | 90 Comments
Now that the show is capitalizing on its central premise, it feels like we’re finally getting into the right rom-com groove. As the attraction starts to grow, so does the conflict between country and comrade, and our heroine finds herself trapped before she’s even decided where she stands. Finale week brought a swap in the... More »

Drama Casting & News
Go Joo-won to play Yoo Inna’s love interest
by | February 7, 2013 | 49 Comments
This drama sounds cuter by the day. We’ve got another lover boy joining the ranks of weekend family drama You’re the Best, Lee Soon-shin, to which there’ll probably be no end, given the family of three daughters at the center of the story. Now that we’ve got youngest daughter IU squared away with Jo Jung-seok,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Gong Hyo-jin courted to headline new drama
by | February 6, 2013 | 98 Comments
Whoo, there’s a new drama in the works, and it’s wooing Gong Hyo-jin to be its leading lady. *happy dance* The drama, called I Can Hear Your Voice, is being produced by the company behind hit drama Queen of Housewives, and is currently being shopped at KBS. (There were reports that it was in the... More »

Drama Recaps
Flower Boy Next Door: Episode 10
by | February 5, 2013 | 274 Comments
Sparks of all kinds go off left and right in this episode—the romantic kind, the combative kind, and the kind that sting and burn. Our heroine is forced to face her demons, while the boys race to be her knight in shining armor… except they’re so busy fighting each other for the honor that they... More »

Drama Casting & News
School’s reformed bad boy joins You’re the Best, Lee Soon-shin
by | February 5, 2013 | 60 Comments
Aw, yay, the rookie actors from School 2013 are already starting to take off. If you’re anything like me and having major School withdrawal pangs, then you’ll be happy to know that the fresh-faced cast is hungry to return to dramaland. The first to be back on television is one of the show’s resident bad-boys-turned-good.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Posters and character stills for That Winter
by | February 5, 2013 | 106 Comments
Purdy. Things are starting to look up for the new Noh Hee-kyung melodrama That Winter, The Wind Blows, with the release of pretty posters, a teaser that isn’t all doom and gloom, and some interesting character quirks for our leads. Granted, it’s still your con-artist-meets-heiress fauxcest melo, but the tone is leaning less tragedy-porn and... More »

Drama Casting & News
Badassery and hijinks on the set of IRIS 2
by | February 4, 2013 | 91 Comments
Time to check back in with spy sequel IRIS 2, getting ready to premiere in just about a week. I have to say, I’m back to being a little excited for this show, against my better judgment. I can’t help it — action spy thrills just make me happy. I inevitably get suckered in by... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 423
by | February 2, 2013 | 71 Comments
EPISODE 423. Broadcast on January 27, 2013. girlfriday: New trip! The boys walk up together, and get told that this trip will be a Winter Break History Special. Dark clouds all around. javabeans: Jong-min quips that Tae-hyun is bad at history, and for a split second you think he’s gonna get his head bitten off... More »

Drama Casting & News
Chae Jung-ahn to play Song Seung-heon’s wife
by | February 2, 2013 | 81 Comments
Interesting. Chae Jung-ahn (Queen of Reversals) was originally planning to make her drama comeback in the JTBC sageuk War of the Flowers, but has dropped that project to join Song Seung-heon’s new gangster-who-loves show When A Man Loves. Well, they’ll certainly make a pretty pair. This should tell us everything we need to know about... More »

Drama Recaps
Jeon Woo-chi: Episode 21
by | February 1, 2013 | 12 Comments
There are some big payoffs in this episode, along with a few surprises, and Woo-chi and the gang finally start to put some effort into knocking Minister Oh down from his tower of untouchable wealth and power. I have to admit; it’s pretty damn satisfying to watch him squirm. Are the good guys actually going... More »