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Drama Casting & News
Election day preemptions for Rooftop, King?
by | April 9, 2012 | 127 Comments
Okay, remember… don’t shoot the messenger… So there are elections this week on Wednesday, which means preemptions for the Wednesday-Thursday dramas. The thing that’s hard to pin down is the official word, since so far it’s mostly been speculation online about what each broadcaster will do. As far as official news goes: Rooftop Prince will... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Tae-hee to headline Level 7 Civil Servant remake?
by | April 7, 2012 | 84 Comments
Looks like signs of life have finally returned to the drama version remake of the 2009 action romantic comedy Level 7 Civil Servant (also translated sometimes as My Girlfriend Is an Agent or 7th Grade Civil Servant which sounds misleading, like it’s Nancy-Drew-meets-Sydney-Bristow). Actress Kim Tae-hee is reportedly considering the role for her next project.... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 380
by | April 6, 2012 | 31 Comments
EPISODE 380. Broadcast on April 1, 2012. javabeans: So the new episode opens, and… girlfriday: It’s not a new episode? javabeans: Things look familiar, but then there are scenes I don’t recognize. girlfriday: That’s ‘cause we’ve already seen this trip, over the last two episodes. This is apparently a B-side re-edit of the same trip.... More »


Drama Casting & News
Vampidol Kim Woo-bin joins Gentleman’s Dignity
by | April 6, 2012 | 31 Comments
I’m still quite behind on the recently-completed sitcom Vampire Idol, but I thought Kim Woo-bin (White Christmas) was adorable as the Earth-loving alien vampire with a penchant for pretty clothes. I especially loved the beginning of his relationship with his bunny girlfriend, whom he mistook for an actual bunny rather than a girl in a... More »


Drama Recaps
The King 2 Hearts: Episode 6
by | April 5, 2012 | 274 Comments
There are more plans hatched than in a world war, more lies told than any political debate, and more sparks than you’ll see on any given country’s independence day. Love, they say it’s a battlefield.   EPISODE 6 RECAP Back to the proposal that that never was (or I guess the proposal that was wasted... More »


Celebrity News
Fun and flirty Kim So-yeon for Cosmo
by | April 5, 2012 | 40 Comments
Now why don’t I look like that when I wear my drummer-boy-meets-nutcracker-romper with a train? It must be the beret. Or I’m shakin’ my tailfeather wrong. That must be it. I adore this Kim So-yeon spread in Cosmopolitan, where she rocks some funky looks and some wild hair to go with. Love. Can I just... More »


Drama Recaps
The King 2 Hearts: Episode 5
by | April 4, 2012 | 170 Comments
The episode in which princey takes a bubble bath. I’m pretty sure other stuff happens. Does other stuff happen?   EPISODE 5 RECAP The training term for the WOC has come to a close, and the officers celebrate with a big banquet on the base. It’s a little like yearbook signing at the end of... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Sexy new posters for All About My Wife
by | April 3, 2012 | 31 Comments
I’m actually way more excited for this movie than Lee Seon-kyun‘s upcoming drama. Medical drama? Been there, done that. A movie where he plays a husband who’s so afraid of his wife that he hires a cassanova to seduce her away? Now that I have to see. Where do you even find a guy to... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Min-ho stars opposite Kim Hee-sun in Faith
by | April 3, 2012 | 151 Comments
So if reports are true, fantasy fusion historical epic Faith has FINALLY found its hero in Lee Min-ho (City Hunter). Well, technically it had two other heroes before they had to drop out of the running; it’s kind of the drama that couldn’t keep a man, so I’ll go ahead and believe the Lee Min-ho... More »


Drama Casting & News
Yeon Woo-jin joins Arang and the Magistrate
by | April 2, 2012 | 50 Comments
After a bit of a hiatus once the leads were cast, summer ghosty romance drama Arang and the Magistrate is back on the casting bandwagon. They’ve landed their villain: Yeon Woo-jin, who is best known for being the youngest son on the hit weekend drama Ojakkyo Brothers. He’ll be joining Shin Mina and Lee Jun-ki... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 379
by | March 30, 2012 | 52 Comments
EPISODE 379. Broadcast on March 25, 2012. javabeans: The guys make it up the mountain to the flag, going past their deadline to secure two outdoor sleeping spots tonight. That means five guys get to sleep “indoors,” except that still means outside — just in a tent. They reminisce a bit around the time-capsule tree... More »