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Drama Recaps
I Hear Your Voice: Episode 2
by | June 7, 2013 | 152 Comments
This show is so sweetly satisfying, and it’s going to be the death of me. I’m back for another installment, sleep be damned, because how can you walk away from a guardian angel with a face like that? Our Boy Wonder finally finds the girl he’s been searching for all this time, but it remains... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Grandpas Over Flowers goes to Paris
by | June 7, 2013 | 85 Comments
Here’s a sneak peek at Na PD’s new variety show Grandpas Over Flowers, with stills from the cast’s first trip to Paris. I didn’t know what to expect with a cast full of veteran actors, but in the show’s first teaser clip, the 70-year old maknae grandpa gets schooled by his hyungs. No seriously. They... More »

Drama Recaps
I Hear Your Voice: Episode 1
by | June 6, 2013 | 144 Comments
Dammit. Show, why do you have to be cute? I don’t have time for youuuuuuuu! SBS’s new fantasy romance I Hear Your Voice premiered this week, and I swore to myself that I wasn’t going to like another show (because who has the time?) but I regretfully report that it’s cute, and breezy, and worse... More »

Drama Recaps
Gu Family Book: Episode 18
by | June 4, 2013 | 216 Comments
The beans are a-spillin’. It’s an episode full of reveals, as each character learns a monumental secret, from the source of family tragedies, to long-lost gumiho babies, to first love obsessions that literally will not die. They say your past always catches up to you, but damn, can’t we get an handle on that mess... More »

Drama Casting & News
Ryu Soo-young chases Lee Jun-ki in Two Weeks
by | June 4, 2013 | 53 Comments
Anyone else excited for dramas that are still months and months away? Le sigh. MBC’s upcoming thriller Two Weeks stars Lee Jun-ki as a framed murder suspect on the run, with a prosecutor (Kim So-yeon) and a killer (Song Jae-rim) on his trail. Now we can add Ryu Soo-young (Rascal Sons, Ojakkyo Brothers) to that... More »

Drama Recaps
Gu Family Book: Episode 17
by | June 3, 2013 | 174 Comments
The romance takes a big swing upward, because there’s nothing like a brush with death and mayhem to make you cut through the crap and tell a girl how you feel. Kang-chi’s family drama gets more complicated—and more interesting—when Wol-ryung starts to show signs of vulnerability, in more ways than one.   EPISODE 17 RECAP... More »

Drama Casting & News
Queen’s Classroom releases posters
by | June 3, 2013 | 25 Comments
Here are the posters for MBC’s new Wednesday-Thursday drama Queen’s Classroom, the Japanese drama remake starring Go Hyun-jung as a rigid and exacting dictator… turned sixth-grade teacher. I wish I could say they were pretty posters, or ones that didn’t look like they were either cobbled together out of her past dramas, or pulled out... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 440
by | June 1, 2013 | 61 Comments
EPISODE 440. Broadcast on May 26, 2013. girlfriday: So back to the Friendship Special, where the boys have just won their chicken leg contest against the maritime policy academy’s football team. By some miracle, I might add. javabeans: I think the cast played a little dirty the second time around, ha. Not like they cheated,... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Ha Jung-woo’s new thriller The Terror Live
by | June 1, 2013 | 18 Comments
Is it just me, or does Ha Jung-woo (The Berlin File) come out with a new movie every time I blink? Not that I’m complaining, of course. He’s got a new thriller due out this summer called The Terror Live, also going by 90 Minutes of Terror, about a radio news anchor who gets a... More »

Drama Casting & News
Ji Jin-hee considers new drama
by | June 1, 2013 | 39 Comments
Another new show to add to that ever-growing list: SBS’s fall Monday-Tuesday drama looks like it might be A Warm Word, a drama full of mystery and scandal set among the lives of average couples. It’s evoking Desperate Housewives as a comparison (on purpose?) and is courting Ji Jin-hee (The Great Seer) to star. And... More »

Drama Casting & News
Choi Jin-hyuk to play Lee Min-ho’s brother in Heirs
by | May 31, 2013 | 168 Comments
Welp, Heirs just gets better and better. Confirmations are in for Choi Jin-hyuk, who has signed on to join the cast of SBS’s Heirs, starring Lee Min-ho and Park Shin-hye, due out this fall. The actor is currently enjoying his first big buzzed-about role as Seung-gi’s Gumiho Daddy in Gu Family Book, and now he’ll... More »