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Drama viewership ratings for the week of May 16-22, 2016
by | May 22, 2016 | 100 Comments
All the action’s happening in the Monday-Tuesday slot lately, what with Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul-ho doing the best out of any weekday primetime drama, and Oh Hae-young Again doing gangbusters over on cable. It’s certainly got people’s attention, and luckily, for all the right reasons.... More »


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Beans of Wisdom of the week
by | May 21, 2016 | 26 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… Lee Jun-ki’s mask and accompanying hairstyle in “Black-and-white couple for fantasy-romance Scarlet Heart: Goryeo” drew some hilarious responses, like Sol’s in comment #10: The Pirate of Goryeo YY replied: The Cyclops of Goryeo And Cherkell contributed: Phantom of the Goryeo Okay, stop right there. I’d watch the stuffing out... More »


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Open Thread #448
by | May 20, 2016 | 419 Comments
  Ra.D – “I’m In Love” [ Download ] [Audio clip: view full post to listen]   RELATED POSTS Open Thread #447 Open Thread #446 Open Thread #445 Open Thread #444... More »


Drama Recaps
Jackpot: Episode 16
by | May 18, 2016 | 36 Comments
With his entire world upended and everything he ever thought he knew about himself thrown into question, our hero is left with much to think about, and not much time to do it. He dedicates himself to the tasks given to him instead, proving that you don’t need years of specified training in order to... More »


Drama Recaps
Jackpot: Episode 15
by | May 17, 2016 | 26 Comments
Our hero plays a game with no rules except the rule of honor, making for a surprisingly restrained showdown with the gambler who was set up to be the worst out of those that Dae-gil’s had to face. Some interesting ideas are put forward only to be swiftly retracted, but maybe, with just a little... More »


Drama Casting & News
Drama viewership ratings for the week of May 9-15, 2016
by | May 15, 2016 | 119 Comments
At the top of the week, Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul-ho saw a rise in ratings after a few weeks spent hovering under the 13% mark, and while it’s still in first, it now has a more solid lead. Monster and Jackpot keep fighting for second place, and keep swapping depending on the episode. That race... More »


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Beans of Wisdom: The Beanception
by | May 14, 2016 | 26 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… It all started with last week’s Wise Beans, when OmegaWau asked in comment #1: What are we really doing when we are commenting on a post about comments? requiemfortimewellwasted replied: what am I really doing when I am commenting on a comment on commenting on a post about comments??... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #447: Take 2
by | May 13, 2016 | 206 Comments
Because I’ve never seen a calendar and scheduled this week’s open thread on the wrong day, here’s its sequel. I triple-checked this time, you guys! (I had ONE JOB!)   Taeyeon – “Stress” [ Download ] [Audio clip: view full post to listen]   RELATED POSTS Open Thread #447 Open Thread #446 Open Thread #445 Open Thread... More »


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Open Thread #447
by | May 12, 2016 | 372 Comments
  Morrie – “Lullaby” [ Download ] [Audio clip: view full post to listen]   RELATED POSTS Open Thread #446 Open Thread #445 Open Thread #444 Open Thread #443... More »


Drama Recaps
Jackpot: Episode 14
by | May 11, 2016 | 38 Comments
For a show that set out to be about gambling, it sure does a lot better when it’s about everything but gambling, and tends to be at its best when focusing on the relationships within the central and inherently broken family in the midst of it all. Maybe it’s also just better whenever our two... More »




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3 A for effort, C for execution.

2 Is it too late to hire a script doctor? I volunteer as tribute.

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