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Drama Reactions & Reviews
Spill the Beans: Cultural insights and the not-so-good old days of drama watching
by | February 11, 2016 | 12 Comments
Social obligations? Puh-leez. Drama addiction always wins. To submit your story, email us your stories, and we’ll keep sharing them as long as you guys keep sending them in.   Mekko is Hallyu personified—it all starts with dramas, then the food, then the culture. Who can blame her for choosing a major that enables her... More »


Drama Recaps
Six Flying Dragons: Episode 38
by | February 10, 2016 | 77 Comments
The different voices vying for a chance to influence the fledgling nation of (almost) Joseon really come into the fore this hour, forcing everyone involved to start picking sides, if they hadn’t already. Sitting this one out is not an option, either for the audience or for those still loyal to Goryeo—because Bang-won, in a... More »


Drama Recaps
Six Flying Dragons: Episode 37
by | February 9, 2016 | 68 Comments
I know there’s been a lot of Bang-won up here lately, but there’s a lot of Bang-won in this show, which makes any attempt to avoid him a futile effort. So here’s the man himself, doing his best impression of someone who’s actually paying attention and not, say, plotting the domination of a newly minted... More »


Celebrity News
Oh Snap! Kim Tae-hee takes normal beach photos
by | February 9, 2016 | 124 Comments
To match, of course, with her normal dates with superstar Rain. In her recent interview with InStyle magazine, the woman who’s made a living out of being really, really, ridiculously good looking, Kim Tae-hee, talked about her practically snooze-worthy life with her beau and how she’s grateful for her age lines. (If she has age... More »


Drama Casting & News
Drama viewership ratings for the week of Feb. 1-7, 2016
by | February 7, 2016 | 87 Comments
We’re going to see a lot of pre-emptions coming up due to next week’s Lunar New Year, but this week, only cable drama Neighborhood Hero seems to be affected, having cut both episodes. Struggling weekend drama I Have a Lover, which has suffered through a few pre-emptions and schedule switcharoos already, moved its schedule yet... More »


Open Thread
Drama Hangout: Moorim School
by | February 6, 2016 | 110 Comments
Since we can’t be awesome all the time and cover all the dramas, we’re reviving a long-dormant feature for the dramas that we’re not recapping, so that there’s a place for you to convene and talk about certain shows even if there aren’t episode-by-episode recap posts. We’ll start off with this Drama Hangout for the... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Name That Drama: Cheating husbands and spoiled chaebols
by | February 5, 2016 | 59 Comments
  As always, feel free to email us your questions and requests for future Name That Drama installments.   Movie edition, part one Hi, about five or six years ago, I was on a family vacation to Seoul. While movie surfing on the plane, curiosity got the better of me and I watched this movie,... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #433
by | February 5, 2016 | 436 Comments
  Coffee Boy – “That’s Nothing” [ Download ]   RELATED POSTS Open Thread #432 Open Thread #431 Open Thread #430 Open Thread #429... More »


Celebrity News
Oh Snap! So Ji-sub is a hoarder
by | February 4, 2016 | 68 Comments
Pictured here with various odd collections of what seems to be his actual stuff, one of the sexiest people alive, So Ji-sub, has officially run the photoshoot gamut with this one. Super risqué, possibly discomfiting shoots? Been there, done that. How about some adorably weird eccentricity instead? In his accompanying interview for Grazia, the part-time... More »


Drama Recaps
Six Flying Dragons: Episode 36
by | February 3, 2016 | 215 Comments
And so it falls to Bang-won to do the utterly unthinkable, if not for the fact that everyone else likely thought about it and just didn’t want to admit it to themselves. While people like his own father would rather choose to live in denial, our most ruthless young dragon chooses to make his own... More »


How would you rate this episode?

5 Badass. Omg. Squee.

4 If you squint really hard, those plot holes look smaller.

3 A for effort, C for execution.

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

1 I want my hour back!

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