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Beans of wisdom: Travel plans and sad trucks
by | December 4, 2016 | 57 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… Denali observes in “Team Dramabeans: What we’re watching” comment #34: In the meantime, The man living in our house has got to be the least eco-friendly k-drama ever, what with all these drives back and forth to and fro Seoul just for meaningless chats? C’me on, haven’t you ever... More »


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Beans of Wisdom: Now with more fishy titles
by | November 27, 2016 | 44 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… elvira asks in comment #31 of “Love in the time of immortality in the Goblin”: Okay, the official English title officially confuses me; he’s a god now? *thinking of converting now that Gong Yoo is the god.  ... More »


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Beans of Wisdom: Korean lessons and superstitious doctors
by | November 20, 2016 | 66 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom…   In comment #2 of “Winning is the only name of the game in MBC’s Night Light,” Lord Cobol writes a correction: Technically you should say “loading a revolver”, not “pistol”. “Pistol” usually means a semi-auto, with a spring-fed magazine, so even if you only load one bullet, that’s... More »


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Beans of Wisdom: Dream sandwiches and kings for sale
by | November 13, 2016 | 50 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom…   A certain PPL stole the scene this week in “The K2: Episode 14.” Cindy writes in comment #1: My lifelong dream has jus been fulfilled: Seeing Subway-PPL in a dream sequence or even better in a near-death experience. This scene is bursting at the seams with creativity and... More »


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Beans of Wisdom: Sideburn amulets and army coffee
by | November 6, 2016 | 75 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom…   In “1% of Anything: Episode 8” comment #12, Martin J Simwaba writes:   Wait! I am 27yrs old, and for a man i find very fond dramas. Is that bad? Please tell me…[cause here in Zambia, Africa, mind you, watching dramas, novelas is pressumably for women but i... More »


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Beans of Wisdom: Scarred hearts and amnesia-proof helmets
by | October 30, 2016 | 94 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom…   sicarius shares in “The Man Living in Our House: Episode 2” comment #35: I found telling myself that no matter how weird Kdramas get, Shakespeare, Greek and Norse Mythology, will always be weirder on the familia/relationship front, really helps with the whole Stepfather thing haha.  ... More »


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Beans of Wisdom: Tables over history
by | October 23, 2016 | 87 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… angieya writes about Shopping King Louis in “Team Dramabeans: What we’re watching” comment #11: It cracks me up that at the beginning of this drama most of us were expecting to see amnesiac Louis’ journey in becoming more self-sufficient with the help of the ever so capable Bok-shil but... More »


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Beans of Wisdom: Chaebols in suits and singing princes
by | October 16, 2016 | 124 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… Linda from Singapore shares in “Moonlight Drawn By Clouds: Episode 15” comment #42: I felt like an iceberg has smashed my heart. My heart was somewhere in between my throat and above lung. I woke up few hours after I slept and my heart was sore, so sore. Ladies,... More »


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Beans of Wisdom: Wig War II
by | October 8, 2016 | 55 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… In “1% of Anything: Episode 1” franbergh shares an observation that you can’t not notice after reading. In comment #4, she writes: lately i realize another truth of kdrama world. when you’re an actor who get better, your role will also getting better. from just a guy who just... More »


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Beans of Wisdom: Sandwich love affair
by | October 1, 2016 | 72 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… Klurker writes in “Cinderella and the Four Knights: Episode 13” comment #2: This drama should’ve been called “Brooding Incarnate” or “Oh My Brooding Ghost”. First, the brooding ghost possessed Ji woon, then Hye ji, then Hyun min, and now in the latter episodes, Bodyguard Lee. Seo woo has always... More »