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Beans of Wisdom: Now with better titles!
by | February 26, 2017 | 9 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… While in “Tomorrow With You: Episode 5,” Jamie shares in comment #22: I watched a youtube video of Shin Min Ah and Lee Je Hoon promoting this drama and was quite confused to see them talking about it as if it were a romantic comedy, when really it is... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
Dramabeans Pub Trivia: Test your K-drama trivia knowledge!
by | February 24, 2017 | 102 Comments
If you’ve read our 10-year anniversary posts, you’ll know that we kicked off our first-ever round of Dramabeans Pub Trivia at our recent birthday party. It was a blast to plan and to play, and although we spent a lot of time planning the event down to a tee, naturally we forgot the all-important last... More »

Beans of Wisdom from the future
by | February 19, 2017 | 41 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… Michykdrama voices a complaint in “Voice: Episode 8” comment #13: This episode made me feel a bit conflicted. Because some parts had me annoyed like the ridiculous way Jin Hyuk took down the 100000 bad guys after just having been beaten half to death…. using a PEN to stab... More »

Odds and Ends: Happy birthday, Dramabeans!
by | February 18, 2017 | 156 Comments
javabeans: It took us a week to recover, but we wanted to thank everyone who came to our 10-year anniversary party in LA last weekend, which was hugely fun. At least it was for me! girlfriday: And me! And the rest of our minions, some of whom had never been to a Dramabeans meetup before... More »

Beans of Wisdom: A deeper look at female leads
by | February 12, 2017 | 48 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… In “Tomorrow With You: Episode 1,” gummimochi asked how the hero can time-travel in public without raising suspicions. lina answers in comment #16: Korean people always starring at their cellphone’s screen on the subway, hence they will never notice a cutie time traveller appear and disappear on the subway.... More »

Beans of Wisdom: A healthy K-drama-watching life
by | February 5, 2017 | 33 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… Jamie shares this gem in last week’s “Beans of Wisdom: Tree Oppa and an abundance of Kims” comment #16: With all this Goblin discussion, I came back because I could not resist adding a link to The World of Dave’s Goblin in 4 minutes(Drama parody), uploaded today on Youtube.... More »

Beans of Wisdom: Tree Oppa and an abundance of Kims
by | January 29, 2017 | 45 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… Nil writes about the possibility of Na PD kidnapping the Goblin cast in “News bites: January 21, 2017” comment #3.3.1: If i were sungjae, i would bring a small backpack that equipped with a pair or two clothes change, toiletries, korean survival food (as in gocuchang to go or... More »

Beans of Wisdom: Death and abandoned cakes
by | January 22, 2017 | 103 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… Ally writes in a thread on physical beauty in “The Lonely Shining Goblin: Episode 13” comment #77.1.1: I have a young daughter and try my very best to put out examples of people who are confident in how they look and act, which brings about their beauty. Everyone has... More »

Beans of Wisdom: Corpse shipping and cameo crossovers
by | January 15, 2017 | 62 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… Our medical beanies discuss the severe scolding scenes in “Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim: Episode 17.” Lessa starts in comment #23: In medschool to junior internship, I experienced being scolded in a similar way and then crying like a baby after. As I moved upward towards residency and fellowship, there... More »

Beans of Wisdom: When your hairstyle is killer…
by | January 8, 2017 | 52 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… Seeitimust sends this greeting to fellow beanies in “Team Dramabeans: What we’re watching” comment #4: While I am happy to wish 2016 a speedy goodbye, I want to thank the good folks at Dreambeans and all the commentors for enriching my drama viewing experience. I may not necessarily agreed... More »