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Odds and Ends: Hero in a box
by | February 22, 2015 | 245 Comments
girlfriday: Remember that thing we said when we were drunk? javabeans: (1) You’re going to have to be more specific, and (2) odds are no. girlfriday: In the drunk podcast, where we were talking about City Hunter and Healer and wanting to lock those actors in a box, so that they don’t ruin their careers... More »


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Odds and Ends: Play ball
by | January 31, 2015 | 123 Comments
javabeans: So, are you watching The Big Game this weekend? girlfriday: Is that a new drama? Why haven’t I heard about it? Who’s in it? javabeans: Lol, I meant the Superbowl. It’s apparently a thing here, in this country we live in. girlfriday: Like Americans need another excuse to drink beer and watch TV. Tags:... More »


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Odds and Ends: Fishing for reality
by | January 25, 2015 | 200 Comments
girlfriday: So how about that premiere of Three Meals a Day: Fishing Village? javabeans: It’s crazy that it hit nearly 10% ratings in the first episode. That’s NUTS. girlfriday: Yeah it’s kind of crazy, but that series is one of the most successful shows on tvN (I mean, starting with the original on the farm).... More »


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Odds and Ends: All hail the power of the squee
by | January 17, 2015 | 347 Comments
girlfriday: So, what’s up? javabeans: The comment count, that’s for sure. I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but since I get emailed every time a comment is posted, let’s just say my inbox is exploding over Healer comments. girlfriday: Oh, I’ve noticed. It’s hard to miss. Kinda like someone having a block party in your... More »


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Odds and Ends: Christmas in dramaland
by | December 20, 2014 | 49 Comments
girlfriday: Christmas is coming! I wish an elf would sneak into my house and make it festive and Christmassy, because I sure as hell won’t. Maybe it’s because it doesn’t snow here, but store-bought Christmas is as good as it gets. javabeans: The holidays snuck up on me, which is disorienting both because I’m not... More »


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Baby’s first award
by | December 11, 2014 | 272 Comments
girlfriday: Look, we got a shiny trophy! javabeans: Dramabeans was chosen to receive a Dari Award this year, given out by the Korea Creative Content Agency (part of the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism), for their 10 Year Commemorative Dari Award. We were surprised and super honored to be the recipient, and happy to... More »


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Odds and Ends: Giving thanks
by | November 29, 2014 | 93 Comments
javabeans: So everyone here in the States is probably still in a turkey-induced coma from Thanksgiving, which was on Thursday, which is when we honor the spirit of gratitude of our colonial forbears who survived particularly harsh conditions in their first year on the continent by watching football and internet shopping. girlfriday: Yes, some things... More »


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Odd and Ends: Occupational hazards
by | November 14, 2014 | 78 Comments
girlfriday: You know, I never thought recapping would be back-breaking work, but as it turns out, it can literally break your back. javabeans: Or in other cases, your hip. Apparently my body decided this week that it was done enabling me to sit for hours on end watching dramas… in that it refused to let... More »


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Odds and Ends: The hotness effect
by | November 1, 2014 | 264 Comments
javabeans: Let’s be shallow today, because I want to talk about hot men and I don’t know how to be meaningful about that. girlfriday: Perhaps the meaning isn’t the point! Haven’t you heard that life’s all about the journey? I can’t think of a better reason than that. It’s like they said in Cantabile Tomorrow... More »


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Odds and Ends: This video is not available in your region
by | October 11, 2014 | 395 Comments
javabeans: Have you noticed that it seems to be getting strangely more difficult to find subtitled dramas these days? I don’t have any numbers or figures to support this, it’s just a feeling I’m getting from reading comments and hearing about people’s difficulties watching things. girlfriday: Yeah is it an actual problem to find the... More »


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Odds and Ends: Awards are great/terrible, we love/hate them
by | October 4, 2014 | 68 Comments
javabeans: Omg why did all the red carpet events come at once? You have a whole, quiet spring and summer and then BAM! Fall happens and suddenly everybody wants prizes. girlfriday: I know, it’s like a fire sale for golden statues or something. I’m convinced we must’ve done something to anger the heavens this week,... More »