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Beans of Wisdom: 30 going on 30
by | March 19, 2017 | 71 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… jm shares in “Strong Woman Do Bong-soon: Episode 5” comment #6.2.1: What I enjoy about this show and the discussion page is I get to consider what it might be like for women of petite statue to navigate the world. I have the exact opposite problem. While she might... More »

Beans of Wisdom: Fashion to die for
by | March 12, 2017 | 27 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… Missing 9 ended this week, leaving some questions unanswered. Some beanies took to imagining their own. In “Missing 9: Episode 16 (Final)” comment #3.2, Annie writes: I think I know what happened to Yeol. While he was floating on the ocean, he fell into a hole… one of the... More »

Beans of Wisdom: The perks of being a villain
by | March 5, 2017 | 71 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… silentbeluga speaks up about a common struggle in “Man to Man teases James Bond cat and mouse games” comment #28: Oh Park Hae-Jin… I JUST got back to a normal sleeping schedule after working the graveyard shift for over a year and you’re going to mess that all up... More »

Beans of Wisdom: Now with better titles!
by | February 26, 2017 | 12 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 | 103 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 | 157 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 »