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Reminder: See Dramabeans at KCON this weekend
by | July 28, 2015 | 32 Comments
Hey everyone, this is just another reminder to come see us at KCON 2015 this weekend, at Staples Center and the LA Convention Center in downtown Los Angeles. We’ve got two panels all about dramas—teaching them, watching them, and just being fans of them—so come join us for the lovefest! (Note that the times have... More »
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Dramabeans panels at KCON 2015: Talkin’ ’bout dramas, academia, fandoms, and lovefests
by | June 26, 2015 | 34 Comments
Hey all, we’ve got details to share with you about our upcoming appearance at KCON 2015! If you plan to go, we hope you’ll swing by and catch one of our two panels and say hey. KCON takes place from July 31 through August 2 (Friday-Sunday) at Staples Center and the LA Convention Center in... More »
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Giveaway: LA Film Festival screenings
by | June 8, 2015 | 80 Comments
Hey, if anyone’s in the Los Angeles area, the LA Film Festival is going on this week (June 10-18), and they were kind enough to offer free tickets for Dramabeans readers to attend two screenings. The first is a Korean documentary, My Love, Don’t Cross That River, a box-office hit about a couple in rural... More »
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Odds and Ends: Dramabeans at KCON (again)
by | June 7, 2015 | 63 Comments
javabeans: In case you haven’t heard yet, KCON has announced its dates and new location for this year (July 31 through August 2 at Staples center in LA), and we’ve been invited to return as panelists. girlfriday: Indoors! It’ll be indoors! javabeans: Oh thank the merciful drama gods. girlfriday: For the uninitiated, KCON is a... More »


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Book giveaway: P.S. I Still Love You by Jenny Han
by | May 26, 2015 | 358 Comments
We’re back with another book giveaway! Perhaps you’ll recall that we did a giveaway last year for the young adult novel To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han, which we were happy to do because the book was sweet, funny, and thoughtfully written, from the perspective of a Korean-American teenager falling in... More »
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Odds and Ends: Today’s half-finished love
by | April 25, 2015 | 115 Comments
javabeans: So, last weekend girlfriday and I sat down for a rare movie-watching session, which we hardly ever do, which I guess is kind of odd given how many hours of our lives are devoted to watching our screens full of pretty Korean people. girlfriday: It’s just that movies always get back-burnered on the priority... More »


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Odds and Ends: Internet detox
by | March 15, 2015 | 57 Comments
girlfriday: So, are you alive? javabeans: Huh? Who are you? What am I? Where are we? How did I get here? girlfriday: I’ll take that as a no. Uprooting your whole life can do that to you. How was the big move? javabeans: You know, you’d think that the worst part about packing boxes and... More »


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Odds and Ends: Hero in a box
by | February 22, 2015 | 246 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 | 201 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 »