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Odds and Ends: Rage against the internet machine
by | October 24, 2015 | 32 Comments
javabeans: Wow, what a long week. girlfriday: Yeah I thought yesterday in particular would never end. It was a week full of technical difficulties on Dramabeans, which pretty much amounts to a lot of swearing and pulling out of hair. javabeans: Also lots of nervous frantic *refresh*refresh*refresh* clicking. girlfriday: I think my mouse finger cramped.... More »

Warning: Rogue ban-hammer on the loose
by | October 21, 2015 | 30 Comments
It’s come to our attention that a few of you have been banned by our hosting service in the past few days. Which, eek! We are working with our host and developer to fix this problem, since we absolutely don’t want to be banning you guys for no reason! We have the sad, niggling suspicion... More »

Odds and Ends: Stars for everyone!
by | October 16, 2015 | 88 Comments
javabeans: It’s been a while since we’ve done an Odds and Ends! Hm, I wonder why… it can’t be because we haven’t been doing anything lately. girlfriday: We do… stuff! We just have to stop talking to each other in regular life, so that we have things to say in Odds and Ends. Maybe I’ll... More »

Odds and Ends: The KCON 2015 wrap-up
by | August 10, 2015 | 61 Comments
javabeans: I know, I know, we’re totally late in talking about KCON this year, which was a full week ago. We meant to do our wrap-up post earlier, but the problem with taking three of your recapping days off to attend a convention is that you still have to make up those three days. But... More »

Reminder: See Dramabeans at KCON this weekend
by | July 28, 2015 | 39 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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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5 Badass. Omg. Squee.

4 If you squint really hard, those plot holes look smaller.

3 A for effort, C for execution.

2 Is it too late to hire a script doctor? I volunteer as tribute.

1 I want my hour back!

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