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Beans of Wisdom: When dramas reflect life
by | December 17, 2016 | 94 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… Callie concludes at the end of a sandwich thread in comment #3.4.4.1 of “Desperation among the stranded in Missing 9”: The subway jokes have outnumbered the actual subway PPL. We have become a parody of ourselves 0_0  ... More »


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Beans of Wisdom: Sad pearls and charming tricksters
by | December 11, 2016 | 96 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… yoadrian writes in “The Lonely Shining Goblin: Episode 1” comment #2.1.1 When the Mom said she had to wear a scarf on the way to the hospital…cry. When the aunt threw a rice bowl at her..ugly cry When the wicked aunt’s family didn’t even give her the umbrella…ugly cry... More »


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Beans of wisdom: Travel plans and sad trucks
by | December 4, 2016 | 58 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… Denali observes in “Team Dramabeans: What we’re watching” comment #34: In the meantime, The man living in our house has got to be the least eco-friendly k-drama ever, what with all these drives back and forth to and fro Seoul just for meaningless chats? C’me on, haven’t you ever... More »


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Beans of Wisdom: Now with more fishy titles
by | November 27, 2016 | 44 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… elvira asks in comment #31 of “Love in the time of immortality in the Goblin”: Okay, the official English title officially confuses me; he’s a god now? *thinking of converting now that Gong Yoo is the god.  ... More »


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Beans of Wisdom: Korean lessons and superstitious doctors
by | November 20, 2016 | 66 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom…   In comment #2 of “Winning is the only name of the game in MBC’s Night Light,” Lord Cobol writes a correction: Technically you should say “loading a revolver”, not “pistol”. “Pistol” usually means a semi-auto, with a spring-fed magazine, so even if you only load one bullet, that’s... More »


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Beans of Wisdom: Dream sandwiches and kings for sale
by | November 13, 2016 | 50 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom…   A certain PPL stole the scene this week in “The K2: Episode 14.” Cindy writes in comment #1: My lifelong dream has jus been fulfilled: Seeing Subway-PPL in a dream sequence or even better in a near-death experience. This scene is bursting at the seams with creativity and... More »


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Beans of Wisdom: Sideburn amulets and army coffee
by | November 6, 2016 | 75 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom…   In “1% of Anything: Episode 8” comment #12, Martin J Simwaba writes:   Wait! I am 27yrs old, and for a man i find very fond dramas. Is that bad? Please tell me…[cause here in Zambia, Africa, mind you, watching dramas, novelas is pressumably for women but i... More »


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Beans of Wisdom: Scarred hearts and amnesia-proof helmets
by | October 30, 2016 | 94 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom…   sicarius shares in “The Man Living in Our House: Episode 2” comment #35: I found telling myself that no matter how weird Kdramas get, Shakespeare, Greek and Norse Mythology, will always be weirder on the familia/relationship front, really helps with the whole Stepfather thing haha.  ... More »


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Beans of Wisdom: Tables over history
by | October 23, 2016 | 87 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… angieya writes about Shopping King Louis in “Team Dramabeans: What we’re watching” comment #11: It cracks me up that at the beginning of this drama most of us were expecting to see amnesiac Louis’ journey in becoming more self-sufficient with the help of the ever so capable Bok-shil but... More »


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Beans of Wisdom: Chaebols in suits and singing princes
by | October 16, 2016 | 124 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… Linda from Singapore shares in “Moonlight Drawn By Clouds: Episode 15” comment #42: I felt like an iceberg has smashed my heart. My heart was somewhere in between my throat and above lung. I woke up few hours after I slept and my heart was sore, so sore. Ladies,... More »