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Giveaway winners: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before
by | April 18, 2014 | 31 Comments
Thanks to everyone who entered our giveaway for Jenny Han’s YA novel To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before! It was great to see so much interested in the novel about a Korean-American teenager and her romantic foibles, with a cute use of the contract dating trope. We’ve picked winners and sent out emails, so... More »
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Book giveaway: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han
by | April 15, 2014 | 677 Comments
This is a little out of the ordinary for us here at Dramabeans, but we thought we’d offer it up to you guys anyway: We have three copies to give away of a young adult novel, To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, written by Korean-American author (and drama fan) Jenny Han, which features a... More »


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Odds and Ends: Talking dramas in Boston
by | April 12, 2014 | 53 Comments
girlfriday: So we went to Harvard last weekend. We should probably tell people about that. javabeans: Yes, good idea. As we announced, we were invited by the Harvard-Radcliffe Asian American Association to talk at an event in their speaker series, and they gave us the loose parameters of talking about beauty, gender, and cultural stereotypes... More »


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Odds and Ends: The cloud monster
by | April 4, 2014 | 25 Comments
girlfriday: So, I’m not sure how this happened, but another week went by. javabeans: Apparently that’s the thing that time does. Keeps going. girlfriday: Well somebody needs to put a stop to that. Didja do anything fun? javabeans: …that’s a sad question. By which I mean it’s a question that provokes sadness. I guess we’ll... More »


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Age of Feeling: Finale Open Thread
by | April 3, 2014 | 134 Comments
Um, we have some good news and some bad news. I’ll start with the bad news because we actually only have bad news. HeadsNo2 was unfortunately in an accident yesterday, and first of all she’s okay, but second of all she’s still banged up and in lots of pain so we’re sending her tons of... More »


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One last reminder: Dramabeans in Boston tomorrow
by | April 3, 2014 | 14 Comments
One last reminder before we’re off to Boston! Our talk at Harvard will be taking place tomorrow night and we’d love to see you there and talk dramas and chat about whatever else comes to mind. Of course if you guys don’t show up Girlfriday and I are totally cool to hang out in an... More »
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Odds and Ends: Anti-fuzz
by | March 29, 2014 | 60 Comments
javabeans: So this was a crappy week for me so I may have nothing to say in this post. girlfriday: Aw. Hug? javabeans: No, when I’m in a crappy mood I’d just want to break off your arms, ha. I’ve never been that girl you could force into smiling by pestering with jokes—they just make... More »


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Reminder: Dramabeans in Boston on April 4
by | March 27, 2014 | 18 Comments
Just to remind you all, Girlfriday and I will be in Boston next week to talk at an event at Harvard University. You guys are all invited, encouraged, and maybe also emotionally blackmailed to go! Who knows, we might also have goodies to give out. (We might not. Who’s to say? That’s just a chance... More »
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Odds & Ends: Pop culture freeze
by | March 22, 2014 | 112 Comments
javabeans: Well, I must have had a boring week since I keep thinking of things to say for this Odds & Ends post and rejecting them because they’re incredibly boring. You didn’t come here to hear me ramble about my grocery shopping trips or laundry episodes. girlfriday: Only if you turned all your socks pink.... More »


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Calling all Beanies to Beantown: Dramabeans in Boston
by | March 17, 2014 | 67 Comments
As promised, javabeans and I will be heading to Boston for an event at Harvard University on Friday, April 4. If you’re in the Boston area, come out and see us! The Harvard-Radcliffe Asian American Association invited us to come talk about running the site, beauty norms, gender roles, and and stereotypes in dramas. I... More »
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Odds and Ends: Idols and more idols
by | March 15, 2014 | 210 Comments
javabeans: Odds and Ends time! This week we have an event to talk about, since we went to KPOPCON at UC Berkeley last weekend and talked about idols who are bad in dramas. girlfriday: That’s redundant. javabeans: Okay, fine, we also talked about idols who are good in dramas. That was a much shorter conversation.... More »