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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 »


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Odds and Ends: Boot camp and Go-Stop
by | March 8, 2014 | 63 Comments
javabeans: Wow these weeks fly by. Especially when you’re up to your eyeballs in minion boot camp drills. girlfriday: It turns out, being a drill sergeant is hard work. javabeans: Not that we don’t appreciate all the extra hard work the other recappers are putting in. (More dramas! How is this a bad thing?) But... More »


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Odds and Ends: Flat tires and lip gloss
by | March 2, 2014 | 106 Comments
javabeans: It’s the weekend! So, what did you do this week? (As if I didn’t already know the answer to that was: Sit in front of a computer all day and do a lot of recaps.) girlfriday: Pretty much that. Oh, and I got a flat tire. javabeans: Oh nooooo. Is this column just going... More »


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Odds and Ends: Hammers, Boston, and makgulli
by | February 23, 2014 | 47 Comments
javabeans: So! How was your week? girlfriday: Well, I got food poisoning… so not that great. My body is angry at me. javabeans: Probably for good reason, given the workload that will not die. girlfriday: Or maybe this is the universe’s way of forcing me to be in bed. javabeans: You need to sleep. Here,... More »


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Odds and Ends: Naps, emails, error messages
by | February 16, 2014 | 76 Comments
javabeans: So, another week has flown by and it’s time for another edition of Odds & Ends. What was this week like, you ask? Hold on, I’m going to need to grab a drink first. girlfiday: Already ahead of you. javabeans: I don’t know why things suddenly got so hectic around here, but this week... More »


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Dramabeans at KPOPCON in March
by | February 15, 2014 | 27 Comments
Attention, Bay Area Beanies! Girlfriday and I will be heading a panel at KPOPCON, which is a K-pop-centric event held at UC Berkeley that’ll take place on March 8-9 this year. The event will include panels, dance workshops, an open-mic talent show, and fan meet-up booths. Among other things, we’ll be talking about idols and... More »


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Odds and Ends: Interviews, recapper auditions, and randomness
by | February 8, 2014 | 43 Comments
javabeans: Over the course of one of our routine drunken chats, girlfriday and I realized that with so much stuff going on around here—like writing our book, being interviewed for a segment on BBC’s “The World,” holding minion tryouts and whatnot—there’s a whole lot that goes on behind the scenes of Dramabeans that doesn’t get... More »