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Beans of Wisdom, with a twist
by | August 14, 2016 | 40 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom…   Some beanies are preoccupied with this week’s preemptions. In #21 of last week’s “Team Dramabeans: What we’re watching,” Sancheezy writes: W… I think it got postpone because Kang Chul need to be in the Olympic..  ... More »

Beans of Wisdom: What’s our setup?
by | August 6, 2016 | 73 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… risa reacts to an entry in last week’s “Beans of Wisdom: Cons and lies.” In comment #9, she writes: No one should travel with the lady from Faith. True, but I’m so grateful that that character exists. When I see someone in a sageuk who’s obviously had a ton... More »

Beans of Wisdom: Cons and lies
by | July 31, 2016 | 71 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… In last week’s “Team Dramabeans: What We’re Watching,” Is 38 my new favorite number? says in comment 2.3.2: Watching 38 made me realize something about drama watching. 1. You don’t need a shower scene to make me squeal. 2. You don’t need a kiss scene to make me excited.... More »

Beans of Wisdom: Save the sea lions
by | July 23, 2016 | 72 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… ObsessedMuch talks priorities in “Team Dramabeans: What we’re watching” comment #7: I am glug- glugging my way tooo.. There are just too many shows to watch! And then this Wednesday (or Thursday with subs) W- Two Worlds will come out and I would literally have no time to breathe.... More »

Odds and Ends: Uncontrollably delayed
by | July 18, 2016 | 85 Comments
javabeans: Howdy beanfolk! Mostly we’re writing this Odds and Ends as a heads-up that our posting schedule will be a little wonky later this week, particularly in regards to Uncontrollably Fond — we’ll have recaps for sure, but they’ll be on a tiny delay. girlfriday: Do you wanna tell them why? javabeans: Not really, but... More »

Beans of Wisdom: I’m sorry, I love you (drama!)
by | July 16, 2016 | 107 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… Peppa writes a worrisome scenario in comment #5 of “Shin Sung-rok cast as Kim Haneul’s husband in On the Way to the Airport”: Shin Sung rok to passengers: “Good day passengers! This is your pilot SSR. Today , our destination is death. Please fasten your seatbelts and enjoy the... More »

Beans of Wisdom: This post not sponsored by Subway
by | July 9, 2016 | 85 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… In “Fangirl meets her comic book hero in W–Two Worlds,” Itenoria started a discussion loop in comment #2: And that is why I love the amazingness that is stories. Right now we have a drama based on a person having to save the character her father created from her... More »

Beans of Wisdom: Puppies and secret doors
by | July 2, 2016 | 61 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… dangerousgoods noticed something familiar about the new trailer in “Comic book hero comes to life in W–Two Worlds,” comment #9: Absolutely loving the unintentional homage to A-ha’s Take On Me music video. I wonder if these lovers will also be chased down due to their barrier breaking romance?... More »

Odds and Ends: Meat in the city
by | July 1, 2016 | 49 Comments
HeadsNo2: So, KCON. That was a thing we went to. javabeans: It happened. It’ll happen again. gummimochi: And next time, we won’t stay at the skeevy apartment. HeadsNo2: You know how Airbnb says “Don’t go there, live there?” Well, we lived there. We definitely got a taste of what living in Newark was like. gummimochi:... More »

Beans of Wisdom: VVar of the VVigs
by | June 25, 2016 | 50 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… franbergh has a question about chaebol population distribution in comment #8 of “News bites: June 18, 2016”: i’m seriously begin to wonder.. is there a lot, like a very lots of single ‘chaebol’ in south korea? maybe i’ll try to go there and find one. what i learn from... More »