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Transplant Informers hosts City Hunter DVD sweepstakes
by | January 5, 2012 | 29 Comments
Heads up, giveaway lovers! We’re not the only ones holding giveaways this month: We’ve gotten word of a City Hunter DVD sweepstakes being held by Transplant Informers (a blog in association with the Asian American Donor Program), which has launched a project using Korean dramas as an outlet to educate about bone marrow donation. (Using... More »


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Dramabeans 5-Year Anniversary Giveaway #1
by | January 1, 2012 | 2,410 Comments
javabeans: Happy New Year! Another year has zoomed by — time flies when you’re watching dramas, don’tcha know — and 2012 marks an extra-special moment for us at Dramabeans, because the site turns 5 this month. girlfriday: Happy birthday Dramabeans! You’re finally old enough to go to kindergarten! javabeans: Or advanced into middle age, if... More »


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Giveaway Winner: SM Town New York
by | October 19, 2011 | 48 Comments
  Congratulations to the lucky giveaway winner: Reina! You’ve just scored yourself a ticket to Drool City Live, the magical place where fangirl dreams come true. We’ll be emailing you your e-ticket for the concert shortly, so that you can wave it in the air for a victory dance to your favorite Super Junior song.... More »
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Giveaway: Win a ticket to SM Town NYC
by | October 17, 2011 | 509 Comments
Thanks to one of our loyal DB readers, we have a ticket to SM Town: New York to give away. So if you live in the New York area and want to see Super Junior, TVXQ, Girls’ Generation, SHINee, KANGTA, BoA, and f(x), then leave a comment below and enter to win! Tags: giveaways... More »
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Dramabeans wins graphic design competition
by | October 4, 2011 | 181 Comments
  Just wanted to share some awesome off-topic bloggy news: Dramabeans was entered in the Graphic Design USA American Graphic Design Awards Competition 2011, and our site was selected as a winner! Well technically, the lovely, awesome, talented designers at JPD Studio won the award. Because they did all the hard work. (Details, psh.) But... More »
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A Gathering of Writers to Say Thank You
by | October 1, 2011 | 391 Comments
  Introduction Unbeknownst to Javabeans or Girlfriday, many of the magical creatures in k-dramaland gathered together in a secluded glen within the kingdom of Dramabeans, long after the fey mistresses of the kingdom had gone to bed. They had known for some time that Dramabeans was nearing its 5,000th post (!!), and they racked their... More »


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[Commercial break] Giveaway and sponsored review
by | November 29, 2010 | No Comments
This is a compensated review by BlogHer and Intel. As I mentioned previously, I was recently given the opportunity to participate in a BlogHer review program under the title “Do More, Faster.” I said yes because, hello! Doing more? Doing it faster? Now that’s the way to speak to a workaholic’s heart. (By the way,... More »


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[Commercial break] Sponsor and giveaway notice
by | November 24, 2010 | No Comments
This is a compensated review by BlogHer and Intel. All right folks, time for a word on behalf of our sponsors at Blogher, who contacted me about doing a review (and giveaway) on a laptop powered by The Intel® Core™ i5 processor and an Intel® Wireless Display (aka WiDi) adaptor allowing me to use my... More »


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Dramabeans at NY Comic Con
by | September 28, 2010 | 232 Comments
Here it is: the perfect opportunity to put to rest the Clark Kent/Superman theories about javabeans and girlfriday. Yup, you guessed it. A public appearance. For real. In person. There will even be plenty of comic book experts around for backup on the Superman mythos, and the rules of defying the space-time continuum. We’ll be... More »
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Gumiho vs. Kiss: Vote!
by | August 28, 2010 | 387 Comments
As you know, an epic showdown is approaching, with My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho and Playful Kiss both airing on Wednesday-Thursday nights. Girlfriday and I have literally spent hours (HOURS!) trying to figure out how to handle recaps of both dramas (if Playful Kiss ends up being recap-worthy, that is), and both dramas have the... More »


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Dramabeans gets fancy new duds
by | August 7, 2010 | 419 Comments
Hey, check out the fancy new threads we’re sporting! Every kdrama Cinderella gets a shiny new makeover, and dramabeans was feeling left out. So we took her for a spin at the website-makeover spa and salon, and this is how she came out! We worked really hard on this redesign (as in, directed people much... More »
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