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Drama Reactions & Reviews
Kolorful Palette: Lead-up to love sickness [You From Another Star]
by | March 2, 2014 | 47 Comments
Sometimes the moment that leads up to a “big moment” is the one that resonates. I was tempted to draw the actual kiss for the sake of fan service [from Episode 19 of You From Another Star], but Song-yi’s confession felt more powerful and significant. This moment feels like a landmark for Song-yi’s growth as... More »


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King’s Family: An overview
by | February 23, 2014 | 82 Comments
KBS’s six-month-long weekend juggernaut of a drama King’s Family (also called Wang Family) just wrapped up its 50-episode run a week ago, and for some inexplicable reason I watched the whole thing. I even liked it sometimes! And because watching such a bizarrely entertaining show for no reason leaves me vaguely dissatisfied at having given... More »


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Kolorful Palette: Confrontation in pink [I Need Romance 3]
by | February 23, 2014 | 98 Comments
[And now for something a little different. We're happy to introduce Fanderay, whose drama-inspired artwork we loved so much that we wanted to share it with everyone. Feel free to leave comments and suggestions, and we hope you'll look forward to her drawings as much as we do. -girlfriday] Welcome to the first Kolorful Palette,... More »


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Name That Drama: Hotels, balloons, gisaengs
by | February 22, 2014 | 71 Comments
As always, feel free to email us your requests for future Name That Dramas by using the contact form. Help Abbie finish her drama! (I hate when access to anything gets revoked halfway.) I’ve been trying to find this drama for a while, but I can’t remember it. I started watching it on Netflix, but... More »


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Name That Drama: Eye donations and Christmas ponchos
by | February 16, 2014 | 43 Comments
Name That Drama! As always, if you’ve got questions for future installments, be sure to email them to us. Angelica saw her drama on Philippine television but is sure it’s a Korean series; perhaps you’ll know it. Can you help me with this drama? My mom really really wants to watch it again but she... More »


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Name That Drama: Uggs, bar dancing, handymen
by | February 9, 2014 | 92 Comments
As always, feel free to email us your requests for future Name That Dramas by using the contact form. Althea asks: I was hoping if you and the rest of the beanies out there could help me find out about this drama that I can’t seem to pinpoint the title. I saw this dubbed Korean... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Name That Drama: Cats, dogs, and con men
by | February 2, 2014 | 48 Comments
Time for more guessing! As always, feel free to email us your requests for future Name That Dramas by using the contact form. Willson’s drama is an oldie, and sounds like it’s got all the melodrama staples. Anybody got an idea? It was a Korean TV series that I loved to watch, from the ’90s... More »


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Name That Drama: Magic beans, boxers, and reincarnation
by | January 18, 2014 | 69 Comments
Time for more guessing! As always, feel free to email us your requests for future Name That Dramas by using the contact form. Dru asks about a recent fantasy sageuk. I know you know this, people! I know this drama is fairly recent, going by the look of the cinematography (definitely post-2007, at least). It’s... More »


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Name That Drama: Buses, cliffs, and hanboks
by | January 5, 2014 | 84 Comments
Time for more guessing! As always, feel free to email us your requests for future Name That Dramas by using the contact form. Aw, just reading Ashley’s question gives me warm memories… This has been killing me for so long, and I’ve been trying to hunt it down for the longest time. The drama isn’t... More »


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Santa presents: Things I Learned from Dramaland
by | December 25, 2013 | 90 Comments
The one good thing about working one day a year and outsourcing most of your menial labor to elves is that it gives you plenty of time to watch dramas. This year I discovered that I had watched them all wrong before, because when you watch with an open mind, you can gain valuable life... More »


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2013 Editors’ Picks [Year In Review, Part 5]
by | December 23, 2013 | 273 Comments
Here are your winners for 2013! It was an interesting year in dramaland, with a wide array of genres to choose from all year long. It was also a year without one drama to sweep all categories and all hearts, but never fear, because that just means the love gets spread around. Thanks again to... More »