Beanie level: Chaebol’s poor doppelganger

aigoo… uri kim heenim… you’re a loveable psycho. <3

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I haven’t slept in 36 hrs but youtube is a hole I shouldn’t have peaked into an hour ago, but it knows my likes and keeps sending my recommendations for Heenim videos. #SujuHeenim<3

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    This popped up in my feed too this morning. I daren’t click on it for fear of falling into the rabbit hole

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      Yes. Thanks to that i ended up sleeping 3 hrs and now i have to get up again. What’s a good night’s sleep again?

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    It’s gotten to the point where I get recommendations to rewatch the videos cause I’ve watched what might be too many of heenim’s clips but I can’t be blamed. He’s Heechul.

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      Me too jajaja this one’s new since i havent been able to see the sjtv ep recently and the new shinee knowing bro ep either.

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I am behind on every show. I haven\’t been able to watch Sujutv\’s new season, knowing bros,weekly idol episode with Shinee, or even Teacher\’s drama, why can\’t there be 72 hr days? Do I need sleep?

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#DBmusiclounge this is the song on loop today. I bought the digital album and found this song to be my favourite so far.

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    I bought the album as soon as it came out and listened to it and then and now I still am not completely used to the idea that this is the last album of his that i’ll buy. All the songs are beautiful and sentimental.

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@hyades hope you’re doing well, and school & life isn’t bringing you down. I hope you have a wonderful day w/ people who give you strength

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I want to thank @cloggie for hosting and @bammsie getting the logistics of gathering people to watch a drama together and also everybody that was watching The Boy Next Door the other day for introducing me to this jewel of a web drama. I finally finished watching the last 2 eps I missed during the rabbitcast, right before I go to bed (It’s 5am!!) And I’m super glad I did and at the same time I’m not satisfied I want more of them together. Season 2 anybody?
The only thing I didn’t really like was Mina, and not because she was an obstacle to my OTP (TaeJae ftw) but because of her unnecessary disgusted looks she gave them every time something that was remotely “couple-like” happened between Kyutae and GiJae. What helped me overcome that is that the end they both focused on each other and not on her reaction to them.
Side note: my cute cinnamon role Choi Woo Shik needs to appear in more dramas from here on out

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    It was fun to watch the drama with everyone. Thankfully, the episodes were quite short and it had some funny moments which made it easy to watch.

    The drama did have some issues though. As we all know, Korea is a very conservative society. It’s a country where the quality of life for people who are gay person is not very high. One day, I really do hope things will change and that it will be sooner rather than too much later. That’s why the use of comedy at the expense of gay people has always been an issue for me. Probably one of the easiest ways to explain this might be to look at comedy in America.

    Have you ever been at a comedy show and the comic is making jokes about a particular ethnicity and you question, is it ok if I laugh at this? Have you ever seen a taped show and the comic puts one of the audience members on blast? In my opinion, among others, context, truth and understanding are three important factors that make a joke ok or not ok.

    Take the Minstrel Shows in both America and the UK for example. Those shows had mostly white actors put on blackface depicting caricatures of and singing songs appropriated from black culture. This was ok for a while because the audience was mostly white and they did not find it offensive. With the increase in civil rights and the more equal integration of people of color into society, more and more people saw these depiction as offensive. I think there are similarities with these Minstrel Shows and the depiction of gay characters presently in Korean entertainment. Because gay rights and gay visibility is still an issue in Korea, it can be easy for the larger Korean audience to not see the harm in the depiction of gay characters and caricatures in Korean entertainment.

    This leads me to your point about Min-ah. In my opinion, her disgust at the thought of a same-sex couple is a representation of a large segment of the Korean audience for shows like this–she also reminded me of Do Bong-soon from Strong Woman Do Bong-Soon. They see only the humor that the compromising situations bring about as a result of how ridiculous the thought a same sex couple is, and not just because of how silly the compromising situation is. So the humor, or lack there of, changes based on who frames it. Hence context, truth, and understanding. I didn’t have a lot of time to expand on this. I hope to do that soon.

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    A really important point before I go. I was really happy when I realized that we were actually going to get a gay character in Won-hyung (Min-ah’s ex). His character served two really important purposes. The first is that he showed that in places where is it not ok to be gay, gay men often live a lie. Oftentimes this involves getting into a relationship or marriage with a heterosexual woman who believes that her boyfriend or husband loves her. This “survival tactic” can lead to a lot of suffering for both parties and is especially harmful and hurtful to the female party.

    As infuriating as it was that it came at Min-ah’s expense, I was happy when Won-hyung decided to find the courage to come out and be true to himself. I thought it was amazing that he was able to find inspiration–granted, in a lie–in the Kyu-tae and Ji-jae “relationship” to be true to himself in public. I was then saddened by both how short-lived it was and Kyu-tae’s motivations and rationale behind why Won-hyung shouldn’t be out. It was two steps forward and one step back, if not more. I was also displeased with Kyu-tae advising Won-hyung that he should not flaunt his new relationship in front of Min-ah. Sure, it does not feel good to see your ex with someone new, however, that ex has moved on with someone new. It is difficult to ask that you tell him or her to let their new partner suffer for their ex’s sake.

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    So glad you could come and that you enjoyed yourself, Min!

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LL #8 spoiler: I\’m in shock why does BSP have to lose his last family member?

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    They’re just going to give BSP every reason to lose his confidence in law (and his mother legacy)…

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    The preview showing that made me not watch the episode. I’ll wait until next week when I can see the aftermath immediately.

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      I skip previews so it came as a shock to me.

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        Normally I skip previews too but I watched that one. I wish I hadn’t seen it. I have this sense of dread in my heart just thinking about it.

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@daydee this hair was sooo extra XD

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    Definitely. But TVXQ, and to a lesser extent, SuJu also had it at the same time… 😁

    TRAX was on another level though

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    #NeverForget

    Both the clothes and the hair was so extra

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      I am so glad that they had this era because it was epic, but I’m glad that it’s over because they are much more handsome without all the extra-ness ^^

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    DBSK’s Tri-Angle era was legendary


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    H.O.T wasn’t spared either

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      I think they even said that they used to tape the sides to their faces jajaja.

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        That’s hilarious! I think I remember something like this being mentioned on an episode of Immortal Songs.

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    SuJu’s Twins era

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#DBsMusicLounge K-Rock edition
Boohwal has so many songs that I love and Lee Seung Chul just hits this song out of the park, and it remains my favourite version.

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After a 3 hour thesis defense, I am officially a medical doctor yay!!! A few friends were like let\’s go party, and I\”m like naah I\’m gonna stay home. jajaja.

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I love this song. I remember the feelings when I first heard it so long ago, when I’m feeling sad for no apparent reason this is my go to song. I like the FMV.

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As a latina I was first exposed to the Spanish language original, but I fell in love with Jonghyun’s version, and Son Seungyeon has done it justice. I keep looping it.

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    Most handsome creature on earth 😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍

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Even Michael Jackson joined in on the shopping cart trend before it was a trend. He was a visionary. 🙂

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I’ve never been happier to see a group of burly happy drunk men come out of a bar than at that moment. I was so so scared for her bc no matter how strong even 1on1 she was in danger. 3 on 1 impossible

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@mindy @crysta also Highlight has been known to like shopping carts XD

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    Now I feel like we need to have a shopping cart race. I think BAP would lose though. Yongguk doesn’t know how to move fast, Himchan would complain midway that they’re too heavy, Daehyun and Youngjae would probably just be laughing in the back, Jongup would try to rally the troops and fail, and Zelo would be wigglying just to make it harder on his hyungs.

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      they might beat Suju ahjusshis because they have to take care of not jostling Eeteuk harabuji’s bones too much hahahaha

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        Haha true but they also seem way more competitive.

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      Key in a cart

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        Now if they joined the race Key would be like screw this I’ll just sit in the cart and be a backseat driver, Minho would be Attaaaaaack!, Onew would be cheering them on, and Taemin would be laughing at the absurdity of it all.

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        yes! With Minho as a driver, they would take over. XD

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    LOL. Very good to know. This reminds me of High school King of Savvy when they would push each other in the shopping carts!

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@mindy @crysta lol I love the playfulness that goes along with getting yourself into the cart XD. Uri Suju Leader Leeteuk has been seen to be comfortable in a shopping cart too. XD

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    Haha I love the caption.

    A couple of SJ members were on a show with HOT and it was so weird and hilarious seeing them be hoolbaes. It’s weird even to see Shinee as sunbaes. lol

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      I can’t take credit for the caption, I found it somewhere and it cracked me up so I had it stored since lord knows when in my Suju picture vault.
      It’s hard for me to think of precious baby Taeminnie who’s a ’93er as a sunbae since he’s only 1 year older than NCT’s oldest member Taeil, and he’s younger than 10 EXO members X’D.

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        Oh I know. He’s the forever maknae. There’s a video of him gliding around the slippery stage while his hoolbaes are bowing to him. Pretty much summarizes Taemin perfectly.

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Shinee’s back! This song & MV is bittersweet because we all know that there’s one missing from the brotherhood, but it’s also a healing song. I’m so happy for them. Hwaiting Shinee and Shawols!

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    Yay!!! I love it!! So glad to see them back 💕 Bittersweet indeed, my heart hurt a little just seeing 4. Fighting Shinee!!

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    I was ok at the beginning, but when I saw that fox I completely lost it. My heart…bittersweet’s an understatement!

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    It is so hard seeing them as 4. The ending of the MV got me.

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#DBsMusicLounge
It’s 1 am in the morning and I just had a spiritual experience as I heard this song. It reminded me of how everybody in my family has aged and how less than a year ago we lost our beloved papi (grandpa). It made me remember how each time I go back to my mother’s home I feel like a lot has changed even as our love for each other stays the same.

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I’m taking a vote on who think Prosecutor has either 1) truly gone to the dark side, or 2) she is going undercover.
I want to believe that she has a stricter moral code than her mom and Judge Cha

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    I vote for the latter — she may be a b****, but she seems to also have a strong moral code.

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    #2 for me. She has very strong beliefs. She frustrates me, but I do respect her for sticking to her guns.

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    Undercover. Hope she makes it to the end of the drama.

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