Beanie level: Errand boy

Omo! Beanies watching Be Melodramatic on Viki: To hear the original music used in this scene, please watch this part of Ep. 10 on a *cough* third party site just after the 47 min. mark. Two words: Whitney Houston!

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    They work so well off each other it’s crazy

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    I love this show!

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    They changed the song?! What travesty is this?! 😠

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      I’ve seen this before where Viki inserted generic muzak in place of the original music. I imagine it’s something to do with limited music rights. Too bad, because “and Iiiiiiiiiiiiiii will always love yoooooooooooooouuuuuuu” is so much funnier.”

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        it’s the very same song Viki edited out of Strong Woman Do Bong Soon when our Heroine carries our Mister-in-Distress in her overpowered arms, princess-style. a GREAT scene that lost some of its power when Viki chose to remove the original song.

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I finally caught some episodes of Be Melodramatic/Melo is My Nature after reading the DB ep. 2-8 series review. Jesus Christmas—what a great show!

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What is it about K-drama bad girls and curlers?

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    If i’m not wrong, i’d say Hani made it “popular” (around 2014/2015) ? She used to go out with her curler without caring much in variety shows like Running Man, and even taking selca with it. I think after that people got more confortable with being seeing with their curler, which resulted in seeing more people with it in dramas.

    I think so at least ?

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      Interesting. I’m keep track very, very casually to see if it’s just TV bullies with the curlers.

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Rookie Historian Goo Hae-Ryung | Ep. 9: Not my #relationshipgoals but still effing funny.

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    This is hilarious and fits half of any kdrama hero.

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    @egads, thoughts?

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      Should I be disturbed or delighted that this brought me to your mind?

      I only imagine having relationships with charming handsome psychopaths. Mr Egads is most definitely not a psychopath or a serial killer, but I suspect he might think he is not just imagining being in a relationship with a lunatic. Poor guy.

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Chinese actor Hu Ge (Guardian) and the inscrutable Doudou 豆豆 for the beast shop. This made me smile.

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    Awwww I miss Hu Ge in a drama

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    I LOVE HIM! And love this ad! Must share.

    But I’m confused about giving his prior role as one in Guardian, which I think of as the recently aired Chinese drama starring Zhu Yilong and Bai Yu. When I think of the lovely Hu Ge, I think of Nirvana in Fire. Was there a drama called “Guardian” that he was in?

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      You’re correct! My error!!!🙏🏽 Hu Ge was not in Guardian.😉

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        Darn. I was scrambling around google, hoping to find another drama with him in it. I’m still so madly in love with – and in mourning for – Mei Changsu! No one else could have played that role so well.

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Along with @outofthisworld and @drawde2000, I’m utterly transfixed by The Longest Day in Chang\’an. It’s a political/action period thriller. As a lover of good story telling in the action genre, I’m swooning over the gorgeous, historically accurate production design, tight pacing, brutally realistic action (no wuxia style flying here) and sizzling chemistry amongst all the actors.

The series is male-dominated but the few women are critical actors in the story—they’re strong, intelligent, loyal and flawed. While there’s no central love story, romantic yearnings thrum below the surface. And I do thoroughly enjoy the flirty banter between Zhang Xio Jing and Tan Qi (see ep. 10!)

Tan Qi is Ling Bi\’s servant, which means she\’s really his right hand:

Yu Chang\’s buzzcut should give you a hint that she\’s is no ordinary woman:

There’s good background information at MyDramaList comments. Someone there also pointed to this superb explainer on the first 3 episodes on endlessthoughtsofafangirl\’s tumbler. She includes character backgrounds, historical context and a map marking key locations.

Available on Viki, Amazon Prime, and YouTube.

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NYTime’s May 28 article on Always Be My Maybe, premiering Fri. May 31 on Netflix.

What if They Made a Dirty Rom-Com About People Who Looked Like Them?
Asian-American couples don’t get to have sex in Hollywood movies. Randall Park and Ali Wong wrote “Always Be My Maybe” anyway.

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I’m so giddy about Netflix’s upcoming Always Be My Maybe starring Ali Wong and Randall Park. Datebook’s review looks at the central role of food in the film.

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This is coming to Netfliiiiiiix! Ali Wong and Randall Park in the American rom-com I’ve been waiting for. She my favorite dirty girl and Randall Park is so cute!

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    Randall Park was hilarious in The Interview. I hope this is good as it looks!!!

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Her Private Life | Ep. 13: Kim Sun-young stealing scenes. Again.

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Her Private Life Ep. 11 preview: Shit. Why am I so shook at the sight of man unclasping his watchband?

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    WHY IS NEXT WEEK NOT HERE YET?!?!?!

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    Cos he has home ground advantage and he can pull her into all sorts of places to make out and instead of a small table against the wall there are other softer and more comfortable options.
    😍
    Tell me you all are not thinking this too! 😂

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    I was more focussed on him crying and thinking that if it was due to Deok Mi, I wasn’t going to forgive her.

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    I rewatched ep11 previews seeeeveral times

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Her Private Life | Ep. 9 (29:05 – 29:26): Da-in’s shirt says

GREAT SHIT
NOBODY NOTICED

At certain angles, English speakers can’t help but read a rude message. Accident or purposeful trolling?

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Her Private Life | Ep. 7: Good Lord, Kim Jae-wook is dazzling.

Ooga chaka ooga ooga.

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I need this to be a drama! You can’t read this inspiring article without casting your favorite halmoni actors!

The New York Times | South Korea Dispatch
April 27, 2019

Running Out of Children, a South Korea School Enrolls Illiterate Grandmothers
As the birthrate plummets in South Korea, rural schools are emptying. To fill its classrooms, one school opened its doors to women who have for decades dreamed of learning to read.

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    Thanks for sharing this article : what a great idea / endeavor !

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    This just reminds me everyday that knowing how to read should be a right and not a privilege and I am very fortunate to know how to.

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    That is awesome! Look at their smiles 💕 It’s a wonderful thing to give these women the opportunity to learn something they didn’t have a chance to do all those years ago.

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    What a great story!!! Korea still needs to fix its extremely low birthrate problem, but on the bright side, it provided a window of opportunity for these elderly women to get educated. It’s never too late to learn!!

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    Yes please!

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For folks watching the last episode of Possessed, make sure to watch all the credits. All of them.

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    Thanks for the tip. Am at episode 8!

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    Aw thank you. That made me happy.

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    I took a break at ep 11 because it looks like we won’t be getting a happy ending. I need to see how it ends before I continue so I won’t be too heartbroken.
    OCN should have stuck to no romances tbh because the one time there’s romance in their horror genre, I’m so attached and I know they won’t end it well. Love complicates shit!

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    yes watch to the very end. (then you might not be too frustrated/sad/disappointed/upset/mad)

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    Oh crap. Now I have to go back and do that. I was so pissed off I promptly exited Netflix when the credits rolled.

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Possessed ended today. It had overlapped with my Touch Your Heart sugar diet, giving me just the right balance of sweet and horror. As the weeks unfolded, I was increasingly charmed by the deft mix of humor, thrills and romance. But there was no avoiding the fact that this show is out to kill me. What did I expect of show featuring a supernatural psychopath?

That said, Pil-sung and Seo-jung’s heartbreakingly sweet and poignant romance is worth savoring and I am glad to have watched it. I’m going to go lie down now. Preferably with something fluffy.

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    I am immediately diving into Her Private Life after this. My sweetness meter needs to go back up. Possessed was a great show until about the last 3 episodes where I was so blind with rage and hurt. I do agree with you that being able to watch Pil-sung and Seo-jeong’s romance was a highlight of the show. Overall, I liked it.

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      I did EXACTLY the same thing. Raged, clutched my heart and turned to Her Private Life for solace and fluff. I mean, I didn’t even start at the beginning. (Will
      Go back to catch up. 😜)

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Raman is life, y’all.

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Even with more school work ahead of me, I\’m looking forward to the weekend!

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Possessed finally on U.S. Netflix, up to today\’s episode 9! Woot!

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    yyyaaaaasss !

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    How is it?

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      I love this show. It’s not everyone’s cup of tea and, admittedly, I fast-foward through the stabby bits. But it’s very good at establishing a believable spirit world and making you care for the people trying to make connections while doing good in the world. The love story between these soul mates adds just the right lightness and melancholy. The production somehow makes their connection essential and relevant to the story without it being just about their relationship. ‘Cos, there’s a monstrous serial killer to catch.

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So Annoying. So Handsome! Fan Club | Thank you!

It was a joy to watch the magical screen partnership of Shim Hyung-tak and Park Kyung-hye. Thanks to everyone who joined in the fun. Our ship has sailed!



For: @ally-le, @artwriter76, @ashes2ashes@alessar, @astromantic, @kimbapnoona@astromantic@alessar@bernadett, @coffeprince4eva@dramafan12, @esther, @gem28, @hades@hotcocoagirl, @infinitize,@isthatacorner, @jenmole, @khalessymd, @katrine, @katakwasabi, @loveblossom@mayhemf, @moomoomoondog@natzillagorilla@snarkyjellyfish@tesshan,  @waterhyacinth, @wishfultoki, @zanearaki and YOU

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    Thank you so much for your hardwork @tsutsuloo! And also to all the members of this lovely fanclub. I will miss you guys. And our giggles when embracing our ukulele babies on-screen. Oof.

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    Thanks @tsutsuloo for all your effort in posting (including making those gifs) and tagging us! ❤ I haven’t watched this drama but thanks to your posts, I understood the story quite quickly! 👍

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    Could you link all your gifs from gify.com here? I know there are a few I would like to bookmark if you don’t mind! Thank your for documenting these two lovebirds! I truly enjoyed my weekly tags!

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    Congratulations to you too Howeajangnim!!! Thank you for taking the time to give us your great gifs and captions!!! Uri So handsome So annoying couple have truly sailed!!!! 😍😍😍

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    Thank you for the wonderful gif’s and write ups!! And what a wonderful fan club this turned out to be. Humbled to have been part of this wonderful group 🙂 Dan and Choi forever!!

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    Thank you to our SASH club president for making this experience double the fun. I so looked forward to my notifications/mentions from @tsutsuloo. Such a sterling job, Uri Hoeajangnim. 🌹🌹🌹🌹

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    Thank you for your dedicated service, President Tsu!!

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    I had to avoid your posts until I finished watching the show last night. Thank you for your great gifs and posts. So proud to be a member of this fan club!

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    I dropped the drama after ep. 8 but I continued to follow the story of Ukulele Couple through your gifs. Thank you ever so much @tsutsuloo!

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