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See you at KCON this weekend!
by | August 8, 2014 | 38 Comments
  Any Beanies out there planning to go to KCON in Los Angeles this weekend? If you are, we’d love to see you at either or both of the panels we’ll be speaking at! This year, we’ve got a panel on each day, and they are, conveniently, both in the... More »


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Open Thread #355
by | August 8, 2014 | 327 Comments
  Sweet Sorrow – “멋진 날” (Fine Day) [ Download ] Open Thread #354 Open Thread #353 Open Thread #352 Open Thread #351 No tags for this post.... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Dong-wook becomes Iron Man
by | August 8, 2014 | 66 Comments
Well that only took forever. We were gettin’ down to the wire here, and I started to fear that Joseon Gunman’s extension had to do with its follow-up drama’s drama. But KBS’s upcoming supernatural series Iron Man finally has its hero in Lee Dong-wook, who’s just barely coming off the... More »


Drama Recaps
Fated To Love You: Episode 12
by | August 7, 2014 | 422 Comments
If you thought that yesterday’s episode was brutal, then gird your loins for what comes next, which can best be described as a lot. A lot of pain, a lot of blame, and a lot of noble idiocy—and if you’re thinking to yourself that maybe this specific brand of noble... More »


Drama Recaps
Joseon Gunman: Episode 14
by | August 7, 2014 | 47 Comments
Our hero loses a bit of faith but gains resolve, and revenge takes center stage, shunting off politics to the side. Not that the politics doesn’t try to horn its way back, but our hero isn’t having it—not when there are more important things to do, people to kill. It... More »


Drama Casting & News
She’s So Lovable adds more friends and love rivals
by | August 7, 2014 | 21 Comments
We’ve got more casting additions to SBS’s new music industry drama She’s So Lovable, starring Rain as a songwriter-producer agency president and Krystal (Heirs) as an aspiring singer. Following Im Joo-eun’s recent exit from the love triangle, actress Cha Ye-ryun (Gold Rainbow) has signed on to play the heroine’s rival,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Han Sun-hwa in first lead role opposite Lee Jang-woo in Rosy Lovers
by | August 7, 2014 | 68 Comments
She’s on the fast track to stardom: Idol Han Sun-hwa (of girl group Secret) had her first minor role in 2013′s Ad Genius Lee Tae-baek, played mistress of disguise Jenny in God’s Gift – 14 Days, and moved up to second lead status in the (currently airing) tvN show Marriage... More »


Drama Recaps
It’s Okay, It’s Love: Episode 5
by | August 7, 2014 | 111 Comments
We get a scenic tour of mental illnesses this episode, which is definitely one way to take doctoring out of a potentially stuffy hospital setting and into the great outdoors. It also serves as a nice setting for Jae-yeol and Hae-soo’s romantic entanglements to get, well, more entangled—because nothing really... More »


Drama Recaps
Fated To Love You: Episode 11
by | August 7, 2014 | 200 Comments
Brace yourselves, everyone—this is not an easy hour. We see the fallout of the worst birthday present ever, and it’s up to one incredible heroine to pull herself together to protect everyone in this family. It’s a heavy burden to bear, having to listen to hurtful words and being tough... More »


Drama Recaps
Joseon Gunman: Episode 13
by | August 6, 2014 | 72 Comments
Today thrusts us onto a political roller coaster, with our characters upping their smarts game and going in for the tactical kill, only to realize that being an evil political mastermind is a lot harder than it looks. There’s a reason each drama only has one of those! Also, it... More »


Drama Casting & News
Falling bodies and marrying exes in My Secret Hotel
by | August 6, 2014 | 52 Comments
Ah, now I’m finally getting a sense for the tone of tvN’s upcoming drama My Secret Hotel, which has been touting itself as a “killing romance.” Aside from the fact that the term doesn’t actually make sense (if only they’d called it a killer romance!), I knew they meant there... More »