Drama Recaps
Oh My Ghostess: Episode 9
by | August 3, 2015 | 217 Comments
…and we’re back to our regularly scheduled programming! Thanks for being patient while we got recaps out, since our KCON weekend took a huge chunk out of the recapping schedule. But I’m happy to be back on track with Oh My Ghostess, which continues to bring on the funny while... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Name That Drama: Thwarted death and rock band buddies
by | August 3, 2015 | 71 Comments
  It’s Name That Drama again! As always, feel free to email us your questions and requests for future Name That Drama installments.   Battle at sea: There was an amazing Korean drama or movie but I cannot remember its name, and only one scene is stuck in my mind:... More »


Drama Casting & News
Cheese in the Trap casts Nam Joo-hyuk, delays broadcast
by | August 3, 2015 | 83 Comments
It looks like we’ll have to wait two more drama cycles to see webtoon adaptation Cheese in the Trap on the air — tvN originally had the show slated for an October broadcast, but has decided to push the premiere until December (or early January of next year). Lee Dong-wook... More »


Podcasts
Dramabeans Podcast #29
by | August 2, 2015 | 148 Comments
Podcast time! Time to check in with the latest batch of shows, whether it’s squeeing over the fun or groaning over the flaws.   Podcast #29 Running time: 52:56   Topics and dramas discussed: Who Are You—School 2015, Warm and Cozy, The Producers: Just a quick recap winding down those... More »


Celebrity News
Yoo Ah-in relishes his evil turn in Veteran
by | August 2, 2015 | 34 Comments
Yoo Ah-in (29, real name Uhm Hong-shik) is back, and this time he’s completely shed his youthful image. He plays an audaciously evil chaebol heir in his upcoming film, Veteran, and he’ll present to the public a new and previously unseen range to his acting. Until now, Yoo has often... More »


Drama Recaps
Hidden Identity: Episode 14
by | August 2, 2015 | 19 Comments
The Ghost’s identity is revealed, but instead of focusing on trying to catch him, the team has more important things on their mind — such as saving Tae-in. Again. The clock is ticking as the virus starts to take hold, but the only person who can give the Investigative 5... More »


Drama Recaps
Last: Episode 1
by | August 1, 2015 | 24 Comments
Last breaks in fast and stylish — not the story of a man falling into ruin, but almost a classic underdog tale. Because he’s at the bottom, the only way he can go is up, right? It’s a reassuring safety net, because while it’s fun to be at the edge... More »


Drama Recaps
Mask: Episode 20 (Final)
by | August 1, 2015 | 124 Comments
There’s a lot of ground to cover in this final episode, and while I can say that all the loose ends are tied up, the bows aren’t as neat as they could have been. But justice is a messy thing in the end, and sometimes punishment comes from a direction... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: August 1, 2015
by | August 1, 2015 | 43 Comments
The production team for Jang Young-shil really wanted Song Il-kook (Fermentation Family), and they finally got him. Song will play the titular character in KBS’s upcoming winter sageuk. Production had to coordinate with the team at Superman Returns, the variety show that Song and his triplets are staples of, but the two parties... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 257
by | July 31, 2015 | 24 Comments
It’s that time of the year where the strong will go up against the strongest in a game of mastery. Our cast will need the help of their heroes and their subsequent superpowers to try and come out on top this week. Becoming a master at anything takes lots of... More »


Drama Recaps
Mask: Episode 19
by | July 31, 2015 | 74 Comments
Our heroine’s in danger, and everyone scrambles to simultaneously cover up the scandal and prevent the fallout. But secrets this big are hard to keep, especially when so many people are in on it, and time is running out. Everyone’s masks are starting to crumble, and it won’t be long... More »