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Odds and Ends: Ineffectual villainy
by | July 20, 2014 | 39 Comments
javabeans: So what was your week like? girlfriday: I guess busy and drama-filled. The usual? What about you? javabeans: Well, we recorded a podcast that should be up by the time this posts, so I got to listen to our voices over and over for hours on end. You know... More »


Drama Recaps
High School King of Savvy: Episode 10
by | July 19, 2014 | 264 Comments
This episode might start out cute, but it sure doesn’t stay that way. The simmering conflict between Min-seok and Jin-woo finally comes to a boil, and the lies Min-seok has been piling up begin to come crashing down. Public opinion, which has been split so far on the controversial issue... More »


Podcasts
Dramabeans Podcast #22
by | July 19, 2014 | 64 Comments
New podcast, finally! Fyi, we decided not to rush through a dozen shows at once this time (because that’s stressful), so we’ll be putting out another podcast shortly (as in, sooner rather than later) to cover the rest of the shows we haven’t mentioned yet.   Podcast #22 Running time:... More »


Drama Recaps
Trot Lovers: Episode 8
by | July 19, 2014 | 38 Comments
Romance is in the air as the guys step up and start to admit to themselves how they feel about Chun-hee. And possibly to her, too, although they hide behind their horses and guitars. Geon-woo at least takes a direct approach, by wining and dining, whereas Joon-hyun struggles with the... More »


Drama Recaps
Marriage Not Dating: Episodes 1-2
by | July 18, 2014 | 134 Comments
Now that my recap slate has freed up, I can finally turn my attention to something new. Marriage Not Dating is the newest Friday-Saturday offering from tvN, and I’ve been enjoying it immensely for its witty banter, laugh-out-loud humor, and its refreshing take on romance. Not to mention that there’s... More »


Drama Casting & News
Rain considers new SBS drama Song For You
by | July 18, 2014 | 55 Comments
It’s just an early offer, but Rain is reportedly considering the new SBS drama Song For You, the latest project from the PD-writer team behind Dr. Champ and Scent of a Woman. I guess that means his other possible drama project Indian Summer fizzled out in development, because it’s been... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 204
by | July 18, 2014 | 60 Comments
Once upon a time, there lived a beautiful princess whose skin was delicate and fair, known to be a sometimes space cadet and a lover of naps. She was surrounded by seven other mischievous dwarfs who all vied for her attention in hopes that one of them would be her... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #352
by | July 18, 2014 | 288 Comments
  Ggot Jam Project – “Hey Boy” [ Download ] Open Thread #351 Open Thread #350 Open Thread #349 Open Thread #348 No tags for this post.... More »


Drama Recaps
Fated To Love You: Episode 6
by | July 18, 2014 | 153 Comments
This show is so insanely fun to watch that it’s literally one puppy parade away from being the greatest thing on earth. It knows just when to tug on the heartstrings and just when to tease out that perfectly-timed comedic gag, with this episode in particular delving deeper into the... More »


Drama Recaps
You’re All Surrounded: Episode 20 (Final)
by | July 17, 2014 | 89 Comments
Ready or not, it’s time for the rookies to graduate and find out whether they’ll sink or swim. The team scrambles to catch the baddie, and Pan-seok and Dae-gu challenge each other for biggest heroic sacrifice, because they can’t ever just be content to let the other win at something.... More »


Drama Recaps
Joseon Gunman: Episode 8
by | July 17, 2014 | 70 Comments
The identity game continues as our hero is tested to keep his cover and risk blowing it at every turn to save a loved one, determined to prove that he can protect both at the same time. Which of course he can, if I have anything to say about it.... More »