Drama Reactions & Reviews
Kolorful Palette: Not such bad guys [Bad Guys]
by | October 12, 2014 | 26 Comments
It’s funny how TV can take people that we would normally consider the most depraved dregs of society, and have us rooting for them and even admiring them within minutes. Bad Guys really does cram a lot of “bad guy” archetypes into the mix, but I find myself liking every... More »


Meta
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by | October 11, 2014 | 391 Comments
javabeans: Have you noticed that it seems to be getting strangely more difficult to find subtitled dramas these days? I don’t have any numbers or figures to support this, it’s just a feeling I’m getting from reading comments and hearing about people’s difficulties watching things. girlfriday: Yeah is it an... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: October 11, 2014
by | October 11, 2014 | 37 Comments
Kim Seul-gi, Yoon Hyun-min Those who mourned the conclusion of Discovery of Romance this past week and who have already started missing the adorkable second leads, Kim Seul-gi (Sol) and Yoon Hyun-min (Joon-ho), need not fret. Both have been offered roles in drama specials during MBC’s Drama Festival, which brings... More »


Drama Recaps
My Secret Hotel: Episode 14
by | October 11, 2014 | 41 Comments
After a frustrating previous week, this satisfying episode delivers some decisive moments for several characters, both on the mystery front and (mostly) the romance, as well as bringing in, perhaps, the final key figure for the former. It turns out that madcap and nonsensical plans have their uses, and sometimes... More »


Drama Casting & News
Mr. Baek makes rivals of Jung Seok-won and Lee Joon
by | October 10, 2014 | 19 Comments
MBC’s Mr. Baek appears to have gone on a casting spree this week; it only confirmed its two lead stars (Shin Ha-kyun and Jang Nara) recently, and now has announced three more names. About time, too, since the show only has a month till its November premiere and time’s ticking... More »


Drama Recaps
Plus Nine Boys: Episode 13
by | October 10, 2014 | 34 Comments
It’s an entire episode built around the Peterpan Complex song “Swallow My Feelings” (posted below), about the things that our boys have to endure because they love that one special girl. The song goes: “Because I love you I have a hard time / Because I love you I hurt... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 215
by | October 10, 2014 | 45 Comments
Getting married is never a simple affair, especially when you’ve got nosy (but still lovable) relatives like the Running Man family. Our couple will find out that making their union official will be harder than getting their families’ blessing ’cause this game will test their compatibility, loyalty, and love. Well,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Jung Yumi joins Oh Ji-ho in Joseon-era servant drama Maids
by | October 10, 2014 | 26 Comments
Cable network JTBC’s next Monday-Tuesday show will be a historical drama called Maids, about the lowest class of servants in the Joseon era. The drama is getting ready for a November launch, and is starting to cast its leading roles — Oh Ji-ho (Ghost-Seeing Detective Cheo-young) has confirmed that he’s... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #364
by | October 10, 2014 | 438 Comments
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Drama Recaps
Discovery of Romance: Episode 16 (Final)
by | October 10, 2014 | 73 Comments
The finale is one dedicated to Yeo-reum, and fittingly so. She ties up all the loose ends of coincidence, fate, loyalty, and love to discover what romance means to her. The long road with twisty detours and roundabout paths has finally come to an end. And although the end is... More »


Drama Casting & News
Jang Nara romances young grandpa Shin Ha-kyun in Mr. Baek
by | October 10, 2014 | 55 Comments
Reverse-aging fantasy romance Mr. Baek has its leading lady, with Jang Nara (Fated To Love You) signing on to join Shin Ha-kyun (All About My Romance), who plays the 70-year-old chaebol hotel chairman who only cares about money, who inexplicably finds himself in his younger body one day. Now that... More »