Celebrity News
Oh Snap! Makjang Queen Eugene
by | January 29, 2016 | 59 Comments
All hail the queen of weekend ratings! When it comes to quality makjang (a term not being used ironically or as an oxymoron in this case), there’s no actress that can bring in the numbers quite like former girl group member Eugene. Reigning over popular titles like Baker King Kim... More »


Drama Casting & News
Choi Min-soo offered role of King Sukjong in Jackpot
by | January 29, 2016 | 43 Comments
Yaaaaassss. Choi Min-soo (Pride and Prejudice) would make an awesome King Sukjong, and he’s positively considering the role for SBS’s upcoming “faction” (fact + fiction, which is to say, totally fictionalized history) sageuk drama Jackpot. This makes sense because he starred in writer Kwon Soon-gyu’s 2011’s action sageuk drama Warrior... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #432
by | January 29, 2016 | 335 Comments
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Drama Recaps
One More Happy Ending: Episode 3
by | January 29, 2016 | 60 Comments
If you thought Mi-mo couldn’t possibly get her life any more twisted up, then you’d be wrong. She manages to stick her foot in her mouth several more times before an important conversation has her rethinking the way she’s been living, especially when it comes to dating. But just when... More »


Celebrity News
Oh Snap! Byun Yo-han wears some clothes
by | January 28, 2016 | 47 Comments
I believe New Zealand rock folk band Flight of the Conchords put it best when they said, “You think you know fashion, well, fashion’s a stranger. You think fashion’s your friend; my friend, fashion is danger.” So here’s Byun Yo-han of Six Flying Dragons fame in a W Korea spread.... More »


Meta
Odds and Ends: Upturns and turnarounds
by | January 28, 2016 | 73 Comments
javabeans: We’re back with another Odds and Ends, and today, we have HeadsNo2 here with us, chatting about… you know… things. Odds. And ends. girlfriday: Say hi, Heads! HeadsNo2: Hi! I’m not helping here, am I. girlfriday: You may have noticed Heads’ byline on the site more, because she said... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Rae-won, Han Seok-kyu team up for undercover thriller The Prison
by | January 28, 2016 | 18 Comments
Well whatever this movie is, it’s sure to be well-acted. Kim Rae-won (Punch) will be returning to the big screen this year, in a role as a detective who goes undercover as a criminal. But he’s got such a good-guy face! He’ll be starring opposite veteran Han Seok-kyu (Secret Door)... More »


Drama Recaps
One More Happy Ending: Episode 2
by | January 28, 2016 | 82 Comments
Good news — One More Happy Ending made such a strong first impression, we’ve decided to recap it in full after all. I couldn’t be happier, because it offered one of the most fun first weeks of any show I’ve seen in a while, and I’m absolutely smitten. That very... More »


Drama Casting & News
Jackpot confirms Jang Geun-seok, courts supporting ladies
by | January 28, 2016 | 19 Comments
SBS’s gambling-centric sageuk Jackpot is busy casting, having secured Jang Geun-seok for its lead and adding a few more names to the casting pool with Yoon Jin-seo (Girl Who Sees Smells) and Choi Jung-yoon (Could We Love). Initial news was released a few days ago that Jang Geun-seok was considering,... More »


Drama Recaps
Six Flying Dragons: Episode 34
by | January 27, 2016 | 81 Comments
In the absence of more seasoned leadership, the ever resourceful Bang-won finds himself perfectly suited to the task of ruling his small group of willing followers. Without him, they wouldn’t stand a ghost of a chance against the force of nature that’s assembled against them, whether it be kings, scholars,... More »