Celebrity News
Gong Hyo-jin publishes environmental essays
by | December 9, 2010 | 15 Comments
Gong Hyo-jin (Pasta) joins the ranks of actor-authors by publishing an essay book, which will be released this month. The collection is called Gong Book [공책], which is a play on her own surname and the word for “notebook,” and is themed around environmental topics. In it, Gong discusses her... More »

Drama Recaps
Joseon X-Files: Episode 12 (Final)
by | December 8, 2010 | 78 Comments
Finally, we reach the end of what I feel confident declaring one of the best shows I’ve seen in recent memory. I’ve seen a lot of dramas in the past year, and although there have been a lot of disappointments, just having one this good come along every year makes... More »

Drama Casting & News
Secret Garden writer not thrilled about rampant plot speculation
by | December 8, 2010 | 171 Comments
The popularity of SBS’s Secret Garden has the internet abuzz with speculations and spoilers about future episodes, such as the nature of the body-switch, the motives of Ra-im’s dead father, and the possibility of the dreaded Cancer making an appearance in the storyline. And while speculation is to be expected... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Hyo-jin as one half of lesbian couple in Ashamed
by | December 8, 2010 | 40 Comments
Though she plays the dreaded second lead Seo-jun in current trendy drama Mary Stayed Out All Night, Kim Hyo-jin is starring as the lead in the upcoming film Ashamed [창피해], featuring a love story between two young women. Kim Hyo-jin plays a character who has attempted suicide, and has a... More »

Celebrity News
Kim Kang-woo to become a father
by | December 8, 2010 | 23 Comments
Kim Kang-woo (Story of a Man) married quietly earlier this year, and now he’s announced that he and his wife are expecting their first child. They married in June after a seven-year courtship, having been introduced by friends in 2003. This also means that actress Han Hye-jin (Jejoongwon) will be... More »

Drama Recaps
Mary Stayed Out All Night: Episode 9
by | December 7, 2010 | 200 Comments
Oh, Cute. You sure do go a long way with these two. I wish your sister Conflict could visit with as much regularity. And we won’t even talk about your third cousin Logic. There’s just no sense in crying over him. Then in the meantime, could we… maybe… get those... More »

Drama Casting & News
Giant reaches new high, Mary hits new low
by | December 7, 2010 | 86 Comments
SBS’s 60-episode series Giant wrapped with a massive 38.2% rating today, ending its seven-month run on an all-time high. Not only that, the finale rating is also a sizable 5.5% jump from its previous high last week (which it drew with its 58th episode). It’s enough to make you wonder... More »

Celebrity News
Shin Mina holds her first ever fanmeeting
by | December 7, 2010 | 51 Comments
It’s hard to believe that someone as high-profile and well-known as Shin Mina has never held a fanmeeting before — even if it usually is the men who get all the big fan events — but it’s true. Ten years after her debut, Shin is just now holding her first... More »

Drama Casting & News
New stills from the set of My Princess
by | December 7, 2010 | 81 Comments
More stills are out from next year’s romantic comedy drama My Princess, starring the very very pretty pairing of Kim Tae-hee (IRIS) and Mr. Hand Towel himself, Song Seung-heon (East of Eden). The top three images are from the drama’s December 1 outdoor shoot, where the two leads watch a... More »

Drama Recaps
Mary Stayed Out All Night: Episode 8
by | December 6, 2010 | 182 Comments
I know, an episode involving handcuffs and the kinkiest moment we get is a hair shampooing scene! One guess whose. To be honest, I’ve been bored out of my MIND with Mary for the past few weeks. Normally I’d just drop a drama when it got that painfully dull, but... More »

Drama Casting & News
Bye Bye, Birdie (Buddy)
by | December 6, 2010 | 51 Comments
Well, that was anticlimactic. After months of delays and shuffling around on the broadcast schedule, MBC has decided to drop Birdie Buddy from its upcoming lineup after all, which means that the golf drama that was to be singer UEE’s first leading role is no more. A source from MBC’s... More »