Celebrity News
Ivy plans her big return
by | August 9, 2009 | 11 Comments
Singer Ivy is finally readying to make her comeback, and it looks as though she’ll be pulling double-duty with her first new album in three years, accompanied by a new acting project. She has been out of the public eye for the past two years, having been forced out of... More »

Celebrity News
Ha Jung-woo’s brother to make acting debut
by | August 9, 2009 | 2 Comments
While there are a few well-known sibling pairs in the acting world, I wouldn’t say there are a lot (you’ve got the Uhms and Kim Tae-hee and Lee Wan, among others). Now we may be getting another pair when the brother to film actor Ha Jung-woo makes his acting debut.... More »

Drama Recaps
Hon: Episode 1
by | August 9, 2009 | 55 Comments
I was hesitant to watch MBC’s new series Hon because I’m a big wimp when it comes to horror, but I was curious enough to give it a shot. And I found that while it has its jumpy moments, it’s not actually so scary that I can’t watch it. The... More »

Drama Casting & News
Coming soon to a television near you?
by | August 8, 2009 | 20 Comments
The action comedy Level 7 Civil Servant, or per its English title, My Girlfriend is a Secret Agent, drew in more than 4 million viewers in a slumping movie industry and proved to be a smash hit. Such was its success that now it’s entertaining the prospect of being adapted... More »

Drama Casting & News
Dream’s Flower Fighter Hyun-woo
by | August 8, 2009 | 13 Comments
We’ve seen training photos of Kim Bum, star of SBS’s Dream, and now we turn to one of the lesser characters. Here we have Hyun-woo, member of pop group 24/7 and part of the “Flower Fighters” crew, which is the team of hard-bodied, good-looking athletes that includes Julien Kang, Marco,... More »

Drama Recaps
Style: Episode 1
by | August 7, 2009 | 62 Comments
So, Style. SBS’s new Saturday-Sunday drama is off to a great ratings start (mid-to-upper-teens), and given its competition (Friend, Our Legend and Iron Empress), it’s likely to stay that way. I have mixed feelings about this show so far. It’s somewhat watchable, although the degree of one’s enjoyment is probably... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
High Kick is no longer unstoppable
by | August 7, 2009 | 5 Comments
Lee Soon-jae, Kim Hye-sung …but it IS “through the roof.” The producers of Season 2 of Unstoppable High Kick have decided to christen the new show with a different name; rather than calling it “Season 2,” it’s being tentatively renamed High Kick Through the Roof [지붕뚫고 하이킥]. (They are entertaining... More »

Drama Recaps
City Hall: Episode 11
by | August 7, 2009 | 84 Comments
(written by Samsooki, editing, layout, design and “You Can’t Fight City Hall” by 0timelost, cleown, and mead33) Episode 11 – “You Had Me At An-Nyung (안녕).” Jo Gook has come back and found that his hamster that he saved from tomato-throwing goons is being cared for by another. Jung Do again??... More »

Open Thread
Open Thread #95
by | August 7, 2009 | 240 Comments
  SONG OF THE DAY Earlimart – “Nothing is True” [ Download ] RELATED POSTS Open Thread #94 Open Thread #93 Open Thread #92 Open Thread #91 No tags for this post.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Smile casts Lee Kyu-han
by | August 6, 2009 | 24 Comments
Coming on the heels of the drama announcement for Lee Min-jung‘s next project Smile [그대, 웃어요], we have news of one of the two male leads: It has cast Lee Kyu-han, who played Sam-soon’s amusing rapscallion of an ex-boyfriend in My Name is Kim Sam-soon and the more strait-laced second... More »

Drama Casting & News
Cast additions to I Love You Ten Million Times
by | August 6, 2009 | 23 Comments
Lee Shi-young, Kim Heechul I Love You Ten Million Times [천만번 사랑해] is a new SBS weekend drama whose main cast has already been filled by Lee Soo-kyung, Ryu Jin, and Jung Kyeo-woon. I’d noted the interesting-sounding plot when the drama was first announced; it deals with surrogacy and the... More »