Celebrity News
Kissing couple Song Seung-heon and Han Ye-seul
by | June 15, 2009 | 21 Comments
Soon after the pairing of top stars Won Bin and Shin Mina as a kissing couple for coffee brand Maxim, another high-profile pairing is being used to push a product: Song Seung-heon (East of Eden) and Han Ye-seul (Tazza) are showing off some affection in their new ad for LG’s... More »


Celebrity News
A third child for Sean and Jung Hye-young
by | June 14, 2009 | 17 Comments
Congratulations to the happy couple! Kpop singer Sean and actress Jung Hye-young are known around the biz for their super-sweet displays of affection and their adorable two children, whom they sometimes bring along with them on public events. Now the couple has added a third child to their family, born... More »


Drama Recaps
Story of a Man: Episode 19
by | June 14, 2009 | 48 Comments
It was hard picking a good screencap today because all of them are such huge spoilers to the plot. (Seriously? OMG WUT THE HELL, EPISODE 19?? Are you trying to give me a heart attack? I’d been spoiled as to one huge thing (well, several), but not one in particular,... More »


Celebrity News
Lee Min-ho released from hospital, plans fanmeeting
by | June 14, 2009 | 45 Comments
Lee Min-ho‘s been planning his leg surgery for a while now and postponed it once or twice; now he’s finally done it. His management revealed in a phone interview on the 14th that the actor is currently at home recovering after having surgery on June 5. He was expected to... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Something To Do Before Dying releases in July
by | June 13, 2009 | 18 Comments
I’m not quite sure what to think about this movie — whether it’s poorly conceived or timely, sensitive or insensitive. There’s a new film coming out next month, and it’s called Something To Do Before Dying [죽기전에 해야할 몇가지 것들] and deals with the topic of suicide. The main character... More »


Drama Recaps
Triple: Episode 2
by | June 12, 2009 | 48 Comments
As I said in the Episode 1 recap, Triple is very cute. It’s got a very similar style and sensibility to Coffee Prince, so if you’re looking for something along those lines, you’re in luck. The music is again a standout feature, both well-chosen and diverse (with a mix of... More »


Theater/Musicals
Kim Joon’s musical debut
by | June 12, 2009 | 19 Comments
T-Max rapper and Boys Before Flowers actor Kim Joon is making his theater debut: He’s taking on a role in the musical Youthful March [젊음의 행진] He doesn’t have the lead role, but I’m curious about this nonetheless. Kim Joon’s got experience in the pop-music world but he’s a rapper,... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #87
by | June 12, 2009 | 158 Comments
  SONG OF THE DAY The Lucksmiths – “Take This Lying Down” [ Download ] RELATED POSTS Open Thread #86 Open Thread #85 Open Thread #84 Open Thread #83 No tags for this post.... More »


Drama Recaps
Triple: Episode 1
by | June 11, 2009 | 68 Comments
TRIPLE DAY IS HERE!!! NOTE: Thursday saw the broadcast of both Episodes 1 and 2. All along I had planned on recapping both of them in one introductory post, since it would save time and probably work out well given the airing schedule… but I liked Episode 1 a lot... More »


Drama Recaps
Story of a Man: Episode 18
by | June 11, 2009 | 36 Comments
I don’t think the above image is meant to be unsettling, and it wasn’t necessarily so in the context of the scene… but when sorting through all the screencaps for this episode, it jumped out at me as being eerie and meaningful: Do-woo and Eun-soo about to join hands in... More »


Drama Casting & News
SBS lines up new medical sageuk
by | June 11, 2009 | 14 Comments
SBS has another historical drama planned for Mondays and Tuesdays, which brings Han Hye-jin (Terroir) back to the sageuk genre following her turn in Jumong two years ago. The drama is Jejoongwon [제중원], which is the first modern hospital in Korea established in the Joseon era in the year 1886.... More »