Celebrity News
Jeon Ji-hyun at Chanel couture show
by | July 12, 2009 | 27 Comments
Jeon Ji-hyun (or Gianna Jun) received an invitation to the Chanel haute couture collection in Paris, which she attended on July 7. The invitation was extended by Chanel’s head designer and creative director Karl Lagerfeld; Jeon hobnobbed among some of the event’s elite, which included royalty, Chinese actress Zhou Xun,... More »


Drama Recaps
Triple: Episode 8
by | July 12, 2009 | 71 Comments
Somebody commented (sorry, I forget who) in a previous post that this is a drama whose flavor gets lost in the retelling, and to an extent I’ve got to agree. Well, all dramas lose something in the recapping process — there’s no way mere words can equal acting, filming, music,... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Nam Sang-mi’s supernatural horror thriller
by | July 12, 2009 | 16 Comments
Nam Sang-mi‘s newest is a mystery horror film, which is literally translated to Faithless Hell [불신지옥, Bulshin Jiok] (which may not be the eventual English title it takes on). It has now fixed upon a release date in the prime summer horror season: August 13. The film had initially been... More »


Drama Recaps
City Hall: Episode 3
by | July 12, 2009 | 51 Comments
(written by Samsooki, editing, layout, design and many many late nights by 0timelost, cleown, and mead33) City Hall: Episode 3 – Of Baendaengis and Men We left off Episode 2 with Jo Gook and BB discussing the future of Inju as one would discuss buying or selling a condo. BB... More »


Celebrity News
Lee Junki back in Japan
by | July 11, 2009 | 14 Comments
Lee Junki enjoys quite a lot of popularity in Japan, so it’s no wonder he’s going back for another set of fan concerts. He’ll be at Kobe Kokusai Hall and Pacifico Yokohama National Conventional Hall on July 18 and 19 for the events, which also commemorate the reopening of official... More »


Drama Recaps
City Hall: Episode 2
by | July 11, 2009 | 58 Comments
(written by Samsooki, editing, layout, design and fierce debating by 0timelost, cleown, and mead33) City Hall: Episode 2 – Oh, My Virgin Eyes! The Miss Baendaengi Money Laundering Scheme is a go, and the Mayor orders newly appointed Vice-Mayor, Jo Gook, to take responsibility for the project. Jo Gook smells... More »


Drama Casting & News
Another look at Style promo photos
by | July 10, 2009 | 37 Comments
This batch is better than the last group of promotional stills from Style with their ugly blue backdrop (which I do know will probably be used to swap in some cutesy background images later — but my question is, why didn’t they bother to do that first before officially releasing... More »


Drama Casting & News
Filming to resume for Swallow the Sun
by | July 10, 2009 | 13 Comments
The drama’s lead, Ji Sung The production of the new drama Swallow the Sun, which had recently been shut down after staffers came down with swine flu, is ready to get back to work: shooting resumes on July 11. However, this will occur with one concession, which is an extension... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #91
by | July 10, 2009 | 93 Comments
  Hellooooo, Friday! SONG OF THE DAY Ingrid Michaelson – “Overboard” [ Download ] RELATED POSTS Open Thread #90 Open Thread #89 Open Thread #88 Open Thread #87 No tags for this post.... More »


Celebrity News
Kim Rae-won heading to army, not drama
by | July 10, 2009 | 51 Comments
Aw, I knew this was coming, but I hadn’t realized that Kim Rae-won (so wonderfully expressive, so sincere) had been seriously considering a drama role in the upcoming soccer series Heading to the Ground [맨땅에 헤딩, working title], which he will now be declining. Kim has announced his enlistment date,... More »


Drama Recaps
City Hall: Episode 1
by | July 9, 2009 | 121 Comments
(Note:  much gratitude and thanks must go to 0timelost, cleown, and mead33 @soompi, for their tireless efforts to edit my drafts, create screen caps, edit, do layout work, edit some more, comment, and then do more editing.  They didn’t want full credit, but since I am writing the recaps, I... More »