Odds and Ends: Internet detox
by | March 15, 2015 | 55 Comments
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Drama Casting & News
Lee Yoon-ji joins tvN’s Ex-Girlfriend Club
by | March 15, 2015 | 26 Comments
Someone’s leaving a giant trail of broken hearts in his wake. Cable network tvN’s new Friday-Saturday drama Ex-Girlfriend Club stars Byun Yo-han (Misaeng) as a webtoon creator who uses his own love life as his artistic subject matter, and then has to face all of his ex-girlfriends’ wrath when they... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 237
by | March 14, 2015 | 56 Comments
It’s the start of a new academic year in Korea, which is also the perfect time to make new friends and potential new lovelines. A group of ladies come to play with the cast on both and ready to take on any obstacle, from hurdles to flying chairs, and trivia... More »

Drama Recaps
Kill Me, Heal Me: Episode 19
by | March 14, 2015 | 195 Comments
Healing can be a difficult process, but it’s always better when you don’t have to go through it alone. Do-hyun and Ri-jin are reunited at last, and woe to any who would try to part them again. They are determined to piece together the truth of their past, no matter... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: March 14, 2015
by | March 14, 2015 | 37 Comments
Kim Jung-hoon (Her Legend) has just been cast as the lead in a joint Korean-Japanese film called Tears! Light Up The Moon. He’ll star as a promising young music producer, and it will be a modern adaptation of the story of the Golden Demon, which itself was a Korean adaptation... More »

Drama Recaps
Ho-gu’s Love: Episode 10
by | March 13, 2015 | 46 Comments
The baby finally invades Kang-chul’s space and I couldn’t be happier, although Ho-gu might be the happiest of all. It’s a lucky baby who gets these three to dote on him all day, but when you’re the World’s Cutest Baby, who wouldn’t want to dote on you? Let’s not forget... More »

Drama Casting & News
Strange superpowers fuel tvN comedy The Superman Age
by | March 13, 2015 | 38 Comments
A new drama is coming to tvN, and it’s being described as a “fantastic youth growth comedy,” which I can see from the title, The Superman Age, and its off-kilter premise. It’s hilarious, seriously. The comedy series is about a job-hunting twentysomething who suddenly acquires superpowers one day… because apparently... More »

Drama Casting & News
Vampires get schooled in Orange Marmalade
by | March 13, 2015 | 22 Comments
More vampires! Although KBS’s upcoming Orange Marmalade is set up to focus on the younger cast — led by Yeo Jin-gu (Potato Star 2013QR3), CN Blue’s Jonghyun, and AOA’s Seolhyun — I’m glad to see Song Jong-ho (Mandate of Heaven, Answer Me 1997) being added to the cast. Mostly because... More »

Open Thread
Open Thread #386
by | March 13, 2015 | 309 Comments
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Drama Casting & News
Angry Mom rules the school
by | March 13, 2015 | 39 Comments
Going back to high school is bad enough as it is; if teachers pinched my cheeks I’d be perpetually angry too. New teasers and stills are out for MBC’s back-to-school drama Angry Mom, starring Kim Hee-sun as a mother who finds out that her daughter is being bullied and decides... More »

Drama Recaps
Hyde, Jekyll, Me: Episode 16
by | March 12, 2015 | 68 Comments
I like this show so much better when we focus on small character moments and growth like we do today, rather than silly plot machinations that make me question my faith in law enforcement. Now that the smoke has cleared, the more important conflict comes into play: When Hana is... More »