Drama Recaps
Story of a Man (The Slingshot): Episodes 1-2
by | April 8, 2009 | 53 Comments
Hahahaha. You know what’s funny about my taste in dramas? How utterly unpredictable it is. After the messiness of East of Eden and the overhypedness of Cain & Abel, I thought I’d probably hate KBS’s new thriller drama Story of A Man [남자이야기], or at least be bored by it.... More »


Celebrity News
Hee-sun’s Happy Mom Project
by | April 8, 2009 | 13 Comments
Actress Kim Hee-sun (Smile Again, Sad Sonata) held her first official event as a new mother (she gave birth to a daughter in January) on the afternoon of April 7 in Seoul. The event was to kick off the publication of the “Kim Hee-sun’s Happy Mom Project,” which is a... More »


Celebrity News
Wedding announcements for Lee Seon-kyun, Ricky Kim
by | April 7, 2009 | 54 Comments
Is love in the air, or what? (Well, it IS spring…) Well, Mr. Voice is off the market — Lee Seon-kyun of dramas Coffee Prince, White Tower, and My Sweet Seoul is getting married to his longtime girlfriend, Jeon Hye-jin. The couple has been dating for six years, and is... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Queen of Housewives (MBC)
by | April 7, 2009 | 93 Comments
I found MBC’s Monday-Tuesday drama Queen of Housewives [내조의 여왕] to be a pleasant surprise, as I hadn’t had any expectations for it. At first glance, it’s possible to dismiss this show from its unexciting synopsis and a cast that may be solid but not quite buzzworthy. But no, Queen... More »


Celebrity News
Lee Min-ho gets his groove on for Cass
by | April 7, 2009 | 42 Comments
Ha, beer brand Cass is really milking it, aren’t they? Check out Lee Min-ho‘s latest video — a “behind-the-scenes” look at dance rehearsal, which was most likely leaked to drum up press for his upcoming CF featuring Jessica Gomez. Recall that Cass is taking an ambitious approach in hopes of... More »


Drama Recaps
Return of Iljimae: Episode 14
by | April 6, 2009 | 32 Comments
I’m sorry, Return of Iljimae. It’s like you were the good kid, doing everything right, being perfect and thoughtful and all-around delightful, and yet your troublemaking, problematic, charismatic kid brother Boys Before Flowers got all the attention. And you had to sit there being neglected, not because you were loved... More »


Kpop News
Younha’s new album and “lovely girl” image
by | April 6, 2009 | 32 Comments
It’s not really a new image — recall that kpop singer Younha had also unveiled a more feminine look for her second album last summer. And Younha (aka the “Oricon comet” given her success on Japan’s pop charts before debuting in Korea) has always been very pretty. But she’s gone... More »


Celebrity News
The romance is over for Hyun Young and Kim Jong-min
by | April 6, 2009 | 16 Comments
Aw, too bad. One couple gets together, another breaks up. Actress, MC, and occasional singer Hyun Young of the bubbly voice has split from her boyfriend of two years, Koyote singer and goofball Kim Jong-min. I suppose it’s not too surprising, since there have been sporadic rumors popping up over... More »


Celebrity News
Dating rumors are true, confirms Ha Jung-woo
by | April 6, 2009 | 5 Comments
Congrats to another star couple who have gone public. Actor Ha Jung-woo (The Chaser, My Dear Enemy) has openly admitted that rumors of his romance with a model are true. He confirms that he been seeing fashion model Gu Eun-ae for the past eight months. Gu Eun-ae is 23 (Ha... More »


Celebrity News
Jo In-sung enlists
by | April 5, 2009 | 28 Comments
By now, we all know the drill. Another 28-year-old actor (or, in this case, he’s a few months shy of 28) — who’s been hyping up his army departure for months, with a “last movie” (Frozen Flower), a “last fanmeeting” (in Japan), and a “last photo shoot” (for a clothing... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Currently airing dramas: A roundup
by | April 5, 2009 | 106 Comments
So, what’s airing these days? After a popular phenomenon of a drama ends, people tend to wonder, What next? Even if you haven’t been watching Boys Before Flowers, maybe you’re wondering what else is out there. So here’s a rundown of all the dramas currently airing, and a list of... More »