Celebrity News
Car accident won’t keep Jang Geun-seok down
by | November 2, 2008 | 21 Comments
It’s been belatedly revealed that Jang Geun-seok, playing musical genius extraordinaire in MBC’s Wednesday-Thursday hit Beethoven Virus, was recently involved in an auto accident. His management company issued a statement on November 2 giving the general facts of the accident: it occurred last week in the city of Incheon at... More »


Celebrity News
Jae Hee takes a break from army life
by | November 2, 2008 | 24 Comments
As previously announced, the currently enlisted Jae Hee (Delightful Girl Chun Hyang) was granted special leave from military service upon completing his first 100 days of active duty. (His uniform reads “Lee Hyun-kyoon,” his real name; he took on the stage name of Jae Hee to be more memorable than... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Awards ceremony at Korea Drama Festival 2008
by | November 1, 2008 | 40 Comments
Kim Myung-min wins Daesang; Han Ji-hye takes home an Excellence Award Stars came out on November 1 to the 2008 Korea Drama Awards in the South Gyeongsang province city of Jinju, although there were a few notable absences (Bae Yong-joon, Kim Rae-won). The top winner of the night was Kim... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Pink cinema is just for the ladies
by | October 31, 2008 | 5 Comments
Tomorrow, November 1, the Pink Film Festival kicks off, and it is a bit unusual in that it’s targeted exclusively to women audiences. It’s also on the long side for a film festival, going all month until the final curtain falls on November 28. The term “pink film” refers to... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Park Jin-hee tells sweet lies
by | October 31, 2008 | 4 Comments
What a bad Photoshop job, isn’t it? Well, not so much bad as it is lazy, but lazy Photoshopping still qualifies it as bad. Anyway. Park Jin-hee (War of Money) is coming out with a new movie, the romantic comedy Sweet Lies. Considering that the story involves her character faking... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #54
by | October 31, 2008 | 47 Comments
First, and most importantly… Courtesy of Yes We Can (Hold Babies) Voting is (finally) upon us! I cannot wait for Tuesday. I predict I will be hungover Wednesday. (I just hope it’s the happy kind, not the wailing and gnashing of teeth kind.)   Second, speaking of self-damage inflicted upon... More »


Meta
A note about downloadables (yum!)
by | October 31, 2008 | 36 Comments
  Allllllrighty. I’ve received some emails and concerns about zShare basically turning into a big ol’ bitch and not letting anyone download. What a punk. It makes me glad I decided to switch to mediafire not long ago. However, since a whole mess of stuff I’ve uploaded is hosted by... More »


Celebrity News
Rapper “G” returns
by | October 30, 2008 | 10 Comments
Not too long ago, actor So Ji-sub was featured in the music video of a new rapper called “G” — after which it was then revealed that G was actually So himself. Now the actor is planning to release four songs that he’d recorded as part of the “G Project”... More »


Drama Recaps
Beethoven Virus: Episode 13
by | October 30, 2008 | 28 Comments
Today in class we were asked to vote for Obama… I wonder if the student speaker realizes we’re in Canada? Screencap credit to Luv and sayroo. Isn’t she cute? SONG OF THE DAY 牛奶@咖啡 / Milk@Coffee – “蝶恋花” (The Flower that Loves a Butterfly), by a Chinese indie group. Someone... More »


Celebrity News
O’live’s inaugural Style Icon Awards
by | October 30, 2008 | 25 Comments
Cable channel O’live TV hosted its first Style Icon Awards on the night of October 30, and a parade of stars turned out on the “orange carpet” for the event. Held at Club Answer in the upscale Seoul neighborhood of Cheongdamdong, the event awarded select members from not only entertainment... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Sohn Ye-jin goes into the White Night
by | October 30, 2008 | 14 Comments
Ooh, this one sounds really good. Sohn Ye-jin has been busily promoting her new movie these days, My Wife Got Married, which stars her as a wife with a free-love-loving attitude and multiple relationships. But now she takes on another role for a new movie, “an even stronger character than... More »