Celebrity News
Lee Dong-gun enlists next month
by | June 15, 2009 | 32 Comments
With the year half-over, expect more 28-year-old actors to cram in last projects and head off for their mandatory military service, since 1981-ers who have not yet completed their requirement will have to fulfill it this year. Actor and singer Lee Dong-gun has announced that he will be heading off... More »


Drama Casting & News
Swallow the Sun heads to Las Vegas
by | June 15, 2009 | 31 Comments
Ji Sung and Sung Yuri are heading to Las Vegas for the latest shoots of their upcoming SBS drama Swallow the Sun [태양을 삼켜라] (aka the All In sequel). The actors and crew left Korea for the States on June 16, and plan to shoot there for approximately two weeks.... More »


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 »