Celebrity News
Lee Da-hae’s old pageant photos
by | May 22, 2009 | 251 Comments
Lee Da-hae, in 2001 and more recently Lee Da-hae (East of Eden, Hello Miss) has been attracting some attention for recently discovered photos of her earlier days, given how different they look from her current appearance. These photos capture Lee Da-hae from a “Miss Chun-hyang” beauty pageant she had won... More »

Drama Casting & News
Open set day at Strike Love
by | May 22, 2009 | 15 Comments
I haven’t written (yet?) about the latest episodes of MBC’s baseball drama Strike Love [2009 외인구단], but I’m still watching, and I’m still enjoying it. This couple — Yoon Tae-young and Kim Min-jung — is probably the biggest reason I’m sticking with it, because they are so sweet and adorable... More »

Celebrity News
Veteran actress Yeo Woon-kye passes away
by | May 22, 2009 | 77 Comments
Oh, sad. Veteran actress Yeo Woon-kye passed away on May 22 after battling cancer. She had initially been diagnosed with cancer of the kidneys in 2007, and had seemed to make a full recovery. However, it was not long ago that she found out that the disease had traveled to... More »

Open Thread
Open Thread #84
by | May 22, 2009 | 140 Comments
  Just a reminder: If there are conversations that veer off-course in other posts, you’re always welcome to move the discussion to the latest Open Thread, where all things off-topic and rambly can roam wild. Discussions are great things, but when they get out of hand they tend to stifle... More »

Kpop News
Miracle Blue features denim and Shin Mina
by | May 21, 2009 | 12 Comments
Actress Shin Mina (The Naked Kitchen) has come out with her “project music video” and song collaboration with rock band Loveholics (watch/listen below). The song is called “Miracle Blue” and features Shin Mina’s pretty, airy vocals (again, not the strongest singer, but they suit the feel of the music). The... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Dong-wook returns in Partner
by | May 21, 2009 | 40 Comments
How to choose? Lee Dong-wook versus the trio of Yoon Kye-sang, Lee Jung-jae, and Lee Seon-kyun? Wednesdays and Thursdays just got a lot more interesting with KBS’s new law drama Partner squaring off against Triple. (Magazine whut-now?) Partner announced its leading lady earlier this week with Kim Hyun-joo, and now... More »

Celebrity News
Gu Hye-sun presents an art exhibition
by | May 21, 2009 | 100 Comments
Gu Hye-sun‘s novel Tango, for which she recently held a book signing, contained the actress’s illustrations. Now she’s holding an art exhibition to show off more of her artwork. As you may know, I wasn’t impressed with the book, but I thought the illustrations were decent. They were irrelevant to... More »

Celebrity News
Lee Young-ae goes for her doctorate
by | May 21, 2009 | 39 Comments
Lee Young-ae is one of those A-list stars whose next project is highly anticipated, but fans will have to wait a bit longer for her comeback, because she has announced that she is going back to school for her doctorate. Lee Young-ae graduated from Hanyang University with a degree in... More »

Drama Recaps
Story of a Man: Episode 12
by | May 20, 2009 | 48 Comments
Sorry, I know I’m running a bit behind with Story of a Man recaps. I’m hoping to catch up asap, once the workload eases up. As for this episode, we get more of the same, which in this case is a good thing: more cute, more fun, and more creepy... More »

Celebrity News
Han Hye-jin goes underwater in style
by | May 20, 2009 | 42 Comments
Pretty! (Although I think I’d like the shot better if her head were fully submerged, as in the photos below.) Check out actress Han Hye-jin in an underwater spread for fashion mag In Style, which was shot at a hotel pool in Jeju Island. The shoot kept the actress underwater... More »

Drama Casting & News
CBS Sundays featuring Daniel Henney
by | May 20, 2009 | 37 Comments
Get ready to set your Tivos! Daniel Henney‘s U.S. medical television series, Three Rivers, has been assigned a timeslot for CBS’s fall lineup: Sundays at 9pm. I just hope it doesn’t suck! FYI, Three Rivers airs against NBC’s Sunday Night Football, ABC’s Desperate Housewives, and Fox’s Family Guy and American... More »