Drama Recaps
Boys Before Flowers: Episode 3
by | January 12, 2009 | 155 Comments
There are some parts of Boys Before Flowers that are pretty good. And then there are parts that are really, really bad. Like, hilariously mockable, I’m-embarrassed-for-you bad.. That won’t stop me from enjoying the drama, but it does put the entertainment into a different category than what I was hoping... More »

Celebrity News
Ryeo-won and Daniel Henney, still buddies
by | January 11, 2009 | 50 Comments
Looks like former co-stars Jung Ryeo-won and Daniel Henney are still chummy, several years after they were cast together in My Name Is Kim Sam-soon, the drama that made them both household names. (They hit it off while filming and even shot several CFs together afterward, thanks to their popularity... More »

Drama Recaps
A Star’s Lover: Episode 10
by | January 11, 2009 | 34 Comments
You know, A Star’s Lover has this special ability, let’s call it a gift, or maybe a curse, of taking a very simple conflict and stretching it out, and out, and out… It’s not a total bummer because the episodes always end with an exciting turn of the plot. Then... More »

Celebrity News
“Season” drama stars attend director Yoon Seok-ho’s wedding
by | January 11, 2009 | 32 Comments
Drama PD Yoon Seok-ho was married on Sunday, and wishing him well were, among others, the stars of his famed quartet of “season” dramas: Autumn Fairy Tale, Winter Sonata, Summer Scent, and Spring Waltz. (Although, really, only the Autumn and Winter dramas could be called successes.) That includes Winter Sonata... More »

Site maintenance complete…?
by | January 11, 2009 | 19 Comments
Re: site upgrades/migrations/maintenance: I was hoping for the best but got pretty much what I expected, which was a lot of headaches and calls to tech support. The site dropped a bunch of comments made today and the latter part of yesterday, but I’ll take that in exchange for a... More »

Celebrity News
Classic Maestro signing, part two
by | January 11, 2009 | 10 Comments
Here’s Kim Myung-min at a second fan-signing event promoting his new album, Classic Maestro, on January 10. Following the unexpected fan crush at last weekend’s promotional event kicking off the album release, I guess Kim’s management took fans’ requests to heart for a follow-up event, because a second fan signing... More »

Celebrity News
Kim Min-sun’s Sunny Side Story
by | January 10, 2009 | 8 Comments
Portrait of a Beauty actress Kim Min-sun is joining the number of stars jumping into the publishing sphere — this time with her photoessay collection “Sunny Side Story,” for which held a fan signing on the 10th. The collection contains photos Kim snapped over the past few years, beginning in... More »

Celebrity News
Overnight star Lee Min-ho awash in CF offers
by | January 9, 2009 | 78 Comments
Lee Min-ho has been famous for all of five days, but already he’s fielding a swarm of endorsement offers. Okay, so technically the guy isn’t a total newb — he’s had smallish roles over the past couple of years in dramas like I Am Sam and Run Mackerel and movies... More »

Drama Casting & News
Ryohei in The Road Home
by | January 9, 2009 | 14 Comments
Any Ryohei fans in the house? The 29-year-old Japanese model-turned-actor is taking on his next acting gig in KBS’s new daily drama The Road Home, which follows the recently ended You’re My Destiny. Although there have been a number of Japanese commercial models active in Korea, Otani Ryohei marks the... More »

Open Thread
Open Thread #65
by | January 9, 2009 | 22 Comments
  Phew, finally Friday! Ohboyohboyohboy. Can you tell I’m glad it’s the weekend? What’s up witchoo? SONG OF THE DAY The Killers – “A Dustland Fairytale” [ Download ] RELATED POSTS Open Thread #64 Open Thread #63 Open Thread #62 Open Thread #61   No tags for this post.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Min Hyo-rin takes to the ice
by | January 9, 2009 | 20 Comments
With a few months before filming begins, kpop singer and newb actress Min Hyo-rin is training heavily for her role as a figure skater in this summer’s sports drama Triple, putting in as much as ten-hour days on the ice. She began training as soon as she was cast in... More »