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 »

Drama Recaps
A Star’s Lover: Episode 9
by | January 8, 2009 | 30 Comments
I’ll admit that there were a few moments in the episode where I felt things were getting a bit repetitive with familiar conflicts and setups. But, as it’s somehow done thus far, the drama managed to keep the story going just when it felt like it was slowing down. SONG... More »