Drama Casting & News
Song Hye Gyo teams with Hyun Bin
by | May 5, 2008 | 72 Comments
This ought to make fans happy. The stars of two of the most popular kdramas of recent years, Full House and My Name Is Kim Samsoon, have been cast together in a new drama, The World They Live In. Song Hye Gyo and Hyun Bin, both 26, have been confirmed... More »

Reviving dead links: Lots of song reposts
by | May 5, 2008 | 25 Comments
  I just finished going through all my song posts and re-uploading all the expired links. Bejeebus!, I have a lot of songs posted. Since re-uploading is a daunting task, I’m not quite sure what I’m going to do about expired links in the future — they go dead if... More »

Drama Recaps
The Last Scandal of My Life: Episode 8
by | May 5, 2008 | 27 Comments
Subtitles for Episodes 1 and 2 are now out, so check ‘em out! I think the reason Jae Bin is so endearing is that while he’s generally spoiled and immature, he’s actually capable of compassion and has flashes of maturity. He pushes Sun Hee’s buttons with his joking and pestering,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Jung Il Woo scores a “Triple”
by | May 4, 2008 | 27 Comments
I’m not sure how I feel about this. Pretty boy and recent university entrant Jung Il Woo — last seen in the movie My Love opposite Lee Yeon Hee and the family sitcom Unstoppable High Kick before that — is making his return to television in the upcoming MBC figure-skating... More »

Drama Casting & News
SBS’s Iljimae preview trailer
by | May 4, 2008 | 28 Comments
With On Air winding to a close, SBS is prepping its next Wednesday-Thursday series to take its place: Iljimae starring Lee Junki as the titular honorable thief and Han Hyo Joo as his love interest. SBS provided viewers with a first glance at Iljimae with a teaser spot after last... More »

Kpop News
Se7en performs at Highlands in Hollywood
by | May 3, 2008 | 45 Comments
First off, huge thanks to Luv, who, aside from making me fantastic headers for this site, is responsible for the photos above and the first clip below — which is remarkable for its fairly clear audio given how loud it was in the club. Thanks also to happyroach at soompi.com... More »

The Force is strong with Danny Ahn
by | May 2, 2008 | 6 Comments
  Ex-G.O.D. member and actor Danny Ahn acts in an open dress rehearsal for his leading role in the upcoming play Rashomon (great project to pick, yeah?). Seoul, May 2, Daehakro, Uri Theater. Also starring well-known musical actor Lee Geon Myeong, Rashomon runs from May 9 through June 29. No... More »

Open Thread
Open Thread #28
by | May 2, 2008 | 49 Comments
  Thank god for weekends. Any fancy weekend plans? I’ve had a busy week, so I’m cutting loose and taking it easy. SONG OF THE DAY Elliott Smith – “Bled White” [ Download ] RELATED POSTS: Open Thread #27 Open Thread #26 Open Thread #25 Open Thread #24 No tags... More »

Drama Recaps
Who Are You: Episode 17 (Final)
by | May 1, 2008 | 93 Comments
Before I launch into my many-word description of the finale, I have a one-word description: catharsis. There’s something really cathartic about the way this story resolves, and I’m so pleased to report that I found the finale to be all things a finale should be — and above all, satisfying.... More »

Kpop News
There there, I’ll make it better
by | May 1, 2008 | 37 Comments
Tablo was on MBC’s Goldfish — Radio Star program on the 30th, and revealed his bad history of dating the wrong girls. He’d initially declined to answer the host’s question about bad exes, but when he was pressed to describe typical behavior, he “answered carefully,” saying, “Cheating was a given,... More »

Drama Recaps
Who Are You: Episode 16
by | April 30, 2008 | 28 Comments
Only one more episode left. Usually by the time a finale rolls around, even if I’ve enjoyed the drama, I’m good and ready for it to finish. But I’m really going to miss this drama’s mixture of warmth and humor — and Seung Hyo! — when Who Are You? ends... More »