Drama Reactions & Reviews
Name That Drama: Birthday candles of death and epic historical battles
by | April 24, 2016 | 59 Comments
  As always, feel free to email us your questions and requests for future Name That Drama installments.   That’s practically one hundred percent I can’t remember this drama for the life of me, and I’m seventy-five percent sure it’s a Korean drama… But there’s a chance it could also... More »


Drama Casting & News
Drama viewership ratings for the week of Apr. 18–Apr. 24, 2016
by | April 24, 2016 | 73 Comments
There was one new premiere this week in the form of SBS’s Entertainer, which replaced the slot previously occupied by Come Back, Ajusshi. Despite some unimpressed responses from overseas regarding the newcomer, it managed to score over double the numbers for its premiere than Ajusshi did for its finale.... More »


Meta
Beans of Wisdom, with a side of carbs
by | April 23, 2016 | 35 Comments
The Beans of Wisdom are awfully starchy this week, but only in the best way—the drama news has been carb-loaded, and it’s only fitting that the comments follow suit. Of course, there are a good mix of other comments too, but why describe when you can read? Without further ado…... More »


Celebrity News
Im Soo-jung on playing two characters in Time Renegade
by | April 23, 2016 | 23 Comments
Im Soo-jung (36) promoted Time Renegade with a round of interviews of her own, discussing her reasons for selecting the film, what it was like to work with director Kwak Jae-yong and co-stars Jo Jung-seok and Lee Jin-wook, her current views on the Korean film industry, and her hopes for... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: April 23, 2016
by | April 23, 2016 | 20 Comments
Lee Min-ho, Park Shin-yang Lee Min-ho (the younger one, not THE Lee Min-ho), is continuing his upward climb. Lee will star in the upcoming Chinese movie The Bittersweet, which is already in post-production. The Bittersweet is an action thriller/melodrama about a brother and sister who are tragically separated during youth,... More »


Drama Recaps
Running Man: Episode 295
by | April 22, 2016 | 69 Comments
With the hundreds of guests that have appeared on this show over the years, not everyone has had the easiest time. So this week, our cast will seek out those whom they’ve felt most guilty towards, offer up their apologies, and give them a chance to redeem themselves. Once they’ve... More »


Celebrity News
Oh Snap! Rain joins growing list of actors wearing same questionable shirt
by | April 22, 2016 | 46 Comments
Now we can add Rain to the list of actors photographed wearing the very same Louis Vuitton shirt we’ve seen Lee Byung-heon in, as well as Song Joong-ki, the last being slightly more significant since both are featured in upcoming May spreads. Although, in all fairness, Rain is the only... More »


Celebrity News
Oh Snap! Song Joong-ki is too good for this headline
by | April 22, 2016 | 40 Comments
I’ve been trying to hold off on posting pictures from the upcoming May spread of Harper’s Bazaar magazine, if only because they’ve been trolling the internet with one (one!) picture every few days. I was hoping to wait until the full spread had been posted, but it’s just become way... More »


Drama Recaps
Entertainer: Episode 2
by | April 22, 2016 | 63 Comments
This episode rounds off some of the jagged edges of everyone’s history, giving us more information about Seok-ho, Geu-rin, and Ha-neul in particular. Seok-ho’s motivations for promoting Ha-neul are brought to light, but at the same time, he starts to see the error of his ways and feel some genuine... More »


Drama Casting & News
Park Se-young up for medical mystery Beautiful Mind
by | April 22, 2016 | 25 Comments
It might be a My Daughter Geum Sa-wol reunion for Park Se-young and Yoon Hyun-min, who are both considering secondary roles in KBS’s new medical mystery drama Beautiful Mind. The new Monday-Tuesday series is cutting it really close to the wire with casting, since the drama is due out in... More »