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Odds and Ends: Happy birthday, Dramabeans!
by | February 18, 2017 | 157 Comments
javabeans: It took us a week to recover, but we wanted to thank everyone who came to our 10-year anniversary party in LA last weekend, which was hugely fun. At least it was for me! girlfriday: And me! And the rest of our minions, some of whom had never been to a Dramabeans meetup before... More »

Drama Casting & News
Legal drama Defendant finds leading lady in SNSD’s Yuri
by | November 15, 2016 | 157 Comments
girlfriday: Casting news for SBS’s Defendant!   javabeans: Ooh! Yay! Hit me. girlfriday: SNSD’s Yuri has been cast in it. javabeans: …I take that back. But okay, I’ll think positively. Just as long as they get a good lead… girlfriday: She’s the lead.... More »

Odds and Ends: Uncontrollably delayed
by | July 18, 2016 | 85 Comments
javabeans: Howdy beanfolk! Mostly we’re writing this Odds and Ends as a heads-up that our posting schedule will be a little wonky later this week, particularly in regards to Uncontrollably Fond — we’ll have recaps for sure, but they’ll be on a tiny delay. girlfriday: Do you wanna tell them why? javabeans: Not really, but... More »

Odds and Ends: Meat in the city
by | July 1, 2016 | 49 Comments
HeadsNo2: So, KCON. That was a thing we went to. javabeans: It happened. It’ll happen again. gummimochi: And next time, we won’t stay at the skeevy apartment. HeadsNo2: You know how Airbnb says “Don’t go there, live there?” Well, we lived there. We definitely got a taste of what living in Newark was like. gummimochi:... More »

Drama Recaps
Dramaworld: Episodes 7-10 (Final)
by | May 30, 2016 | 31 Comments
girlfriday: Wait, so I’m pretty sure Episode 6 ended with everyone dying, but now they’re all miraculously better. Claire climbs up from the ledge of the building, and Joon has a wee little bandage where he was shot with the arrow that put him in a coma. javabeans: Well, it’s Dramaworld, where deaths are mostly... More »

Drama Recaps
Dramaworld: Episodes 4-6
by | May 24, 2016 | 16 Comments
javabeans: We’re back for more Dramaworld! It sounded like you guys liked the show and wanted us to keep going with it, and it is, thankfully, a very conveniently bite-sized show, so we figured we’d keep going with it to see if Claire destroyed Dramaworld by loving it too hard, like every second lead who... More »

Drama Recaps
An introduction to Dramaworld: Episodes 1-3
by | May 16, 2016 | 65 Comments
javabeans: Viki released its first original web series called Dramaworld last month, and since we were invited to screen it at its premiere, we figured we’d weigh in on it. At least the first part of it, since Viki is releasing the episodes gradually; I believe six episodes are viewable now, though subscribers with premium... More »

Odds and Ends: Assembling the minion army
by | April 15, 2016 | 72 Comments
javabeans: Well, I know what we’re all doing this week. And weekend. girlfriday: And next week… HeadsNo2: And next weekend. javabeans: There are just a lot of sample recaps, okay? You guys sure sent us a lot of minion applications. We’re super grateful and excited to read them! It’s just, if I’d known we’d have... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lucky Romance’s leads get cozy
by | April 5, 2016 | 89 Comments
javabeans: Look, photo! girlfriday: Ooh, Lucky Romance already? They’re so cute together! javabeans: Even if they have the same hair. girlfriday: I was just thinking, I actually like Hwang Jung-eum’s hair! It’s a first for me. Even though maybe I like it because it’s Ryu Joon-yeol’s hair. Don’t you think she’ll find some way to... More »

Odds and Ends: How NOT to run an internet company
by | February 18, 2016 | 132 Comments
javabeans: So I’m pretty sure everyone noticed we’ve been having technical difficulties on our site. For a while, actually, though it’s been pretty bad lately. girlfriday: What gave it away? javabeans: You mean like when you typed in “dramabeans.com” and got “Site not found” or “Bad Gateway” or sad faces? girlfriday: Or read our angry... More »