‘The Lonely Shining Goblin’


Podcasts
Dramabeans Podcast #35
by | March 21, 2017 | 77 Comments
We’re eternally in catch-up mode for our podcasts, since time tends to move faster than we’ve been able to make them, but this time we’re determined to cover some lost ground and get ourselves current. So you can expect more podcasts in the immediate future as we go back to the shows we missed in... More »


Drama Casting & News
Goblin writer Kim Eun-sook discusses her next project
by | January 23, 2017 | 246 Comments
It’s only been a day since her last drama ended, but star writer Kim Eun-sook is already being asked about her next project. I guess there’s no rest when you’re in demand. Kim penned two hit dramas in 2016-17—KBS’s Descended From the Sun and tvN’s The Lonely Shining Goblin—and had a string of successful syndrome... More »


Drama Recaps
The Lonely Shining Goblin: Episode 16 (Final)
by | January 21, 2017 | 810 Comments
Is it ever really goodbye if your hero is an immortal goblin? I guess that’s what we’re all here to find out. Hold onto your vulgar hats everyone, because there may be some unexpected bumps on the road to happily ever after. Goblin went out with a bang for tvN, reportedly breaking ratings records for... More »


Drama Recaps
The Lonely Shining Goblin: Episode 15
by | January 21, 2017 | 180 Comments
Just when I thought there couldn’t be any more we could learn, today’s penultimate episode of Goblin teaches us that there’s always more than what meets the eye. Some truths may never change, but there are so many other things in this world that could potentially tip the scales one way or another for our... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: January 21, 2017
by | January 21, 2017 | 49 Comments
Kim Tae-hee, Rain Them babies are gonna be beautiful: Congratulations to Rain and Kim Tae-hee, who first divulged to fans on January 17 that they were engaged, then made it official two days later by tying the knot in a small ceremony that included family and close friends (Kim’s BFF Honey Lee caught the bouquet).... More »


Drama Recaps
The Lonely Shining Goblin: Episode 14
by | January 20, 2017 | 222 Comments
It’s been a long week and an even longer wait for our characters, but my biggest fears have been assuaged and I feel good about where we’re headed for the final two episodes. Narratively speaking, the show benefitted from having this episode delayed a week, to give loss and heartache a chance to feel like... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Top 10 favorite drama bromances
by | January 18, 2017 | 218 Comments
javabeans: It seemed only natural to follow up our list of favorite couples with our list of favorite bromances, which are sometimes just as compelling as the love stories—er, I mean romantic love stories, since bromances are love stories of another kind. girlfriday: The best kind! Bromantic love is one of my favorite types of... More »


Drama Recaps
The Lonely Shining Goblin: Episode 13
by | January 13, 2017 | 725 Comments
So many big things are happening in this show lately that part of me is excited (finally, big plot movement!) and part of me is scared for what’ll be left for the final three episodes (flashbacks and musical interludes?). But let’s focus on what we do get, because it’s pretty momentous stuff, and we gotta... More »


Drama Recaps
The Lonely Shining Goblin: Episode 12
by | January 7, 2017 | 733 Comments
If you’ve been a fan of every minute of Goblin, this episode won’t change your opinion—but it may if you’ve been someone who’s felt hot and cold about the show depending on the story focus, in which I suspect this’ll be a good episode for you (us). It’s rich in emotional development, finding touching moments... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Team Dramabeans: What we’re watching
by | January 7, 2017 | 176 Comments
It’s a new year, although we haven’t been hit with any brand-new shows yet. (That’ll be for later this month—everybody brace yourselves for a sudden influx of material!) After last week’s year-end pre-emptions resulted in a paltry drama airing schedule, it was a bit of a relief to get a full slate this week, though... More »