Beanie level: Loan shark with a heart of gold

I would like to take this time to publically thank the persons responsible for the Netflix show Hungry and Harry. Within the first 5 minutes there was a close up of Rains abs (He only eats one meal a day?!) while his hairy friend exclaims like an over excited cartoon character. There are also close ups of his perfect face, ears and that jawline.
I hope these two dont hurt themselves on these motorcycles. Im not 100% convinced they really know how to ride.

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    Oh my gosh:
    Hairy: I wiped my face after I wiped my feet (using the same towel) it doesnt feel wrong
    Hairy (to Rain): You know the Goddess Kim Tae Hee came to my show in 2006 and we asked her her dream man and she said someone funny with double eyelids. (Stares at Rain)
    Rain: Am I not funny?!

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    what he meant was he eats non stop all day. that is one meal.

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    Rain was good to us in the show, showing his abs quite a bit.

    It sounded like he does 24-hour fasting when he’s working. He should just eat, but one meal for him is about five meals for anyone else.

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I read an article this morning about BamBam being an ambassador.for the Golden State Warriors and the best part of the article were the twitters comments at BamBam. They were all variations of sooo…..do we need to actually watch this sport to support you or nah?
My two favorite twittet comments were
1. BAE what does this mean? R U gonna be on the court dribbling and stuff?
2. I know nothing about basketball or watching it or playing it BUT I WILL FOLLOW YOU ANYWHERE.
There were more but I keep thinking kf crotchety old men like my pop getting overtaken by overenthused aghases determined to support BamBam and disrupting the flow of basketball. I dont know how they would but the very thought amuses me.

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So, ISWAK takes up a lot of space in my head because its my favorite drama and all. I was thinking how I AM READY FOR A NEW ADAPTATION and how the world keeps not giving me what I want so I thought, if I were in charge of the world, what would I want in an adaptation of ISWAK?
1. Perfect casting, especially of Zhi Shu. 95% of the character is unwritten. You need someone like Jung Hae In who is good at the micro expressions who can show that Zhi Shu only seems cold, but if you look at him more closely he has a lot going on under the surface. Thats how XQ falls for him over and over again. She pays enough attention to see what is under the surface. So many of the young actors get this character wrong and just frown, glare, and act stiff when Zhi Shu is so much more than that. Also, a perfect XQ is just as vital. Shes not dumb! Or, you know, shes kinda dumb, but mostly shes just not smart in the traditional sense. Hes good at everything but love. Shes good at love and nothing else. But shes persistent af so, thats a thing all of its own. And you know, she could be smart? She just needs that one on one attention?
2. I would love an adaptation from ZS pov, or even every other ep from his pov splitting the narration between ZS and XQ.
3. Season 2! So many adaptations skip season 2 when season 2 is clearly the superior season! I only watch season 1 so that the emotional pays off from season 2 hit as hard as their supposed to (and because season 1 is awesome).
3a. But also, Season 2 with considerably less filler. Maybe even make one season but have it be a long one.
4. The side characters. ZS has a friend in season 1 for like 2 eps and then he disappears and is never seen again. XQ has her core homies that see her through high school and college and then she has her nursing school friends. None of them are particularly well developed. In my dream adaptation they would be, so when the story checks in on them it doesnt feel like filler. Like in the adorable Meeting You Loving You Dr. Yan and Cong had their own thing happening and I was always thrilled to check in on them. They were insane and deserving of their own drama. But, whatever. In other adaptations of ISWAK the drama comes to a screeching halt when we check in on the side characters because seriously, by the time they do—who cares? They never bother giving us any information about them but here we are 20 eps into the second season and Im supposed to care that whats her name is pregnant by her boyfriend whos name I never knew and that her future mil hates her? All I can tell you about the storyline is theres an ugly dress and I dont even remember who wears it. XQ? Preggers friend?
5. Take a cue from Kiss Me and give our mom a reason for wanting ZS and XQ together.
6. Remember that ZSs mom is HIS mom and that she actually does love her son.
7. No Christine. Not nary a single Christine anywhere up and through (who wants to risk it?)

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    8. Hot dad. Every drama needs a hot dad. Im not actually sure this is true, but, you know, who has a hot dad ever hurt?
    9.A good actor playing the little brother. And get one in the middle age-wise so you can age him down in season one and age him up in season 2.
    10. And we need a good actor playing little brother because the relationship between him and XQ throughout both seasons in ISWAK/TKA is amazing. I dont even care if we skip the whole plot line with his love interest. His dislike/hatred of XQ in season one, to being the one following her and making sure she’s ok when she fights with ZS, to his utter disgust with his big brother/hero during the jealousy/near separation storyline, to how much he genuinely loves her as his big sister in the end is one of my favorites in any drama. And I love that theres no attention called to it. Its just happening, in the background.

    Ok. This is what I need from you dramaland. Make it happen! I dont care what country wants to pick it up!
    Bonus Points: Any adaptation should have an Ariel/Joe cameo. Or, they could play the parents. Im not picky.
    Yes. I said I wasnt picky after typing up a 10 point wishlist for my adaptation.

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    Reading this just made me realize that ISWAK just had the perfect cast. I mean who can do the dumb but not that dumb acting that Ariel did? And Joe.. omg I love him so much. I agree about the side characters tho. I also didn’t care for the friend who got pregnant. Lol. And yes to hot dad.

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    agree with everything. it is about different personalities trying to really make something work and understand each other. and S2 is so important in that. one of the few dramas where they admit the reality of a relationship takes a lot of patience and honesty.

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So I full on trembly chinned sobbed my way through the last ep.
That was a good drama. I really liked the women in this drama, even the evil ones were kick ass in their own way.

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Noble Idiocy has entered my sweet drama and I am pissed. PISSED I SAY. Half a dozen eps ago we had an ep where these two had an explicit conversation about noble idiocy and she said that she hates it and would want her loved one to tell her everything so they could work it out together. But noooooooo. And he didnt even do it in a way that she can find out and come beat him up. I like her. Shes beaten up a couple or even several of the male characters in this drama.

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I think she just became my favorite FL, right up there with Ae Ra. Ima have to learn her name.

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So the main reason to watch anything on viki is the cracked out comments. Obviously. Everyone seems drunk on the comments. But in this drama the main thing anyone talks about is how the FL is supposed to be this fashionista who hosts a tv show about being young and fashionable but she wears the UGLIEST outfits. Ive thought to myself, way hash vili2 commenters, ya girl aint that bad. But yall. She is. Shes the general manager of this super fancy company and she takes her team to do some charity work at an orphanage and everyone is dressed in business casual and shes wearing the UGLIEST pair of jean shorts that have ever been made and foisted onto a person.
They are baggy, long on the inner thigh and cut high on the outer thigh with random strands of pearls and fringe.
But just when Im ready to write her and her questionable taste off she does something precious. One of the little girls was self conscious because of a birthmark and she told this sweetpea that beauty comes from self confidence. You rock your fug shorts, maam.

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In a move surprising no one, I didnt take any of your advice and instead clicked play on a drama called Meeting You Loving You that started out weird and confusing but one of the hashtags for it is “the tsundre man that lives in my house” like I was physically capable of saying no to that. Theres lots of skinship during the theme song which makes me think the editors sre loke enjoy it now suckers cause its not happening in the show for a looooong time. But Im interested and have time so lets do this thing.

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    The beginning is SO WEIRD.
    They are in hs and hes getting bullied and she throws a coke can at the bullies and he uses his superpowers (thats a thing) to get them away and he says that she cant remember this and then theres a long intro with them all loved up and showing their relationship and then the title sequence starts showing more of their relationship and he voiceovers that after he takes her memories he promises to find her again and theres a time skip and they wake up in bed together. And he says thats not where their starting either and seriously drama get your ish together. They get to the actual start of the drama and shes spitting nails FURIOUS at him and its unclear why? The one night stand from earlier? Where its unclear if they did the do or not? Something else? But ladies and gentlemen we have forced cohab PLUS some first love to enemies to lovers snd you are checking my tropey boxes. To quote LMM: les go

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      I don’t know what you are saying, but I keep laughing , so please, for the love of all that is happening in this mess, please keep the commentary going, lol.

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      I was going to press play on Ghost Doctor, but this has sidetracked me. I hope this goes well.

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    I really like the FL here. The ML is practically begging on his hands and knees to let him save her but she HATES him and shes independent. But her world is seriously crashing down around her amd when she does finally let him help her she lets him know in NO UNCERTAIN TERMS does this mean she forgives him, likes him, or trusts him. I think if she had even a day to think about it she wouldnt have given in to his offer but things were happening to fast. Also. I wish my keyboard had bigger buttons. Sigh.

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    The ML has annoyed me. For the most part I like him. Hes loved her for an indeterminate amount of time (because of weird time jump at the beginning plus memory erasing who even knows?) and they were good friends for 3 of those years–but just friends, nothing else as shes in love with this truly unfortunate little troll looking dude. The night before the day she plans on confessing to her crush the two of them seemingly get wasted (M & F L) and wake up in bed together. She cant tell if anything happened but she knows she cant confess like this and she fully blames the ML. Now back to the confusing. Does she think they had a drunken hookup? Does she think he rapes her? They are not clear on the shenanigans that are taking place right now. ML tells her that if she remembered anything about that night and had something to accuse him of hed take the blame but she doesnt remember anything because NOTHING happened and hes pissed at her because theyve been right for 3 years. She should KNOW thay he wouldnt rape her or take advantage of her or any woman. Shes made a firm and up until now permanent spilt from him and hasnt seen him in years. Now that she needs help hes using it as an in to get back into her life. And hopefully i to her heart.

    But ok. Hes coercing her to spend time with him. When it was forced cohab I was like THATS MY JAM. But the work day is done and hes inventing things to keep her busy so that she cant go see the troll she has a crush on. Thats not ok. And even more not ok he uses his superpowers (he can move objects and people with his mind amd read thoughts–not hers though) to use her hand to physically slap the trolls hand away from touching her.

    Also. Theres this whole plot lone were an evildoer is trying to kidnap/rob/kill her pver a teddybear in an astronaut suit. So. You know. Whitney Houston once said crack is whack and dont do drugs kids but a crack drama is judt what every doctor should order all of the time.

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      errmmm . . . I’m happy for you? What country is this from?

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      Yes😜. You need to tag me to these ramblings.

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So I love the ballet and have just learned that Viki has Japans Maki Asami Ballet Company performance of The Nutcracker! Its so gorgeous!

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Why is it that whenever Im ready to tentatively come out of a drama slump and watch something dramaland is like, nah homie? And theres just nothing at all Im interested in watching. Like, at all. Any recs out there? Kdrama or anywhere else drama. Im feeling tropey so if you have a noona romance, an enemies to lovers, forced cohab that you want to get off your chest, come tell it to me. The only thing Im watching right now is F4. And that is a drama meant to be binged so this one ep a week business is not the life for me. My favorite dramas are ISWAK, Fight for My Way, Comeback Ahjussi, INAR, Heart to Heart, Daljas Spring, 1% of Anything, and, Chicago Typewriter. Pretty Noona would be on this list if the back half didnt exist. But it does exist. So its not.

Eta: In a move surprising no one, I didnt take any of your advice and instead clicked play on a drama called Meeting You Loving You that started out weird and confusing but one of the hashtags for it is “the tsundre man that lives in my house” like I was physically capable of saying no to that. Theres lots of skinship during the theme song which makes me think the editors sre loke enjoy it now suckers cause its not happening in the show for a looooong time. But Im interested and have time so lets do this thing.

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    Oh, and Im planning on watching Ghost Doctor. Because Rain. So.

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    Kdrama made us to be used to 2 episodes by week, it’s hard when there is only one…

    For recommendations for 2021 :

    – She Would Never Know : it’s more a sunbae-office romance than a noona one, but I really liked the growth of the characters. There were the usual tropes but it surprisly worked with the story. The OST was really good.

    – Our Beloved Summer : It’s enemies to lovers theme but as a patchwork story and not linear one. It’s not over by the way.

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    Also, didnt there used to be a very annoying video player that covered half the screen but convinced me I needed to rewatch Pinnochio and that one drama about the…actress and her dude–time traveler? lost in time? alien? He was totally an alien, guy. Now I think I should rewatch Pinnochio. I like the toast kiss. And I cant help but wonder, if Park Shin Hye comes back after having her baby and settling into married life–she has to be a better onscreen kisser now, right? I mean. Girls got practice in now!

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    Since you like FFMW, maybe ‘Be Melodramatic’ or ‘Age of Youth’.

    Since you like Heart to heart and 1%, maybe ‘Mad for each other’ ‘Flower boy next door’, ‘Oh my Venus’, ‘Protect the boss’, ‘Ho Gu’s Love’

    Since you like Comeback Mr and INAR, maybe ‘Oh my ghostess’, ‘Mr Queen’, ‘Still 17′, ’18 Again’,’Sweden Laundry’.

    Noona romance:
    Good Doctor

    Enemies to lovers:
    King2Hearts

    Forced cohab:
    Top Star Yoo Baek

    Enemies to lovers + forced cohab:
    Personal Taste
    My Princess

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    did you watch Go Back Couple? It seems to have the vibe you are looking for.
    If you like Rain, they got a road trip docu on Netflix, the hungry and the hairy. I couldnt watch because I want to go back to Korea. but it is good for those who are ok exploring through screen only

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      I do love Rain, he’s my one true bias to rule them all. But I dont like reality stuff like at all. As much as I love Jackson Wang (almost as much as I love Rain) I couldnt even sit through his reality show with all the cute babies. I didnt watch Go Back Couple, I tend to not like things that sound depressing and this sounded depressing and I really dont like time travel. And is this the drama where she gets reunited with her mom because her mom hasnt died in the past yet and she just gets to hug her a lot? I dont think Im emotionally equipped to handle this drama! Thanks for the suggestion, though.

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      I feel so picky when youre just trying to help!

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    Have you watched 9 End 2 Outs? It goes by several other baseball-related titles. Forced cohab, friends-to-lovers, late 2000s drama. I also second Tabong’s recommendation of Hogu’s Love!

    Also, Our Beloved Summer. Enemies to ex lovers to *friends* (at the moment). I think you’ll either like it or be impatient with Yeonsu 😅

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    Could i interest you in a j-drama?
    KIKAZARU KOI NIHA RIYUU GA ATTE

    Cute bickering leads, sort of forced cohab. Short episode count, fast-moving plot.

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      Yes you can interest me in a short ep count fast moving bickering leads in a forced cohab drama. Yes. You.CAN. Ill look for it tomorrow. I may actually go to bed at a human time today. Cross your fingers for me.

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        Yayyy! It’s 10 eps, i saw it on K***A***n.

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          Mashiba Kurumi works as a publicist for “el Arco Iris”, an interior design company that is becoming popular with young people on social media. She’s a fashionista who cares a lot about her appearance and about what others think. She works hard to gain the admiration of her coworkers and boss, Hayama Shogo. Kurumi is so busy with work that she forgets to renew her lease on her apartment. Her friend Koko helps her find a new place… but it’s a share house with 3 strangers! There’s Fujino Shun, a minimalist chef who just wants to live a simple life. Then there’s Terai Haruto, Shun’s cousin who works as an online counselor to help people with their problems. Finally, there’s Hase Ayaka, an aspiring artist who makes contemporary art while working part-time as a delivery driver at a high-end supermarket. And so these people of different ages, occupations, and values come together under one roof. Though their personalities clash, Kurumi falls in love, deepens her friendships, and learns to take off her “armor” and live as herself.

          This, right? The first episode is slooooooooow

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      It picked up a lot after the first ep. Im starting ep 6 in the morning. I like it. I really didnt care for the FL in the first couple of eps she seemed entitled and pushy. And I am hardcore shipping the artist and the counselor.

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    For me One Spring Night was what Pretty Noona should have been. It’s not the same story exactly, but it has the same vibe, the same main actor: Jung Haein, and the same writer/director duo. It’s not perfect but personally I liked it much better than Pretty Noona. If you loved the first half of Pretty Noona like I did, maybe you’ll enjoy OSN as well.

    Also second Hogu’s Love. A very imperfect drama with a big heart. Choi Wooshik is great as the fool (the hogu) you can’t help but find more endearing than frustrating. The story is unique too. I have yet to come across a similar story in dramaland.

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    Witch’s Romance! Super-noona romance 👍🏼

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    Uncle. I binged 8 episodes in one night. For reference, I didn’t like a lot of the shows I started and was getting really frustrated until Uncle came along. Hope your slump will be over soon!

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Watching the second ep of F4. I love that Gorya has become a Katniss for the disenfranchised.
And I LOVE that Thyme–the kid who thought it was a good idea to forcefully kidnap his crush, give her a makeover and a car (to make her publically apologize?)–looked at the kid who wanted to shave Hanas hair like HE was the crazy one.

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The absolute only thing that I dont love about the new BOF is that it isnt all out so I cant binge watch it. High Pony tail is super hot and lacks only a tiny bit of eyeliner to be perfect.

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So, Hysterium, Anxiety, Sensitivity, Depression and Hunger are running the show but DANG it Naughty isnt my favorite Cell. “YOU DONT EVEN WEAR PANTS!” look at this hip thrust, you aint ready.

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I’ve started Yum’s Cells. And I like it so much so far. Im only on the second episode but Yumi is so dang relatable. Also, I think my fashion cell has long been imprisoned for foolish behavior but the wench is some sort of super escape artist. Love died a long time ago and sensitivity, anxiety, depression and hunger are running the show.

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On to ep 7!! And then I have to go to stupid bed instead of watching this drama. Being a grownup is nust burdensome.

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    It was easier watching XQ run after ZS because we had near countless eps of him subtly showing/telling XQ that he was in love with her. She was dumb as a box of rocks and missed 85% of the hints and clues but she saw just enough for it to make sense for her to keep pursuing him. Its not the same here. It really doesnt make sense for her to pursue Tendo so rentlessly. He acts like he doesnt like her at all. Except for when he magically does. But that’s only for a few seconds. Hes indifferent/annoyed again.

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    I am up to episode 6 and surely I can squeeze it in before bedtime which was only an hour ago 😅

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I have started watching An Incurable Case of Love and my squees need a place to live.
Hes so HOT. Hes so MEAN. Im so conflicted.
He totally called his sister Big Sis on purpose so that she wouldnt get the wrong idea. He totally wants her.

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    You caught the bug😍
    Get ready to feel a roller coaster of emotions but mostly frustration about the script, dialogue, and directing.
    In all, an addictive cheesy watch.
    Enjoy.
    Now I can’t get I Love… out of my head.

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    This was the first thing I was able to watch after my father passed away earlier this year. I started it on a whim and then I just could not stop. It was the first thing that I was able to watch and actually process the story, but at the same time it also reminded me of him so much, because he was a cardiologist and super passionate about his work (and also basically the opposite personality of the main guy). I know it’s cheesy and predictable, but I loved it. It’s a drama I can’t be objective about because it really helped me when I needed it.

    But also, the guy is super hot. I may have fallen into a little bit of a fangirl spiral, and I haven’t really done that with anyone in years.

    I do love the way Japanese dramas like this create these little communities of quirky characters that just work so well. There is a sort of parallel mini-series that follows some of the minor characters and gives their stories more depth.

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      These first couple of episodes remind me of what was so special about the first season of Hospital Playlist. The little communities that we build at work.

      I totally understand what you mean about not being objective. When my mom passed away I fell into some strange Ninja Assassin fascination. There was no rhyme or reason to it, but watching Rain kick butt from one side of the country brought my comfort and peace and nothing else could do that. And Fight for My Way. Thats been my go to drama for a whole host of reasons. I’ll keep an eye out for the parallel mini-series. This has been the first drama Ive actively enjoyed in ages. The slump is real.

      And also, Im awfully sorry about your dad.

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        Thanks. I have a running list of the dramas that I can’t really be objective about because I watched them at a time when my life needed them to escape from my own life. I think this is the fourth drama on that list? Each one corresponds to a very specific hard time period for me, and I can’t be mad at them even if objectively they are not “good” dramas, per se, I love them because they helped me out so much. To the point where, even though I know their flaws I avoid criticism of them because they are meaningful to me. (Well, three of them, one is a hot mess and that was part of why it kept me sane.)

        But it kind of makes sense, too. I think sometimes dramas, books, etc. provide the escape we need from our emotions when they are overwhelming. I consumed a lot of romance after my dad passed. I was already in the middle of the Bridgerton series on the day of, but having the fourth book on my kindle that day really helped me pull out of my feelings for a bit when they were overwhelming. TBH, I’m still reading a lot of romance. Dramas have helped me when my depression was bad, making me feel something even for a little while. I watched a few cheesy romance C-dramas last month when I was feeling really anxious and depressed. Thankfully those feelings are almost gone now, but I’m grateful to those silly dramas for keeping me sane and getting me out of my own, unhealthy thought spirals.

        Tl;dr: I totally get why Rain kicking ass would be comforting. Sometimes it’s just hard to be mad at something that just makes you feel warm, fluffy, squee-y feelings inside.

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          I’m so sorry about your dad Snarkyjellyfish. I binged Incurable Case of Love like I haven’t been able to binge in a long time. For whatever reason this one struck a cord and just let me not be in the real world for a bit, which was nice. Even if the ML was not always nice. But he is awfully nice to stare at.

          A romance author (I don’t remember who, Talia Hibbert, maybe? and I’m really really paraphrasing here) said we love romance novels because if even if they take us on an emotional roller coaster, we get on the ride because we know we’ll come to a happy ending. Sometimes we just need the safety of that ending.

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            Well, if y’all need some classic, escapist romance I just finished a book called Witch Please which was cheesy and fun and silly and swoony. It basically hits all the romance needs.
            Its about a pair of cousins who have been raised as sisters and best friends. They are witches and they have decided that they are never, no never, not ever going to fall in love. Ever. Their family has been cursed. If they fall for a “mundane”–someone who isnt magical–they’ll lose their powers forever. But all the magical men and women (one of the cousins is bi) that they come across have SUCKED. So, the ocassional hookup every now and again is all that they are going to do. Until this sweet, bumbly, doofy chef wanders into their store needing his oven looked at. Its basically love at first sight. Except for him–hes been hurt one time too many. He WANTS to be in love. He wants romance and marriage and kids and forever and the whole dang thing. But…every time he TRIES for forever and romance and marriage and the whole dang thing the man or woman hes attracted to (hes bi as well) runs far far away. He has serious abandonment issues and his relationships have been so awful so far that hes still a virgin at the ripe old age of 32.
            I really enjoyed this. It was sweet and fun and funny. There are sex scenes that are so graphic and abrupt that for me they really take me out of the book itself but once you get around those youre right back to sweet sweet romance.
            I also recently finished The Off Limits Rule. A woman has hit rock bottom. Shes just getting out of a really bad relationship and shes moving back home and in with her older brother. After so long moping her brother insists that she comes out of hiding and come hang out with his friends–hes just bought himself a boat after years of wanting one and dagnabit he wants his baby sister there with him to christen it. She agrees to go, but she fully intends on hiding out on deck with her book. She puts on her dumpiest swimsuit (she so does not care what her brothers friends think of her) and doesnt even shave her legs. Of course the first man she meets is her brothers best friend. Hes a volunteer fire fighter and so hot that he looks like he should star in one of those naughty firemen calendars. They flirt a little and decide they like each other ALOT but the brother doesnt want his friend to have ANYTHING to do with his little sister. The friend moved to town after a really, really bad relationship and reinvented himself from mr. monogamy to mr. one night stand. But it turns out he just needed to meet the right woman to turn him back to his old ways.
            Its really sweet. And somehow I managed to check out like 10 older brothers best friend/little sister pairing romances in the last few months and this is the only one that did it really well.

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            Thanks. And, yes, I think that’s exactly it – knowing that there’s a happy ending in sight makes all the emotions getting there more fun. I think it’s kind of the same for dramas too – I love that even though some are predictable, when they’re well done or even just made in such a way that there are lovely characters to relate to, it’s nice to know that they have some happiness in store. (Sidenote: I loved the first Brown sisters book, but haven’t yet finished the other two.)

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            @isthatacorner i totally am gonna add those to my reading list. I’m currently reading the Green Bone saga, which I love, but is just not as addictive as romances; too many bloody fights and politics. I also have The People We Meet on Vacation on my kindle, which seems like a good fluff read. I have a long list of contemproary romances that I’ve been working my way through (despite the Bridgerton thing, I don’t actually like most regency romances or whatever). Anything by Helen Hoang or Jasmine Guillroy are always on my list, though I wasn’t blown away by the latter’s latest outing.

            I also must confess to watching a lot of Hallmark movies these days. And they’ve already started rolling out their Christmas content. And while I will always maintain that Halloween movies are the best movies – this is not up for debate – Hallmark Christmas movies are my weakness. Well, cheesy Christmas movies in general, but especially the TV kind. I hate the ones where there’s some big sappy meaning of the season. But give me two somewhat attractive people with good hair falling in love over gingerbread houses while saving the town snowman competition or whatever, and I’m toast.

            I may or may not be watching one right now.

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    I think their goal is to make me cry every single episode and quite frankly i dont appreciate it drama!

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    ep 3 is annoying me, honestly. Its not Sakuras fault that Sugamo had a bad draw. When she was about to stick him he turned away, mid-stick. And now shes banned from doing her work? And honestly, I dont like Sakai. I havent liked her since she first said it would be easy for Sakura to quit being a nurse since she did it for a crush. My dislike was cemented when Sakura was giving her a compliment, “I could never make a catch like that!” and she says with all the condescension in the land, “because Im here to learn and youre here to be loved.” and then she complained about how working with Sakura is sooooooo hard. Shut up. Go away.

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    The worst part about watching something in a different language is when insane second hand embarassment things are happening you cant look away. You have to read it. Its so hard.

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Why cant the kids just…not take the test? Or, get together during the test and copy? Their teacher wont care, he wants them to live.

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Why does Ga Doo Shim always end in a freaking cliffhanger?! Im invested! Stop the madness. Also. My 2lead syndrome in Cha is SO REAL. Hes beautiful and I love him.

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I think Im the only one who doesnt really like Cha. I think the ML is a condescending jerk. Shes a snob but so is he! And I hate that every ep shes wrong about every human interaction and hes there to point it out. He needs a serious humbling.

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    KSH has the same power with Lee Minho: they can turn jerk character into someone that seems charming. Trust me, we are all know and agree that Dusik is one arrogant jerk that think highly of himself.

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    I’ve seen plenty of people who agree with you.

    Personally, I love it, but I can see what you are saying. I think both can be annoying, but that’s why I like them. She’s the one learning lessons now, but given his trauma, I think he’ll ultimately get a lot of his words thrown back at him.

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    I think both of them are generally nice people but with moments of rudeness, arrogance and judgemental acts. Du Sik is also a hustler with the way he bulldoze HJ into doing some stuff and that lunch scene with the 2ML. I can already see some growth with HJ, i hope DS will have his soon.

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    I find him interesting so far and I’ve been pulled into the mystery of why he’s this way since the second episode. I’ve noticed that his smile is often fake (unless he’s reacting to her) and fades into other emotions when others aren’t watching. He isn’t as much of a jerk as most tsundere leads.

    I wouldn’t wish either one of them on anyone at this point, or ever probably, but I find watching this comforting in many ways.

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Well Ive pressed play on HosPl ep 8. We’ll see if I get through it. I enjoyed the latest ep of GDS so much that Im ready to watch another drama for the first time in ages. And here is a sobbing Rosa. I may not make it long. I have my fast forward button and Im not afraid to use it.

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    Im only on ep 8 so I dont know if Min-ha and Seok-Hyeong get together but I certainly hope they dont. Her one sided crush/admiration of him as her Prof/mentor is adorable. But there is such a power imbalance if they start dating. Hes her Professor. Hes actually teaching her stuff. I already dont like Jeong Won and Gyeo Wul. He may not teach her but all of his friends do. That just hits me icky. But if Min-ha and Seok-Hyeong start dating in this ep hes ACTIVELY teaching her. And hes kind of a dick about it too. She thought that the husband would be upset if they removed the wifes uterus. And when Seok-Hyeong is explaining to the husband what happened during the surgery he mentions the uterus. But he does it like hes proving a point to her. Hes the Professor. He didnt need to do that.

    Yall. Why is this episode an HOUR and FIFTY minutes long? Thats insane. Thats it. Im taking a break.

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