Beanie level: Entertainer-in-training

Please Don’t Date Him has the BEST conversation melt down scene of all time. I can’t do it justice by explaining it for those who haven’t seen it so I won’t really try but you know those conversations you have with your group of friends and everyone is really touchy and sensitive and every single sentence someone says sets someone else off and everything is burning it’s all burning down but nothing can stop this conversation it’s going to just keep going and going and going until EVERYONE IS BURNT AND THE DESSERT IS BURNT AND EVERYTHING IS AWFUL.

This whole scene made me HOWL with laughter because it was so true to life and I’ve definitely had these conversations before.

My favorite part was how the guys at first looked at each other like “Oh my god can you believe this is happening lol” but then they got themselves dragged into it too and NO ONE WAS SAFE.

RIP dessert.

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    Oh yes, this was a good scene!

    I have mixed feelings about the drama overall though. The two main male leads (the UKISS idol guy and Joo Woo-jae) did a mediocre acting job, I think.

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      I just finished it and I enjoyed it! I didn’t looove it, but it was funny and feminist (and short!) and I loved the 3 friends, so that’s enough for me. The guys were serviceable, IMO, and since it was really the 3 friends that the show centered the most I was fine with it.

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        I liked the three friends too! I thought they were great. I was pleasantly surprised by Yoon Bo-mi. Agree that it was a feminist show! I thought it did a good job with portraying the motivations, emotions, and reasoning of the FL especially, although also the older friend with her secretive husband.

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          I ADORED Bomi in Because This Life is Our First where she was so dry and sarcastic, so I was excited to see her here. She’s just so funny.

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Me but with Lee Min-ki

(My Liberation Diary pls confirm soon pls)

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I forgot to post an update!

Lee El is confirmed for My Liberation Diary, writer Park Hae-young (My Ajusshi)’s new JTBC drama also courting Lee Min-ki, Kim Ji-won, and Sohn Seok-gu.

Have I mentioned how much I adored her as Jamie in Liar Game because I ADORED HER AND I’M SO EXCITED FOR THIS POTENTIAL CAST.

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This show is dumb as hell but where did Lee Min-ki learn to hug like that and does he offer classes because I would love to enroll

For science




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Sohn Seok-gu has been offered a part in the new drama written by Park Hae-young, who wrote My Ajusshi!!!!!

So, a rundown of what we know so far:

Working Title: Romance Gourmet My Liberation Diary

Writer: Park Hae-young (My Ajusshi, Another Oh Hae-young)

Director: Kim Seok-yoon (Law School, The Light in Your Eyes, This Week My Wife Will Have an Affair, Awl)

Offers out to: Lee Min-ki, Kim Ji-won, Sohn Seok-gu

Description: A “human drama” (the same phrase used for My Ajusshi, ha) about 3 siblings named Chang-hee, Ki-jeong, and Mi-jeong. SSG is offered the role of a mysterious man named Mr. Gu.

Channel: JTBC

When?: Supposedly planning to start filming this summer to air in early 2022

Not a ton of info, I know, but I can’t help but be excited! I’ll be crushed if this doesn’t happen!

The title change is pretty different! I thought it would be a romance drama but maybe LMK and KJW (if they confirm) will actually be siblings. My thirsty self is lowkey disappointed, half of me is like “being in a variety of dramas is good for LMK’s career” and the other half is “oh god why can’t he just always be in romances and make me swoon doesn’t he know that’s his only purpose in life”. And these two were so cute when promoting Detective K, I really want to see them as a couple! Oh well. I’m sure I’ll enjoy whatever this writer has in store for us.

I think Sohn Seok-gu is fantastic and brings something totally unique to his roles even though he’s never a lead, so I’m begging, begging, begging the dramagods that all 3 of them confirm!

Let’s hope that finally, a drama I look forward to ends up being great! 🤞

Looks like the only SSG gifs I have are from the Mother BTS clips–loved seeing him be so cute with Heo Yool despite his villainous character!



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    Yes! Sohn Seok-gu is awesome.

    I think if LMK and KJW were going to decline we’d hear about offers going out to others. Fingers crossed.

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      I was thinking the same thing! And Kim Ji-won hasn’t had any news of other projects since Lovestruck, so here’s hoping it’s because she’s committed to this…

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    They won’t be a couple? *sad noises*

    But yeah, a non-romance centric role would be good for LMK. So I’m happy for his career, even when it comes at the sacrifice of my rom-com loving heart.

    Anything that washes the stain of Lovestruck in the City is excellent for KJW.

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      I’m just making assumptions because the little we know about the plot says it’s about 3 siblings, but it could be that one of them isn’t one of the siblings and they’ll have a loveline!! I’m just prepared to be disappointed, lol. Considering the first working title had “romance” in the name, maybe I’m wrong!

      I’ve actually been itching for him to do something a bit melo/serious without being dark and bloody (sigh, The Lies Within), so if this is tonally similar to My Ajusshi I think that’d be great!

      Kim Ji-won has gone too long without a project that truly lets her shine. Really hope she gets something great here!

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      Well, in My Mister two brothers had a love interests. They will probably do the same thing here with Lee Min Ki’s character.

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    Give me Sohn Seok-gu or give me death!

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      He’s got a few dramas lined up right now!! I’m super excited for him and hope they’re all good!!

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    Omo, omo, omo! I need more Sohn Seok-gu on my screen. He’s amazing in the same way I find Lee Sun-kyun, so I’d love to see what the creators of My Mister could do with him! I’m going to be so disappointed if this doesn’t happen.

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      Anything with SSG is good in my book – we need to see him more.

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    hi Mindy, i think good news will come soon, maybe after my ladylord drama finish its airing time. lee minki+kim jiwon+son sukku are my faves, triple combo. can we set high expectation again this time. this is good guarantee with pd and writer onboard, right! Lee minki fighting!

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      Lee El just confirmed for the drama and I’m lowkey freaking out with excitement because I love all the people involved and IT HAS TO HAPPEN.

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B-cuts from Min-ki and Nana’s Dazed photoshoot~

Magazines seem to have a preoccupation with having him lay on the floor, I don’t get it

Please choose a well-written drama, you gorgeous, talented man


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Drama: has two absolutely gorgeous leads with the sweetest chemistry and the loveliest interactions and characters with so much potential and I swear the whole rest of the world stops and holds their breath when they have a scene together

Also drama: chooses to spend 80% of the airtime this week with love triangle nonsense and melo and sad mom stuff and failing to develop our OTP’s relationship any further and UGH

Joosoo doesn’t deserve this





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    I’m so mad. So mad 😤

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      This writer doesn’t understand what the good parts of his own show are I swear

      Let me go back to last week when 5-6 made me melt into a huge puddle of squee

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    Literally could not agree more. I hope this is just a ‘transition’ week and the show’s chain clicks back into place so we can keep pedaling again from Weds.

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It’s been 4 years now since both Lee Min-ki and Kim Ji-won were in good dramas. Yes, it’s been four years since 2017’s Fight My Way and Because This Life is Our First.

There is still no word on the My Ajusshi writer’s new drama, which has offers out to both Lee Min-ki and Kim Ji-won. They both worked with each other and the director (who I also really like) previously, so I’m hopeful that’s a good sign it’ll happen.

If dramaland gives me only ONE GOOD THING this year/next year, it better be making this happen.

Make it happen. Give them characters totally different from Choi Ae-ra and Nam Se-hee and make it awesome, dramaland.

I AM BEGGING YOU.

THESE TWO DESERVE SOMETHING GOOD.

Here’s both of them destroying asshole’s side mirrors for your enjoyment.


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After loving episodes 5 and 6 so much, 7 and 8 of Oh! Master! were just… ughhhhhh.

If Lee Min-ki wasn’t so hilarious (seriously, dramaland, get him a well-written drama) I think I would’ve disliked it even more, but him being so effortlessly funny and the fact that Kang Min-hyuk has better chemistry with him than he does with Nana meant I didn’t hate the whole second lead thing as much as I normally would.

But show is seriously wasting Lee Min-ki and Nana’s natural chemistry, and Joo-in in particular was so wasted this week. I’m glad I have the fabulous Into the Ring to point to for an example of Nana used at her absolute best. Joo-in keeps just going along with everything the guys want to do and I’m waiting for the day where she finally just says, “Uh, no.” It’s clear in every single scene of the show that she sees Yoo-jin as just a friend, and the person she has a natural pull towards is Bi-soo. She didn’t have to choose because it’s pretty clear what her choice already was, even if you ignore the fact that, well, Bi-soo is the male lead.

I mean, come on. Who’s the one she’s kissing and staring at so closely and thinking about when he’s not around? The fact that she thinks she likes both of them in the same way just doesn’t make sense. You’ve known Yoo-jin for 14 years, Joo-in, and it doesn’t seem like anything he has done this whole show has made you feel differently about him now than you have for the past 14 years. Joo-in just seems like much too smart of a person to not realize this.

And all the melo bits that seem like they’ll come in even harder next week… why, show, why?!

ALL I WANT IS JOOSOO.

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I didn’t gif it because it’s too precious and I knew I couldn’t do it justice, especially without sound, but I just want to gush for a moment about how much I adored the confession scene.

Bi-soo is such an intense character, I’m really not surprised that once he realized his feelings (and got an opening from the blind date set up by their ADORABLE moms) he decided to go for it.

But we all knew it was much too early, and she wasn’t quite there yet. I could FEEL the tension in that scene. His nervousness was palpable, and paired with his bleeding heart honesty… Gosh. I could also feel how awkward it was for Joo-in, and yet she was still so kind and considerate in response. It’s clear that she cares deeply for him already, but it also makes perfect sense that, given her career, she wants some time to think and decide. When she said that once she commits to relationships, she commits for life. I love this girl.

Of course the show is going to use this as an opportunity to drag out the second lead storyline (yawn, please make it quick), but I can’t be too mad at the show for it. That awkward confession scene was just so pitch-perfect for me.

These two are just so good together, I can hardly take it. Whichever casting director decided this, I am forever grateful and probably owe you my firstborn.




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Joo-in’s full-time job isn’t actress, it’s giving Bi-soo heart attacks




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I thought I had twitter notifications turned off (I never even use it) but I randomly started getting them again.

Just now I was watching Sisyphus on my laptop, tearing my hair out, when my phone buzzed. I looked and saw MBC sent me a notification with the first picture and my whole body flushed.

It was probably my laptop overheating yes I’m sure it was that.

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    My god, it is terrifying how freaking photogenic they are together. My screen is crackling.

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    They are so beautiful together!!
    And Nana smiling… isn’t she a sunshine???

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    It should be illegal for people to be so pretty together.

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    It’s scary when the algorithms know your heart.

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I always knew Nana was weird (Orange Caramel, hello) but watching the Oh! Master behind-the-scenes clips puts it at another level.

Exhibit A: Walking over to your costar and sitting on him. Twice.

He looks completely unsurprised. Resigned to his fate. This is not the first time this has happened. The way he looks at the camera and says “I’m sorry” in the last one I can’t.

Nana what are you DOING.



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    Our baby is just the best!!! 🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰

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      How many other people have wanted to sit in Lee Min-ki’s lap and haven’t had the guts to? Probably a lot.

      Good job, Nana. You go, Nana.

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    Cutiepie!!!

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Okay, this actually made me laugh. Good job, Sisyphus.

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The way Nana stares at him. I can’t. He’s a goner. I think she is, too.

“I think you’re a good person, Bi-soo” kill me now



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I was wondering if I was giving Oh! Master too much credit for what it is but then I watched Sisyphus and frankly I think it deserves credit just for being not-Sisyphus.

Also, this scene.




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    the show is really good as long as nana and lee minki are on screen especially when together

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    I’m loving it and can gladly look over whatever is wrong with it!! I’m even getting the fuzzies when they are together, like this scene. My cold heart is thawing, lol!😂

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I hate this trope SO MUCH but I can’t stop thinking about this scene someone help me

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    I also generally hate this trope…but somehow in this case, it doesn’t unduly bother me, and also the hugging felt very natural and not overdone. Let’s just go with it, I’m willing to buy (especially if it will get rid of Friend Zone faster).

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      Their chemistry is perfect and I’m a simp for everything about them. What’s going on in the rest of the drama? I don’t know and don’t really care.

      I’m also hoping it keeps the second lead at bay because I don’t know how you could walk in on this and not see they have Something Special going on.

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        What’s going on in the rest of the drama? I don’t know and don’t really care.

        Exactly.

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    listen this show has ALL the tropes so in context this really isnt very tropey at all its fine its fine its fineee

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      I actually like some of the tropes though even outside of the show’s context!

      This one reminded me of how I had a similar reaction to the end of ep 8 in BTLIOF, with stalker Bok-nam. But that show (as with pretty much all of its tropes) turned that trope on its head, and I don’t see that happening here.

      …apparently I’m okay with it when it’s LMK lollll.

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    this scene….. ♥♥♥ (my heart exploded)

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    Same!! I might end up rewatching the episodes at this point!

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HAVE I MENTIONED THAT I LOVE THEM??

I love that he’s not just doing it because he likes her (and he clearly has started to) but because that’s just want he wants to do. He might be prickly, he might be loud and grouchy and particular and hates being bothered, but he can be considerate in his own way.

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    @mindy—Thank the dramagods you’re capturing stills and GIFs for Oh! Master. I feel I owe you a book of Subway coupons for all your hard work—and for saving me many hours of labor. I caught the first episodes on a whim and I’m hooked. I love these two and I love their moms. It’s my new vitamin! (Also, yeah … that was me compulsively liking almost every freaking O!M post on your fan wall. So good!)

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      Omg tsutsuloo, that was amazing! I had a whole wall of likes from you in my notifs! So glad to be of service, and glad you’re enjoying the show!

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    Also I love that he is inherently empathetic. It’s nice to see that he doesn’t behave differently because of Joo In but because he really is like that

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      He’s a difficult grouch, but empathetic with the things that really matter imo

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I love this. I love that when he talks about his compulsion to close doors, she doesn’t think it’s weird. She just thinks of how stressful it must be for him. Even he seems surprised.

I love them.

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Ooooh, it’s too warm, Bi-soo? I wonder why, heeheehee~

I love that he’s falling for her first.

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