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WIN: Welcome to my weekend

WIN: Welcome to my weekend

Welcome to the story of my weekend, also known as marathoning WIN: Who is Next. With another series of dramas done, I have found a bit of time to catch up with what is happening in K-Variety (or is that reality) land. My new fixation is the super addicting crack like show WIN, which airs … Continue reading

What a long strange year it’s been!

What a long strange year it’s been!

One year ago this month I took to my computer and typed out a snarky opinion of the drama I had just completed- Rooftop Prince. The pictures I added were unevenly sized, my thoughts were rambling, and I ended up feeling happy as could be as soon as I clicked “post”. At that point I … Continue reading

If Jerry Seinfeld ousted Beiber and tricked Brangelina…or Thoughts on Adapting Korean Variety Formats to U.S. Television

If Jerry Seinfeld ousted Beiber and tricked Brangelina…or Thoughts on Adapting Korean Variety Formats to U.S. Television

Running Man, Infinite Challenge, 1 Night 2 Days, and the many similar variety programs currently airing on South Korean television are refreshingly unique for a Western viewer- a blend of reality television, shameless self promotion, and celebrity camaraderie that is missing from state side televisions. It is difficult to find a semblance of what makes … Continue reading

K Drama vs. E Drama

Here it goes- the biggest battle my blogging mind can comprehend. K-drama’s best vs. English drama’s smartest. Darcy vs. anyone. Lee Min Ho in any role vs. Frank Churchill in all of his anticipative sneakiness- who will win; who could possibly win and become the champion of the battle of the greats? Let’s find out … Continue reading

My Favorite Bromances in Korean Drama

My Favorite Bromances in Korean Drama

I love me a good bromance. There is something about a brotherhood that gets this drama fan’s fists pumping. While there are many great bromances in drama-land I have my favorites. Henceforth are my favorite male bondings of k-drama. Bromance fighting! 1. Yong Ha & Jae Shin (Sungkyunkwan Scandal) Look up bromance in a dictionary … Continue reading