Perfect K-Dramas for Men: Why They Don’t Exist

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My brother-in-law recently had his first encounter with a K-drama. And it was a certain rom com about a woman weightlifter. I want to share his reaction with you. But first, a question that haunts many K-drama fans—and every K-drama producer looking for a big ratings hit: What are good K-dramas for men? Now and … Read more

Discussion: Weirdest K-Drama Posters?

A few months ago, an astute reader raised the question of favorite and least favorite posters, and why K-drama posters are so often bad. The question has been haunting me ever since. Why do fans have to put up with so many lousy publicity images? Will there ever be a good K-drama that also has … Read more

Discussion: Favorite K-Dramas?

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When regular reader Pranx recently challenged us to name our favorite K-dramas, I paused. Out of the ridiculous number of K-dramas I’ve watched, which ones really deserve to be favorites—and which ones are favorites just because I was in the right mood at the time? Even more troubling, what about all the great shows I haven’t … Read more

Kaede+Jun ‘Predicts’ the Ending of ‘Oh My Ghostess’

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Kaede+Jun featured this funny piece today about Oh My Ghostess, the likable romantic comedy that concludes this coming week on cable. The poll, which asks readers to predict the ending of the series, is revealing in more ways than one. I’ve enjoyed this show for its adorable leads, particularly for finally giving zany comedienne Kim Seul-Gi a … Read more

Question of the Day: Which City is More Romantic, Seoul or Paris?

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I wasn’t too surprised when I heard that Paris officials are removing the love locks on the Pont des Arts (Bridge of the Arts). City officials aren’t known for being romantic, even in the City of Lights. But I was surprised when I learned that love locks have been cropping up across Europe during the past five years. … Read more