Tag: Jung Kyung Ho

Time between Dog and Wolf

(thundie: I’m absolutely thrilled to introduce my first guest blogger, ockoala, whom some of you know from the Dramabeans’ Open Threads. Please welcome her!) For the Love of Woof-Woof: Before diving right in, namely, to talk about one of my favorite k-dramas, I want to thank Thundie for honoring me with an invitation to write… Read More ›

Smile: Episode 2

Act Two opens, and confirms what we had suspected earlier about Jilted Bride: The woman is a grandfather enslaver. Observe how she bawls the moment she sees Grandpa running into the police station, his face clouded with concern, his eyes barely registering his own grandson. She knows exactly which buttons to push to turn him… Read More ›

Smile: Episode 1

Let me tell you about the latest offering at the Theater of the Absurd. A 70-year-old grandpa used to be the personal driver for a man whom he fondly calls “The Chairman.” Said chairman is dead and gone, but memories of his benevolence continue to drive (pun unintended) the behavior of his former employee. If… Read More ›

Sympathy for second fiddles

If you’re in the midst of watching Stairway to Heaven (2003) and are rooting for Han Tae-hwa (Shin Hyun-joon) to win the girl, don’t. None of the guys in this post gets the prize they most covet: their beloved. Consider that your Wet Blanket Statement of the Week. Not all kdramas feature a love triangle… Read More ›