Category Archives: Blast to the Past

First generation idols

WHAT?! G.o.d. got together and performed “Lie” on this week’s Music Bank?! I’m not going to lie. (Hehe, no pun intended.) This news (and their performance) almost made me cry. Now go and retrieve the missing members- Yoon Kye Sang … Continue reading

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Blue’s 30-Day K-Drama Challenge

And so I noticed that many K-drama bloggers have lately taken on the 30-day K-drama challenge. Initially, I took one look at it and gave it a no-go after reading the first day challenge – your favorite drama. Me? The … Continue reading

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Bella’s favorite ballads

Back in the day, Bella used to sing her heart out to K-ballads (in the shower, at work, in the car). And Bella still does and continues her (why do I continue to refer to myself in the 3rd person?) … Continue reading

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Drama Awards’ past Daesang winners

The Drama Awards hosted by the tv networks were not always the popularity contest that they seem to be today. Of course, the success of the drama was important in deciding whether an actor would receive an award. (Many of … Continue reading

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Entertainment Awards’ past Daesang winners

Hope everyone had a happy holiday season with your family and friends! In the Korean entertainment industry, the end of the year holiday season is a time when each of the three major broadcasting networks (KBS, MBC, and SBS) host … Continue reading

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Be Strong, Geum-soon!

Be Strong, Geum-soon (굳세어라 금순아) is widely-known as the 2005 MBC drama, starring Han Hye Jin and Kang Ji Hwan. It’s also the title of a 2002 film, starring Bae Doona and Kim Tae Woo. But did you know that … Continue reading

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School, the road to stardom

Question: What do Jang Hyuk, Ha Ji Won, Kim Rae Won, Jo In Sung, and Gong Yoo all have in common? Answer: They were all “graduates” of the School drama series.

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