Private Lives | Series Review

It's not every day that we get to watch a K-drama so convoluted yet so addicting at the same time. Private Lives did its best in terms of storytelling and acting, but the drama seemed to have failed in sustaining the interest of its audience until the end. Harsh, yes. But where is the lie? On a…

First Impression: Private Lives

Drama Profile Title: Private Lives (English title) / Private Life (literal title) Main Cast: Seohyun, Go Kyung-pyo, Kim Hyo-jin, Kim Young-min Writer: Yoo Sung-yeol (My Beautiful Bride, Heartless City) PD: Nam Geon (Temperature of Love, The Royal Gambler) Timeslot: Wednesday and Thursday / 21:30 Network: JTBC Episodes: 16 Genre: Drama Plot Synopsis:  Private Lives tells…

Hard Work Will Never Betray You: Top 10 Korean Actors Who Started With Minor Roles

One of the phrases that stuck with me after watching a Korean reality show is that hard work will never betray you. No matter how long and arduous the journey may be, hard work will always be your life line in reaching your dreams. Here are 10 Korean actors who persisted through difficulties and first…

First Impressions: Mother, Radio Romance, Cross

We've got three interesting pairs from our last set of January dramas: a mother and daughter who are not really blood-related; an aspiring radio writer trying to cast an aloof superstar for her show; and a young doctor seeking to take revenge against his adoptive father. Mother Network: tvN Genre: Drama, Thriller No. of Episodes:…

Go Kyung-pyo, Jo Jae-hyun cast in tvN’s Cross

Go Kyung-pyo is your next revengeful doctor in K-dramaland! Recent reports stated that actors Go Kyung-pyo (Strongest Deliveryman) and Jo Jae-hyun (Solomon's Perjury) have been confirmed to star in the upcoming tvN drama Cross (previously called Cross: God’s Gift). Cross is a medical revenge drama about a young doctor who entered the field to exact revenge against an inmate who killed…

K-Drama Reaction: Strongest Deliveryman | Finale

Once again, we have proven that karma has its own savage way of striking back. The media revealed how Lee Ji-yoon (Ko Won-hee) omma sabotaged the Restaurant Row and Strongest Deliveryman. This resulted in a massive boycott from the outraged public that led to the bankruptcy of the Jung family restaurant and all their other…

K-Drama Reaction: Strongest Deliveryman | Episode 15

HAPPY DAY My wishes for our couples have been granted! First, I'm very much satisfied with the skinship shown between Choi Kang-soo (Go Kyung-pyo) and Lee Dan-ah (Chae Soo-bin) in this episode. Our main OTP made sure to give us sweet kisses with every chance they get. And I will never complain about it! I…

Go Kyung-pyo considers new tvN medical drama

Go Kyung-pyo (Strongest Deliveryman) is recently in talks for a possible role in the upcoming tvN medical drama Cross: God’s Gift (working title). On September 20, his agency CL&Company stated, “It’s true that he received an offer to appear in ‘Cross.’ He’s currently considering the role.” Cross: God’s Gift will revolve around the life of Kang In-kyu, a…

K-Drama Reaction: Strongest Deliveryman | Episode 14

BACK ON THEIR FEET Nothing really beats the feeling of knowing that the person you love is confident in your dreams. Choi Kang-soo (Go Kyung-pyo) found the determination to start again after Lee Dan-ah (Chae Soo-bin) told him that she wants to see him succeed. Her decision not to leave the country anymore and stay…

K-Drama Reaction: Strongest Deliveryman | Episode 13

DAN-AH'S DECISION The kiss that Choi Kang-soo (Go Kyung-pyo) and Lee Dan-ah (Chae Soo-bin) shared finally sealed their relationship, but the question of whether the latter would stay or still push through with her original plan to immigrate is still hanging. Well if I'm her, I'd also have a hard time deciding on that. It's…

K-Drama Reaction: Strongest Deliveryman | Episode 12

THE REASON WHY I remember wishing in one of my K-Drama Reactions that we get more info about Master Cook Jang Dong-soo (Jo Hee-bong) and Joker Ahjumma Soon-ae's (Lee Min-young) past. Well, this episode is the fulfillment of that wish as we learned about Master Cook Jang's reason for engaging once again with the thugs…

K-Lookbook: Reply 1988 (Part 1)

There are fashion trends, good or bad, that become so famous it became associated with that generation. Shoulder pads, high-waist jeans, acid washed denim, and curtain hairstyle all started in the much loved retro decades - the 80s. This era has been very influential that 20 years later, there are still numerous music videos, books,…

K-Drama Reaction: Strongest Deliveryman | Episode 11

It has been a very busy episode, y'all! It's like the show is trying to make up for all the slow developments to its story in the past weeks. TRUE COLORS So, first things first. Oh Jin-gyu (Kim Seon-ho) stormed to the office of Lee Ji-yoon (Ko Won-hee) omma to confront her about her move…