Memorable Quote: My Secret Hotel Episode 10

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Episode 10 is going to tug at your heartstrings as it seems as though Hae Young is edging forward in his campaign for Sang Hyo’s heart in the earlier part of the episode, only to be pushed back by both Sang Hyo’s determination to move on and Sung Gyeom’s full-on campaign to press his suit forward as the episode progresses.

*sigh* I no longer know who’s the male “lead” anymore since I don’t know how the writer’s going to extricate herself from this quandary: Hae Young shrinks in pitifulness while Sung Gyeom increases with muhshiseoness.

Whuh? *blinks eyes innocently* You’ve never heard of Konglish? ;)

You can view the raw episode here.

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We Got Married: JaeSo, Episode 1

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We’ve bid farewell to one beloved couple, which means it’s time to introduce a new one – an actor/actress pairing, which is rather rare in the We Got Married universe. So who is this new couple? Read on…

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The Return of Superman: Episode 42

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For those of you who just can’t seem to get enough of Korea’s newest little stars, I’ve decided to start a weekly corner showcasing the entire episode for your viewing pleasure.

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The Return of Superman: Song Il Gook and His Three Boys…Tricycle Lesson

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Captain Song is one smart father as he tries to teach his boys how to ride tricycles and recruits three neighborhood hyungs to be his boys’ personal teachers.

*screeches to a halt*

Did I just type “one smart father” and “tricycles” in the same sentence? LOL. Oh, this is going to be fun! ;) For his part, Song Il Gook is well aware of how rambunctious his boys can be and fully anticipates spending most of the afternoon chasing after the toddlers…And since the hyungs were so helpful, I thought that the most helpful one should get some love from us with a cover picture, don’t you? :D

*happy grin* Toddlers on wheels…Just the thought of them is enough to chase away the Monday blues. Let’s get recharged with the Song Triplets! Continue reading

Memorable Quote: My Secret Hotel Episode 9

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Craziness abounds in My Secret Hotel, and our poor second lead, Jo Sung Gyeom, is ambushed with news that his newly established girlfriend has just gotten herself hitched to her ex-husband! And all in the name of protecting their hotel!

Whuh?!

Let’s take a look at his reaction in the aftermath of this insane plot development…

You can see the raw episode here.

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Movie Monday – Hearty Paws 2 (2010)

Starring: Song Joong Ki as Dong Wook, Kim Jeong Tae as Du Pil, Sung Dong Il as Hyeok Pil, Zhang Han as Zhao Ming, Kwon Hae Hyo as Dong Wook’s uncle and Dolly as Maeumee

Rating: PG-13, some violence

Running Time: 92 min

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Bulletin Board: Sept. 21 – 27

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Hi, Twinkles!

I hope that you’ve all been well. :) Can you believe that it’s already the last full week of September? Where has all the time gone? Before we now it, we’ll be celebrating our 4-year anniversary and then getting ready for the year-end Kdrama reviews.

Heh…I guess the old adage of time flying when one’s having fun still rings true. ;) Let’s get started with this week’s announcements!

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Friday Fun: Fanta Idol – “Instead of Studying, Fanta”

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It’s FFFFFFFFRRRRRRRRIIIIIIDDDDDDDAAAAAAYYYYY~!!!!!! Woohoo~!

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The Return of Superman: Song Il Gook and His Three Boys…Daily Triathlon

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The more I see of Captain Song and his hearty little band of boys, the more I’m impressed by his unflagging strength…or rather how quickly his boys are “aging” him. ;)

As always, the triplets give their papa a run for his money. They’re not called triplets for nothing! Triplets = Daily triathlon training for Dad! :) Continue reading

Giveaway: September 2014 Winner

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Time to celebrate this month’s giveaway winner! A big thank-you to all of you who participated!

And now, for the winner. *cues drumroll* Our September 2014 (Chuseok) Giveaway winner is…Continue reading

Wednesday What?!: Sept. 17

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Happy Wednesday, Twinkles! Whew~! It’s Wednesday again, and the week is halfway over! Hurrah!!!!

I don’t know about your part of the world, but my section of good ol’ Earth is burning up like nobody’s business. Seriously, it was 103 degrees Fahrenheit today, and the air was so incredibly hot and arid that it hurt to breathe. Truly. :(

But enough about my sizzling part of the world and onto our mid-week game! Yup, it’s Wednesday, and you know what this means! The game’s afoot, Twinkles! ;)

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Memorable Quote: My Secret Hotel Episode 7

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In Episode 7, Kdramaland collides with the world of K-variety as Hong Jin Young plays a cameo and mistakes our Jo Sung Gyeom for her We Got Married husband Namgoong Min (actor’s real name). Even more hilarious is that she calls him Goong Min oppa, referring to her earlier mistake of thinking his last name was Nam instead of Namgoong. Heh. I made the same mistake until Hong Jin Young’s error on WGM introduced me to the existence of 2-syllable Korean last names…learning new things every day… :)

In any case, I’ve been loving the Hong Jin Young-Namgoong Min couple and their multitude of drama vignettes on WGM. This cameo appearance of hers seems like just another of their playful scenes together. Heh…too cute! Without further ado, here’s today’s memorable quote from Episode 7 of My Secret Hotel.

You can see the raw episode here or here.

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Movie Monday – The Huntressess (2014)

Starring: Ha Ji-won as Jin-ok, Kang Ye-won as Hong-dan, Son Ga-in as Ga-bi, Ko Chang-seok as Mu-myeong, Joo Sang-wook as Sa-hyeon, and Choi Seong-min as Kim Ja-heon

Rating: PG-13, some violence

Running Time: 107 min

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Bulletin Board: Sept. 14 – 20

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Hi, Twinkles!

I hope that you’ve all been well. :) With Chuseok well behind us, we’re back to our regular Kdrama viewing schedule. The only question now is whether we can still manage to keep up with all of our TV series, variety shows, etc. ;)

Shall we get started with this week’s announcements? :)

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Friday Fun: Brown Eyed Soul – “You”

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Woohoo~! Happy Friday, Twinkles! It’s time to start the weekend!!! :)

This week’s selection comes to you via trotwood who suggested a beautiful song by one of Korea’s soulful groups called Brown Eyed Soul–not to be confused with Brown Eyed Girls .

As you listen to and watch the music video, I hope its message will propel you into taking action this weekend…and live a life without regrets! :) Without further ado, let’s take a look at this week’s Friday Fun selection to usher in the weekend!

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Glorious Day: Episode 41 Written Preview and English Translation

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Yes! The road to matrimony for Song Jung and Young is in sight, everyone! ;) As for In Woo and our spoiled/pampered So Yi, things are going to get interesting this Sunday. That’s all I’m saying for now…

You can see the raw episode here.

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Glorious Day: Episode 40 Written Preview and English Translation

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Song Jung’s green-eyed monster has awakened, and the Seo family are on a campaign to bring their errant Grandmother and Grandfather back into the homestead. Saturday’s episode promises more development…hopefully with Song Jung finally acknowledging her feelings for Young. :)

You can catch the raw episode here or here.

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Wednesday What?!: Sept. 10

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Happy Wednesday, Twinkles! I trust you all had a “glorious” Chuseok…despite the fact that the holiday put a major crimp in our regular K-drama viewing schedule. *sigh* I guess we can live with just one episode from Glorious Day and absolutely no episode–NONE WHATSOEVER–from My Secret Hotel this week.

What.

*swallows any further outbursts* Oh yeah, we’ll survive. We may not be “happy” about it, but we’ll survive…won’t we? ;)

I hope your week is going well so far. It’s Wednesday, and you know what this means! The game’s afoot, Twinkles! ;)

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The Return of Superman: Song Il Gook and His Three Boys at the Park…Oy!

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It’s another Monday, and I thought that I would cheer you up with yet another adorable clip from Song Il Gook and his three little boys. Just be prepared to be a bit exhausted after watching these toddlers ensure that their father live up to his moniker of Captain Song! ;) Continue reading

Giveaway: Happy Chuseok!

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Happy Chuseok, Twinkles!

I thought that we could celebrate this year’s Chuseok with the September giveaway and holiday greetings from my little niece and nephew. :) My suspicion is that the longer you’re with me and this community, the more you’ll see of these two little munchkins as they grow with us. ;)

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