March 17th, 2014

Song Ji Hyo : Sassy

Running Man Ep 188 discussion post


Episode 188: Australian Race
Broadcast Date (Filming Date): March 9th 2014 (February 23rd 2014)
Guests : Rain (1st time guesting), Kim Woo Bin (3rd time guesting - Ep 138, 166)
Teams : Lee Kwang Soo & Rain
Yoo Jae Suk & Kim Woo Bin
Kim Jong Kook & HaHa
Ji Suk Jin & Gary
Recap from Dramabeans

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kshownow | runmanclub | RM Wiki page 1 2



I was just about done when suddenly the page closed for some reason and I lost everything. I almost cried ngl. I don't have the time now but I'll update the post later.

I think it shows how far Kwang Soo has come that he gets paired with guests now, especially a first time guest superstar on an oversea episode ♥
oppa

"EMERGENCY COUPLE" EP 14-15 DISCUSSION POST


Plot:
Choi Jin Hyuk and Song Ji Hyo star in this playful and sexy drama about a medical school student, Chang Min, and a dietitian, Jin Hee, who fall in love and marry despite his family's strong opposition. When Chang Min marries Jin Hee, he gives up his medical internship to become a pharmaceutical salesman despite the fact that the rest of his family are successful doctors. Their married life is miserable as Chang Min's family looks down on Jin Hee and Chang Min begins to treat her poorly. They finally divorce and go their separate ways until they are suddenly reunited as interns working at the same hospital. Will this couple's tumultuous feelings for each other be rekindled?

Cast: Song Ji Hyo, Choi Jin Hyuk, Lee Pil Mo, Choi Yeo Jin, Clara, Yoon Jong Hoon, Im Hyun Sung, Kwon Min, Kim Hyun Sook, Park Joon Geum

Watch here:
dramafever

!!!!WARNING THIS POST CONTAINS SPOILERS!!!!

[subbed ep 16 preview]
source: polaris cat

[poll time!]

Is Changmin immature and should treat Jinhee better?

yes!
16(84.2%)
no...
2(10.5%)
idk
1(5.3%)
maybe
0(0.0%)

Are you liking this drama so far?

yes, it's great
14(66.7%)
no, it sucks but i can't stop watching
3(14.3%)
idk, it's ok
4(19.0%)

Is Changmin's dad going to die?

yes
5(25.0%)
no
5(25.0%)
idk
3(15.0%)
maybe
7(35.0%)


Punch

2NE1′S ULTIMATE GOAL IS TO BREAK THE MOLD RATHER THAN GETTING GOOD RESULTS



"Our goal was to break the mold rather than topping music charts. We feel like we have undertaken a big challenge.”

On March 14, YG Entertainment’s girl group 2NE1 held a press conference for the release of the second album “CRUSH” and expressed their opinion on the album’s success at the Conrad Hotel in Yeouido, Seoul.

2NE1 once again showed off their undiminished power with their second album “CRUSH.” 2NE1 topped all of the music charts in Korea with their double title tracks, “Come Back Home” and “Gotta Be You.” With their second album, on March 15, 2NE1 debuted on the Billboard 200, the main album chart of the U.S.’ Billboard, as No. 61, ranking the highest among Korean singers.

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YGLife

Winner to Guest Perform at 2NE1’s World Tour Concerts Overseas



YG Entertainment’s highly anticipated rookie group Winner will be attending 2NE1’s overseas concerts as guest performers.

Winner has been invited to guest on 2NE1’s world tour concerts in Hong Kong on March 22, China on April 11 and Taiwan on April 26 and 27.

Winner has already performed the opening stages for Big Bang’s six dome tour in Japan, gathering fans from countries around Asia. The team will be performing in the upcoming concerts to thank the overseas fans for showing their support, before they make their official debut.
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Source: mwave

my only one yerin

IU declares herself a fangirl of Princess Sulli once again (◠‿◠✿)



On March 13, singer IU appeared on MBC FM4U’s “Jung Oh’s Hope Song Radio.” On the broadcast, DJ Kim Shin Young asked her if there is someone she would like to be reborn as.

IU replied, “There’s a folder of beautiful celebrities on my computer, and the person with the most photos in that folder is [f(x)'s] Sulli. In my eyes Sulli is the most beautiful out of all the Korean celebrities.”

She also pointed out on the program that comedian Shin Bong Sun and actress Han Ji Min as her celebrity look-alikes, joking that the three of them are “an inseparable trio.”

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Soompi & sulli94net

IU chose Sulli as the most beautiful girl of Korea (just like OP), who do you choose, Omona?

my only one yerin

f(x)’s Amber and Tasty’s Soryong will Host “We Got Married: Global Edition” Season 2



f(x)‘s Amber and Tasty‘s Soryong will be the new MCs for the “We Got Married” Global Edition!

On March 17, MBC sources revealed that the second season of the “We Got Married” Global Edition will be emceed by the two idol stars.

Being the Taiwanese American she is, Amber will be hosting the show with her fluent English and Chinese skills. Tasty’s Soryong, who is a Chinese Korean, will be working alongside Amber.

“We Got Married” Global Edition season 2 is being produced by MBC and SM Entertainment. It will feature viritually married couples with different cultures.

So far, Super Junior‘s Heechul and Taiwanese actress Guo Xue Fu and SHINee‘s Key and Japanese model Yagi Arisa have been cast for this season.

The first episode will air on April 5.

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Soompi, amberstillagirl.tumblr.com 1 2, & Pinterest
sailor venus

Bay Area! Come see Glen Check, Kero One, Love x Stereo and Rock 'n Roll Radio this Thursday!

to all sf bay area omonians!



DIRECTIONS IN SOUND: KOREAN SHOWCASE
Brick & Mortar Music Hall 1710 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
March 20, 2014 9:30 pm
$20, 21+ event

Come rock out to some of the best bands out of the Korean music scene! This international showcase is sure to be an unforgettable experience, so catch them with us before they jet off to SXSW! 21+ only event. (op note: the website shows two more bands but the facebook post only described 3 of them)

FEATURING:
LOVE X STEREO
An electronic rock band based in Seoul, Korea. With a sound based in alternative and punk rock from the 90s, LOVE X STEREO crafts catchy and danceable beats with its free use of synthesizing and flashy effects.

Glen Check
A three-piece band from Seoul whose energetic combination of funk, disco, and synth-pop is making waves. In addition to their experimental sound, Glen Check is known for their visual effects and stage design that compliment their image.

Rock ‘n Roll Radio
This confident indie rock band’s spacey sound has interstellar appeal. Loud, evocative, and utterly fascinating, Rock and Roll Radio takes listeners on a trip through the stars.

HOSTED by Kero One


PREVIEW THE MUSIC HERE:
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CAAMFEST, CAAMFEST Facebook DFSB Kollective
sidelit
  • jeliza

AskAKorean interviews k-indie bands at SXSW 2014

"The Korean" of the Ask A Korean blog went to SXSW, hit all the Korean shows, and was able to interview some of the bands:
full interviews, including audio, are linked.

Crying Nut
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Love X Stereo

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Jambinai

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Hollow Jan
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Big Phony
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Also, TK's has show reports for Kpop Night Out (NELL, Jay Park, HyunA, Crying Nut, Idiotape) and SeoulSonic (Smacksoft, Big Phony, Glen Check, Rock 'n Roll Radio, Love X Stereo and No Brain)

For those of you unfamiliar with AskAKorean, his blog is a wealth of information about Korea and he hates idol pop so don't be surprised when he is dismissive of your oppa. His still in-progress "50 Most Influential K-Pop musicians" series is full of good stuff.

Sources: Ask A Korean, Love X Stereo, sxsw, hivcore138, hollowjankorea, bigphony


Glen Check, NELL, Jay Park and HyunA are referenced in the interviews/show reports if you click though, but I wasn't sure if I should tag them
Punch

Jaejoong Favorably Looks Over New MBC Drama “Triangle”



JYJ‘s Kim Jaejoong is looking over his next drama, which might be the new Monday/Tuesday slot for MBC, “Triangle.” Actress Oh Yeon Soo is already confirmed as the leading lady.

According to drama insiders on March 17, Kim Jaejoong received an offer to be the middle child of three brothers in “Triangle.” It is reported that Jaejoong is looking over the script favorably. If he does decide to join the cast, it’ll be his small screen comeback after two years since MBC’s “Dr. Jin” in 2012.

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Soompi
jjong creepy

Crayon Pop goes couture with latest comeback!!!!

not really...
Crayon Pop's upcoming comeback outfit has been revealed to the public.



Their new costume is said to be Korean traditional cloth-inspired (Hanbok). In the photos taken by StarNews and Ilgan Sports taken from their album jacket photoshoot, the girls are seen wearing a blue bandana, white underpants rolled up to knees with a light blue skirt, and white rubber shoes.
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Source: NetizenBuzz, DailykpopNews

Looks like finally someone raised their BarBarBar
gd
  • snoaz

Jiyong and kids (and more)

daddy-fool

"I also wanna be a daughter-fool" (someone who cares only for his daughter)


Instagram & twitter

[amusement parks, concerts and confessions]

convo

Taeyang's response to GD's update: "Raise me as your daughter.. *baby cries*"

GD's response: "But the daughter is so muscular..."


2nd


rest-well

"Great show today rest well vip in #singapore"




"Fun time #megazip"



"OMG it can't get no better #zipline #singapore #heaven"

(watch it, it's too cute)

zip


(not from his instagram, but taken by a fan from when Jiyong took the above ride!)




"I can't believe it #RollingStones #livinglegend #foreveryoung #icon #idol"




hopeless



CFs

[romantic for white day; colege outdoor for g-market]

G-Market





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Spring-summer 2014 commercials:








The Saem:

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J. Estina







Commercial for women's perfume JE perfum:




Hite beer

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updated
More here.



Airport fashion

[a selection]
To Taiwan:

press1

press18


From Jeju Island:

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return

To Singapore:

sing2



Sources: Bigbangupdates 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 | jestinacom, gmarketzone@youtube | xxxibgdrgn@instagram  | IBGDRGN@twitter

Jiyong wanting a daughter, I'm fine. (also enjoy the rest of the update ;-)