In Search of the Ultimate Korean Variety Show: Busted

Netflix is jumping into the Korean variety game and producing Busted.  A mix of actors and variety performers come together to give us a live version of the game of Clue as they solve a new mystery every week.  Is this show going to be our next big Korean variety show crush?  Come find our thoughts and see if this program is your cup of tea. Continue reading

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Puck! Episode 1 – Thugs Thinking Outside The Box

12.pngLee Kwang Soo as a tough as nails gangster with a soft inner core playing hockey?  Uhm,  YES PLEASE!  That was my reaction when I heard about this drama special, and I could not be happier about the end result.  While there were a few “What the Heck” moments of disbelief, for the most part, I really enjoyed episode 1.  Which of course prompted me to share my thoughts with the world and maybe convince others to give this show a chance.  So come join me as I chat about my first ever thug/hockey/college con/romantic melodrama special. Continue reading

Lee Kwang Soo Takes The Lead in Trailer for Drama Special “Puck!”

a0f10.pngI have been a Lee Kwang Soo fan for years, so I am really happy to see him finally being acknowledged for not just his variety talent.  It has been a long time coming, but I think that South Korean entertainment is ready to take some baby steps away from its traditional pretty casting and give some great comedians a chance to shine.  I am also thinking of Kim Seul-Gi who was finally able to land a leading lady role in Splash Splash Love.  Maybe if we are lucky we will see more surprise castings in 2016. Continue reading