Evergreen (That Man, Oh Soo): First Impressions & Unfiltered Thoughts

Here was my train of thought when I saw this one pop up on Drama Fever. OOOOH, CNBLUE vamp boy who also did a wonderful job recently in Girls’ Generation 1979. YAY, Apple Butt’s wife is in it too. Hmm, maybe I should give this one a try. Now, let’s see if you should, too. Continue reading


Grand Prince: First Impressions & Unfiltered Thoughts

There is finally a sageuk airing!!!! Okay, I may not really like them unless they are heavy on the mystical elements or they’re considered fusion, but I have heard several fans of this genre complaining about their absence. Truth is, I am suffering from a lack of super swoony dramas, so when Kmuse posted stills of Yoon Si Yoon I decided I HAD to check it out. Enrique, rugged and moody? Yes, please! Continue reading

Prison Playbook: Episode 11

Being in prison isn’t as fun as this show has made it seem the last few episodes. But today we get real when it comes to being locked up with criminals. With the loss of Dr. Ko (I’m still in mourning about that development) there is an empty spot in the cell and some genius decides to transfer Crony in there. Yes, the guy who stabbed Je Hyeok in the shoulder and almost ruined his baseball career.  Continue reading

First Impressions: Mother

Next up on the First Impressions list is Lee Bo Young’s new drama Mother. This show is a remake of a 2010 Japanese drama by the same name.

Here is a quick synopsis of the premise. Soo Jin (Lee Bo Young) takes a temporary job as a teacher and happens upon a student Hye Na (Heo Yool) who at first glance looks to be a bit unkempt, but once Soo Jin digs deeper into the girl’s home life finds that she’s being abused. After the system seems to fail the little girl, Soo Jin kidnaps her and becomes her mother. Continue reading

Prison Playbook: Episode 3

Guys, we’ve been sentenced to 16 episodes (which equals way more than 16 hours) of hard drama time, but we’re all in this together. This episode we move from the correction facility and into our permanent cell. We meet our cellmates, which comes with trying to figure out if there is anyone we can trust. Thankfully, we have Je Hyeok and Joon Ho to help us through the murky waters.  Continue reading