• WBW: Top 10 Songs from 10 Years Ago (December 2003)

    December 4, 2013 @ 2:06 pm

    It's about that time when Way Back Wednesday takes a look back at the top 10 songs that were at the top of the K-pop charts 10 years ago this month. You'll see a few familiar songs and hopefully some that are new to you. This is also a bittersweet list because it'll be the second to last one that I'll be writing but more on that later. For now, let's enjoy the old school jams from December 2003.Turtles - "Come On"An underrated and often forgotten

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  • WBW: 15 Old School Fall Classics (Part 2)

    October 23, 2013 @ 2:08 pm

    Last year I wrote a Way Back Wednesday featuring some of the great old school songs that were popular during the Fall season. There was no way that list could cover all of the great music so I thought I'd extend that theme into this year with a Part 2. Today's article will take a look back at 15 more songs that were at the top of the charts during the Autumn back in the day. You may notice a slight lean to slower ballads and that was, to an exten

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  • 2NE1's Dara voted as the #1 'vampire girl'?

    April 30, 2013 @ 8:26 am

    2NE1's Dara has been recognized as K-pop's 'vampire girl'. Cosmetics brand 'Clio'  conducted a survey from the 8th-28th asking 1,750 netizens, "Who is the star who still looks the same after ten years like a vampire with her age-defying beauty?" Dara came in 1st with 51.6% of the votes (903 votes), Choi Kang Hee came in 2nd with 22.2% (389 votes), and Lim Soo Jung came in third with 15.1% (264 votes). Jang Nara came in fourth with 8.2%,

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  • WBW: Idols to Actors

    January 30, 2013 @ 7:07 pm

    This past Saturday, CNBLUE were guests on the Korean variety show 'Quiz That Changes the World' and one of the topics was how each member had acted in a K-drama this past year, all with success. It seems these days that most of our favorite idol singers also moonlight as actors between albums (or maybe it's the other way around) but the singer turned actor isn't a new phenomenon in K-pop. Many of the old school idols have gone onto big acting

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  • 'School 2013' actors donate money from special broadcast to charity

    January 30, 2013 @ 8:56 am

    The stars of 'School 2013' will be donating their paychecks from the special episode to charity. The highly popular drama broadcast a special episode at the end of their run instead of prolonging the series. The actual recording of the special episode took place on the 26th with 300 fans. The episode was hosted by Cultwo, and all the actors received a lot of cheers from the entire audience. Singers who participated in the OST for the dr

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  • Actress Jang Nara treats cast and staff of 'School 2013' to a buffet style meal

    January 22, 2013 @ 1:28 am

    Actress Jang Nara kept the promise she made with actor Lee Jong Suk. In celebration of winning the Excellence Award at the '2012 KBS Drama Awards', Jang Nara had promised co-star Lee Jong Suk that she would treat the cast and staff members of 'School 2013' to a hearty buffet. On January 19th, Jang Nara followed through by generously preparing 200 servings of food for the hardworking cast and staff members for dinner, brightening the atm

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  • Winners from the '2012 KBS Drama Awards'!

    December 31, 2012 @ 8:05 pm

    The stars and crew members from the best KBS dramas and miniseries of 2012 came together to celebrate the end of the year and recognize the talent that shined over the past 12 months at the '2012 KBS Drama Awards'. The big winner today was Kim Nam Joo, who won the Daesang for her performance in 'Unexpected You'. Check out the full list of winners below! ========= Daesang: Kim Nam Joo Best Excellence Award: Song Joong Ki

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  • Way Back Wednesday: Holiday Cheer

    December 19, 2012 @ 6:35 pm

    For my money, there is really no better time of year than the holiday season. Everything about it from the cold air, football games, Christmas decorations, and the great food with friends and family make it my favorite time of the year. It's especially important this year as this past week we were reminded of the importance of the ones we love and never to take them for granted. I know I will certainly give my young nieces and nephews an extr

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  • Jang Nara shows off a more mature look for 'Lady Kyunghyang' magazine

    November 28, 2012 @ 7:11 am

    Jang Nara recently showed off a more revealing and mature look for 'Lady Kyunghyang' magazine's December issue. The singer and actress is seen perfectly pulling off the 'high class sexy' concept by gracefully donning a black shimmery dress from designer Lie Sang Bong's F/W collection and revealing her bare back, surprising fans and netizens alike. Jang Nara's official fan club stated, "Jang Nara is working hard to show a more diverse im

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  • Actor Daniel Choi cast in upcoming drama 'School'

    October 23, 2012 @ 11:43 pm

    Daniel Choi has been cast in the upcoming KBS 2TV drama 'School'. Daniel Choi will be playing Kang Se Chan, a good looking, smooth mannered and talented teacher that is popular with both the students and parents. His character will be someone who seems like the complete opposite of Jang Nara's character, but the two will be playing a couple in the drama. This won't be the first time the two will be playing alongside each other for they had

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