Just Bananas About: Week of 4/17/15

It has honestly been a slow entertainment week for me so I wasn’t sure what to post about until this morning.  I had wanted to previously highlight this show but perhaps waiting until Father’s Day might be too far away.  Following recent successes of highlighting fathers and their children, Please Look After Father showcases 4 celebrity fathers and their relationship with their daughters.

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[Review] Kill Me, Heal Me & Hyde, Jekyll, Me – 킬미, 힐미 & 하이드, 지킬, 나

THE BATTLE OF MULTIPLE PERSONALITIES

Kill Me, Heal Me is about the heir to a corporation, Cha Do Hyun (Ji Sung) who hides the fact that he suffers from Dissociative Identity Disorder. Suffering from a traumatic childhood experience, he suffers lapses in memory and his personality is fractured into seven different personalities. He meets Oh Ri Jin (Hwang Jun Eum), a first-year psychiatric resident who helps treat him secretly.

However, her brother Oh Ri Ohn (Park Seo Joon), whom Do Hyun meets first and works secretly as a mystery novelist, has a particular interest in uncovering the secrets behind Do Hyun and his family.

Hyde, Jekyll, Me is about Goo Seo Jin (Hyun Bin), an Executive Director to a theme park. Jang Ha Na (Han Ji Min) works at the theme park’s circus. She meets Goo Seo Jin and immediately dislikes his cold, distant personality but falls for Robin who happens to be Seo Jin’s alternate personality.

Ha Na discovers that she’s met Robin in her past as the boy who saved her life when she fell from a bridge trying to save Seo Jin, little does she know that they are both embodied in the same body.  It was that incident in which Robin was born as the warm, sweet personality who saves lives as a hobby.

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Jive Monkey Playlist: 4/13/15

I’ve been feeling very lackluster about the recent album releases like those from Girls’ Generation and Miss A.  I really wanted a fun, Spring-y type of song but found myself going back to songs like Busker Busker’s “벚꽃 엔딩 (Cherry Blossom Ending)”, Roy Kim’s “봄봄봄 (Spring Spring Spring)” and K.Will’s “Love Blossom”.  I probably would have never felt that Primary’s new release last week was very Spring-y if it weren’t for Kim Bum Soo but it’s definitely a song I took to right away.

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Just Bananas About: Week of 4/10/15

It’s the episodes that I’ve been eagerly waiting for.  Finally, Dating Alone decides to feature female celebrities trying to figure out the mind of a guy.  That guy is Seo Kang Jun.

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[Review] Sunam Girls High School Detectives – 선안여고 탐정담

NANCY DREW’S GUIDE TO HIGH SCHOOL

Ahn Chae Yool (Jin Ji Hee) is a new transfer student at Sunam Girls’ High School.  On her first day, she’s accosted by a stranger who bites high school girls and is then recruited by the eccentric members of the detectives club at her school.

Leading the group is the smart and headstrong Yoon Mi Do (Kang Min Ah) who convinces Chae Yool to join their group.  The other members making up the group is Lee Ye Hee (Lee Hye Ri), the pretty airhead, Kim Ha Jae (Lee Min Ji), the tech geek and occult expert, and Choi Sung Yoon (Stephanie Lee), the tall jock who loves to cook.  Together, they solve cases at their school which usually revolve around teenage girl issues.

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Jive Monkey Playlist: 4/6/15

I can’t help liking a drama like Super Daddy Yeol.  As formulaic as the plot is and as archetypical as the characters are, they are wacky and incredibly likable.  It’s like comfort food for dramas and that’s what TVN seems to really good at producing.  The other element is making catchy songs for the drama and from the very beginning, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on this OST.

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Just Bananas About: Week of 4/3/15

When I first heard about the Dynamic Duo concert, I was really excited.  Because not only was it going to be Choiza and Gaeko but it was going to include some of the other Amoeba Culture crew.  It was a really fun night and if I had the chance, I would go see them again.

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