[Review] Another Oh Hae Young – 또 오해영

OH HAE YOUNG IS MY SPIRIT ANIMAL

In high school, Just Oh Hae Young (Seo Hyun Jin) was always envious of Pretty Oh Hae Young’s (Jun Hye Bin) life as she was not only pretty but smart and nice.  Sharing the same name did not make life any easier on Oh Hae Young.  However, Hae Young has become pretty satisfied with her life.  She has a steady job, a handsome fiancé and she looked forward to their upcoming nuptials.  That is, until Han Tae Jin (Lee Jae Yoon) abruptly breaks it off the day before their wedding.

The truth of the matter is Tae Jin broke things off as he was facing jail time for corrupt business practices.  Using his connections with a powerful CEO, Park Do Kyung (Eric) was instrumental in breaking the happy couple up due to a slight misunderstanding.  He assumed “Oh Hae Young” was the same Oh Hae Young who left him at the altar one year ago.  Learning of the misunderstanding, Do Kyung begins to see visions of the future involving him and Hae Young.

Jung Seung Hwan – 너였다면 (If It Was You)

정승환 – 너였다면

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[Review] Master: God of Noodles – 마스터: 국수의 신

CLIPPING SHORT THE NOODLES OF LONGEVITY

Kim Gil Do (Jo Jae Hyun) is the master of stealing identities.  He kills his friend Ha Jung Tae and his family in order to take his identity in order to build an empire from a traditional noodle restaurant.

However, Ha Jung Tae’s young son survives and takes on the name, Moo Myung (Chun Jung Myung), meaning “no name”.  He grows up with two other friends at the orphanage, Chae Yeo Kyung (Jung Yoo Mi) and Park Tae Ha (Lee Sang Yeob), and eventually meets Kim Da Hae (Gong Seung Yun).  All three are connected to Kim Gil Do and each have their own agenda when it comes to him.

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Jive Monkey Playlist: 7/22/16

With the end of another week, I was wondering what I would feature on this post.  And like a refreshing wave crashing on the summer shores, here comes f(x) with a brand new single and music video.  For me, they truly represent summer.

Their newest single is called “All Mine” produced by the SM Station project.  Started by the SM label earlier this year, it is a digital music project aiming to showcase not only SM artists and producers but have them collaborate with other artists outside of SM, including international artists, songwriters and producers.  A new digital track is released every Friday.

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KCON LA 2016 Updates

Apologies for the late updates!  As you may have noticed, it’s been a little bit hectic with artist and schedule changes for KCON LA.  The same goes for the panel side as we had some changes in who the speakers on the panels will be and who is moderating.  However, I’m here to provide some updates and information.  Similar to NY, I will be speaking on two panels and I am very, very excited about these panels (details below).  For complete details about KCON LA, please be sure to check out the KCON website.  Sometimes changes are made last minute so I recommend that you download the KCON app (Android and iOS) to give you the most up-to-date information and provide you phone notifications to remind you of upcoming panels and other events.

*Update 7/22/16 – See Special Guest list below.

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Just Bananas About: Week of 7/18/16

The first thing I typically watch when I wake up on Sunday morning is Superman Returns.  The kids continue to entertain me while showing how dads are an integral part in raising the next generation.  I like how the dads show various lessons from patience to discipline to being independent and this week’s episode was no different.

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Fab Five: Musing of Chunkeemonkeeato’s 5th Anniversary

5. Five. 오.  ご.五。Cinq.  Cinco.   V.  Somehow year number 5 feels special.  Like, how did we get here?

Thank you if you’ve been here fangirling (or fanboying) with me since the beginning!  Thank you if you’ve been here fangirling (or fanboying) with me since yesterday and everyone in-between!  And thanks to Empire Cake Bakery in NYC for customizing this beautiful and delicious Bananas Foster cake for me.  It ain’t a party if there’s no cake.  There’s also a free giveaway so check out details below.

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