Jive Monkey Playlist: 1/6/17

It seems that I’m still getting back into the swing of things.  I may not have finished my to-do list for 2016 but I working on that.  Despite my problem with procrastination, the members of Infinite Challenge ended 2016 with a bang as they finally revealed the tracks for their hip-hop history challenge titled, “Great Legacy”.

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Just Bananas About: Week of 9/12/16

Infinite Challenge has been building up this star-studded Muhansangsa (Muhan Company) movie.  Starting from Signal’s writer Kim Eun Hee writing the script to her husband Jang Hang Joon directing the movie.  They also enlisted a ton of A-list stars to cameo in it.  While the movie was shown for the variety show, Kim Eun Hee’s style of writing is typically telling mysterious tales so there is thriller aspect to them.  Be warned.  There are some spoilers ahead.

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Just Bananas About: Week of 8/22/16

Do you ever get that sense of déjà vu?  As I’ve been watching the latest episodes of Infinite Challenge, that’s exactly what I’ve been feeling as it looks like the members were in LA in and around the days after KCON.

At first, it really just did seem like a coincidence that they happen to come across Kim Jong Kook and Zico.  Then I noticed that that they stayed at the same hotel that I planned on staying at.  I actually stayed at a place only a few blocks away.

But then I noticed that they also visited Joshua Tree National Park.  And it’s a bummer that I really didn’t cross paths with them at all throughout my stay.  How is that possible?

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Just Bananas About: Week of 5/16/16

When I first heard the news that Ahn Jae Hyun would be on New Journey to the West 2 to fill in for Lee Seung Gi who is in the army, I wasn’t sure how I would feel about it.  However, the episode that aired this past week had me laughing so hard that I couldn’t breathe that it’s totally worth sharing.  (Also, later the new season of Show Me the Money.)

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Late Spring TV Report (2016)

THINK I DO REMEMBER HOW TO DO ONE OF THESE POSTS

It’s been so long since I last did one of these that I don’t know if I remember how to do one.  I don’t think I did one once last year but I’m going to try to better about getting these out.  It’s nice to be able to talk about shows that are currently running.  There are times when I start off loving a show only to be disappointed at the end.  Also, there are those American shows that I don’t have the time to do full reviews or shows that I’ve given up midway that it’s a nice way to recap some thoughts on those shows.

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Just Bananas About: Week of 4/11/16

As part of Infinite Challenge’s most recent challenge, they are testing the members’ five senses.  The challenge started in the 2nd part of last week’s episode.  The members show up to the studio thinking that they are going to practice for their wedding singers challenge only to be forced to wear a blindfold and a helmet.

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End of the Year TV Report (2015): Part 2

Next up, currently airing K-Dramas and K-Variety programs.



The OST rating system is:

Must Watch“네게 줄 수 있는건 오직 사랑뿐 (I Can Only Give You Love)” by December from Answer Me 1988
Watch“Darling U” by Kim Tae Woo, Ben from Oh My Venus
Just OK“괜찮아요 (It’s Gonna Be Alright)” by Orange Marmalade from Orange Marmalade
If you’re bored“잊혀져간다 (Becoming Forgotten)” by Lee Jung from Last
Pass“Love Lies (feat. 짙은) (Love Lies (feat. Zitten)” by Tearliner from Heart to Heart

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