Just Bananas About: Week of 4/3/17

In honor of April Fools’ Day this past Saturday, and I’ll admit that I stayed low in the comforts of my home, what better way to celebrate with episodes of Secretly, Greatly.

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Just Bananas About: Week of 3/11/13

It’s kind of funny how timely things can be.  I commented on a fellow blogger’s post recently about the entertainment value of relationship variety shows.  Most specifically We Got Married, since that’s the only one I’m watching right now and I’ve mentioned some things I’ve missed about Season 1.

It’s not that I don’t find the show entertaining anymore.  I just feel a sense of whiplash at how quickly we go through the couples.  The reality of it is if you count the number of episodes we spend on the couples, nothing really has changed since the beginning.  What sets this show apart from the others ones is that they’re supposed to represent a fake marriage and the problem is that I just feel like we don’t get to see them do all the things that a married couples do.  Rather than just go on dates.

Looks like the variety gods have been listening somewhat so I’ll just get into a mini overview of this week’s episode because a lot happens.

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Monkey Poo: Eric Won’t Be Going Ape in Madagascar

Damn!  Daaaamn!  I was about to get all excited when I heard Shinhwa’s Eric was in talks for Laws of the Jungle’s Madagascar trip.  Today he turned down the offer due to scheduling difficulties.  However the production team will leave the door open for Eric in the future if his schedule allows.

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[Review] Dream High 2 – 드림하이 2

LESS THAN A B-CLASS DRAMA

I’ll be honest.  I wasn’t very into the first one either.  Sometimes teen dramas seem so trivial to me now.  (So says the person who still loooves The Vampire Diaries.)  But I was riding the Kang Sora and Kim Jung Tae wave from liking the work they did in their previous projects (e.g. Sunny and Can’t Lose, respectively) and so I thought about giving this teen drama a chance.  I even defended it on the forums in the beginning but it didn’t even live up to the predecessor.

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