dream cast for CRAZY RICH ASIANS

Okay, let’s play producer. I have just finished reading CRAZY RICH ASIANS. It was for the most part a fun read with its tongue-in-cheek commentary on the lifestyles of the rich and richer in this side of the world, though I have beef on the ending. It gives the impression that Kevin Kwan is going…

no drama no life: goodbye and thank you DramaCrazy

So yeah, I just came from dramacrazy.net because I wanted to see if the new Japanese dramas are already available. I’m curious to check out GEKIRYU – WATASHI WO OBOETE IMASUKA? and prepared to endure the anemic Ryoko Kuninaka (no, my dislike for her doesn’t have anything to do with the rumor that she’s dating…

the art of copying Arashi

(Edit: I changed the title because not a few have lectured me about stirring the hornet’s nest. I guess the context and the joke in the title is lost on many who claim to be existing in a fun-filled fandom. Yes, the Arashi fandom is a fun community and I don’t want to spoil anyone’s…

they call it ‘jogong’, I call it crazy

So there is a word for it, this practice by fans of giving their idols expensive gifts. Jaguar, Macbook, branded bags, jewelry, naming a star after a star… these are just some examples of the gifts that fans have shelled money out for in what is known in Korea as “jogong“. To be fair, it’s…

those never-ending rumors: who’s gay?

There are two types of rumors that people love about celebrities: 1) who they’re dating (or  sleeping with) 2) who’s gay. Sex(uality) sells indeed. These are some of the Asian celebrities who have been rumored as gay:   JO IN-SUNG – since he did FROZEN FLOWER five years ago, rumors about him being gay became…

beautiful onscreen couples

This post is inspired by the Jo In-sung and Song Hye-kyo pairing in THAT WINTER THE WIND BLOWS. It’s going to be subjective because as they say, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. There are just some pairings that catch the public’s attention, sell fantasies and marquees. Individual beauty of course counts but…

the dating life of Roy Qiu

(Roy Qiu why you so XXX part 27) Another ship has sunk to the bottom of the sea of wishful thinking: the Roy Qiu/Tang Yan vessel. In my previous post, “Year of the Sinking Ships”, it was not clear yet whether this Titanic could be saved, following reports that he was seen leaving a drama…