Archive for June 2010 #3, model for me

Someone on formspring asked me,

Do you have a favorite male model?

Can’t narrow it down to one. Two faves:

Mathias Lauridsen

Boyd Holbrook

And one guilty pleasure fave:

Noah Mills

Guilty pleasure because….I’m not really sure if he’s a good model. I usually look at other things when I see him:

If any of you watched Sex and the City 2, you know what I mean. Yes. Um.

Moon Lovers

God, can we just look at those GQMFs right there. Just look at them.

Anyhoo, I’ve been meaning to watch a Kimura Takuya drama for forever but I’m still pretty new to Japanese fandom in general, and getting into a new country’s fandom is intense. Every kind of fandom — TV, film, books — has its own rules, and even moreso if the fandom originates from another country. I’m already comfortable in my Korean — and to a lesser extent, Chinese — pop bubble, because I know where to look for discussions on the pop culture and I know where to find that material on my own to sample it. Totally not fluent in J-fandom, which is why I’ve really put it off for so long. Also, I have a huge problem remembering Japanese names. They’re so much longer than their East Asian counterparts D:

More rambling after the jump, oh and yeah, off to watch every single drama Kimura Takuya has ever done.

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Song of the day

IU – Sweet Day

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Louis Vuitton FW 2010 ads

Best Louis Vuitton ads I’ve seen in a while:

(via fashiongonerogue)

Bad Guy, episodes 1-5

So far, the only thing that’s really keeping me invested in this drama is the acting from Kim Nam-gil and Kim Jae-wook. The story is been-there-done-that-and-better and I shrug constantly when Han Ga-in or Oh Yeon-soo are on screen.

(P.S. Already groaning at the fact that this is going to be 20 episodes long. By about episode 14, I’m going to start cursing excessively at illogical plot turns and ridiculous lapses in judgment.)

(P.P.S. Is it weird that I find all of the characters’ names really pretty? Tae-ra, Mo-nae, Jae-in, Gun-wook.)

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