…and now let’s talk Kim Tan

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What IS this?!

I’m flabbergasted, because the last two episodes of “Heirs” are showing that Kim Tan is just as terrible as Choi Young-do, except he’s more subtle about it, contrasting with Choi Young-do’s obvious shows of hostility. I’m starting to think Choi Young-do might be more harmless of the two in the long-term, since his actions are outward, whereas Kim Tan is nice and then he’s nice and then he’s nice and then BAM, he’s a huge asshole. He plays just as dirty as Young-do, and it’s just mean stuff.

I want him and Choi Young-do to just end each other Gladiator style. THUMBS DOWN.

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Let’s talk Choi Young-do

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Female writers who are bad at writing female characters and good at writing fantasy male ones: Kim Eun-sook.

Sexist fantasy: Choi Young-do.

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Heirs, episodes 1 to 6, off to a weak start

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The new whammy drama in town: Heirs.

For old time’s sake, I re-skimmed a couple episodes of Boys Over Flowers, because, uhhhhhh, similarities. The people behind “Heirs” were careful to not link their drama to BOF, but the connections are being made by watchers anyway, and they’re really, really not wrong for doing so. The premise of BOF got transitioned over into a new drama, swap out a new cast — but keep Lee Minho, because he’s the anchor! — and swap out a new school. Everybody is still insanely wealthy and everybody is still terrible in their richness.

Triple the cast of extraneous characters with no real bearing on the story, add six sprinklings extra of bad English, and BOF 2013 has been served. Bon appétit!

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Airport fashion #5

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According to my archives, I average two airport fashion posts a year. No matter, I’ve collected some good stuff in the year since my last airport fashion post, lol.

These peeps are by far my favorites to keep an eye out for, style-wise: Kris (Exo), Krystal (f(x)), Hara (Kara), Jessica (SNSD), Taeyeon (SNSD). These are rising in the ranks: Jiyoung (Kara), Sehun/Chen/Luhan/Baekhyun (Exo), Sulli (f(x)). And these guys I generally always like, but don’t care enough about them/their groups to follow their style extensively: Gayoon (4Minute), Dasom (Sistar), Sohee (Wonder Girls).

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Blue, blue, blue

This will be one of those not-fandom posts I litter here once in a blue moon. (Blue! Everything’s so blue.)

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Some of these are from forever ago. I’m horrible at keeping up with photos.

Here are some tunes to listen to:

Photography is a lonely hobby, ain’t it?