Han Ye Seul Shares Medical Surgery Gone Awry in SNS Update

K-actress Han Ye Seul has my prayers today for a full recovery from what should have been a routine surgery which unfortunately went awry. She posted on her SNS this weekend an update accompanied by a picture of her surgery scars from a procedure two weeks ago to remove a lipoma, which is a fat tumor under the skin. From the picture it appears the stitches are randomly sewn and after two weeks the incision has not healed and remains red and inflamed. This is so painful to see, not just the physical hurt but the emotional and mental agony of having something done to the body end in a botched job. The doctor and hospital has responded and admitted to what is essentially a medical mistake during the procedure and apologized to Han Ye Seul. Continue reading

Gong Yoo Leads Off the 2018 January Movie Star Rankings Even Without an Acting Project in 2017

An entire year and a half without a movie, and also an entire year without a drama on top of that, and still top Hallyu star Gong Yoo leads off the first 2018 Korean movie star poll rankings ahead of … Continue reading

2016 Year End Dramas Goblin and Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim Lead the 2017 Nielson Korea Content Power Rankings for Television Programs

The content power rankings for Korean televisions programs for the entire year of 2017 is out and it’s a quite a feat that the leading show premiered in late 2016 and only aired three weeks into January 2017. tvN‘s fantasy … Continue reading

Yoon Sang Hyun and Han Hye Jin Offered Leads in Next MBC Wed-Thurs Drama Let’s Hold Hands Tightly and Watch the Sunset

MBC has decided to take a sensible break from premiering new K-dramas in 2018 that dovetails nicely with the Pyeonchang 2018 Winter Olympics schedule. Mon-Tues drama Two Cops and Wed-Thurs drama I am Not a Robot both end in late … Continue reading