Eric Responds Like a True Leader of Shinwa to Fans Upset at His Marriage Announcement

I can’t believe in this day and age in 2017 there is still the need for a male idol star to issue an apologetic statement after announcing an impending marriage. Eric of Shinhwa, who has long since his idol debut days transitioned into a legit actor and still managed to maintain his idol roots, recently announced his July 1st wedding to model actress Na Hye Mi. Apparently in the week or so since his announcement, there have been some fans who claim his wedding is irresponsible towards his idol group and have also announced an their intention to shut down Eric fan sites. First off, those fans are ALL wrong, there isn’t even a gray area here and I’m usually all about nuances. But the nice part of all this is that Eric took time out to issue a second statement addressing these grievances and it’s full on leader takes charge mode that makes me love him even more. Continue reading

2014 KBS Year End Drama Awards

Despite being the perennial prime time ratings loser in 2014, the KBS Drama Awards was heads and tails better than what MBC put on the night before in both fashion, star power, and actually awarding quality acting. Of course not every … Continue reading

Eric Comes Out on Top of Korean TV Critic Assessment of Recent Idol Acting Performances

This is a worth reading commentary from a veteran Korean television critic on the recent batch of idols acting in K-dramas. Published in entertainment news MBN, the critic rated the performances from the August-September dramas where veteran to newbie idol-actors … Continue reading

Discovery of Love Releases Funny and Engaging Long Preview at Drama Press Conference

You would think with a string of disappointing Mon-Tues K-dramas from KBS I would be supremely reluctant to get excited about the upcoming Discovery of Love. It follows the disaster that was Lovers of Music (Trot Lovers), memorable only for … Continue reading