Godfrey Gao Laid to Rest in Taipei at Memorial Led by Parents and Two Older Brothers

I still can’t grasp the untimely death of Taiwanese-Canadian actor and model Godfrey Gao. Unlike the recent spate of suicides in K-ent, this one was entirely preventable as Godfrey collapsed of a massive heart attack on the set of a C-variety show that was all about a grueling competitive chase through the city at night. I’ll let the netizens and authorities deal with the culpability of the production company and network for the causing Godfrey’s passing but this post is about laying the young man to rest. Godfrey was only 35 years old, literally at the prime of his life and carrier, and this weekend his parents and two older brothers had to say goodbye to the youngest of the family. The memorial was closed to the public and only for family and friends and over 300 people turned out. Sleep well in Heaven and I’m so sorry to the family for this senseless loss. Continue reading

Basketball Player James Ma Gets Married in Taipei and Leaves Best Man Spot Empty for Best Friend Godfrey Gao Three Days After His Passing

Life is so unpredictable and the saddest of event could lead to the happiest in the span of mere days. Three days after Taiwanese-Canadian actor and model Godfrey Gao unexpected passed away while filming a C-variety show, his best friend … Continue reading

Hu Ge and Huang Xiaoming Lead the Pack of Gorgeous C-actors at the 2016 GQ Men of the Year Awards

The gentlemen of Chinese entertainment were out in collective stylish handsomeness this week for the 2016 GQ China Men of the Year Awards in Beijing. It was across the board old school well tailored tuxedo glamour for all attendees but … Continue reading

C-drama God of War Zhao Zi Long with Lin Geng Xin and Yoona Premieres this Week April 3rd

Bigger isn’t necessarily better is a true adage in many situations, and almost certainly applies to dramas. Those aiming for bigger often find the collapse to be equally thunderous, which can make for entertaining watches for the exact opposite reasons … Continue reading

Period C-drama God of War with Yoona and Lin Geng Xin Release First Splashy Look

With the release of the first official trailer, I think it’s safe to expect supremely dorky rather than totally awesome with upcoming period C-drama God of War Zhao Zhi Long. Folks were naturally skeptical about Korean idol-actress Yoona being cast … Continue reading

C-drama Zhao Zi Long with Yoona and Lin Geng Xin Starts Filming and More Pretty Faces Join the Cast

Filming has started for the big-budget and big-cast upcoming period C-drama Wu Shen Zhao Zi Long with a working English title of God of War Zhao Yun. The drama made headlines last month for the casting of SNSD member Yoona … Continue reading

Taiwan Stars Descend on Breeze Night 2013

Breeze is one of Taiwan’s largest department stores (though I’m partial to Uni-Hankyu 統一阪急 and Shinkong Mitsukoshi 新光三越) and the flagship store is in the Shinyi district along with the other main department stores and next to the flagship Eslite … Continue reading