Korean Male Stars Show Off their Height with Sexy Dorky Manner Legs

Manner legs, or when a super tall entertainer stands in an open-legged stance to lower himself, is such a unique Korean thing. I don’t recall seeing tall stars in other entertainment industries doing the pose to adjust for height differentials in scenes or allow the make up artist to freshen things up on the set. I suppose the other industries just put the shorter person on stool? Whatever the case, the manner leg has become meme-generating and often gets its own featured write up articles whenever a star is spotted doing the manner leg at work. Check out a compilation of all the manner leg stances ranging from unintentionally sexy (Gong Yoo above) all the way to so uncomfortable I cringe (poor Kwang Soo). It would be awesome if these tall male celebrities were ever spotted doing the manner leg to accommodate a diminutive significant other. That would be super awwww cute. Continue reading

Fantasy Characters in tvN Drama Hwayugi Reveal True Selves in Portraiture Posters

This Saturday is the premiere of tvN drama Hwayugi (A Korean Odyssey) and my optimism remains high even as excitement is tempered by the sad news overwhelming K-ent this week with the passing of a much loved male idol. The … Continue reading

Press Conference and Long Preview for Hwayugi Showcase Creative Fantasy Fun

I have to give the Hong Sisters credit, when their creative ideas work it does become something memorable even with hiccups. Their fantasy-tinged dramas like My Girlfriend is a Gumiho and The Master’s Sun remain dramas with strong positive goodwill … Continue reading

First Teasers for tvN’s Hwayugi Reveals Exciting Glimpses of Leads Lee Seung Gi, Cha Seung Won, and Oh Yeon Seo

Wahhhhh it’s finally here! The first teasers are here for tvN‘s year ending high profile fantasy drama Hwayugi (English title A Korean Odyssey) by the Hong Sisters and based off the classic Chinese novel Journey to the West. This is either going … Continue reading

Black and White Dominate the Red Carpet at the 2017 Asia Artist Awards

The 2017 Asia Artist Awards went off without a hitch, other than the usual fashion boredom that is now part and parcel with every Korean red carpet. It’s like the ladies make no effort to be creative or challenging, or … Continue reading

Big Name K-stars Including Lee Seung Gi, Yoona, Suzy, Lee Jun Ki, and Park Shin Hye to Attend 2017 Asia Artist Awards

This is a post solely to prep for this week’s Asia Artist Awards, thank to the star-studded line up that will be making an appearance either to present or to perform. On the acting stars alone it’s worth checking out … Continue reading