Winter Sonata – Episode 16

Our couple shares some quiet happy time together. But already, the actions of the previous generation are casting a cloud over their relationship.

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Deja View II – Brown / Yellow Lakorn Houses

This time, I’m going to delve into a myriad of brown / yellow houses used for Lakorns. The orange-roofed yellow house used for Suparburoot Chutathep appears to have been used only for this 50-episode series, but others should appear more familiar.

Suparburoot Chutathep

Has it really only been in one lakorn??

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Serious Business of Content Theft

Hello fellow readers.

I want to alert everyone regarding the newest cyber-bully in the Asian Drama World.

ZKPop has been caught plagiarizing from various other recap and SK drama / music sites, including Dramabeans and AllKPop, as well as several smaller fanblogs such as DramaJJang.

Even worse, they are trying to cover it up by changing the time/date stamps on their posts to make it seem like they wrote it first.

I ask all those who appreciate the recaps of our hard-working fans, to neither follow these lying thieves on their social media platforms, nor go to their site. Thank you.


For more information, please click on the link below. The original post can be located at Asian Addicts Anonymous:

Serious Business of Content Theft.

Winter Sonata – Episode 15

A trickle of memories gives Joon-sang a chance to reevaluate his younger self, while those around still reel from the revelation of who he really is.

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Deja View: Lakorn Locations with White Houses

Ah, there’s nothing like a palatial white house, with a huge columned port chochere, a sweeping staircase, and a beautiful fountain just outside the double-door front entrance. Sound familiar? It describes the majority of locations for filming in Thailand. 

Samee (front of main house)

This one was used in Punya Chon Kon Krua (2012) and Samee (2013). The big bronze bull is the giveaway.

For those of use who are avid lakorn watchers, it sometimes becomes confusing when you are watching several shows that appear to be filmed in the same location. Here’s seven of the ones I found in duplicate. For most of these, I don’t know the exact location of these properties, or if they are public or private buildings.

Feel free to let me know if I’ve missed any lakorns associated with these locations!

Thanks, Shuk.

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Lah Ruk Sut Kop Fah – Episode 13

The bad guys gain the upper hand as the palace collapses under the weight of all that intrigue. Poor King Inthra, who only wanted a loving wife, a peaceful insular country, and a pride-worthy son, and ends up with none of these.

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Sometimes Fate Plays Tricks – Chapter Three


An hour later they were able to laugh it off, especially since the fruit ahjumma gave the offending pineapple to Jung-dae as a thank you. He idly tossed in one hand as they entered Mila’s office building. “Well, that was an adventurous lunch,” he quipped. She grinned and brushed his bangs aside to look at the red mark. “As for this, I’m going to cut it up as punishment and EAT IT’S SOUL.” The last was said in a mock-evil voice that made her giggle. He resumed his normal voice. “If it’s bruised, that may not work, though. Then I’m left with making daiquiris. Care to join me?” He wiggled his eyebrows and she laughed harder. Read the rest of this entry

Winter Sonata – Episode 14

Out from under all the machinations of the people around her, Yoo-jin manages to find the one boy she has always dreamed about. But he is no longer a boy, and no longer quite the person she used to love. Can she find a connection with him, even without the memories to forge that link?

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Sometimes Fate Plays Tricks – Chapter Two


Mila strode into her office, cheerfully greeting everyone. She had landed her dream job, working as a graphic designer for an ad agency in Seoul. It had been two years since she left a lucrative position in Clermont-Ferrand, France, to try her luck in South Korea. It had taken some time to get used to the difference. The French city was nestled between long-dormant volcano peaks, in a flat valley. The tallest structure was a hulking twin-spired cathedral. In Seoul, tall skyscrapers were the norm, blotting out most of the surrounding hills. Everything was neon-light bright, almost frenetic in the constant movement of vehicles and people. Read the rest of this entry

Sometimes Fate Plays Tricks – Chapter One (A Kim Woo-bin fanfic)

This is a fan-fiction dedicated to a Twitterbean friend, who wondered about a story where Kim Woo-bin meets a non-celebrity. Someone like… her?  LOL. Anyway, this story will unfold in between all my other writing projects, but I hope it becomes an enjoyable read!

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