Month: October 2016

Running Man Recap: Episode 323

Episode 323: October 30, 2016: Avatar House Today’s episode takes place in Paju City of Gyeonggi Province. It’s a smallish city just outside of Seoul with a lot of film sets and warehouses because rent is much cheaper there. The <Running Man> MCs are waiting in their cars for filming to start when staff members approach each of the MCs with an earpiece and tell them to whatever they are commanded to do through it. As all the MCs go outside to greet each other. Lee Kwang-soo tries to say hello, but a computerized voice tells him, “Don’t say hello. Walk five...

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Infinite Challenge Recap: Episode 504

Episode 504: October 29, 2016: Gravity As one of the five big projects for their 10th anniversary, <Infinite Challenge> embarked on their “Space Expedition” project with the Martian series back in January. Then they did the darkness adaptation training last week, and now it’s time for more. In today’s opening, the MCs have some good news to share. Jeong Jun-ha was recently appointed a goodwill ambassador by the Korea-Africa Economic Cooperation. The other MCs joke that this means that he needs to start a videocast to earn balloons. It’s a joke referencing the Korean video streaming site Afreeca TV. He’ll be...

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My Ugly Duckling Recap: Episode 9

Episode 9: October 29, 2016 Kim Gun-mo’s mom gives Park Soo-hong’s mom a chocolate, “We have to eat this quickly before filming starts.” Aw. Filming must really takes a toll on their energy, since they’re pretty old. As for the “pre-filming” chatter . . . Tony Ahn’s mom, “This program is really popular among older people.” Kim Gun-mo’s mom, “Young people like it too. Some elementary kids even asked for my autograph.” Shin Dong-yup, “Did Park Soo-hong introduce that woman to you yet?” Park Soo-hong’s mom, “What woman? He’s dating someone?” Shin Dong-yup, “Just kidding.” Apparently Kim Gun-mo’s dad comes...

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Sing Street Recap: Episode 1

Episode 1: October 26, 2016 I’ve been looking for a music show to tide me over until the next season of <Show Me the Money>. I checked out <Tribe of Hip Hop 2> because it has a lot of rappers that I like, but the concept of non-professional rappers just wasn’t very entertaining. The music is going to be subpar, and the only way to enjoy that show is to lower your expectations. Hopefully, <Sing Street> will be better with actual, quality performances. The first person we meet is comedian Park Myung-soo who’s been involved in the EDM scene...

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Get It Beauty Recap: Episode 35

Episode 35: October 26, 2016    How to Apply Makeup Well MC Kim Jung-min is “late” for the show’s opening. She was fixing her makeup again and again because it just wouldn’t set properly, and so she ended up being late. This is the perfect segue into today’s topic which is all about how to apply makeup well and the issues that prevent it from setting properly. The audience members write down their biggest obstacles to a good makeup routine. Some of those include stress, pimples, dry skin, the change of seasons, etc. Honey Lee, “I think one of the biggest obstacles is...

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