[Live Blog] 2013 MBC Entertainment Awards – Third Times A Charm

Welcome to Soompi’s  live recap! We’re trialling a new system to bring you better coverage of the end of year award ceremonies, so please bear with any hiccups tonight :) Let’s have some fun with this! If you would like to know more about the 2013 MBC Entertainment Awards Ceremony, please read our live blog introduction page here. Follow the live recap up top, and join in on the live chat below! W...

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Rapper Tablo’s Dish Made It on the “Happy Together” Menu Chart

On KBS show “Happy Together Season 3”, rapper Tablo’s sandwich made it on the menu chart as the 62nd dish on December 12. Tablo featured his Korean bacon sandwich on a corner on the show called “Late Night Snack Cafeteria”. His sandwich had butter, Korean bacon (sam-gyup-sal), ssam jjang (Korean red paper paste), and stir-fried kimchi in it. He named it, “For One Day, I Want to Be a Hearty Breakfa...

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Yoo Jae Suk Offers Profound Advice to Students and His Colleagues

I’m sure I don’t have to say this twice but National MC Yoo Jae Suk is a great guy. His success have been acknowledged and analysed by his peers while fans all over the world offered their congratulations on his birthday. He has impressed people numerous times with his passion and his sincere approach to everything he does. In a recent episode of Infinity Challenge, his colleagues once...

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“Infinity Challenge” Members Transform into “The Face Reader” Characters

Photos of “Infinity Challenge” members taken by a fan were revealed. Recently, a series of photos of members of the show were posted on an online community. In the photos, the “Infinity Challenge” members are dressed in various costumes resembling the characters of the film “The Face Reader” a.k.a. “Physiognomy.” The show dedicated a special episode inspired by the film. On the November 9 episode ...

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Caro Emerald Hints at Plagiarism Issue in Video Message to Korean Fans

On November 15, Dutch singer Caro Emerald released a video on YouTube titled, “Caro Emerald Message for South Korean Fans.” The video seems to target producer Primary, who was caught under scrutiny for plagiarizing one of her songs.   In the video she states, “I got so many message on Twitter, Facebook, e-mail from all of you saying that my music is all over the place there. And the phone hasn’t s...

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Primary: All Profit from “I Got C” Will Be Donated

Amid controversies, singer Primary has clarified that he has not received any profit from producing “I Got C,” and plans to donate the full income earned from the song. A representative of Primary commented on November 14, “Since the beginning, it was planned to appear (on “Infinity Challenge”) with the idea of donating the complete earnings of the song. All income from the song will be donated.” ...

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Park Myung Soo Taken to ER During “Infinity Challenge” Filming

It’s been belatedly revealed that comedian-singer Park Myung Soo was taken to the emergency room during the filming for “Infinity Challenge.” On August 1, several media outlets reported that Park Myung Soo had symptoms of small intestine inflammation on July 25 during filming. That day, he was already in poor condition when he arrived at the “Infinity Challenge” set. The filming lasted from sunris...

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