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00 – introduction


01 – pick your ePoison

    obscure but eye opening factoid/”If you hold your eyelids open while sneezing, will your eyes pop out?” answered by Cecil Adams in The Straight Dope: Fighting Ignorance Since 1973

    job search sites/get your dream job… or any job (country listings from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe)

    diagnosis/”The Doctor Will See You-If You’re Quick” by Shannon Brownlee for The Daily Beast: Read This Skip That, Illustration by Jason Lee

    next-best-thing/drama on TV/Viki – online streaming and subtitling community

    music/King Kapisi – Screems From Tha Old Plantation

    Hanging out/Limbless Association provides information and support to the limb-loss community

    to chat/Batman Arkham Asylum Eidos Forum

    get tips/The Daily Headache: a candid look at managing and living with headaches & migraines, helmed by Kerrie Smyres

    stupidest (self proclaimed)/Episode 9: The Ped-Mouse from Stupid Inventions, the channel where practicality has absolutely no bearing on what they create

    coolest/2010 Mavericks surfing competition, Photographer: Shalom Jacobovitz

    painting/Philadelphia Phillies ‘Dream Scene,’ Artist: Jamie Cooper

    sculpture/Equater, Sculptor: Andrew Baxter

    photography/An Abyssinian Colobus baby yawns at the Nogeyama Zoological Gardens in Yokohama, Japan

    whatever the heck they call art/You Call That Art?! is a public television program about public art where Professor John T. Young takes viewers from all walks of life on a journey that attempts to demystify works of public art


02 – plug in or be obsolete


03 – eJunk in the trunk



05 – kDrama: Arang and the Magistrate/Reply 1997/The Great Doctor

    Sand Glass 모래시계/fictionalized account of the Gwangju Democratization Movement

    The Great King Sejong 대왕 세종fictional depiction of the fourth king of the Joseon period during the 1400s

    Slingshot 남자이야기 (aka Story of a Man)/Park Yong Ha’s (박용하) last (and best) kDrama before his suicide

    Family’s Honor 가문의영광/a modern day take on Confucian values and the class divide in South Korea

    Arang and the Magistrate 아랑사또전/based on a folktale about a young woman who is unjustly murdered

    My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox 내 여자친구는 구미호/based on a folktale about a fox who can turn into a human

    The Devil 마왕/a detective investigates murders that seem linked to his past

    A Bittersweet Life 달콤한 인생/existentialism in the Korean mob

    Sisters on the Road 지금, 이대로가 좋아요/estranged sisters meet after the death of their mother

    Volcano High/8-times expelled student finds equally troubled peers where off the charts, sans reality based superpower martial arts determines who survives and rules at a dystopic high school

    The King and the Clown 왕의 남자/based on King Yeonsan-gun (연산군) and a fictional relation with a street performer

    Time Between Dog and Wolf 개와 늑대의 시간/about the trials and tribulations of an undercover cop

    Reply 1997 응답하라 1997/about the extreme K-fan culture that emerged in the 90s

    The Great Doctor 신의/a modern day doctor time travels back 700 years to the Goryeo dynasty

    Boys Over Flowers 꽃보다 남자/Korea’s take on the Japanese hit series about one girl’s relationship with an elite school’s gang of bullies



06 – jDorama: Iki mo Dekinai Natsu

    CREDITS:
    [1]Philip Brasor, “LDP fuddy-duddies’ social engineering hits women and the birthrate,” The Japan Times
    [2]Yoshio Sugimoto, “Gender Stratification and the Family System,” in An Introduction to Japanese Society, 159
    [3]not_shikibu‘s photobucket still photo of Kaname Jun
    [4]boonorbane‘s tumblr photo of Nakamura Aoi

    VIDEOS:
    [1]Iki mo Dekinai Natsu 息もできない夏 / trailer (with the Polish commercial)
    [2]Ashita no Kita Yoshio, あしたの、喜多善男



07 – the evil that lurks behind the web curtain

    Funmoods’ Online Safety Kit – Little Red Riding Mood/public safety animation from Funmoods, a free add-on for social networks Chat with smileys, winks, text effects and other stuff you use to enhance your chats



08 – back to the future: The King of Dramas 드라마의 제왕

    [1]THE KING OF DRAMAS/[Teaser] The King Of Dramas – Korean Drama 2012, Published on Oct 22, 2012 by Jungryeowon Yoana: A drama about the entertainment business that revolves around the life of Anthony Kim, a brilliant CEO of a drama production company who does everything and anything for money; Lee Go Eun, an aspiring assistant screenwriter; and Kang Hyun Min, the egoistic and arrogant top star of the series Kim produces

    [2]BEETHOVEN’S VIRUS/Beethoven Virus Trailer – Korean Drama starred Jang Geun Suk, Kim Myung Min and Lee Ji Ah, Uploaded by Vindy Defansha: Kang Gun Woo is a world renowned orchestra maestro, a perfectionist feared by all his players; his world is changed when he meets first violinist, Du Ru Mi, and a young cop who turns out to be a musical genius without any formal training

    [3]HISTORY OF A SALARYMAN/샐러리맨 초한지.wmv, Uploaded by SBSNOW1: One night, Yoo Bang enters a dark, mysterious villa with nothing but a flashlight, only to find an executive of the Chunha Medical Group, Jin Ho Hae, slouched in a chair, dead, and his niece, Yeo Chi hiding behind a curtain; this is a whodunit, whose cast of characters revolve around rival pharmaceutical companies competing for a formula for eternal youth

    [4]THE GREATEST LOVE/The Greatest Love – Preview 11, Uploaded by Veronica Fernandez: Ae Jung, once the most popular member of girl-band, The National Treasure Girls, is now blamed for the group’s demise at the peak of their popularity; while trying stay in the entertainment industry, Ae Jung meets up with Dokko Jin, a top movie star at the height of his career, and Yoon Pil Joo, a popular oriental medicine doctor who is persuaded to do a dating show—both men fall for Ae Jung, on and off screen

    [5]YOU’RE BEAUTIFUL/You’re Beautiful – funny clips, Uploaded by LittleAnny94: The management company of boy-band, A.N.JELL, adds a new singer, Go Mi Nam, to the group as lead vocalist but just before signing the contract, he goes missing; his agent persuades Mi Nam’s twin sister, nun-in-training, Mi Nyu, to stand in for her brother until he is found; initially an outcast by the band’s original members, they each end up falling for Mi Nyu as Mi Nam, the guy

    [6]HONG GIL DONG/Hong Gil Dong DVD teaser (Jap Ver), Uploaded by coogoocoogoo: Hong Gil Dong, the illegitimate son of a high ranked minister, fights against the injustice that divides people into the upper and lower classes of nobility and ordinary citizens; Gil Dong encounters free spirited Heo Yi Nok, who makes a living on the streets, and Lee Chang Hwi, rightful heir to the throne usurped by his half brother, and the three are entangled in love, hate, loyalty and betrayal where only one side can win

    [7]ATTACK ON THE PIN-UP BOYS/Uploaded by mimzZ89: High school flower boys (heartthrobs or pretty boys) are the target of poop attacks; student Kibum decides to investigate the matter, covering the attacks on his blog which becomes a hot topic at one high school, causing the next potential victims: Siwon, president of the student body, Heechul, president of the dance club, and Kangin, the captain of the Judo Team, to vie for the prestigious poop windfall



09 – of turkey and vampires: Let the Right One In vs Twilight

    [0]DEXTER/Dexter : I Just Want to Talk, Published on Nov 19, 2012 by SHOWTIME: The trials and tribulations of a man with a darkness who tries to assimilate into society

    [1]Snow White and the Huntsman/Snow White and the Huntsman Full Trailer 2, Published on Mar 19, 2012 by FilmsActuTrailers: a feminist take on the old fairy tale that casts Snow in the light of Joan of Arc, battling her stepmother, brilliantly evilized by Charlize Theron

    [2]Panic Room/Uploaded by lookforalaugh: A mother and daughter fend for each other in a high tech panic room against two very persistent home invaders

    [3]Twilight Breaking Dawn Part 2/Twilight Breaking Dawn Part 2 Trailer 2 (HD), Published on Sep 8, 2012 by FilmsActuTrailers: newly minted vampire, Bella, protects her new clan when a misunderstanding brings on the wrath of the Volturis

    [4]Let the Right One In/Let The Right One In – Official Trailer [HD], Uploaded by trailers: This 2008 Méliès d’Or “Best European Fantastic Feature Film” is about a young boy having problems at home and at school, comes of age when he meets a vampire

    [5]Buffy the Vampire Slayer/Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 1 Trailer, Uploaded by vampirechuck: Writer/director Joss Whedon’s unparallelled, award-winning TV series about a high school teen chosen to slay vampires, demons and other creatures of darkness

    [6]Dark Shadows (TV)/DARK SHADOWS—Some favorite moments, lines and flubs, Published on Mar 27, 2012 by marquisdd: Long running TV soap that ran for five years with 1,225 eps featuring werewolves, zombies, man-made monsters, witches, warlocks, time travel, and a parallel universe

    [7]Dark Shadows (movie)/DARK SHADOWS – Official Trailer 2012 [HD-1080p], Published on Apr 5, 2012 by OHtrailers: Horror comedy based on the TV soap of the same name, directed by Tim Burton, starring Johnny Depp




00 – introduction
01 – pick your ePoison
02 – plug in or be obsolete
03 – eJunk in the trunk
04.1 – once upon a time in YouTube/episode 1: IN THE BEGINNING
04.2 – once upon a time in YouTube/episode 2: STRANGE MISSILES
04.3 – once upon a time in YouTube/episode 3: HUNGER
04.4a – once upon a time in YouTube/episode 4a: ANOTHER DIMENSION
04.4b – once upon a time in YouTube/episode 4b: SPOTTED!
04.5a – once upon a time in YouTube/episode 5a: CLOSE ENCOUNTERS
04.5b – once upon a time in YouTube/episode 5b: SEE WHAT I SEE?
04.6a – once upon a time in YouTube/episode 6a: DARKNESS
04.6b – once upon a time in YouTube/episode 6b: LIFE AND DEATH
04.7a – once upon a time in YouTube/episode 7a: LIFE IS SUFFERING
04.7b – once upon a time in YouTube/episode 7b: FREE WILL
04.8 – once upon a time in YouTube/episode 8: LAY IT ALL OUT/FINALE
05 – kDrama: Arang and the Magistrate/Reply 1997/The Great Doctor
06 – jDorama: Iki mo Dekinai Natsu
07 – the evil that lurks behind the web curtain
08 – back to the future: The King of Dramas 드라마의 제왕
09 – of turkey and vampires: Let the Right One In vs Twilight


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