Celebrating the friendships in Genius Vs. Muggle

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Anyone not watching this cute HNTV first original idol drama Genius Vs. Muggles should really give it a try. What I love about this drama is not so much the romance, but the friendship. The things that kept this drama from falling apart, of becoming a cliche idol dramas, is the friendship and chemistry between the three guys – Lu Hong, Zhang Ziwen, and Yang Fan. Kind of reminded me of this and this. The only complain I have with this drama is that they dress the guys perfectly but the girls’ outfits are a mess. Continue reading

Genius vs Muggles character posters

“Hey, handsome, what are you thinking?” “I’m just hoping no one will sue me for using the word muggle and mentioning Harry Potter.”

Genius vs Muggles, the Hunan TV weekend series that airs six episodes per week, released stills of the 22-and-under couples.  The series is fairly well-produced, but the script is kind of all over the place, which only really works if the dialogue is very clever.  The other major complaint I have about this drama is that the secondary couple, with Jiang Jiarui and Taiwanese veteran Lin Youwei, has zero connection. Luckily, we could look at Lu Hong‘s pretty face the entire time instead.

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Music Monday: April 29, 2013

Mondays are always hard...

Mondays are always hard…


Yu Haoming and Wei Chen performed Jacky Cheung’s “Blessing” as a duet on Lushan Earthquake Relief Concert, which aired live on Sichuan TV this weeks.
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