Yoo Ah In records highest number of food trucks during “Chicago Typewriter” filming

Sending the food truck, snack truck or buffet to actors in the filming location is the part of Korean fans culture called “fans support”. They keep crews fed when there are no lunch boxes or nearby restaurants available. They play an important role, accommodating irregular mealtimes according to shooting schedules, feeding dozens of crew members … Continue reading

“Chicago Typewriter” releases Original Soundtrack CD, fanmade videos ensue

Chicago Typewriter is known for its beautiful soundtracks, and several of them are in English. The original soundtrack (OST) DVD is out worldwide in Yesasia. Yesasia quoted as saying, “tvN drama Chicago Typewriter revolves around the modern-day reincarnations of three 1930s revolutionaries whose destinies interplay into a whimsical romance because of an ancient typewriter. Yoo … Continue reading

Yoo Ah In’s Studio Concrete releases 1TO10 Series ver.2 “Masterpiece”, available in CCRT online store

Yoo Ah In is wearing 1TO10 Ver.2 MASTERPIECE in “Chicago Typewriter” (cr: ND)   Yoo Ah In’s Studio Concrete is looking to repeat the commercial success of its critically acclaimed “How Do You Feel 1 to 10?” series. Two years after the launching of 1TO10 series version 1, Studio Concrete released the Series 1TO10 Version … Continue reading

Chicago Typewriter Finale Appreciation Post Part 1: Praises and Criticisms

Chicago Typewriter, starring Yoo Ah In, Im Soo Jung, and Go Kyung Pyo, just wrapped up the finale episode last Saturday, June 3rd, with a quite satisfying ending. Despite not earning spectacular viewerships, which hovering between 2 to 3 percent [note: for cable network, 2% viewerships ratings is considered high, with the calculation of 1% … Continue reading

Yoo Ah In is effortlessly sexy for the 2017 French Cafe CF

Yoo Ah In returned to the commercials this year as the brand ambassador for premium instant French coffee Namyang French Cafe Roastery, a combination of fresh milk and rich coffee extracted from the highest quality coffee beans, the Arabica. Together with his new label mate Park Hyung Sik, who just joined UAA last April, Yoo … Continue reading

Yoo Ah In Attends the 53rd Baeksang Arts Awards, Kim Hye Soo Gives Him Words of Encouragement

  Yoo Ah In attended the 53rd Baeksang Arts Awards on Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017. He was invited to attend the ceremony as the last year’s winner of Best Actor in a TV Series. Yoo Ah In won Actor Top Excellence in the TV series, for his acting in the popular 50-episodes sageuk “Six Flying … Continue reading

The various findings in “Chicago Typewriter”: The journey to find the soul of writing & a writer’s critical self-reflection

“Chicago Typewriter” went half way through the end last weekend. The storyline and Yoo Ah In’s acting as two characters earned good reviews.    Drama Critics  Critics praise Yoo Ah In’s acting skills in playing two different characters from different eras. Many said he successfully created two very different persons. From their physical features alone, Han … Continue reading

The various findings in “Chicago Typewriter”: translations on the manuscripts + famous authors quotes resonate with Yoo Ah In

“Chicago Typewriter” has reached episode 4 with moderate ratings (which is not bad, though, as long as the writing is doing well!), and it especially garners more positive comments from Korean netizens as the story progresses. Translated by Kpople: Episode 3: “Chicago Typewriter Yoo Ah In Made Go Kyung Pyo A Ghostwriter, Im Soo Jung Came … Continue reading

The various findings in “Chicago Typewriter” & their subtle contexts: from Stephen King to Dali

As previously reported, “Chicago Typewriter” provides quite many literature symbols and subtle messages within the storyline. It’s a big help if we understand the meaning of these symbols and the context to really grasp the story. Fortunately, @_Jessee from Soompi Forum shared her thoughts on the symbols and hidden messages scattered in episode 1 to 2. Let’s check … Continue reading

Chicago Typewriter off to a good start, Yoo Ah In rocks the bangs + more stills released

Chicago Typewriter is off to a good start with great plot points, cinematography and acting from the cast. First aired on Friday, April 7, “Chicago Typewriter” premiered with a solid story and promising ratings. Chicago Typewriter ranked #1 drama for two days in a row. The first episode was able to spot 2nd place among all General Cable Programs at … Continue reading