This month, Saya and Anisa skip news and talk solely about the ten(!) K-drama premieres of May. We’re most excited for period drama Youth of May, fantasy romance Doom at Your Service and slice of life beauty salon drama Fly, Butterfly. What are you most looking forward to? TIME STAMPS: 02:57 Bossam: Steal the Fate07:39… Continue Reading →
In this Long Yak, Anisa & Paroma discuss why Anisa dropped Sisyphus, our love for Vincenzo despite the show’s problematic morality, the poignancy of Hello, Me, and the 2017 gem Go Back Couple. Plus, we compare the Korean remake of A Love So Beautiful to the Chinese version. TIME STAMPS: 00:01:39 Sisyphus: The Myth00:15:14 Vincenzo00:55:33… Continue Reading →
Prelude If you’ve ever read I Capture the Castle (Dodie Smith), you might remember its iconic opening line: “I write this sitting in the kitchen sink.” I write this before the finale of Sisyphus, and maybe even the act of this preface before the grand finale is giving the experience more importance than it merits…. Continue Reading →
This week we bring you a light hearted review of breakout webtoon adaptation True Beauty, a high school romance drama that sparked a lot of discussions and a lot of love for rising actor Hwang In-yeop. Joining us for our conversation is Rai, an avid consumer of webtoons and Asian dramas, who is also the… Continue Reading →
Days away from the nuclear attack, Tae-sul and Seo-hae begin to finally use their knowledge of their own past attempts to change this future against Sigma. In a story where the villains are sticking hard to the timeline of previous pasts, so the future remains the same, the protagonists maybe should have started using this… Continue Reading →
Hello dear listeners! We recorded this episode very soon after the recent shooting of eight people, six of whom were Asian, in the US state of Georgia. In it, we talk about our anger and sadness over what happened, the discourse around anti-Asian racism and racism in general, and practical strategies for getting through it… Continue Reading →
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