Finally, we have arrived at the titular Squid Game! Anisa is joined by our friend kfangurl to finish up this dystopic voyage into the human psyche. We take a spoilery dive into episodes 7-9, discussing those much-maligned English speaking actors, whether the ending worked for us, and our thoughts on a second season. Links: kfangurl's excellent… Continue reading 114. Squid Game: Episodes 7-9 | The Wild Yak
In this Wild Yak, Anisa and Paroma talk to Tina, our friend and an aficionado of Korean web dramas, about what makes web dramas unique and appealing, the benefits and drawbacks of the format, and how they’re changing in this new era of streaming. Tina and Paroma also give Anisa some web series recommendations because… Continue reading 113. Web dramas and why we love them | The Wild Yak
We're back with more spoiled squids! Saya and Anisa discuss the devastating developments and twisty turns in Episodes 4-6 of Squid Game, which is slowly killing us even as we can't stop watching. We discuss the show's brilliant takedown of neoliberal capitalism, how it implicates even the viewer, and what it has in common with Vincenzo (links to… Continue reading 110. The Wild Yak – Squid Game: Episodes 4-6
Squid Game really took over the world, huh? We talk the whys and wherefores of it becoming the biggest show ever in next week's What's Up in Dramaland, but for now, have Saya and Anisa's spoilery thoughts on Episodes 1-3. Let us know what you thought of this bonkers, brilliant setup to the deadly game.… Continue reading 109. The Wild Yak – Squid Game: Episodes 1-3
The Long Yak is back! After a bunch of spoiled yaks and wild yaks, we’re back with the classic yak flavor! ...Okay that sounded weird - we’re not eating Goguma, don’t worry. In this episode, we talk about some shows we’ve started and finished over the last couple of months. A heads up that we… Continue reading 108. The Long Yak – D.P. | Hometown Cha Cha Cha | Police University | Hospital Playlist 2 | The Rational Life
This month, we have the return of the wooly mammoth! We’ve had more reasonably sized yaks lately, but we had a lot of dramas to talk about when we sat down to record this, so settle in for a long one. This yak is premiere-heavy—we discuss our first impressions of a LOT of shows, as… Continue reading 102. The Long Yak – Hospital Playlist 2 | Mad for Each Other | Imitation | So Not Worth It
Welcome to the first Q&A with Dramas Over Flowers! We decided to answer some interesting email questions on the podcast in celebration of our 100th episode. We have loved taking this journey together and we appreciate every listener who's joined us on the way. Please keep sending us these wonderful questions, so we can do… Continue reading 100. Mailbag | We Answer Listener Questions!
Not an episode, but we have some announcements about upcoming events, as well as some boring administrative stuff about Patreon and episode names (you wouldn't know it by how much we giggle though). https://soundcloud.com/akdramapodcast/some-announcements Register for KPSN to come see our panels on July 11th! Our Patreon page, where you can sign up to hear… Continue reading Some Announcements!
In this belated preview of June K-drama premieres, we discuss what we're looking forward to this batch (spoiler alert - Paroma is SLIGHTLY anxious to see our merry band of doctor friends again). We also have some fun digressions on how the colors blue and green aren't always differentiated in Korean, and the Friends Reunion.… Continue reading 97. June Premieres – Penthouse 3 | At a Distance, Spring is Green | Hospital Playlist 2 | Nevertheless
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? https://soundcloud.com/akdramapodcast/95-may-premieres-youth-of-may-doom-at-your-service-fly-butterfly-my-roommate-is-a-gumiho TIME STAMPS: 02:57 Bossam: Steal the… Continue reading 95. May Premieres – Youth of May | Doom at Your Service | Fly, Butterfly | My Roommate is a Gumiho