Weekend Drama Report: Moon-young’s outfits

We are completely exhausted from a week of compiling listener feedback and preparing for and recording our two-episode special on representation and problematic tropes in Dramaland, so we're all out of words. (Stay tuned!) Have a bunch of Moon-young's gorgeous outfits from It's Okay to Not Be Okay instead. (The header image is my favorite... Continue Reading →

Weekend Drama Report [07.07.20]

If you’ve been able to catch up or start new dramas this week, what have you been watching? Are you enjoyably creeped out by It’s Okay Not to Be Okay? Did you start anything new? Here’s what we started, finished, dropped, or kept watching this week. (Note: We’ll mention some plot details, but major spoilers will... Continue Reading →

63. Backstreet Rookie’s Problems | Go K-pop Fans! | Upcoming in July

It's the beginning of July, which means time for What's Up in Dramaland! This month we talk about the well-deserved backlash to Backstreet Rookie, K-pop fans leveraging their power for good, and our thoughts on the US remake of Hotel Del Luna. Plus, July K-drama premieres! https://soundcloud.com/akdramapodcast/63-backstreet-rookies-problems-go-k-pop-fans-upcoming-in-july TIMESTAMPS:NEWS00:03:25 Backstreet Rookie00:15:33 Kpop fans' activism00:18:01 Hotel Del... Continue Reading →

K-drama Premieres: July 2020

This month is full of crime dramas and rom-coms, with a generous side helping of mystery. Check out what K-dramaland has to offer us this July below. What are you most looking forward to? 1 | Into the Ring / 출사표 MDL July 1, Wed-Thu, 32 eps, KBS2 Comedy, romance   Stars: Nana, Park Sung-hoon Synopsis:... Continue Reading →

Weekend Drama Report [30.06.20]

If you've been able to catch up or start new dramas this week, what have you been watching? Did you love Mystic Pop-Up Bar as much as we did? Are you enjoying Kim Soo-hyun's return in It's Okay Not to Be Okay?Here’s what we started, finished, dropped, or kept watching this week. (Note: We’ll mention... Continue Reading →

Weekend Drama Report [22.06.20]

If you've been able to catch up or start new dramas this week, what have you been watching? What's keeping you engaged these days? Here’s what we started, finished, dropped, or kept watching this week. (Note: We’ll mention some plot details, but major spoilers will have warnings.)   ANISA Mystic Pop-Up Bar [1-6] Keeping it... Continue Reading →

Weekend Drama Report [15.06.20]

If you've been able to catch up or start new dramas this week, what have you been watching? What's keeping you engaged these days? Here’s what we started, finished, dropped, or kept watching this week. (Note: We’ll mention some plot details, but will try to keep major spoilers to minimum/clearly mark them.) SAYA  The King:... Continue Reading →

365: Repeat the Year [Drama Review]

I haven’t had the time or energy to watch much lately, but I’d been planning to watch this one for Lee Joon-hyuk, and Saya’s positive reviews made me feel confident that it would be a satisfying ride. I had hoped for a drama in which I would not need to fear death or dismemberment for Oppa—alas, this... Continue Reading →

Weekend Drama Report [08.06.20]

We're doing something a little different this week, both because we've been too anxious, heartsick, angry, and exhausted to watch much K-drama, and also because we believe strongly that the media we watch never exists in a vacuum, and our experience of the world always interacts with it—and vice versa. If you follow us, that's... Continue Reading →

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