What's Up in Dramaland?

72. What’s Up in Dramaland – Female-led Variety | October K-drama Premieres

In this What's Up in Dramaland, we cover a hopefully ongoing trend toward female-led variety shows, and some quick news hits. Then we dive into October K-drama premieres, including The Spies Who Loved Me, which we are both very confused by and DYING to see. https://soundcloud.com/akdramapodcast/72-female-led-variety-shows-october-premieres NEWS LINKS: On variety shows led by woman, the… Continue reading 72. What’s Up in Dramaland – Female-led Variety | October K-drama Premieres

The Long Yak

71. The Long Yak – Stranger 2 | It’s Okay to Not Be Okay | Flower of Evil | Oh My Venus

Hearty apologies for the long wait for this yak! Things have been very hectic for all of us as we've built up the blog, which has meant that although we were recording on schedule, editing these massive episodes hit a bit of a backlog. We'll have the October What's Up in Dramaland out in the… Continue reading 71. The Long Yak – Stranger 2 | It’s Okay to Not Be Okay | Flower of Evil | Oh My Venus

Blog Posts, Drama Reviews, Reviews

Stranger 2: Episodes 15-16 Review

It's a tense and emotional finale week, as everything finally comes together, and Shi-mok and Yeo-jin are forced to directly face the ugliness they've uncovered--and which has been hidden close by all this time. They have to decide once again what they're willing to lose in their endless fight against the slow, hungry rot of… Continue reading Stranger 2: Episodes 15-16 Review

Blog Posts, Drama Reviews, Reviews

Stranger 2: Episodes 11-12 Review

The disparate pieces of the puzzle are beginning to come together, but there's still no sign of a breakthrough. Everyone's feeling the strain as the investigation leads to another dead end, and human life once again takes a backseat to politics. At least Shi-mok and Yeo-jin get to share a few moments of camaraderie this… Continue reading Stranger 2: Episodes 11-12 Review

Drama Reviews, Reviews

Stranger 2: Episodes 9-10 Review

As time keeps passing and our missing prosecutor's chances of survival fall, those who are searching for him feel increasingly desperate. But the lies that surround this case are becoming very obvious, at least to our resident laser-eyed prosecutor, and it's only a matter of time before this cover-up begins to crumble. As some troubling… Continue reading Stranger 2: Episodes 9-10 Review

Drama Reviews, Reviews

Stranger 2: Episodes 7-8 Review

As we reach our halfway point, teammates are losing faith in each other, the lines of loyalty and authority continue to get more tangled, lies and truth mingle, and most importantly: time is running out in the search for our missing prosecutor. But who was really behind his disappearance? And will Shi-mok, Yeo-jin and their… Continue reading Stranger 2: Episodes 7-8 Review

Drama Reviews, The Spoiled Yak

67. The Spoiled Yak – My Unfamiliar Family

In this Spoiled Yak, Anja and Yunah joined me to discuss the delightful, unconventional family drama My Unfamiliar Family. This layered, funny, warm, sometimes too real show is such a gem - we had nothing but praise for it but we still had so much to say! And we all agreed that it really adds… Continue reading 67. The Spoiled Yak – My Unfamiliar Family

Drama Reviews, Reviews

Stranger 2: Episodes 5-6 Review

Things keep getting more complicated, as Yeo-jin and Shi-mok are pulled further in opposing directions by their superiors, and the web of corruption surrounding the Police-Prosecution Council continues to expand. Our protagonists have to gauge what they're willing to lose in the cause of justice—and what choices they even have. Anisa: This week's episodes were… Continue reading Stranger 2: Episodes 5-6 Review

Drama Reviews, Reviews

Stranger 2: Episodes 3-4 Review

Along with the first full meeting of the Police-Prosecution Council, Shi-mok and Yeo-jin also have to contend with unsolved cases, unexplained deaths, and metamorphosing chaebols. As old friends, frenemies, and new adversaries assemble, battle lines are drawn (or at least implied), and our heroes find themselves reluctantly facing off. Saya: It’s surprising how gripping you… Continue reading Stranger 2: Episodes 3-4 Review