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114. Squid Game: Episodes 7-9 | The Wild Yak

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

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113. Web dramas and why we love them | 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

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112. The Wild Yak – The King’s Affection Episode 1 & 2

We review the first week of The King's Affection, our strong reactions to the childhood story of our protagonists, our resentment over deaths that we knew were coming but wish didn't happen, and our anticipation of the grown by characters carrying the story forward! https://player.captivate.fm/episode/217681f7-8e0e-4976-84e2-899d8620dd36 Watch Paroma's video essay on 3 ways The King's Affection… Continue reading 112. The Wild Yak – The King’s Affection Episode 1 & 2

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110. The Wild Yak – Squid Game: Episodes 4-6

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

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109. The Wild Yak – Squid Game: Episodes 1-3

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

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103. The Wild Yak – Navillera

Welcome to our first outing of The Wild Yak! Explanation inside! In this bitesize episode, Saya gives her closing thoughts on this little jewel of a drama that ran March-April, starring Song Kang and Park In-hwan. Spoilers inside! https://player.captivate.fm/episode/7401f8a8-f3ce-4b8a-9006-dba67322f33a Our Beloved Patrons: Egads, Steven, Lia W., Hades, Gracefulegg, Divina, Saoirse10, MCG, Humbledaisy, Eunice Choi, Jojo,… Continue reading 103. The Wild Yak – Navillera