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96. Interview With Kfangurl of The Fangirl Verdict

This episode is part of a special series where we interview well known names from the K-drama fandom, so we can get an understanding of the unique struggles and joys of being a fan-creator. Today's guest is the prolific writer and drama reviewer, 'kfangurl' of The Fangirl Verdict blog. Find her excellent writing and recommendations… Continue reading 96. Interview With Kfangurl of The Fangirl Verdict

There's Something About Dramas

When All It Takes to Ruin You Is Just One Song: The Power of the Perfect Score

Foreword This piece got away from me and now it is a beast. A musical beast from someone with minimal music knowledge. Yet, I dare to hope you enjoy it! 😅 P.S. Also enjoy an out-of-context Yoo-Know-Who, haha! (It will make sense later, if you keep reading!) 💖 Paroma and I just recorded our Spoiled… Continue reading When All It Takes to Ruin You Is Just One Song: The Power of the Perfect Score

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95. May Premieres – Youth of May | Doom at Your Service | Fly, Butterfly | My Roommate is a Gumiho

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

The Long Yak

94. The Long Yak – Sisyphus | Vincenzo | Hello, Me | Go Back Couple | A Love So Beautiful

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. https://soundcloud.com/akdramapodcast/94-tly-sisyphus-vincenzo-hello-me-go-back-couple TIME STAMPS: 00:01:39 Sisyphus: The Myth00:15:14… Continue reading 94. The Long Yak – Sisyphus | Vincenzo | Hello, Me | Go Back Couple | A Love So Beautiful

Drama Reviews

Sisyphus: The Myth: Episodes 15-16 Finale Review

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 Sisyphus: The Myth: Episodes 15-16 Finale Review

The Spoiled Yak

93. The Spoiled Yak – True Beauty

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. https://soundcloud.com/akdramapodcast/true-beauty-the-spoiled-yak Joining us for our conversation is Rai, an avid consumer of webtoons and Asian dramas, who is also… Continue reading 93. The Spoiled Yak – True Beauty

Drama Reviews

Sisyphus: The Myth: Review 13-14

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 Sisyphus: The Myth: Review 13-14

What's Up in Dramaland?

92. What’s Up in Dramaland – Anti-Asian Racism | Joseon Exorcist Cancelled | Upcoming in April

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 92. What’s Up in Dramaland – Anti-Asian Racism | Joseon Exorcist Cancelled | Upcoming in April

The Spoiled Yak

91. The Spoiled Yak – Mr Queen

In this episode we discuss the utter joy and subtle heartbreak that was Mr. Queen. Dramas Over Flowers: Podcast · 91. Mr Queen Joining us for this discussion is Just Me, a friend of the podcast and very perceptive drama watcher. You can find her on Twitter @JustEpicness Follow us on Twitter @dramasoverflow and Instagram… Continue reading 91. The Spoiled Yak – Mr Queen

Drama Reviews

Sisyphus: The Myth: Episodes 11-12 Review

Ahhhh this show. How can we be down to a mere 72 hours until the Apocalypse? 😱 Also, how can I gather all my scattered thoughts and pin them down to a coherent body, fixed in time? (Spoiler: not coherent, a LOT of words.) First things first, though: that OST you’ve all been waiting for… Continue reading Sisyphus: The Myth: Episodes 11-12 Review