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88. The Long Yak – The Uncanny Counter | Run On | Live On

This Long Yak is the second we recorded in February, and we discuss The Uncanny Counter, Run On, and Live On. Just a note: this was recorded before the series of bullying scandals that have rocked the Korean entertainment industry in recent weeks, and our discussion of bullying in this episode is less serious than... Continue Reading →

Sisyphus: The Myth: Episode 6 Review

Dear Reader, we love that you're on this ride with us through each and every episode, but after some discussion (and too many late night texts), we've decided to be smart about our recapping commitments here. Sisyphus: The Myth will get one weekly recap post from next week. We'll still bring you our thoughts, but... Continue Reading →

Sisyphus: The Myth: Episode 5 Review

And now for some real answers! This episode, Seo-hae and Tae-sul get to know each other beyond the superficial running-for-their-lives + adversarial banmal stage (yep, this is the one that stuck in my head, kind of like the first answer you write on the test paper). Unfortunately, I’m still not quite where I’d anticipated with this... Continue Reading →

Sisyphus: The Myth: Episode 4 Review

A bright, new day for scavenging through a dead city with my accessorized AK-47 Badass Ninja Becomes a Real Girl I needed those first ten minutes with Seo-hae this week, wandering the streets of her post apocalyptic world, scavenging coins from corpses and humming to BTS's Spring Day, with her trusty pink machine gun and... Continue Reading →

Sisyphus: The Myth: Episode 3 Review

What I like most about this show is the atmosphere it creates, with its pervasive sense of unease that runs through the whole episode, no matter what is happening. It adds a lot to the soft worldbuilding approach of the show, so rather than getting info-dumps interspersed within blocks of plot movement, you actually get... Continue Reading →

86. The Long Yak – LUCA | Mr Queen | She Will Never Know | True Beauty

https://soundcloud.com/akdramapodcast/86-tly-luca-mr-queen-she-will-never-know-true-beauty Our first long yak of 2021 lands in February. We cover some recently wrapped dramas and two that we just started. TIME STAMP:04:58- LUCA17:04 - True Beauty35:59 - She Would Never Know44:34 - Mr Queen59:27 - Anisa's Riddles Paroma's video essay on Mr Queen. Follow us on Twitter @dramasoverflow and Instagram @dramasoverflowers_. Email us... Continue Reading →

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