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[First Thoughts] Designated Survivor: 60 Days, Episodes 1-2

Saya: Dude, this show is good. Paroma: The first episode was incredible. The way they started with the distant view of the National Assembly on fire, then the structure crumbling. All we know at this point is that our protagonist's (Ji Jin-hee) very young child is on a field trip at the Assembly, and he… Continue reading [First Thoughts] Designated Survivor: 60 Days, Episodes 1-2

First Impressions, Special Episodes

Podcast 24. Audio Commentary on Full House, Episode 1

Hello, drama-heads! We're trying something new with this. https://soundcloud.com/akdramapodcast/24-audio-commentary-full-house-2004-episode-1-bonus A month ago, Saya, Anisa, and I sat in our respective bedrooms across three continents and connected over the net to watch the first episode of Full House together. The hour-long audio commentary below is what we recorded, and if you want to watch the episode… Continue reading Podcast 24. Audio Commentary on Full House, Episode 1

First Impressions

First Impression : While You Were Sleeping (Korean Drama 당신이 잠든 사이에)

We discuss the first four (half-hour) episodes of While You Were Sleeping, the latest drama from star writer Park Hye-ryun of "I Hear Your Voice", starring Lee Jong-suk and Suzy. She dreams of bad things that are going to happen in the future, and he's an awkward prosecutor who struggles to keep these visions from… Continue reading First Impression : While You Were Sleeping (Korean Drama 당신이 잠든 사이에)

First Impressions, Special Episodes

First Impressions: Live Up to Your Name

Saya and Laica discuss the first four episodes of Live Up to Your Name (also known as Deserving of the Name), the currently airing drama starring Kim Nam-gil and Kim Ah-joong. The drama follows an Eastern Medicine doctor from Joseon times who jumps 400 years into the future to modern Seoul. Find out their initial… Continue reading First Impressions: Live Up to Your Name

First Impressions, Special Episodes

First Impressions: Manhole

First in our series of First Impressions -- Saya and Laica do a short review of the first four episodes of Manhole (Feel So Good). This series of video podcasts will focus on shows we start with some expectations and the rising happiness or plummeting disappointment we experience in the first few weeks, as we… Continue reading First Impressions: Manhole