Blog Posts

Diversity in Dramaland: K-dramas and Racial Stereotypes

Backstreet Rookie In many ways, I think the less time spent talking about SBS's Backstreet Rookie, the better, but unfortunately, we need to talk about it because it has Problems. Big ones. And I don't just mean the questionable casting, because—against all common sense and public conversation—this is the show that went one better and… Continue reading Diversity in Dramaland: K-dramas and Racial Stereotypes

What's Up in Dramaland?

Podcast 39. What’s Up in Dramaland? – Park Yoochun Exposed | Ji Changwook discharged from army | Burning Sun update!

We bring you some updates to the Burning Sun controversy, the tale of Park Yoochun's expulsion from his agency, our anticipation of Ji Chang-wook's next project, and some discussions of Korean multiculturalism. Plus the new dramas of May and what we expect from them! (00:10:53 - We move on from the Burning Sun update to… Continue reading Podcast 39. What’s Up in Dramaland? – Park Yoochun Exposed | Ji Changwook discharged from army | Burning Sun update!