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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

Special Episodes, The Long Yak

52. Year End Yak 2019 & The First Annual Goguma Awards

We survived 2019! And it may have been an awful year in the real world, but at least we got a lot of good dramas. Check out our Year End Yak, in which the three of us discuss our three favorite dramas of the year (although it's only two lists really, because Paroma and I… Continue reading 52. Year End Yak 2019 & The First Annual Goguma Awards

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Podcast 34. TLY – Romance is a bonus book | Touch Your Heart | The Last Empress (Final Thoughts)

We're unpardonably late this month (thanks to my ear infection), but here's the Yak that should have come out in early March. We talk about the two romantic comedies that caught all the eyeballs in Feb, and give our final (somewhat scathing) thoughts on the ending of The Last Empress. We could have gone on… Continue reading Podcast 34. TLY – Romance is a bonus book | Touch Your Heart | The Last Empress (Final Thoughts)

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Podcast 31. The Long Yak – The Crowned Clown | SKY Castle | Boyfriend | Red Moon Blue Sun

Our Long Yaks are getting the tiniest bit shorter. You get the drama reviews and discussions here, while news and upcoming gets its own episode under "What's Up in Dramaland?" Listen to the episode below! Thanks to all our patrons for helping us realise some of our ideas! Check out the planning notes for this… Continue reading Podcast 31. The Long Yak – The Crowned Clown | SKY Castle | Boyfriend | Red Moon Blue Sun

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Podcast 30. The Long Yak – Memories of the Alhambra | My Strange Hero | Boyfriend | The Last Empress

First Long Yak of 2019!Listen to the episode right here:Time Stamps:00:01:17 - Anisa's paper on KoreaCURRENTLY WATCHING DRAMAS --00:09:07 - MY STRANGE HERO00:26:52 - BOYFRIEND/ENCOUNTER00:39:21 - THE LAST EMPRESS00:46:21 - MEMORIES00:56:43 - JUST DANCE/DANCE SPORTS GIRLS01:00:16 - TOP STAR YOO BAEK01:09:47 - MY AJUSSHI01:13:54 - RED MOON BLUE SUN01:20:20 - TIMELESS01:25:24 - MEN ON A… Continue reading Podcast 30. The Long Yak – Memories of the Alhambra | My Strange Hero | Boyfriend | The Last Empress