Drama Reviews, The Spoiled Yak

67. The Spoiled Yak – My Unfamiliar Family

In this Spoiled Yak, Anja and Yunah joined me to discuss the delightful, unconventional family drama My Unfamiliar Family. This layered, funny, warm, sometimes too real show is such a gem - we had nothing but praise for it but we still had so much to say! And we all agreed that it really adds… Continue reading 67. The Spoiled Yak – My Unfamiliar Family

Special Episodes, What's Up in Dramaland?

65. Representation in Dramaland: Race and Identity

This is Part 1 of a special edition of What's Up in Dramaland where we discuss why representation matters, and cover depictions of race and identity specifically. We called for your input, you responded spectacularly! (See the bottom of this post for a link to everyone's comments.) We're really excited to bring you this two-part… Continue reading 65. Representation in Dramaland: Race and Identity

Blog Posts, Weekend Drama Report

Weekend Drama Report: Watching family dramas, with family

Hallo! We don't have the energy for a regularly formatted Weekend Drama Report this week. So we (Paroma and Anisa) thought we'd talk about what we’ve been watching in a more conversational way. Let us know what you think of this new format! Anisa: I actually have been watching a bunch of stuff, but maybe… Continue reading Weekend Drama Report: Watching family dramas, with family

Weekend Drama Report

Weekend Drama Report: Moon-young’s outfits

We are completely exhausted from a week of compiling listener feedback and preparing for and recording our two-episode special on representation and problematic tropes in Dramaland, so we're all out of words. (Stay tuned!) Have a bunch of Moon-young's gorgeous outfits from It's Okay to Not Be Okay instead. (The header image is my favorite… Continue reading Weekend Drama Report: Moon-young’s outfits

Blog Posts, Weekend Drama Report

Weekend Drama Report [07.07.20]

If you’ve been able to catch up or start new dramas this week, what have you been watching? Are you enjoyably creeped out by It’s Okay Not to Be Okay? Did you start anything new? Here’s what we started, finished, dropped, or kept watching this week. (Note: We’ll mention some plot details, but major spoilers will… Continue reading Weekend Drama Report [07.07.20]

Blog Posts, Weekend Drama Report

Weekend Drama Report [30.06.20]

If you've been able to catch up or start new dramas this week, what have you been watching? Did you love Mystic Pop-Up Bar as much as we did? Are you enjoying Kim Soo-hyun's return in It's Okay Not to Be Okay?Here’s what we started, finished, dropped, or kept watching this week. (Note: We’ll mention… Continue reading Weekend Drama Report [30.06.20]

The Long Yak

62. The Long Yak – The King | Good Casting | Unfamiliar Family | Kkondae Intern | The Untamed | When My Love Blooms | Once Again

This month, we talk about The King a LOT, and check out a whole bunch of new dramas - some of them are great, some not so much, but hey, there's always lots to talk about! What have you been watching? Listen to the episode here: TIMESTAMPS: 00:02:31 The King 00:29:16 Once Again 00:34:53 Unfamiliar… Continue reading 62. The Long Yak – The King | Good Casting | Unfamiliar Family | Kkondae Intern | The Untamed | When My Love Blooms | Once Again

Blog Posts, Weekend Drama Report

Weekend Drama Report [22.06.20]

If you've been able to catch up or start new dramas this week, what have you been watching? What's keeping you engaged these days? Here’s what we started, finished, dropped, or kept watching this week. (Note: We’ll mention some plot details, but major spoilers will have warnings.)   ANISA Mystic Pop-Up Bar [1-6] Keeping it… Continue reading Weekend Drama Report [22.06.20]

Blog Posts, Weekend Drama Report

Weekend Drama Report [15.06.20]

If you've been able to catch up or start new dramas this week, what have you been watching? What's keeping you engaged these days? Here’s what we started, finished, dropped, or kept watching this week. (Note: We’ll mention some plot details, but will try to keep major spoilers to minimum/clearly mark them.) SAYA  The King:… Continue reading Weekend Drama Report [15.06.20]

Blog Posts, Uncategorized

K-drama Premieres: June 2020

This month is a relatively lean one for new dramas, with a tendency towards horror/thriller in genre, which feels appropriate given my own horror as I watch the brutality unfold on the streets of my home country. Wishing you all safety and health, as always. 1 | The School Nurse Files / 보건교사 안은영 MDL… Continue reading K-drama Premieres: June 2020