What's Up in Dramaland?

101. Park Seo-joon in The Marvels? | Upcoming July Dramas

We're back to our regularly scheduled programming with our July issue of What's Up In Dramaland! We speculate on a casting that may or may not be true, and then we indulge in a good jabber over the handful of upcoming dramas this month. A small note: since recording, the last drama we mention as… Continue reading 101. Park Seo-joon in The Marvels? | Upcoming July Dramas

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92. What’s Up in Dramaland – Anti-Asian Racism | Joseon Exorcist Cancelled | Upcoming in April

Hello dear listeners! We recorded this episode very soon after the recent shooting of eight people, six of whom were Asian, in the US state of Georgia. In it, we talk about our anger and sadness over what happened, the discourse around anti-Asian racism and racism in general, and practical strategies for getting through it… Continue reading 92. What’s Up in Dramaland – Anti-Asian Racism | Joseon Exorcist Cancelled | Upcoming in April

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90. What’s Up in Dramaland Special: School Bullying in Dramas vs. Real Life | When Our Faves Fail Us | Feat. Prof. CedarBough Saeji

Welcome to our special edition of What's Up in Dramaland, with Professor CedarBough Saeji. We ask CedarBough to share her thoughts on the bullying scandals, how dramas compare with real life, and what the role of fandom is during times of moral crisis. Dramas Over Flowers: Podcast · 90. School Bullying in Dramas vs. Real… Continue reading 90. What’s Up in Dramaland Special: School Bullying in Dramas vs. Real Life | When Our Faves Fail Us | Feat. Prof. CedarBough Saeji

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87. What’s Up in Dramaland: Park Hye-soo Bullying Allegations | Kim Eun-sook Ascending | Adversarial Banmal | Upcoming Dramas of March

March is turning out to be a grim month in Dramaland—we recorded this episode just as the Park Hye-soo story broke, but you can be sure we'll be following up on the later stories (i.e. Ji-soo) in our future episodes. It's a lighter month at least for premieres—the highlight of which is Lee Min-ki's return… Continue reading 87. What’s Up in Dramaland: Park Hye-soo Bullying Allegations | Kim Eun-sook Ascending | Adversarial Banmal | Upcoming Dramas of March

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75. What’s Up in Dramaland – Kakao’s OTT App | Lee Min-ho in Pachinko | November Premieres

It's a news and drama-filled episode this month! We go over some stories from the industry and then dive straight into upcoming dramas. We also have some exciting news of our own: we've joined the Frolic Podcast Network, and we explain exactly what that means in the episode. Enjoy! https://soundcloud.com/akdramapodcast/75-kakaos-ott-app-lee-min-ho-in-pachinko-true-beauty-in-upcoming-dramas Time Stamps: NEWS00:04:05 Mobile TV… Continue reading 75. What’s Up in Dramaland – Kakao’s OTT App | Lee Min-ho in Pachinko | November Premieres

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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

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63. Backstreet Rookie’s Problems | Go K-pop Fans! | Upcoming in July

It's the beginning of July, which means time for What's Up in Dramaland! This month we talk about the well-deserved backlash to Backstreet Rookie, K-pop fans leveraging their power for good, and our thoughts on the US remake of Hotel Del Luna. Plus, July K-drama premieres! https://soundcloud.com/akdramapodcast/63-backstreet-rookies-problems-go-k-pop-fans-upcoming-in-july TIMESTAMPS:NEWS00:03:25 Backstreet Rookie00:15:33 Kpop fans' activism00:18:01 Hotel Del… Continue reading 63. Backstreet Rookie’s Problems | Go K-pop Fans! | Upcoming in July

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59. What’s Up in Dramaland – Upcoming in May

Once again, we're light on news, but there's a bunch of May dramas we're excited about! (And maybe a couple not so much.) Seems like a mix of workplace dramas and food-themed shows. 02:12 Soul Mechanic 05:40 Twitter conversation about Noona romances 10:18 Oh My Baby 17:20 Wind and Cloud and Rain 24:49 Mystic Pop-Up… Continue reading 59. What’s Up in Dramaland – Upcoming in May

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53. ProduceX 101 Corruption | New 1N2D | Studio Dragon, Netflix, CJ E&M production deal | Upcoming dramas Dec 2019

We're back with news and views to wrap up 2019, though this one's a little delayed due to a combination of technical problems and the gang getting busy with our year-end fun (check out the Year-end Yak and our retrospective posts, part 1 and part 2)!). Thanks to LollyPip for joining us for this episode!… Continue reading 53. ProduceX 101 Corruption | New 1N2D | Studio Dragon, Netflix, CJ E&M production deal | Upcoming dramas Dec 2019

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50. Sulli’s Death & Netizen Toxicity | Kim Ji-young, Born in 1982 | Updates & Upcoming Dramas

We're back with more news and views! I (Saya) swanned off this time, so we're joined by DOF's little sister, Zaynab, who takes over the closing joke segment with the best style (I'm still laughing!). List of November 2019 dramas here. Listen to the episode here: TIMESTAMPS: NEWS 02:12 - Sulli's death: regulating online bullying… Continue reading 50. Sulli’s Death & Netizen Toxicity | Kim Ji-young, Born in 1982 | Updates & Upcoming Dramas