Fixing Some of the Unhealthy Tropes in Korean Dramas with Because This Life Is Our First

One of the best dramas to come out this season, and I watched it only, only and only for the love I bear for Lee Min Ki, despite having only seen a two-episode cameo from him in Shut Up! Flower Boy Band, as Byung Hee. The man had me in awe by just his cameo [...]

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Chief KIM!!!

AAA!!! The BEST show dealing with a very serious issue of financial corruption in large chaebol groups just came to an end. Chief Kim or김과장 (it just sounds so much better in Korean) aired at this very perfect timing as per Korean politics. With the impeachment and eventual arrest of President Park Geun Hye on charges of [...]

When a Drama Becomes a Case Study | Beautiful Mind

I have watched most of Kim Myung Min and Cha Seung Won's dramas, both of whom are seasoned actors, but one person I hadn't gotten around to watching was Jang Hyuk, another actor possibly in the same league. Therefore, my latest watch was: Beautiful Mind, starring Jang Hyuk and the energetic, lively Park So Dam [...]

Who Knew Bubblegum Could be a Romantic Motif in a Drama?

Gah! I seem to be writing after an incredibly long break. I've been in and out of dramaland because of work and what not but I couldn't keep myself from writing a piece on Bubblegum. The drama starred Lee Dong Wook as Park Ri Hwan and Jung Ryeo Won as Kim Haeng A. I have seen [...]