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Let's talk dramas! Take a seat at the virtual Cool Gems table and let's dive into some absolutely kkuljaem (super fun) Korean, Japanese or Chinese dramas! AKA kdramas, jdramas, or cdramas.

Let's talk dramas! Take a seat at the virtual Cool Gems table and let's dive into some absolutely kkuljaem (super fun) Korean, Japanese or Chinese dramas! AKA kdramas, jdramas, or cdramas.

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United States

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Let's talk dramas! Take a seat at the virtual Cool Gems table and let's dive into some absolutely kkuljaem (super fun) Korean, Japanese or Chinese dramas! AKA kdramas, jdramas, or cdramas.

Language:

English


Episodes

updates + SHERLOCK: we're back!

7/13/2021
Welcome back around the table, I've missed you so much! Will you join me to talk about BBC's Sherlock today? It's not a drama I know, but it's still a gem of a TV show and very kkuljaem (interesting and fun). AND it has Benedict Cumberbatch, what's not to like about that? Timestamps: Updates - 00:00 How I got into Sherlock - 07:34 Actual Sherlock talk - 10:20 Connect with me @CoolGemsPod on Twitter/Instagram! Music: Coexistenz by Loyalty Freak Music, pixabay.com

Duration:00:43:15

Hospital Playlist: post-drama chat

3/2/2021
Do I even really need to say anything about Hospital Playlist? It's an absolute (cool) gem of a drama. Come talk about it with me, Lisa and Pim! Music: Coexistenz by Loyalty Freak Music, pixabay.com

Duration:00:43:26

True Beauty ep 1-4: let's talk (+ season break announcement)

12/22/2020
It's finally here! True Beauty, the webtoon-turned-drama about how makeup completely a girl's life, has made its mark on our screens! Join me as I gush about the brilliant onscreen adaptation of the webtoon. Announcement: This is the last episode of season 1. Season 2 is slated to be released somewhere in February 2021. It will be all about 2019 dramas, so let me know what your favorite 2019 drama was and perhaps we can talk about it! Music: Coexistenz by Loyalty Freak Music, pixabay.com

Duration:00:21:05

The King's Avatar: post-drama chat

12/15/2020
Are you a gamer? The King's Avatar is a series all about esports and it's HUGE! It encompasses a novel, an animation, and a drama. Join me and a couple of new friends, Lilie, Azzy and Tiya, as we talk all about this universe. Music: Coexistenz by Loyalty Freak Music, pixabay.com

Duration:01:15:06

W - Two Worlds ep 8: Is that you Vanellope? [last]

12/9/2020
[Episode is marked explicit for mentions of homicide that happens in the drama.] This is the last episode of Watch With Me, a special daily series in December where we watch W - Two Worlds together and talk about it for five minutes or so. Join me for episode 8: Does the masked guy remind you of Wreck it Ralph's Vanellope Von Schweetz or is it just me? W - Two Worlds is a korean drama that stars Lee Jong-suk and Han Hyo-joo.

Duration:00:08:06

W - Two Worlds ep 7: He has superpowers?!

12/8/2020
[Episode is marked explicit for mentions of homicide that happens in the drama.] This is the penultimate episode of Watch With Me, a special daily series in December where we watch W - Two Worlds together and talk about it for five minutes or so. Join me for episode 7: How does the guy with the mask have superpowers? W - Two Worlds is a korean drama that stars Lee Jong-suk and Han Hyo-joo. Music: Coloured by hasenchat from Pixabay Anticipation of Glory by 8er41 from Pixabay

Duration:00:05:38

W - Two Worlds ep 6: Which reality is real?

12/7/2020
[Episode is marked explicit for mentions of homicide that happens in the drama.] This is part of Watch With Me, a special daily series in December where we watch W - Two Worlds together and talk about it for five minutes or so. Join me for episode 6: Wait... what's real? What isn't? What do you feel about the writer? W - Two Worlds is a korean drama that stars Lee Jong-suk and Han Hyo-joo. Music: Coloured by hasenchat from Pixabay Anticipation of Glory by 8er41 from Pixabay

Duration:00:05:13

W - Two Worlds ep 5: Don't antagonize your attacker!

12/6/2020
[Episode is marked explicit for mentions of homicide that happens in the drama.] This is part of Watch With Me, a special daily series in December where we watch W - Two Worlds together and talk about it for five minutes or so. Join me for episode 5: Come on, don't antagonize your attacker, safety first! W - Two Worlds is a korean drama that stars Lee Jong-suk and Han Hyo-joo. Music: Coloured by hasenchat from Pixabay Anticipation of Glory by 8er41 from Pixabay

Duration:00:05:22

W - Two Worlds ep 4: He's here?!

12/5/2020
[Episode is marked explicit for mentions of homicide that happens in the drama.] This is part of Watch With Me, a special daily series in December where we watch W - Two Worlds together and talk about it for five minutes or so. Join me for episode 4! W - Two Worlds is a korean drama that stars Lee Jong-suk and Han Hyo-joo. Music: Coloured by hasenchat from Pixabay Anticipation of Glory by 8er41 from Pixabay

Duration:00:05:38

W - Two Worlds ep 3: Just tell him!

12/4/2020
[Episode is marked explicit for mentions of homicide that happens in the drama.] Welcome to the first ever Watch With Me! This is a special daily series in December where we watch W - Two Worlds together and talk about it for five minutes or so. Join me for episode 3! Just tell him already! W - Two Worlds is a korean drama that stars Lee Jong-suk and Han Hyo-joo. Music: Coloured by hasenchat from Pixabay Anticipation of Glory by 8er41 from Pixabay

Duration:00:05:30

W - Two Worlds ep 1-2: let's talk!

12/1/2020
What would you do if you found out that a fictional character is actually... alive? This podcast episode is pre-emptively rated explicit for mentions of homicide that happens in W. It really does sound like a horror movie doesn't it? Talk about it here with me! W is a k drama that stars Lee Jong-suk and Han Hyo-joo. Music: Coexistenz by Loyalty Freak Music, pixabay.com

Duration:00:18:50

Start Up ep 1-4: let's talk!

11/24/2020
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's the drama that's been exploding all over my timeline — Start Up! You betcha I have a whole lot on my mind after watching this, so come talk about it with me! Timestamps: 1:39 is where I start talking about the drama and my first impressions. 4:41 - 8:45, I talk a little about Itaewon Class, so skip this part if you haven't seen that and you don't want spoilers! Music: Coexistenz by Loyalty Freak Music, pixabay.com

Duration:00:29:16

Young Blood (The Great Song Dynasty Youth): post-drama chat

11/10/2020
Spies in the ancient Song Dynasty? Can't say I'm the biggest historical drama consumer, but Young Blood with its thrilling, innovative and hilarious spy action has definitely got my attention. Come round the table and let's talk about this charming youthful drama starring Zhang Xin Cheng (Steven Zhang), Zhou Yu Tong, Bruce He, Kevin Z, and Su Xiao Tong! Music: Coexistenz by Loyalty Freak Music, pixabay.com

Duration:00:22:48

Splash Splash Love: post-drama chat

10/27/2020
Let's jump back in time into the charming little universe of Splash Splash Love. This is a really short and sweet kdrama that stars Kim Seul-gi and Yoon Doo-joon. Let's talk about it! Music: Coexistenz by Loyalty Freak Music, pixabay.com

Duration:00:26:23

Record of Youth ep 1-6: let's talk!

10/15/2020
Chasing your dreams against the odds, and yet never compromising on who you are for the sake of success, Record of Youth is all that and way, way more. Today I'm joined by Feelo (@filomenamua on Instagram) and Mem to talk all about this beautiful, refreshing Korean drama (kdrama), which stars Park Sodam and Park Bogum. Come join us! Note: there are some mentions of stuff that happened in episodes 7 (and maybe 8) but I don't believe these were major plot points — but just in case, here's a...

Duration:01:13:17

Exit (2019): post-movie chat

9/29/2020
Would you survive a toxic gas enveloping your city? Exit (2019) throws us right into the midst of this gripping crisis as we follow a desperate attempt by ex-rock climbers to survive using their skills and a whole lot of creative thinking. When I tell you my heart was pretty much rock climbing in my chest with the characters — it was equal parts stressful and fun. I can't wait to talk about this Korean film starring Yoona and Jo Jung-suk with you around our virtual pojangmacha (the orange,...

Duration:00:19:09

Do you like Brahms ep 1-2: let's talk!

9/22/2020
Is it ever too late to start chasing your dreams? Do you like Brahms tackles this question amidst classical music and I'm here for it! Come join me at our virtual pojangmacha (the orange, tented food and drinks stall along the street that shows up in many kdramas) and let's talk all about this sweet little drama.

Duration:00:22:40

The King Eternal Monarch ep 1-2: let's talk!

9/15/2020
Have you ever wondered how different life would be in a parallel universe? Would you have turned into a completely different person in another world? The King Eternal Monarch ushers us through two very different worlds and it's a whole lot of fun! Come round the virtual pojangmacha (the orange, tented food and drinks stall along the street that shows up in many kdramas) and let's talk about it! Music: Coexistenz by Loyalty Freak Music, pixabay.com

Duration:00:19:01

Kingdom (Season 1): post-drama chat

9/1/2020
It's a zombie apocalypse! This week, Kingdom sends us back in time into the Joseon period, and right into a mysterious plague. Let's talk about it around our virtual pojangmacha (the orange, tented food and drinks stall along the street that shows up in many kdramas)! Music: Coexistenz by Loyalty Freak Music, pixabay.com

Duration:00:20:52

Itaewon Class ep 1-4: Let's talk!

8/25/2020
Let's fight for our way! Nope, wrong reference, but Itaewon Class features Park Seo Joon and the same lively and youthful themes of forging our own paths in life, and I'm here for it. I almost did not make it this far in the drama though. Why is that? Well, take a seat around our virtual pojangmacha (the orange, tented food and drinks stall along the street that shows up in many kdramas) table and let's talk. :)

Duration:00:16:55