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Two friends and fellow K-drama geeks, Festerfaster and Saya (FFS), talk about currently airing shows, old favourites, tropes they love and hate, actors they've followed over time, and a lot of random stuff related to the Korean drama world.

Two friends and fellow K-drama geeks, Festerfaster and Saya (FFS), talk about currently airing shows, old favourites, tropes they love and hate, actors they've followed over time, and a lot of random stuff related to the Korean drama world.
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United States

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Two friends and fellow K-drama geeks, Festerfaster and Saya (FFS), talk about currently airing shows, old favourites, tropes they love and hate, actors they've followed over time, and a lot of random stuff related to the Korean drama world.

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English


Episodes

Ep 17 - The Long Yak - Are You Human Too | What's Wrong With Secretary Kim | Sketch | Lawless Layer

6/13/2018
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In this Long Yak, we cover some recent Korean Entertainment News and take a look at upcoming dramas of June. Then we move on to our final thoughts on Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food and A Poem A Day (both dramas that began and ended in unexpected ways. Finally, we tackle the currently airing fare, like Rich Man Poor Woman, Lawless Lawyer, Sketch, and many more. TIME STAMP (coming up) LINKS (coming up) Blog: akdramapodcast,wordpress.com Twitter: @akdramapodcast Email: starsinourpocket@gmail.com

Duration:01:59:30

Ep 14 - Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food (First Impressions!)

5/28/2018
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We give you our first impressions of the initial 4 episodes of the breakout weekend drama, Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food, also known as Something in the Rain. Podcast Hosts ► Saya, Anisa, Paroma Blog: akdramapodcast.wordpress.com twitter: @akdramapodcast

Duration:00:12:19

Ep 15 - Men Behaving Badly (Deep Dive Special)

5/28/2018
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Anisa discusses instances of private and workplace harassment in Korean Entertainment with Odessa Jones and Pogo, and they unpack the public's reaction to the rise of the #metoo movement in South Korea. They also talk about toxic tropes, why we love to watch them play out, and how storytelling is changing in recent years. (The final segment has some really great recs for anyone looking for swoony heroes without jerk-syndrome!) SHOWNOTES: to be added in a day BLOG:...

Duration:01:02:21

Ep 14 - The Long Yak - Poem a Day | Suits | Switch | (Japanese) Signal

5/9/2018
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Anisa, Saya, and Paroma talk about recently airing dramas, shows they chose to stop watching, and KDrama's tendency to value emotions over plot development. Also, drama recs! 01:15 - Poem A Day 17:47 - Suits 30:40 - DNF'd dramas: Great Seducer 31:25 - DNF'd dramas: Shall We Kiss First 33:16 - DNF'd dramas: Switch 36:18 - Depiction of marijuana in Suits 39:01 - Is the frequency of sexual assault plots in recent dramas a result of the #MeToo movement? 39:44 - Japanese Drama: Signal 44:54 -...

Duration:00:47:58

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5/9/2018
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Duration:01:04:24

Ep 13 - I'm Not a Robot - Drama Deep Dive!

5/2/2018
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We dive deep into what is probably the best "Robot drama" of a year full of dramas about Robots, and we have a very insightful guest to help us wade through all the ways in which this show was truly awesome. Meet (Beanie) Lee Tennant. Blog - akdramapodcast.wordpress.com/ Twitter - @akdramapodcast Email - starsinourpocket@gmail.com

Duration:01:21:08

Podcast Ep 10 - Black Panther - Deep Dive Special!

3/24/2018
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Paroma and Anisa - granddaughters of a once-colonized people - get down to discussing the movie that is nothing less than a revolution - Black Panther. It's a step away from our usual fare on this podcast but this story resonated deeply with us, and we wanted to share this feeling of giddiness with our listeners.

Duration:01:13:09

Podcast Ep 8 - Forest of Secrets - Drama Deep Dive! (Jo Seung-woo | Bae Doona)

2/24/2018
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Join Saya, Laica, and special guests SailorJumun and Chickachunga for a spoiler-filled deep dive on 2017's Forest of Secrets! ||Find us on YouTube ► https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXAKERzXeFhlsSrVL_qU--w ||Follow us on Twitter ► @akdramapodcast | Saya (@notnowsaya) | Laica (@laica_k) ||Podcast Editor ► Paroma (@festerfaster)

Duration:00:52:23

Ep 4: Secret 2013 (K-drama Wrap-up) - Throwback Edition!

12/26/2017
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In our first throwback episode we talk about obsessive love and Ji-sung's kisses in 2013's breakout revenge melo, Secret or Secret Love. Joining us in examining what makes a good revenge drama is Odessa Jones from koreandrama.today. ||Find us on YouTube ► https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXAKERzXeFhlsSrVL_qU--w ||Follow us on Twitter ► @akdramapodcast ||Podcast Hosts ► Saya, Laica and Paroma ||Podcast Editor ► Paroma

Duration:00:55:42