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K-Drama My Eyes Out

Judy, Linda and Teresa pick and watch a recent Korean drama, then gush and/or rant about it. If you love Korean dramas, and have questions about Korean culture or subtext in dialogue that may have been lost in translation, let us know! We post a new episode every other Wednesday. Now available on Apple Podcasts (iTunes), Google Podcasts, Spotify and Stitcher!
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Oct 27, 2021

LET'S JUST BURN THIS THING DOWN! Judy and Linda discuss "D.P." (Deserter Pursuit), starring Jung HaeIn, Koo KyoHwan and Kim SungKyun.

WARNING: We talk about physical, emotional, and sexual abuse, as well as bullying and suicide.

 
To Stall For Fall, we are checking out some older Kdrama classics. Click on the names for the links, but some of them may not have English subtitles. 
Next episode, we are covering "Autumn in My Heart" (가을동화), "Winter Sonata" (겨울연가), "Coffee Prince" (커피 프린스 1호점) and "My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho" (내 여자친구는 구미호).
 

Digressions:  

3:09 - Listener E-mails!

24:10 - Judy was a guest on a recent episode of "The InfatuAsian Podcast", hosted by Curtis, our West Coast Correspondent! Click here to check out the episode. 

26:43 - Linda finished season 2 of "The Baby-Sitters Club".

27:05 - "Free Guy" was a standard fluffy light Ryan Reynolds movie. 

 

Some Korean terms:  

고로케: [go-ro-ke] taken from the Japanese (コロッケ) version of croquette.

층계: [cheung-gye] older term for stairs; not actually from Japanese, as Linda thought.

다꽝: [da-kkwang] taken from the Japanese (沢庵) word for pickled daikon radish.

아이스께끼: [a-i-seu-kke-kki] taken from the Japanese (アイスケーキ) word for ice cream bar.

다마네기: [da-ma-ne-gi] taken from the Japanese (たまねぎ) word for onion.

간지: [gan-ji] slang based on Japanese (感じ) word for "feel"; "cool".

헌병: [heon-byeong] military police.

진짜사나이: [jin-jja-sa-na-i] "Real Man", a Korean reality show where celebrities try out the military experience.

 

Audio credits:  

So JiSub - "Pick Up Line"

So JiSub - "SO Ganzi"

Potty Mouth - "I Wanna"

Mariah Carey - "Fantasy"

 

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Oct 13, 2021

HE'S A HACKER, QUESTION MARK?! Judy and Linda try out newer dramas for Fall 2021.

We decided to give "D.P." (Deserter Pursuit), starring Jung HaeIn, Koo KyoHwan and Kim SungKyun, its own KDMEO episode. Coming soon!
 

Digressions:  

0:47 - New Patreon donors and Listener E-mails!

11:39 - Judy insists that you watch "Seinfeld", now on Netflix, but only from season 2 onwards.

14:29 - Let season 2 of "The Baby-Sitters Club" give you a warm, comforting hug.

15:49 - "Far Cry 6" is out! Judy is new to the franchise and is eager to acquire the so-called Battle Chicken, but will it be enough to stave off the post-Mass Effect depression?

19:04 - Linda really enjoyed "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings", reminiscent of beautiful martial arts movies of old.

 

23:37 - "Yumi's Cells" (유미의 세포들) is a TVN drama, starring Kim GoEun and An BoHyun. It's based on a 2015 webtoon, which may have been amusing, but the animated bits slow down the pace way too much. Kim GoEun's bangs and An BoHyun's chin scruff are distractingly awful.

30:29 - "Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha" (갯마을 차차차) is a TVN romantic comedy, starring Shin MinA and Kim SeonHo. Judy remembers the 2004 movie with much fondness. This is an easy watch with two adorable lead actors, so try it out! 

39:24 - "Police University" (경찰수업) is an eyeroll-inducing piece from KBS. It stars JinYoung (B1A4), Krystal (f(x)) and Cha TaeHyun, and they can't do anything to help the godawful material. 

 

Some Korean terms:  

답답하다 [dap-dap-ha-da] to be frustrated.

뽑기 [ppop-gi] candy made with sugar and baking soda; currently super popular due to "Squid Game".

 

Audio credits:  

Jonathan Wolff - "Seinfeld Theme"

Potty Mouth - "I Wanna"

DJ Shadow - "Nobody Speak" 

Joel P West - "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings" - "Xu Shang-Chi"

"Jurassic Park" - "It's a UNIX system! I know this..."

 

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Sep 29, 2021

SHE LOVES HIM OR SOMETHING; WHO CARES. Judy and Linda don't bother analysing episodes 11-12 of “Hospital Playlist” (슬기로운 의사생활), a TVN medical ensemble drama starring Jeon MiDo, Jo JungSuk, Yoo YeonSeok, Jung KyungHo and Kim DaeMyung.

 

Our Fall First Impressions episode will cover "Yumi's Cells" (유미의 세포들), "D.P." (디피), "Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha" (갯마을 차차차) and "Police University" (경찰수업).

 

Some of the nicknames we used for characters (continued from S1):

Buddha - Ahn JungWon, pediatric surgeon played by Yoo YeonSeok

Long Winter - Jang GyeoWool, General Surgery resident (now fellow!) played by Shin HyunBin

Dove - Lee IkSun, sister of IkJun (Jo JungSuk) played by Kwak SunYoung

Ice Man - Kim JoonWan, cardiothoracic surgeon played by Jung KyungHo

Captain Doctor - Ahn ChiHong, Neurosurgery resident played by Kim JunHan

 

Digressions:

1:03 - New Patreon donor and Listener E-mails!

25:09 - Judy is one season into the lighthearted sitcom, "Superstore".

27:06 - Linda's already finished watching "D.P.", which we'll be covering in our Fall First Impressions. 

28:50 - "Squid Game" is the latest in Korean content from Netflix and Judy is hooked.

32:34 - Linda is rewatching "Alias", starring Jennifer Garner, and is loving it.

34:03 - Judy got full on belly laughs from "Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw".

 

Some Korean terms:

남자들이 좋아하는 드라마: [nam-ja-deul-ee-jo-a-ha-neun-deu-ra-ma] dramas that men like.

설마 나 보러온건 아니겠지?: [seol-ma-na-bo-reo-on-geon-a-ni-get-ji?] "Surely you're not here to see me?"

 

Audio credits:

Kevin Oh - "Crazy"

Michael Giacchino - "Alias" - Theme Song

Tyler Bates - "Hobbs & Shaw" - "Hard Way or Easy Way"

S.E.S. - "Dreams Come True"

Lee Juck (이적) - "Running in the sky" (하늘을 달리다)

 

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Sep 1, 2021

WHAT THE FRICK; DON'T BE A DICK! Judy and Linda get tipsy to talk about episodes 9-10 of “Hospital Playlist” (슬기로운 의사생활), a TVN medical ensemble drama starring Jeon MiDo, Jo JungSuk, Yoo YeonSeok, Jung KyungHo and Kim DaeMyung.

 

For our Fall First Impressions episode, we have picked: "Police University" (JinYoung of B1A4), "D.P." (Jung HaeIn), "Yumi's Cells" (Kim GoEun) and "Hometown Cha Cha Cha" (Kim SeonHo and Shin MinAh).

 

Some of the nicknames we used for characters (continued from S1):

Buddha - Ahn JungWon, pediatric surgeon played by Yoo YeonSeok

Long Winter - Jang GyeoWool, General Surgery resident (now fellow!) played by Shin HyunBin

Dove - Lee IkSun, sister of IkJun (Jo JungSuk) played by Kwak SunYoung

Ice Man - Kim JoonWan, cardiothoracic surgeon played by Jung KyungHo

 

Digressions:

2:17 - New Patreon donors and Listener E-mails!

10:00 - Linda finally finished "My Mister", and was pleasantly impressed by IU's acting.

11:33 - Of course Judy watched animated movie, "The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf"! Think of it as a prequel to Henry Cavill's live action "Witcher" series and let us reassure you that you do not have to see it to enjoy the show. 

14:12 - Linda's late to the "Never Have I Ever" party, and it's good!

16:40 - Judy watched "Pokemon Detective Pikachu" and it was what she expected.

18:16 - Linda watched "Tiny Pretty Things", but only for the ballet dancing!

 

Some Korean terms:

단무지: [dan-moo-ji] sweet and sour pickled radish.

마음을 접다: [ma-eum-eul-jeop-da] literally "to fold the thought"; to give up.

 

Audio credits:

Brian d'Oliveira - "The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf" - "Monstrum's Lullaby"

Robyn - "Never Have I Ever" - "Dancing On My Own"

John Loeffler & John Siegler - "Gotta Catch 'Em All" (Pokemon Theme)

Irene & Seulgi - "Monster"

 

Please send any questions, comments or suggestions on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@kdramamyeyesout) or e-mail us (kdramamyeyesout(at)gmail.com).

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Aug 18, 2021

I DON'T NEED YOUR F&*#ING RICE CAKES! Judy and Linda feel bogged down by episodes 7-8 of “Hospital Playlist” (슬기로운 의사생활), a TVN medical ensemble drama starring Jeon MiDo, Jo JungSuk, Yoo YeonSeok, Jung KyungHo and Kim DaeMyung.

 

If you have any suggestions for Fall First Impressions, please let us know ASAP! We might even plan a Watch Party with our Patreon donors!

 

Some of the nicknames we used for characters (continued from S1):

Buddha - Ahn JungWon, pediatric surgeon played by Yoo YeonSeok

Long Winter - Jang GyeoWool, General Surgery resident (now fellow!) played by Shin HyunBin

Dove - Lee IkSun, sister of IkJun (Jo JungSuk) played by Kwak SunYoung

 

Digressions:

3:37 - Judy's enjoying the art style of the new animated Marvel series, "What If?" but it's pretty cheesy.

6:41 - Linda binged all of "Atypical" on Netflix and is appreciating the spotlight on struggles of a high-functioning autistic teenager.

8:01 - Judy recently discovered The 8-Bit Big Band and is loving their crisp performances. Check out their Youtube page!

12:12 - Linda is watching "Santa Clarita Diet", the surprisingly bloody comedy starring Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant. 

13:37 - Surprise Listener E-mail!

16:21 - Linda checked out "Working Moms", a dark, adult comedy, surprisingly from CBC?!?!

 

Some Korean terms:

시원하다: [shee-won-ha-da] literally "It is cool (temperature)"; expression of "I am so relieved" (because an annoyance has now been resolved).

사이다: [sa-ee-da] literally "cider", what Koreans call clear soft drinks like 7UP; nowadays used as slang adjective equivalent of "시원하다".

잔소리: [jan-so-ree] nagging.

떡: [ddeok] rice cake.

교수님: [gyo-soo-nim] Professor.

행운의 여신: [heng-oon-ui-yeo-shin] literally, "goddess of good luck".

니가 전화해, 시발: [nee-ga-jeon-hwa-heh-shi-bal] "Why don't you f---ing call her?".

후배: [hoo-beh] person in an organization with less experience; opposite of sunbae.

젊은이: [jeol-meu-nee] "young man".

 

Audio credits:

Glass Animals - "Black Mambo"

The 8-Bit Big Band - "Still Alive"

The 8-Bit Big Band - "Birdman" (Pilotwings 64)

The 8-Bit Big Band - "Snake Eater"

John Debney - "Santa Clarita Diet" - "Main Theme"

The Cold and Lovely - "Paper and Gun"

Jang Beom June (장범준) - "Signal" (시그널) - "Reminescence" (회상)

 

Please send any questions, comments or suggestions on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@kdramamyeyesout) or e-mail us (kdramamyeyesout(at)gmail.com).

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Jul 28, 2021

IT'S OKAY, EVERYTHING WILL WORK OUT! Judy and Linda feel slightly better after episodes 5-6 of “Hospital Playlist” (슬기로운 의사생활), a TVN medical ensemble drama starring Jeon MiDo, Jo JungSuk, Yoo YeonSeok, Jung KyungHo and Kim DaeMyung.

 

Some of the nicknames we used for characters (continued from S1):

Buddha - Ahn JungWon, pediatric surgeon played by Yoo YeonSeok

Long Winter - Jang GyeoWool, General Surgery resident (now fellow!) played by Shin HyunBin

Dove - Lee IkSun, sister of IkJun (Jo JungSuk) played by Kwak SunYoung

 

Digressions:

0:45 - Listener E-mails! 

7:39 - ***SPOILER FREE*** Judy checked out the new "Black Widow" and really enjoyed the "down-to-earth" spycraft in the first half of the movie

7:39 - ***SPOILER FREE*** Linda and Judy finished watching "Loki" on Disney+

9:57 - Linda is caught up on Season 5 of "Superstore" and is loving the irreverent humour

 

Some Korean terms:

간섭하다: [gan-seop-hah-dah] to interfere.

어려운: [eo-ryeo-oon] difficult.

결혼시키다:  [gyeol-hon-shi-ki-dah] literally "to order a marriage"; to orchestrate the marriage.

사기결혼: [sah-gi-gyeol-hon] fraudulent wedding.

생각없는 사람들이 그런거야: [seng-gak-eop-neun-sah-ram-deul-ee-geu-reo-geo-yah] "Thoughtless people are like that".

어른: [eo-reun] "adult"; "senior member of a family".

시월드: [shi-wol-deu] a wife's new living conditions of being put upon by your in-laws; a play on "Seaworld".

정신없어: [jeong-shin-eop-seo] literally "I don't have my mind"; "I'm all over the place".

괜찮아, 잘될꺼야: [gwen-chan-ah-jal-dwel-ggeo-yah] "It's okay, everything will work out!"

털털하다: [teol-teol-ha-da] to be easygoing; used to describe "tomboyish" women.

 

Audio credits:

Cake - "Going the Distance"

Abdullah Ibrahim - "no fear, no die" - "Calypso Minor"

Nelly - "Country Grammar"

Lorne Balfe - "Black Widow" - "Fireflies"

Natalie Holt - "Loki" - "TVA"

Lee HanChul (이한철) - "Superstar" (슈퍼스타)

 

Please send any questions, comments or suggestions on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@kdramamyeyesout) or e-mail us (kdramamyeyesout(at)gmail.com).

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Jul 14, 2021

TOO MUCH RIBBON-TYING! Judy and Linda want more friendship shenanigans from episodes 3-4 of “Hospital Playlist” (슬기로운 의사생활), a TVN medical ensemble drama starring Jeon MiDo, Jo JungSuk, Yoo YeonSeok, Jung KyungHo and Kim DaeMyung.

 

Some of the nicknames we used for characters in season 1:

Darth Vader - Lee IkJoon, general surgeon played by Jo JungSuk

Buddha - Ahn JungWon, pediatric surgeon played by Yoo YeonSeok

Ice Man - Kim JoonWan, cardiothoracic surgeon played by Jung KyungHo

Long Winter - Jang GyeoWool, General Surgery resident played by Shin HyunBin

Dove - Lee IkSun, ass-kicking sister of Darth Vader played by Kwak SunYoung

 

Digressions:

1:30 - Listener E-mails! 

9:17 - Judy is enjoying the zippy banter in "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"

10:33 - Linda is on a Netflix binge: "The BabySitters Club", "Sweet Magnolias", "Ginny & Georgia" and "Superstore"

15:35 - Judy needs music recommendations for her revenge/workout playlist

 

Some Korean terms:

아쉽다: [ah-ship-dah] literally "to be lacking"; "It's a shame" or "It's too bad"

썸타다: [sseom-tah-dah] to flirt without commitment.

 

Audio credits:

Peggy Lee - "It's A Good Day"

Potty Mouth - "I Wanna"

Nickel Creek - "Destination"

Team Coco - "Mindy Kaling's Exercise Fantasies"

Christopher Drake - "Batman: Arkham Origins" - "Arkham Origins Main Titles"

Woody Jackson - "Red Dead Redemption 2" - "American Venom"

Ennio Morricone - "For A Few Dollars More"

Haydn - "Trumpet Concerto in E flat, 3rd movement"

Bijou (비쥬) - "Love You More Than Anyone" (누구보다 널 사랑해)

Mido and Farasol (미도와 파라솔) - "Let's Forget It" (이젠 잊기로 해요)

Sechs Kies (젝스키스) - "Couple" (커플)

Please send any questions, comments or suggestions on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@kdramamyeyesout) or e-mail us (kdramamyeyesout(at)gmail.com).

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Jun 30, 2021

ARE WE ANTI-ROMANCE? Judy and Linda are grateful for episodes 1-2 of “Hospital Playlist” (슬기로운 의사생활), a TVN medical ensemble drama starring Jeon MiDo, Jo JungSuk, Yoo YeonSeok, Jung KyungHo and Kim DaeMyung.

 

Some of the nicknames we used for characters in season 1:

Buddha - Ahn JungWon, pediatric surgeon played by Yoo YeonSeok

Ice Man - Kim JoonWan, cardiothoracic surgeon played by Jung KyungHo

Long Winter - Jang GyeoWool, General Surgery resident played by Shin HyunBin

Captain Doctor - Ahn ChiHong, Neurosurgery resident played by Kim JunHan

 

Digressions:

1:03 - Listener E-mails! Click here for the Youtube playlist of "Hospital Playlist Goes Camping!"

15:20 - Our west coast correspondent, Curtis, is hosting "The InfatuAsian Podcast"!!! Nadira is a guest host in the first 2 episodes!

19:10 - ***SOME SPOILERS*** Linda and Judy are loving Tom Hiddleston and Owen Wilson in "Loki" on Disney+

24:30 - Judy watched "Raya and the Last Dragon" on Disney+ and it was great! It did not get the hype that it deserves and you should definitely check it out!

26:39 - Linda rewatched all of "Downton Abbey" and found it wanting as the seasons went on.

29:00 - Judy binge watched "Fleabag", starring Phoebe Waller-Bridge. It's a black comedy about broken people and you can't look away.

 

Some Korean terms:

애교: [ae-gyo] overwhelming cuteness expressed through childishness.

비참하다: [bi-cham-ha-da] to be wretched.

아줌마: [ah-jum-ma] way to address an older woman.

돼지국밥: [dweh-ji-guk-bap] literally "pig soup rice"; thick pork broth served over rice.

떡볶이: [ddeok-bok-kki] spicy rice cakes.

 

Audio credits:

Ak Dan Gwang Chil (악단광칠 aka ADG7) - "NOZANOZA" (노자노자)

Natalie Holt - "Loki" - "TVA"

James Newton Howard - "Raya and the Last Dragon" - "Prologue"

John Lunn - "Downton Abbey" - "The Suite"

Isobel Waller-Bridge - "Fleabag" - "Kyrie"

Kim DaeMyung - "In front of the post office in autumn" (가을 우체국 앞에서)

 

Please send any questions, comments or suggestions on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@kdramamyeyesout) or e-mail us (kdramamyeyesout(at)gmail.com).

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Apr 14, 2021

DO YOU KNOW HOW HARD IT IS TO BUILD A SNOWMAN AFTER A MURDER? Judy and Linda try out newer dramas for Spring 2021.

We're taking a short break! Think of us in cocoons dreaming of the second season of "Hospital Playlist" (슬기로운 의사생활). We'll be back here and there, if there's anything fun that comes out.
 

Digressions:  

0:47 - Listener E-mails!

11:13 - Judy offers up a correction for episode 169: "As quickly as a lie"

12:54 - Vox has great informative videos on Youtube, but their Coronavirus playlist is particularly important. Please check it out for reliable information from experts.

14:36 - Linda is hooked on Wendy's (Red Velvet) first mini-album, but especially the song, "When This Rain Stops"

16:34 - Judy is fascinated with the documentary series about a single mom in Korea on SayuriTV

20:33 - Linda watched the second season of "Stranger" and was okay with it.

22:18 - Judy loves "Battlestar Galactica" (2004) so much. Even though it's sci fi, it's grounded in real human concerns and asks what it means to be human and whether we are worth redeeming. 

25:33 - We had a watch party with our Patreon donors for the first episode of "Sisyphus" (시지프스) and it was only bearable because of the snarky company.

 

32:46 - "Mouse" (마우스) is a thriller from TVN, starring Lee SeungGi and Ahn JaeWook. The crimes were graphic and difficult to watch, but we also couln't take the drama seriously because of some pointedly stupid choices.

48:23 - "Vincenzo" (빈센조) is a TVN action comedy thriller (?) that is tonally all over the place. Song JoongKi plays a Korean-Italian mafia consigliere. We were hoping for a straight up revenge story, but there's some corporate shenanigans mixed with "Kung Fu Hustle"-esque cast of kooky characters. Linda's going to watch more of it though!

54:19 - "Navillera" (나빌레라) is yet another TVN slice of life drama. It stars Park InHwan as the most adorable elderly man who longs to learn ballet dancing, and Song Kang as an aspiring ballerino who's going to teach him. It's so predictable, but in a good, heartwarming way.

 

Some Korean terms:  

거짓말처럼:[geo-jit-mal-cheo-reom] literally "like a lie"; unbelievably.

어처구니없어: [eo-cheo-goo-ni-up-suh] absurd.

 

Audio credits:  

Wendy (Red Velvet) - "When This Rain Stops"

Bear McCreary - "Battlestar Galactica" - "Season 1 Title Intro"

T. Rex - "I Love to Boogie"

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Mar 31, 2021

BEHOLD LINDA'S FURY. Judy and Linda try out older dramas suggested by our Patreon donors. Thank you for prompting us to try out shows that were on the back burner.

Our Spring First Impressions episode will feature "Sisyphus: The Myth" (시지프스), "Vincenzo" (빈센조), "Mouse" (마우스), "Navillera" (나빌레라) and "River Where the Moon Rises" (달이 뜨는 강).

Digressions:  

2:43 - New Patreon donors and Listener E-mails!

6:39 - STOP AAPI HATE.

16:21 - Judy is uplifted by the "Feel the Rhythm of Korea" videos from Korea Tourism Organization. Check them out here!

20:46 - *NO spoilers* We're having fun watching "Falcon and the Winter Soldier"!

22:41 - Judy enjoyed the female friendships in "Hustlers". Jennifer Lopez, WOWZA.

24:46 - Linda rewatched "Little Women" and liked it better than the first time.

26:15 - Judy likes Andy Samberg and she likes "Palm Springs"

28:51 - Linda is loving the lightness of "The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers" series on Disney+

 

31:57 - "My Mister" (나의 아저씨) is a depressingly realistic drama from TVN (2018), starring IU and Lee SunKyun. There's excellent acting all round and Lee SunKyun's voice is delectable, but we were so crushed by the experience that we don't know if we can continue.

41:44 - "Stranger" (비밀의 숲) is a 2017 TVN drama about - surprise, surprise - corruption in the justice system. It stars Cho SeungWoo as a partially lobotomized (?!) prosecutor and Bae DooNa as a kickass detective!

47:59 - We were both surprised by how much we liked "Melo is My Nature" (멜로가 체질), a 2019 JTBC slice of life drama about a group of friends in their 30s. If you haven't seen it yet, you should check it out for the witty banter and touching moments.

56:39 - "You're Beautiful" (미남이시네요) is a 2009 SBS drama from Park ShinHye, Jang GeunSuk and Lee HongKi. It's part of the terrible trend in the 2000s where every romantic comedy tried to be "Boys Over Flowers". 

 

Some Korean terms:  

거짓말처럼 빠르게: [geo-jit-mal-cheo-reom-ppa-reu-geh] as quickly as a lie; expression used for something that's fast.

끔찍해:  [ggeum-jjik-heh] horrible.

판소리: [pan-so-ri] traditional Korean singing.

해녀: [heh-nyeo] traditional Korean women divers.

 

Audio credits:  

LEENALCHI (이날치) - Tiger is Coming (범 내려온다)
 
Henry Jackman - "Falcon and the Winter Soldier" - "Louisiana Hero"
 
Cardi B - "Money"
 
Alexandre Desplat - "Little Women" Soundtrack - "Little Women"
 
Patrick Cowley - "Megatron Man"
 
Philip Glass - "Koyaanisqatsi"

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Mar 17, 2021

JUST LIGHTLY TOSS THE KID ASIDE, FFS!!! Judy and Linda do their utmost to put off talking about episodes 13-16 of "The Uncanny Counter" (경이로운 소문), a supernatural action comedy from OCN, starring Jo ByungGyu, Kim SeJeong, Yoon JoonSang and Yeom HyeRan.

I'm not even going to bother writing a blurb about the finale episodes here. Instead, I'll tell you about our special episode, for which our Patreon donors suggested older dramas for us to talk about! In episode 169, we'll be talking about "My Mister" (나의 아저씨), "Melo is My Nature" (멜로가 체질), "Stranger" (비밀의 숲) and "You're Beautiful" (미남이시네요). 

 

Digressions:  

3:25 - ***SPOILER ALERT**** Judy and Linda watched "Minari", starring Steven Yeun, Han YeRi and Yoon YuhJung

17:07 - ***SPOILER ALERT*** Judy and Linda loved "WandaVision". Talk about a clever series that actually plans out things ahead of time!

23:44 - Judy finally caved and watched "Little Women" (2019) starring Saoirse Ronan. She liked it, almost as much as the 1994 version!

26:58 - Linda watched "Soul" and was emotionally destroyed

29:28 - Judy found "Mary, Queen of Scots" very pretty to look at. Mary, Queen of Scots is still unlikable as ever, though.

34:09 - Linda started watching "Hello, My Twenties" (청춘시대)

 

Korean terms:

미나리: [mi-na-ri] water dropwort; frequently eaten in Korean stews.

 

Audio credits:  

Emile Mosseri - "Minari" - "Intro"

Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez - "WandaVision: Episode 1" - "A Newlywed Couple"

Alexandre Desplat - "Little Women" Soundtrack - "Little Women"

Jon Batiste - "Soul" - "Born to Play Reprise" 

Michael Giacchino - "Up" - "Married Life"

Max Richter - "Mary, Queen of Scots" - "A Claim To The Throne"

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Mar 3, 2021

HOW ARE THE DEMONS THE SMARTEST PEOPLE IN THIS? Judy and Linda need help understanding episodes 9-12 of "The Uncanny Counter" (경이로운 소문), a supernatural action comedy from OCN, starring Jo ByungGyu, Kim SeJeong, Yoon JoonSang and Yeom HyeRan.

You can really see the writer making things up on the fly in these episodes. If you already hit all these plot points, what can you possibly have left in the final four? Linda gives some ominous hints about what's coming in the finale. 

 

Digressions:  

0:56 - Listener E-mails!

3:32 - We really want to watch "Minari" starring Steven Yeun, Han YeRi and Yoon YuhJung

18:16 - Judy was very much intrigued by "I, Tonya" starring Margot Robbie

20:59 - Linda found "The Queen's Gambit" surprisingly easy to watch, even with all the chess. 

23:59 - Judy is obsessed with Sunmi's latest song "Tail" (꼬리). Original music video is great, but also make sure to check out the performance video!

29:13 - Korean naming tradition

1:11:58 - Our Patreon donors get to suggest what we cover in our upcoming "Choose what we watch!" episode. Join us on Patreon to participate!

 

Korean terms:

스킨십: [seu-kin-ship] physical touch.

완전체: [wan-jeon-che] completeness

 

Audio credits:  

Emile Mosseri - "Minari" - "Intro"

Peter Nashel - "I, Tonya" - "Tonya Suite"

Carlos Rafael Rivera - "The Queen's Gambit" - "Main Title"

Sunmi - "Tail" (꼬리)

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Feb 17, 2021

HIT THE LADY DEMON, SOMUN! Judy and Linda are impatient with episodes 5-8 of "The Uncanny Counter" (경이로운 소문), a supernatural action comedy from OCN, starring Jo ByungGyu, Kim SeJeong, Yoon JoonSang and Yeom HyeRan.

Our next Watch Party for "Space Sweepers" (Song JoongKi and Kim TaeRi) is Feb 20, 5pm EDT! Become a Patreon donor to join the fun!

Judy and Linda spend an inordinate amount of time trying to figure out the demon levelling system and other Counter/Guardian logistics. Why does a contract killer/level 3 demon get a more emotional backstory than Hana (Kim SeJeong)? 

 

Digressions:  

1:01 - New Patreon donor and Listener E-mails! 

12:44 - Please check out the charming cooking content from Sohla El-Waylly on the Babish Culinary Universe and Food52

14:27 - Linda finished watching the first season of "Bridgerton" on Netflix!

16:37 - You know Judy loves "Scrubs". Check out the podcast, "Fake Doctors, Real Friends" hosted by Zach Braff and Donald Faison! "Scrubs" is also coming to Disney+ on February 23!

18:43 - Judy is enjoying "PushingUpRoses", a Youtube channel covering random episodes of classic TV and old-school video games!

20:27 - "OutsideXbox" is Judy's favourite Youtube channel about video games. It's run by snarky former video games journalists and if you like our particular sense of humour, you'll enjoy their content.

 

Audio credits:  

Donald Faison and Zach Braff - "Fake Doctors, Real Friends" theme

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Feb 3, 2021

HOW IS THIS JUSTICE? Judy and Linda demand justice from episodes 2-4 of "The Uncanny Counter" (경이로운 소문), a supernatural action comedy from OCN, starring Jo ByungGyu, Kim SeJeong, Yoon JoonSang and Yeom HyeRan.

All the rules pertaining to the Counters and their work are annoyingly loosey goosey, so it's difficult to get invested when anyone breaks or adheres to them. Linda posits that there are not enough Counters to cover all of South Korea and wonders how they would cover larger countries, like Canada. Judy wonders why there aren't many K-dramas that cast cops in a positive light, compared to American shows. 

 

Digressions:  

1:08 – New Patreon donor and Listener E-mails! 

5:29 - Linda finished "Start-Up" (스타트업) and appreciated that the ending didn't crash and burn

10:46 - Judy smoothly segues into Epik High's new album, "Epik High Is Here"

19:58 - Judy finally watched "The Dressmaker", starring Kate Winslet and loved its quirkiness

23:42 - Judy also binged all of "The Bonfire of Destiny" (Le Bazar de la Charite), a French period mini-series set in 1897. Watch with subtitles, not dubs!

1:17:00 - It all starts to fall apart. Drink responsibly.

 

Some Korean terms:  

경이로운: [gyeong-ee-ro-woon] amazing; miraculous.

소문: [so-moon] rumour.

소문: [so-moon] small door.

한류: [han-lyu] "Korean wave"; increase in global popularity of South Korean culture.

경기도: [gyeong-gi-do] province around Seoul; literally "province surrounding the capital".

시골: [shi-gol] countryside.

  

Audio credits:  

Epik High - "Rosario" (ft. CL and ZICO)
 
Epik High - "Based on a True Story" (ft. Heize)

David Hirschfelder - "The Dressmaker" - "Opening Titles"

Francois Lietout - "Le Bazar de la Charite" - "Souvenir de l'incendie"

"Twister" - "The finger of god"

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Jan 20, 2021

OOF. Judy and Linda were pretty disappointed by the scant selection of K-dramas this winter. We did find an unexpected gem, though! 

 

Digressions:  

1:08 – Listener E-mails! We get listener feedback on “Bridgerton”, and the terrible dramas we watched for Episode 163!  

18:46 – Linda started watching "Youn's Stay" (윤스테이), a spin-off of the variety show, “Youn’s Kitchen” (윤식당) . We hope it becomes accessible to non-Korean speaking viewers soon!  

25:21 – Judy scratched her H.P. Lovecraft itch by watching "Color Out of Space" (2019) starring Nicolas Cage.  

27:30 – Judy continues her Nicolas Cage run with the Netflix series, "History of Swear Words"!  

 

29:16 - "Run On" (런온) is a JTBC romantic comedy (???), starring Im SiWan, Shin SeKyung and SooYoung (Girl's Generation). As predicted, SooYoung is the best part about this drama, but we're not about to watch hours of something just for 5 minutes of catty fun. 

39:43 - "True Beauty" (여신강림) is a godawful TVN drama based on a webtoon (sigh). It stars Moon GaYoung and Cha EunWoo. It's basically "My ID is Gangnam Beauty" all over again, but makeup instead of plastic surgery! We HATED all the characters in this. 

48:05 - "The Penthouse" (펜트하우스) is an absolutely bonkers drama from SBS, starring Eugene (S.E.S) and Kim SoYeon. Can you believe this was our second choice?

1:04:39 - "Lovestruck in the City" (도시남녀의 사랑법) is a uniquely crafted drama from KakaoTV, and stars Ji ChangWook and Kim JiWon. Judy liked the natural acting in the slice-of-life flashbacks of the characters, while Linda was annoyed by the forced premise and lack of plot.

1:15:03 - "The Uncanny Counter" (경이로운 소문) was a last minute addition to this episode. It's an OCN supernatural comedy, starring Jo ByungGyu, Kim SeJeong, Yoon JoonSang and Yeom HyeRan. The news that the writer dropped out in episode 13 is very concerning to us, but so far we are enjoying the chemistry between the characters!

   

Some Korean terms:  

한옥: [han-ok] traditional Korean house.

구미호: [goo-mi-ho] nine-tailed fox.

발연기: [bal-yeon-gi] bad acting; literally "foot acting".

  

Audio credits:  

Colin Stetson - "Color Out of Space" OST - "Contact" 

"Guardians of the Galaxy" - Literal Drax scene 

  

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Jan 6, 2021

MY GOD, MY GOD WHAT HAVE WE DONE? Well, we finally did it, folks. We watched the three dramas we swore we would never watch, and we did it for you! [through gritted teeth] HAPPY NEW YEAR.

Digressions:

5:29 - New Patreon donors and Listener E-mails! Our listener, Liz, sent us a link to the Youtube video of the K-Pop Festival. Check it out!

10:08 - Judy snobbily watched the first season of "Bridgerton", the hot new Shondaland drama

16:12 - Linda is watching "Start-Up" (스타트-업)!

18:13 - "How Are You Bread" (하와유브레드) is a 2020 web drama starring Suho (EXO) and Lee SeYoung. It's so utterly cookie-cutter (see what I did there?) and bad, but we finally know how they chose the baffling title!

35:57 - "My ID is Gangnam Beauty" (내 아이디는 강남미인) is a 2018 JTBC drama starring Im SooHyang and Cha EunWoo (ASTRO). Judy is mad at literally everything in this drama, but Linda suggests that that might be the actual intention of this awful drama.l

47:33 - "Cool Guys, Hot Ramen" (꽃미남 라면가게) is a 2011 TVN drama starring Jung IlWoo and Lee ChungAh based on a web novel. It's so patently trying to be "Boys Over Flowers", but it's even more boring and problematic. The goofy title sadly does not pay off.

For our Winter 2021 First Impressions, we'll be watching "Run On" (런온), "Lovestruck in the City" (도시남녀의 사랑법), "The Penthouse" (펜트하우스) and "True Beauty" (여신강림). Should be...interesting?

 

Some Korean terms:

떡 장인: [ddeok-jang-in] rice cake artisan.

조선: [jo-seon] Korean dynasty from 1392 to 1897

도련님: [do-ryeon-nim] old Korean address for "young master".

한옥: [han-ok] traditional Korean house.

머슴: [meo-seum] male servant in olden times.

안부: [an-boo] greeting.

슈퍼마켓: [shu-peo-ma-ket] Koreanization of "supermarket"; closer to a corner store than a big grocery store"

어학연수: [eo-hak-yeon-soo] language training.

얼굴천재: [eol-gool-cheon-jeh] literally "face genius"; a good-looking person.

 

Audio credits:

Jerry Goldsmith - "Mulan (1998) - "Short Hair"

Seinfeld S9E3 - "The Serenity Now"

Shin HyeSung - "You Are"

Mozart - "Requiem" - "Confutatis"

 

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Dec 16, 2020

YOU BLOODY COWARDS. Judy and Linda are utterly but not surprisingly disappointed with episodes 13-16 of “Tale of the Nine Tailed” (구미호뎐), a TVN supernatural romance starring Lee DongWook, Jo BoAh and Kim Bum.

This is the fixed version?!?! We were devastated by the way Rang's (Kim Bum) character was sacrificed for the saccharine ending, but we sincerely hope that Kim Bum will continue to do excellent work elsewhere. This episode is the only time that Judy will ever admit "Titanic" (1997) did something interesting plot-wise. Linda found all of Yeon's (Lee DongWook) plans nonsensical, and not just because she dozed off multiple times.

For our winter special episode, we will be watching three Kdramas that we swore we would never watch: "How Are U Bread" (하와유브레드), ID: Gangnam Beauty (내 아이디는 강남미인) and "Cool Guys, Hot Ramen" (꽃미남 라면가게). Warning: we WILL be snarky. 
 
Digressions:
1:43 - New Patreon donors and Listener E-mails!

19:34 - Linda is hooked on the NCT DAILY channel on Youtube!

21:56 - Judy absolutely loved "The Baby-Sitters Club" on Netflix

25:06 - ***NO SPOILERS*** Judy is hooked on "Cyberpunk 2077" in spite of the bugs

31:05 - Linda is playing "Just Dance" and "Overcooked" with her niece

 

Some Korean terms:
떡볶이: [ddeok-bok-kki] spicy rice cakes.

Audio credits:
Howard Shore - "Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" - "Concerning Hobbits"

NCT DREAM - "BOOM"

Potty Mouth - "I Wanna"

P.T. Adamczyk - "Cyberpunk 2077" - "The Rebel Path"

Celine Dion - "Titanic" - "My Heart Will Go On"

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Nov 25, 2020

EVIL JIAH > REGULAR DUMMY JIAH. Judy and Linda desperately need better rules in episodes 9-12 of “Tale of the Nine Tailed” (구미호뎐), a TVN supernatural romance starring Lee DongWook, Jo BoAh and Kim Bum.

HOT TAKE: JiAh's parents should never have been allowed to come back. We suspect even the drama writer doesn't like the character of JiAh (Jo BoAh). Kim Bum did not have enough screentime in these episodes, which is a huge bummer.

TVN is taking some extra time to fix up the final four episodes, so we'll be back in three weeks to cover the finale!

 

Digressions:

1:05 - Listener E-mails and requests from Twitter

2:21 - "Cool Guys, Hot Ramen" (꽃미남 라면가게)

6:02 – Canadian stereotypes

14:34 - Judy finally tried "Flower of Evil" (악의 꽃)

21:45 - JTBC variety show "Crime Scene" (크라임씬) is on Youtube! Click here for the playlist, but there are no English subtitles.

26:37 – “Batman: The Animated Series” S1E26 “Perchance to Dream”

 

Some Korean terms:

선녀: [seon-nyeo] Korean version of fairy or angel.

이무기: [ee-moo-gi] snakes of legend that can become a dragon by training for a thousand years; in most Korean tales, they usually fail their training or are killed by humans.

어둑시니: [eo-dook-shi-ni] creature of darkness who craves attention.

회식: [hwe-shik] after-work get-together.

제삿날: [je-sat-nal] death ceremony day. 

상견레: [sang-gyeon-leh] official meeting between in-laws to plan a wedding.

 

Audio credits:

Danny Elfman – “Batman: The Animated Series” – “Main Title”

“Arrested Development” – “Her?”

“Seinfeld” – “The Puffy Shirt” (S5E2)

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Nov 11, 2020

KIM BUM CONTINUES TO CRUSH IT. Judy and Linda gush, but not for the reason you think, over episodes 5-8 of “Tale of the Nine Tailed” (구미호뎐), a TVN supernatural romance starring Lee DongWook, Jo BoAh and Kim Bum.

Koreans are for sure capable of better kisses than this. 

Digressions:

1:23 - Listener E-mails!

3:56 - Zee vs Zed

13:53 - What the hell is "Surplus Princess/The Idle Mermaid" (잉여공주)?

19:33 - Linda is disappointed with the ending of "Record of Youth" (청춘기록) - no spoilers

21:08 - Season 2 of "The Mandalorian" is out!

 

Some Korean terms:

이무기: [ee-moo-gi] snakes of legend that can become a dragon by training for a thousand years; in most Korean tales, they usually fail their training or are killed by humans.

아가: [ah-ga] a way of addressing a child.

손잡을땐 언제고?: [son-jap-eul-ttaen-eon-jae-go] literally "When were you holding hands?", but more accurately, "You were holding hands just recently!"

썸: [sseom] flirting without commitment.

민속촌: [min-sok-chon] cultural village depicting traditional way of life.

한복: [han-bok] traditional Korean clothing.

사또: [sa-tto] magistrate.

방송국: [bang-song-gook] broadcasting station.

명: [myeong] life.

명: [myeong] order; command.

 

Audio credits:

Ludwig Goransson – “The Mandalorian” – “The Mandalorian”

Verdi - "Requiem Mass" - "Dies Irae"

Nicholas Hooper - "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" - "Possession"

Julie Andrews - "Sound of Music" - "My Favourite Things"

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Oct 28, 2020

HOW IS KIM BUM OUR FAVOURITE RIGHT NOW? Judy and Linda felt gleeful during episodes 2-4 of “Tale of the Nine Tailed” (구미호뎐), a TVN supernatural romance starring Lee DongWook, Jo BoAh and Kim Bum.

We were so disappointed by the kiss between Yeon (Lee DongWook) and AhEum (Jo BoAh) in the flashback. This HAS to get better, right? Kim Bum's ability to switch between douchiness and vulnerability is really impressing us. Linda watched a significant portion of the episodes through her fingers because of the horror. Happy Halloween, everyone!

Digressions:

1:00 - New Patreon donor and Listener E-mails!

5:48 - Judy and Curtis tried a bit more of "Private Lives" (사생활)

6:56 - What’s a Canadian accent, anyway? Click here for the Globe and Mail article, "We say aboot, eh?" and check out the Wired series with Erik Singer, dialect coach

13:38 - We are looking forward to "Seo Bok" (서복), sci fi film starring Park BoGum and Gong Yoo

15:46 - Judy watched "Enola Holmes"

18:18 - Linda finished season 4 of "Kim's Convenience"

19:33 - Judy watched another episode of "School Nurse Files" (보건교사 안은영)

45:38 - Shamanism in modern Korea

 

Some Korean terms:

불가사리: [bool-ga-sa-ri] creature of legend; name can be expressed to mean "immortal" or "can only be killed by fire"; a monster that grows in size by eating metal; can also eat dreams.

이무기: [ee-moo-gi] snakes of legend that can become a dragon by training for a thousand years; in most Korean tales, they usually fail their training or are killed by humans.

호두과자: [ho-doo-gwa-ja] walnut (ho-doo) cake (gwa-ja).

준비성이 없어: [joon-bi-seong-ee-eop-seo] literally "There is no preparedness". 

아저씨: [ah-juh-ssi] a way of addressing an older man who is not a relative.

 

Audio credits:

Daniel Pemberton – “Enola Holmes” – “Enola Holmes (The Future Is Up To Us”

Hironobu Kageyama - "Dragonball Z" - "CHA-LA HEAD CHA-LA"

Ahn JaeWook - "Forever"

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Oct 14, 2020

WELCOME TO SEASON 4 OF K-DRAMA MY EYES OUT!

Judy, Linda and Teresa are excited to talk about the hottest Korean dramas of Fall 2020!

 

Digressions:

1:40 - New Patreon donors and Listener E-mails!

7:37 - ***SPOILERS*** Follow-up on "It's Okay to Not Be Okay" (사이코지만 괜찮아)

20:45 - Judy did NOT finish "Was It Love" (우리, 사랑했을까)

23:51 - Teresa tried out some slice of life animes: "A Place Further than the Universe" (宇宙よりも遠い場所), "Laid-Back Camp" (ゆるキャン△)

25:14 - Linda watched the controversial "Emily in Paris"

28:33 - Judy is hooked on the unapologetically Canadian "Murdoch Mysteries"

33:01 - Linda discovered that Park SoDam does not make "Cinderella and the Four Knights" (신데렐라와 네 명의 기사) worth watching

39:03 - Seriously, what is up with Subway?

 

35:58 - "Record of Youth" (청춘기록) is a TVN drama about chasing your dreams and stars Park BoGum, Park SoDam and Byeon WooSeok. Linda wishes that it had more interesting material for Park BoGum and Park SoDam to sink their teeth into.

56:07 - "The School Nurse Files" (보건교사 안은영) is a super quirky Netflix original series based on a Korean web novel. It stars Jung YuMi and Nam JooHyuk as refreshingly normal-looking staff at a high school. BUFFY VIBES, said everyone at the Netflix party we hosted.

1:03:40 - "Tale of the Nine Tailed" (구미호뎐) is a glossy supernatural series starring Lee DongWook and Jo BoAh. Lee DongWook is excellent as a world-weary nine-tailed fox who gave up his powers for love. Can it be as good as Goblin?

1:25:40 - "Private Lives" (사생활) is a JTBC drama that lured us in with SeoHyun from Girls' Generation and Go GyungPyo. What we wanted and expected was a sexy show about con artists doing heists. What JTBC says it's giving us is something about corporate corruption? We'll probably keep watching for SeoHyun's wigs and outfits and Go GyungPyo's boyish good looks.

 

Some Korean terms:

여우고개: [yeo-oo-go-gae] fox mountain pass.

 

Audio credits:

Masato Nakamura - "Sonic the Hedgehog 2" - "Emerald Hill"

 

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Aug 22, 2020

SURPRISE EPISODE! Judy and Linda jibber jabber about "It's Okay to Not be Okay" (사이코지만 괜찮아), a TVN drama starring Seo YeJi and Kim SooHyun.

Listener e-mails sometimes work, you guys! Linda and I happened to be watching this drama and decided to record about it. Teresa is enjoying the well-deserved summer break. We tried our best to keep our jibber jabber to ***VERY MILD SPOILERS***. 

Digressions:

1:59 - New Patreon donor and Listener E-mails!

4:38 - Why not try a relaxing Korean reality show like "Hyori's Homestay"?

16:52 - Judy tried out "Was It Love?" (우리, 사랑했을까)

20:42 - Linda's also hooked on "Schitt's Creek"!

23:08 - Some of our favourite kpop songs from this summer

 

Audio credits:

CHUNG HA - "Stay Tonight"

Red Velvet - Irene & Seulgi - "Naughty"

ZICO - "Summer Hate" (Feat. Rain (비))

Red Velvet - Irene & Seulgi - "Monster"

 

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Jul 28, 2020

FINALLY, SOME CLOSURE! Judy, Linda and Teresa binged on episodes 9-16 of “100 Days My Prince” (100일의 낭군님), a TVN drama starring Do KyungSoo (D.O. from EXO) and Nam JiHyun.

Back in 2018, Judy and Teresa covered the first 8 episodes of "100 Days My Prince" before DramaFever imploded. The drama finally came to Viki this year and Judy basically forced Linda and Teresa to watch it, because we hate leaving things unfinished. If you want to listen to us talk about the first half of this drama, that's in KDMEO episodes 103-107.

We're taking a break for the rest of the summer, but let us know what you would like to watch for the Netflix Party!

Digressions:

1:25 - New Patreon donor and Listener E-mails!

17:36 - Judy binged all of "Indian Matchmaking"

19:14 - Teresa continues her anime binge with "Steins;Gate" (シュタインズ・ゲート)

21:17 - Studio Ghibli is on Netflix!!!

22:53 - Linda is enjoying "Anne with an E"

 

Some Korean terms:

못할것도 없지: [mot-hal-geot-do-eop-ji] "There's nothing to stop me".

 

Audio credits:

Siyeon (Dreamcatcher) - "Into The Ring" - "Good Sera"

Kanako Ito - "Steins;Gate" - "Fatima"

Azumi Inoue - "My Neighbour Totoro" - "Tonari no Totoro"

Tragically Hip - "Anne with an E" - "Ahead By A Century"

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Jul 9, 2020

WE'RE DATING EXPERTS APPARENTLY. Judy, Linda and Teresa critique the various romances from episodes 11-12 of “Hospital Playlist” (슬기로운 의사생활), a TVN medical ensemble drama starring Jeon MiDo, Jo JungSuk, Yoo YeonSeok, Jung KyungHo and Kim DaeMyung.

 

The Ghost - Chae SongHwa, neurosurgeon played by Jeon MiDo

Darth Vader - Lee IkJoon, general surgeon played by Jo JungSuk

Buddha - Ahn JungWon, pediatric surgeon played by Yoo YeonSeok

Ice Man - Kim JoonWan, cardiothoracic surgeon played by Jung KyungHo

Mama's Boy - Yang SeokHyung, OBGYN played by Kim DaeMyung

Long Winter - Jang GyeoWool, General Surgery resident played by Shin HyunBin

Captain Doctor - Ahn ChiHong, Neurosurgery resident played by Kim JunHan

Doctor Eyeshadow (formerly Doctor Mummy) - Choo MinHa, OBGYN resident played by Ahn EunJin

Dove - Lee IkSun, ass-kicking sister of Darth Vader played by Kwak SunYoung

 

Digressions:

1:00 - New Patreon donors and Listener E-mails!

21:15 - Judy watched "Hamilton" is on Disney+

23:29 - Teresa watched "BOFURI: I Don't Want to Get Hurt, so I'll Max Out My Defense." (痛いのは嫌なので防御力に極振りしたいと思います。) and "Golden Kamuy" (ゴールデンカムイ)

27:40 - Linda finished "The King: Eternal Monarch" but could not finish "Mister Sunshine"

34:02 - Linda tried out "Kim's Convenience"

36:02 - Judy watched "Ophelia" starring Daisy Ridley and George MacKay

1:17:41 - Ramen eating techniques

 

Audio credits:

Lin-Manuel Miranada, Anthony Ramos, Okieriete Onaodowan and Daveed Diggs - "Hamilton: An American Musical" - "The Story of Tonight"

Afilia Saga - "BOFURI: I Don't Want to Get Hurt, so I'll Max Out My Defense." - "Kyuukoku Unbalance"

MAN WITH A MISSION - "Golden Kamuy" - "Winding Road"

Steven Price - "Ophelia" - "Ophelia"

 

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Jun 18, 2020

THE FACE BLINDNESS WORSENS. Judy, Linda and Teresa struggle to say words about episodes 9-10 of “Hospital Playlist” (슬기로운 의사생활), a TVN medical ensemble drama starring Jeon MiDo, Jo JungSuk, Yoo YeonSeok, Jung KyungHo and Kim DaeMyung.

 

The Ghost - Chae SongHwa, neurosurgeon played by Jeon MiDo

Darth Vader - Lee IkJoon, general surgeon played by Jo JungSuk

Buddha - Ahn JungWon, pediatric surgeon played by Yoo YeonSeok

Ice Man - Kim JoonWan, cardiothoracic surgeon played by Jung KyungHo

Mama's Boy - Yang SeokHyung, OBGYN played by Kim DaeMyung

Long Winter - Jang GyeoWool, General Surgery resident played by Shin HyunBin

Captain Doctor - Ahn ChiHong, Neurosurgery resident played by Kim JunHan

Doctor Eyeshadow (formerly Doctor Mummy) - Choo MinHa, OBGYN resident played by Ahn EunJin

Dove - Lee IkSun, ass-kicking sister of Darth Vader played by Kwak SunYoung

 

Digressions:

2:06 – Listener E-mails, and new Patreon donor!

12:05 – “Ocean’s 8”

14:06 - "Sweet Magnolias"

16:01 - "100 Days My Prince" (백일의 낭군님)

18:29 - "The King: Eternal Monarch" (더킹: 영원한 군주)

21:05 - Judy tried embroidery to practice mindfulness and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)

 

 

 

Some Korean terms:

 

Audio credits:

Daniel Pemberton – “Ocean’s 8” – “NYC Larceny”

Nickel Creek – “Destination”

 

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The Wiretapper sting music is 'Sadday', by Bensound (www.bensound.com), and is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No-Derivatives 4.0 International.

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