Top Kpop MVs: Rockin’ the MMAs and the MAMAs!

It was a CRAZY busy week in the Korean music world last week! The MMAs and the MAMAs were nearly back to back, with stellar performances from so many spectacular groups in each show. Check out some of my favorite performances below!

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Maknae’s Book Review: The Girl with Ghost Eyes

One of the trickiest writing obstacles to navigate is writing authentically about a culture that is not your own. Very few authors have managed to do so successfully — Tony Hillerman and his Navajo mysteries are a prime example — but with love and care and research, it CAN be done.

Enter M. H. Boroson. His biography makes it VERY clear just how much time and research he has put into Chinese culture, and it shows in his writing. Come see what I thought of The Girl with Ghost Eyes!

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When Hope Blooms: Drama Geek Gets Deep

There are two reasons for this post: to get more people to watch When the Camellia Blooms and to talk about how all of us could use a sprinkle of hope. 2019 has been a hard year for many people, so it was nice that right before it ended, we got a drama that reminded us that we aren’t all bad. That when we work together, we can make miracles happen, and we do genuinely care about each other.

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First Impressions and Unfiltered Thoughts: Psychopath Diary

It’s another South Korean serial-killer drama! (How there can be SO many variations of this one specific storyline??) I already have a show of this type on my drama plate and I was NOT going to be tempted into starting another. But, Yoon Shi Yoon had other plans for me, LOL! Positive commentary from my fellow K-bestie, coupled with some giggle-worthy screencaps on Twitter and my resolve totally crumbled! Keep reading to see if you should check out Psychopath Diary too.

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