Hidden Gem: On the Verge of Insanity

One of my favorite shows this last year, On the Verge of Insanity, didn’t get much attention when it originally aired. Fans were watching and commenting, though, and after a lot of hilarious comments about defective dishwashers, I just had to try it out.

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Podcast 145 – Netflix kdrama series review: My Name

Is anyone else dying to talk about Han So Hee‘s amazing fighting skills? Or you need to gush about the rise of Ahn Bo Hyun who seems to be everywhere right now. No? Then maybe you’re one of those My Name fans who’s been watching every YouTube video out there with Park Hee Soon being sexy and full crime boss. No worries if you fall into all three categories because The Fangirls are right there with you. We did a blogpost about this show but had lots more to talk about. Remember our new format is that the first part of the podcast is spoiler free and then we get into all the details after a warning.

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Classic Tropes and New Chinese Dramas

It has been years since I have really been sucked into a modern Chinese drama so imagine my surprise when I suddenly find myself watching two. The Day of Becoming You and My Fated Boy have both become must-watch shows for me, and I am pretty sure it is due to their observance of classic drama tropes. Namely, soul swap and Noona (yes, I know that this is a Korean term, but I don’t know if there is a Chinese equivalent, so I’m going with it.) romance. So come find out why these tropes are working so well for me and whether you should join me in watching.

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