Podcast 166: My Liberation Notes Part II

Join Drama Geek and Karie the Maknae for the second part of our cozy chat where we do a deep dive into the entire series of My Liberation Notes. The spoiler-free section is in Part I, so this episode is ALL spoilers. I hope you enjoy our final thoughts on a series that touched both of us.

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Podcast #165: My Liberation Notes Review – Part I

Join Drama Geek and Karie the Maknae for a cozy chat where we do a deep dive into the entire series of My Liberation Notes. As always there is a spoiler-free section for those who haven’t decided if they want to watch this delightful drama and then we jump into oodles of spoilers, and this does happen in Part I, so be prepared. Next week we’ll have the conclusion on our thoughts and let you know who we think should watch this drama.

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First Impression: My Liberation Notes

Anyone in the mood for deep thoughts, self reflection, and long walks from the bus stop? Lee Min Ki, Lee El, and Kim Ji Won play three siblings who live out in the country with their parents, yet all work in Seoul. Their daily commute looks exhausting and wears on their ability to hold relationships and participate in work activities. At first glance, you would think “this show moves at a glacial pace” as we follow each mundane thing the siblings do about their day. But as we continue the journey, I’m finding a quiet peace in their meanderings. They are all in a state of personal growth and I find myself wanting to grow along with them. Let’s see if you too can handle the commute.

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First Teaser for The Beauty Within


I need my heart to calm down, Lee Min Ki is about to be back on my screen with a new drama! We have the first teaser for The Beauty Within, and obviously, I’m pretty excited about this.

Synopsis from AsianWiki: Han Se-Kye (Seo Hyun-Jin) is a top actress. She is known as a troublemaker and the object of many rumors. Her life is a mystery, but, in reality, she suffers from an unusual phenomenon. At a certain point every month, her appearance changes to a different person. She lives one week out of every month with a different appearance. Han Se-Kye meets Seo Do-Jae (Lee Min-Ki). Seo Do-Jae is an executive at an airline company. He seems perfect with an attractive appearance and possessing smarts, but he suffers from an inability to recognize faces. He hides this disability and tries hard to memorize people by their habits and mannerisms. The only person’s face that he is able to recognize is Han Se-Kye. By meeting her, his life changes.

This drama is based on a movie with the same name. I really liked the movie and I’m interested to see how they handle this in a longer format. Are you excited for this drama to start? Mark your calendars for September 17th, I’ve already marked mine!

Until Next Time,


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