Korean Drama Podcast

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Welcome to the Korean Drama Podcast, the K-Drama rewatch podcast by (and for) people who don't watch Korean Dramas. Part of the Potluck Podcast Collective

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We get the gang back together one more time to reflect on season 3 of the Korean Drama Podcast. So how did the crew enjoy Itaewon Class, and more importantly, who is the hottie this season? Join us one last ride ride!Thank you to all our listeners who have joined us over the past few weeks. We'll see you all again for Season 4!Follow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

Jul 1

44 min 40 sec

We've made it to the end of another Korean Drama! What will happen in the 90 minute finale of Itaewon Class? Will Saeroyi finish his revenge and get the girl? We're here to recap all the endings for you as we say goodbye to our DamBam family for the last time.Episode 16 Synopsis: Yi-seo runs from Geun-won, who's out to put an end to everything. Desperate to salvage his crumbling legacy, Dae-hee heads to DanBam.Watch now on NetflixFollow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

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Jun 25

1 hr 3 min

On episode 15 of Itaewon Class, everything comes to a head as we barrel towards the series climax! Geun-Won has made his villainous move, putting Yi-Seo and Geun-Soo in danger, while Sae-Ro-Yi sees his father while struggles to survive after being hit by a car. Episode 15 Synopsis: Searching for Yi-seo, Seung-kwon visits his old boss. Dae-hee receives a disturbing call from Geun-won, and a warning from Soo-ah.Watch now on NetflixFollow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

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Jun 17

1 hr 6 min

On episode 14 of Itaewon Class, Yi-Seo goes all out to make big moves in business and love. Soo-ah contemplates her future with her company, Geun-won gets out of jail, and Saeroyi receives a big impact!Episode 14 Synopsis: Yi-seo overworks herself as she steps into a critical role for the team's new strategy against Jangga, worrying Saeroyi.Watch now on NetflixFollow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

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Jun 10

55 min 38 sec

On episode 13 of Itaewon Class, Our cute puppy Geun-Soo embraces his dark side after getting rejected, and Sae-Ro-Yi becomes a big time CEO in 2020, all while keeping his iconic haircut!Episode 13 Synopsis: Geun-soo moves closer to his goal. With their sights set high, Saeroyi and his team take the business to the next level.Watch now on NetflixFollow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

Jun 3

58 min 13 sec

On episode 12 of Itaewon Class, Saeroyi deals with a problem with his investors, Geun-Soo finds his edge, and Hyun-Yi gets outed!Episode 12 Synopsis: While navigating their latest crisis, Saeroyi and Yi-seo come across a potential investor. Hyun-yi preps for the competition's final round.Watch now on NetflixFollow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

May 27

1 hr 1 min

On episode 11 of Itaewon Class, Saeroyi continues to grow his empire, Tony learns about his family, Hyun-Yi kills it in competitive cooking, and Yi-Seo shoots her shot!Episode 11 Synopsis: An opportunity comes knocking for DanBam after Ma Hyun-yi makes a buzz-worthy television appearance; Geun-soo pursues what he wants.Watch now on NetflixFollow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

May 20

1 hr 2 min

On episode 10 of Itaewon Class, The jig is up for Geun-Won as Saeroyi finally finds justice for his father's death, but not on his terms. Also, Kim shares her Itaewon Class alignment chart!Episode 10 Synopsis: Jangga finds itself in hot water with the public. With the future of the company hanging in the balance, Dae-hee must make his choice.Watch now on Netflix Follow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

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May 13

1 hr 2 min

On this episode, Dae-Hee (fka Darth Father) tries to poach Saeroyi's people while Saeroyi goes around investing in his new community. Also more Korean language lessons!Episode 9 Synopsis: The bar's move to a quieter street poses fresh problems for the crew; Dae-hee takes an interest in Saeroyi's people.Watch now on Netflix Follow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

May 7

56 min 19 sec

On this episode, Saeroyi continues to face down threats to business (and revenge plans) by making bold moves and teaching his staff life lessons. The crew also encounters racism at the club. Also, we try something a little different this episode with our character names.Episode 8 Synopsis: Bad news strikes DanBam, but Saeroyi isn't one to bow under pressure. Geun-soo learns a horrible truth. Kim Toni deals with discriminationWatch now on Netflix Follow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

Apr 29

55 min 44 sec

On Episode 7 of Itaewon Class, Darth Father visits DanBam and shows of his exquisite "eat acting," Roy Bowlcut shoots his shot with Kang, and a new Hottie emerges (maybe?)Episode 7 Synopsis: DanBam gets an unwelcome visitor. Saeroyi approaches Kang Min-jung with a weighty proposition, and shares his entire story with Yi-seo.Watch now on Netflix Follow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

Apr 22

50 min 40 sec

On episode 6 of Itaewon Class, Darth Father schemes, Joker creeps, and Roy Bowlcut gets into stonks. Our patience runs thin on Lindsay playing both sides, and Emily gets found out by her very disappointed Korean mom.Episode 6 Synopsis: Dae-hee keeps tabs on DanBam's progress. Saeroyi runs into Jang Geun-won at the TV station. Yi-seo faces her mother's disappointment.Watch now on Netflix Follow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

Apr 15

58 min 28 sec

Roy Bowlcut's tale of pub management and revenge continues on episode 5 of Itaewon Class. As the DanBam crew make improvements to the pub and menu, we learn more about Puppy's past, Emily guns for a manager's role, and things pop off in the club (and Hat makes heart hands).Episode 5 Synopsis: Before its reopening, DanBam gets a few upgrades. Yi-seo, Seung-kwon and Jang Geun-soo have a surprise encounter at a nightclubWatch now on Netflix---The Asian American community is going through a time of collective grief following a year of rising racial tensions and fear, punctuated by last week’s tragic murders in Atlanta. To our listeners who are looking for ways to take more direct action, either to spread the word, protect our community, or support the victims, here are some resources for you:Support the AAPI Community Fund to uplift and protect Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders3 Ways to support our community in Atlanta (courtesy of Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Atlanta):Sign on to AAJA-Atlanta’s collective community statementDonate to support the victims and their families and to support crisis interventionOffer to share crisis response resources to those in need---Follow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

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Apr 8

52 min 14 sec

On episode 4 of Itaewon Class, with Roy Bowlcut's new pub on suspension, he spends time  bonding with his employees with some bad karaoke, saving Emily from creepy stalkers, and inadvertently finding himself in a love-triangle setup. Episode 4 Synopsis: Choi Seung-kwon regrets reverting back to his old ways. When Yi-seo's night out takes an ugly turn, Saeroyi is there to help.Watch now on Netflix---The Asian American community is going through a time of collective grief following a year of rising racial tensions and fear, punctuated by last week’s tragic murders in Atlanta. To our listeners who are looking for ways to take more direct action, either to spread the word, protect our community, or support the victims, here are some resources for you:Support the AAPI Community Fund to uplift and protect Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders3 Ways to support our community in Atlanta (courtesy of Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Atlanta):Sign on to AAJA-Atlanta’s collective community statementDonate to support the victims and their families and to support crisis interventionOffer to share crisis response resources to those in need---Follow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

Apr 2

1 hr 5 min

On episode 3 of Itaewon Class, Roy Bowlcut's master plan of revenge begins with the opening of his new pub. We also meet new characters, Bluehair, Hat, Emily in Paris, and Puppy, while Lindsay totally becomes a narc.Episode 3 Synopsis: Saeroyi crosses paths with Jo Yi-seo, who seems to have a knack for bringing him trouble. Meanwhile, DanBam struggles to attract customers.Watch now on Netflix---The Asian American community is going through a time of collective grief following a year of rising racial tensions and fear, punctuated by last week’s tragic murders in Atlanta. To our listeners who are looking for ways to take more direct action, either to spread the word, protect our community, or support the victims, here are some resources for you:Support the AAPI Community Fund to uplift and protect Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders3 Ways to support our community in Atlanta (courtesy of Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Atlanta):Sign on to AAJA-Atlanta’s collective community statementDonate to support the victims and their families and to support crisis interventionOffer to share crisis response resources to those in need---Follow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

Mar 26

1 hr

On episode 2 of Itaewon Class, we follow Roy Bowlcut though TEN YEARS of timeskips (all for the sake of his master plan), Draco kills a chicken, and Lindsey sells her soul to Darth Father. Oh yeah, it's all part of the master plan.Episode 2 Synopsis: While serving his time, Saeroyi develops a bold game plan for his future. Soo-ah can't ignore a generous offer from Jang Dae-hee.Watch now on Netflix---The Asian American community is going through a time of collective grief following a year of rising racial tensions and fear, punctuated by this week’s tragic murders in Atlanta. To our listeners who are looking for ways to take more direct action, either to spread the word, protect our community, or support the victims, here are some resources for you:Support the AAPI Community Fund to uplift and protect Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders3 Ways to support our community in Atlanta (courtesy of Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Atlanta):Sign on to AAJA-Atlanta’s collective community statementDonate to support the victims and their families and to support crisis interventionOffer to share crisis response resources to those in need---Follow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

Mar 19

48 min 28 sec

Kathy, Kim, and Steve start their recap of Itaewon Class with episode one! A fun story about a rebellious high school boy and his dad starting a restaurant together, with wholesome rom com interaction with classmates and.... OH GAWD WHAT IS HAPPENING?Episode 1 Synopsis: On his first day at a new high school, Park Saeroyi stands by his principles in front of powerful bullies. Oh Soo-ah works on getting into college.Watch now on NetflixFollow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

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Mar 11

53 min 38 sec

Kathy, Kim, and Steve are back for another season of the Korean Drama Podcast! On this primer, producer Marvin catches up with our hosts before introducing the drama that we'll be watching this season. Are you ready to ride again with us?Follow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

Mar 4

12 min 26 sec

We get the gang back together one more time to reflect on another season of the Korean Drama Podcast. So how did we end up rating Secret Garden? Listen in as we cope for our feelings.Thank you to all our listeners who have joined us over the past few weeks. We'll see you all again for Season 3!---This episode is brought to you by HBOThe finalists for the 2020 HBO APA Visionaries Short Film Competition have been announced! HBO Visionaries will be celebrating its 4th class of emerging Asian and Pacific Islander American filmmakers on Friday, September 25 during the virtual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival.Tune in at 5pm PT/8pm ET, Friday, September 25 via www.hbovisionaries.comto meet this year’s Visionaries, watch the films, and see some familiar faces!  All three Visionary 2020 shorts will also be available to stream on HBO Max on Tuesday, September 29.---Follow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

Sep 2020

50 min 25 sec

After 20 episodes, we arrive at the end of Secret Garden. As we bid farewell to Richie Rich, Grunge Princess, John Mayer, and Blazers, we're sure this episode will bring a satisfying conclusion to the past 20 weeks right? RIGHT?Episode 20 Synopsis: Joo Won confronts his mother, before he and Ra Im sign a marriage license. Meanwhile, Oska is back with Yoon Seul by his side.Follow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

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Sep 2020

1 hr 5 min

We're finally at the penultimate episode of Secret Garden, as Grunge Princess deals with the amnesiac Richie Rich, and John Mayer mounts his comeback.. will everything be resolved in time? Also finally on-screen confirmation on what was in that damn stocking!Episode 19 Synopsis: Yoon Seul's heart begins to warm, and Oska is prepared to make a full comeback. Meanwhile, 21-year-old Joo Won finds himself falling for Ra Im.Follow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

Sep 2020

1 hr 5 min

Secret Garden enters its final act with that go to K-Drama staple, the 11th hour amnesia plot! Listen as our hosts get react to the show's decision to reset all of Richie's character development over the last 18 hours. Episode 17 Synopsis: An accident sees Ra Im awaken in Joo Won's body again, and Joo Won's mind may be trapped in Ra Im's body forever.Follow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

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Aug 2020

1 hr 3 min

On this episode of Secret Garden, truths are finally revealed about the mysterious connection between Grunge Princesses and Richie Rich and it looks like feelings are finally revealed. But this is a K-Drama so you know what that means... it's coma time!Episode 17 Synopsis: Joo Won's mother attempts to persuade Ra Im to let Joo Won go with the promise of riches, but Ra Im is not so easily swayed.Follow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

Aug 2020

1 hr 8 min

We're finally here at the final 5 episodes! Can our hosts make it to the finish line? Luckily, this was an action packed episode, starting with Richie Rich's battle with his arch nemesis - elevators, Grunge Princess does some sick stunts, and John Mayer finally makes a move with Blazers by doing a Love, ActuallyEpisode 16 Synopsis: Ra Im risks the opportunity of a lifetime when she misses an audition to guarantee Joo Won's safety, before he uses all of his resources to try and secure her another chance.Watch Now on VikiFollow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

Aug 2020

1 hr 8 min

The jig is up! On episode 15 of Secret Garden, Grunge Princess and Richie Rich's secret is figured out by Hottie and John Mayer, Park the Narc continues to scheme against Richie for control over his company, and Eataly mom resolves to keep our body-switched lovebirds apart. Episode 15 Synopsis: Director Lim and Oska learn the truth about Joo Won and Ra Im's body swap, while Joo Won and Ra Im make the decision to temporarily live together.Watch Now on VikiFollow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

Aug 2020

1 hr 7 min

Now we're getting somewhere! The drama ratchets up as Secret Garden speeds into its final acts. Richie Rich and Glam Princess (fka Grunge Princess) take their relationship to the next levelat the VVIP party, while John Mayer tries to be a good dude to Blazers. Also, we say hello and goodbye to the new MVP of the series, Champagne Frank! Also, we finally figure out the secret behind the "bones" in the stocking.Episode 14 Synopsis: Joo Won and Ra Im share a dance at the VVIP ball, with the entire floor watching on. Meanwhile, Oska realises what he has done to hurt Seul.Watch Now on VikiFollow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

Jul 2020

1 hr 1 min

On episode 13, Richie Rich and Grunge Princess continue their holding pattern of mutual attraction and antagonization before a confrontation with Richie's mom. Meanwhile John Mayer tries to reconcile (badly) with Blazers. The crew also learns what a Seonbae is and sings along to beloved fake songs.Episode 13 Synopsis: Seul learns that one of her employees is responsible for leaking Oska's song, and prepares herself to take full responsibility for the incident.Watch Now on VikiFollow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

Jul 2020

53 min 25 sec

The mid-series slump continues as episode 12 comes and goes, with not much else happening. Richie Rich drives his little mermaid allegory into the ground while his mom tries to set him up with Blazers. Also we learn about debt and finances with Hottie!Episode 12 Synopsis: Joo Won opens up to Ra Im, and goes back on his request for her to be his mermaid, someone who would stay as his side and dissolve into foam.Watch Now on VikiFollow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

Jul 2020

56 min 4 sec

On episode 11 of Secret Garden, we finally reach the dreaded mid-series lull. As the series spins its wheels, John Mayer and Blazers continue to hurt each others feelings, Park the Narc continues to scheme,  and I guess Richie Rich and Grunge Princess find another fairy tale metaphor to drive into the ground. Episode 11 Synopsis: Joo Won opens up to his mother about his relationship with Ra Im, and confesses that there is no possibility the two will ever get married.Watch Now on VikiFollow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

Jul 2020

56 min 44 sec

On episode 10 of Secret Garden, John Mayer, Richie Rich, and Hottie all fight for the attentions of Grunge Princess, but who will she choose? Hopefully not one of the creepy (or non-Hottie) ones! Also Richie and Hottie have a drink off and end up waking up in bed together!Episode 10 Synopsis: Oska is struggling to deal with the aftermath of the plagiarism scandal. Meanwhile, Joo Won goes ahead with his new healing resort project.Watch Now on VikiFollow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

Jul 2020

1 hr

Well, it was fun while it lasted. In episode 9 of Secret Garden, the souls of Richie Rich and Grunge Princess return to their original bodies and they are left to deal with the damage they caused each other. John Mayer confronts Blazers and cries. Oh, and Hottie lays a surprise thirst trap.Episode 9 Synopsis: When Joo Won is drenched in rain, his soul and Ra Im's react in an unexpected way, before Ra Im takes off.Watch Now on VikiFollow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

Jun 2020

1 hr 3 min

On episode 8 of Secret Garden, the stakes are raised as Richie Rich and Grunge Princess begin to use their borrowed bodies and lives as collateral in their battle of wits, while Blazers and John Mayer's own conflict also continues to ratchet up. Episode 8 Synopsis: Tensions continue to build between Oska and Seul before they stop to reminisce about the good days when their love was pure and their future's bright.Watch Now on Viki---The Korean Drama Podcast team recognizes that we are currently in a historic moment in American history. We know that Black lives matter and stand with the brave people fighting across the world for an end to systemic racism in our institutions as well as the death and inequality those systems cause. For a near-comprehensive list of resources on how you can support the fight, whether on the streets or from your home, click on this link (shoutout to Nico for putting it together)---Follow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

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Jun 2020

1 hr 19 min

On episode 7 of Secret Garden Richie Rich and Grunge Princess, who are still body switched, continues their charade as they each discover how the other side lives.  We also learn that Richie Rich is a boobs guy (and actually a perv?). Hottie continues to be a hottie.Episode 7 Synopsis: Ra Im and Joo Won remain trapped in each other's bodies, and share a bitter first encounter with Joo Won's mother.Watch Now on Viki---The Korean Drama Podcast team recognizes that we are currently in a historic moment in American history. We know that Black lives matter and stand with the brave people fighting across the world for an end to systemic racism in our institutions as well as the death and inequality those systems cause. For a near-comprehensive list of resources on how you can support the fight, whether on the streets or from your home, click on this link (shoutout to Nico for putting it together)---Follow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

Jun 2020

1 hr 21 min

It's episode 6 of Secret Garden, and the bodies have finally switched. How will Grunge Princess and Richie Rich react to their new circumstances? By blackmailing and sabotaging each other of course! Listen as our hosts figure out how to recap the show now that our heroes' souls have switched bodies. Episode 6 Synopsis: Joo Won and Ra Im are shocked to wake up in each other's bodies. Their confusion leads them to search for a way to switch back, but nothing makes any difference for them.Watch Now on VikiFollow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

May 2020

1 hr 12 min

It's episode 5 of Secret Garden, do we finally get to the body switching? Well, before we get to that, we get is Richie Rich being rich, Grunge Princess being grunge and both of them getting lost in a forest that may or may not be a secret garden. Also an inexplicable BMX race and weird artisanal wines in bottles that are totally not bongs. Episode 5 Synopsis: Tensions rise between Ra Im, Joo Won, Ssun, Oska, and Seul over the MV shoot and the hotel, before they reach breaking point.Watch Now on VikiFollow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

May 2020

1 hr 3 min

It's time for our recap of episode 4 of Secret Garden, ostensibly a show about two people who body switch, but actually about a rich guy who likes to neg girls he's obsessed with because he can.  In this episode, vacuum cleaner raffles, grand revelations, and a trip to Jeju Island!Episode 4 Synopsis: Ra Im visits Joo Won to investigate whether or not he was the one who entered her in the raffle, but he denies all involvement.Watch Now on VikiFollow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

May 2020

1 hr 15 min

It's episode 3 of Secret Garden, and there's still no sign of the body switching premise we were promised (WHEN DO THE BODIES SWITCH?!?). What we do get is more creepy stalking and blatant sexual harassment by Richie Rich, more brooding from Hottie, and another character in the form of a hotshot musician with anti-capitalist leanings.  Episode 3 Synopsis: Joo Won invites Ra Im to join him for dinner, hoping to make his way into her favour by reconfirming his position as a CEO of the department store.Watch Now on VikiFollow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

May 2020

1 hr 2 min

On episode 2 of Secret Garden, we learn more about our main cast of characters, but nothing about body switching, or secret gardens. IS SECRET GARDEN A METAPHOR? Also Richie Rich continues to be a creepy negger as he stalks Grunge Princess at her workplace and home. Also we learn why Korea is NUMBER ONE!Episode 2 Synopsis: Ra Im is taken to hospital to get treated for an injury, and Joo Won can't get her out of his mind as the first girl to ever stand up to himWatch Now on VikiFollow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

Apr 2020

49 min

Season 2 of the Korean Drama Podcast starts with a new (old) drama and new hosts! Steve Lim, Kathy Yamamoto, and Kim Cooper take over recapping duties as they dive into the 2010 K-Drama Secret Garden, a show about what happens when a rich boy and a poor girl switch bodies... supposedly... no body-switching happens in episode one, instead we get introduced to a cast of colorful characters including a rich guy that likes to neg, a badass girl with blood to spare, and one hottie to rule them all. Are you ready for season 2?Episode 1 Synopsis: Wealthy mogul Kim Joo Won and the daughter of a former minister, Yoon Seul, enjoy a date together before a stunt girl rescues Yoon Seul. - Watch Now on VikiFollow us on twitter at @koreandramapodSubscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed!Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast CollectiveProduced by @marvinyueh

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Apr 2020

48 min 55 sec

We're back! The one and only Korean Drama Podcast returns for a second season! Before we drop the first episode next week, here's a primer episode where we  catch up with our season one hosts, go over some changes to the show, and reveal what we'll be watching for season 2!Follow the show at @koreandramapodProduced by @marvinyuehKorean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast Collective

Apr 2020

19 min 47 sec

And that's a wrap on the first season of the Korean Drama Podcast. On this episode, our hosts reunite (a little over a year after recording episode 25) to reflect on their experiences and watching the podcast grow over the past year! Thanks to all of our listeners who've stuck with us over the past few months, we can't wait to do this again! SEE YOU NEXT SEASON! Follow the hosts! @WillChoi @angryasianman @angryplus1 Edited by @marvinyueh Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed! Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast Collective

Nov 2017

31 min 59 sec

ALMOST PARADIIIIIIIISE! We are finally at the series finale of Boys over Flowers, how will chronic kidnap victim Jan Di get through to the amnesiac Perm Boy? Never fear though, this 11th hour amnesia storyline gets resolved with the oldest Jan Di trick in the book, getting rescued! After 25 episodes of K-Drama goodness, our hosts finally take some time to reflect on what they've accomplished. Kudos and pats on the back all around! Note: Stay tuned, we're recording an "aftermath" episode this weekend for release next week as our hosts take a look back at the podcast, one year after recording the original audio. Tweet your questions at @koreandramapod *Episode 25 Synopsis: They've dealt with amnesia, car accidents and interrupted weddings, but in the shocking finale of Boys Over Flowers, Jan Di puts her love of Jun Pyo to the ultimate test. Will they get their happily ever after, or will the romance of the plucky schoolgirl and the arrogant playboy prove too different to last? Watch Now Follow the hosts! @WillChoi @angryasianman @angryplus1 Edited by @marvinyueh Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed! Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast Collective

Nov 2017

48 min 57 sec

We are at the penultimate episode of Boys over Flowers and they really pull out the big guns this episode! Epic cries, Spa Scenes, and the mother of all K-Drama tropes... AMNESIA!!!!!! Listen as our hosts simultaneously roll their eyes and get drawn into the drama on this episode of the Korean Drama Podcast! Episode 24 Synopsis: Jun Pyo's mother loses her grip on her family when they discover who the comatose man really is. Jan Di struggles to make ends meet. Jun Pyo goes on a mission to find her, but an unexpected accident threatens to test their relationship more than it's ever been tested before. - Watch Now Follow the hosts! @WillChoi @angryasianman @angryplus1 Edited by @marvinyueh Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed! Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast Collective

Nov 2017

38 min 47 sec

Boys over Flowers refuses to end, and so the Korean Drama Podcast valiantly continues our vow to see this series through! In this episode we have crying, hospital scenes, cute picnics, bitter breakups, and all the other K-Drama tropes you crave! Our hosts also share stories of being starstruck, and wonder why nobody on this series looks each other in the eyes while talking. Episode 23 Synopsis: Furious with the outcome of the wedding, Jun Pyo's mother turns her ire on not just Jan Di, but all of Jan Di's friends and loved ones. Jan Di herself is left with a choice: Fight for her love and risk her friends, or protect everyone by saying goodbye to Jun Pyo forever? - Watch Now Follow the hosts! @WillChoi @angryasianman @angryplus1 Edited by @marvinyueh Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed! Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast Collective

Nov 2017

34 min 3 sec

The wedding nobody is excited about is finally here! How will Jan Di celebrate? By getting kidnapped of course. Join our hosts as they recap the epic conclusion to the Boys Over Flowers saga. Will love(?) triumph over all? What there's still 3 episodes left?!?!?!?!?!! Also, Phil shares his much more interesting list of possible Boys Over Flowers spin-off shows (my favorite is the Secret Life of Ringo). Episode 22 Synopsis: It's time for the wedding, but when the priest asks if anyone has objections, the entire audience is surprised by the answer. Meanwhile, Yi Jung struggles to cope with Ga Eul's demands, and Jan Di is enlisted as a caretaker for a mysterious comatose man. Who is he, and what is his connection to the Goo business? - Watch Now Follow the hosts! @WillChoi @angryasianman @angryplus1 Edited by @marvinyueh Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed! Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast Collective

Oct 2017

50 min 50 sec

This week, we are treated to the lead up to the least anticipated Korean wedding ever. In other news, pottery boy cries in the car as his bro pours crappy lattes, Jan Di models for food, and our hosts wonder what Ringo is up to (probably fighting fools). Oh and people stand in flower fields and stare off into distances, you know, K-Drama style! Episode 21 Synopsis: Jan Di and Jae Kyung have an honest talk about their feelings for Jun Pyo. Yi Jung and Ga Eul get away from it all and try to hash out their differences. Jae Kyung prepares to walk down the aisle, but no one, including the groom, is ready where it counts. - Watch Now Follow the hosts! @WillChoi @angryasianman @angryplus1 Edited by @marvinyueh Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed! Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast Collective

Oct 2017

37 min 31 sec

We're on the final stretch, it's episode 20! In this episode, Jan Di is homeless now (because apparently she has no real friends) and becomes a maid in Perm Boy's family, Perm Boy still doesn't know what he wants, and a shocking cliffhanger ending! Also, our hosts talk about Lucid dreams and their own high school experiences with student government. *Episode 20 Synopsis: With her family gone and her wallet empty, Jan Di has little choice but to accept Jun Hee's invitation and work at the Goo mansion. But such close proximity does things to Jun Pyo's heart, and even Jae Kyung can't stay blind forever. What will happen with all major players are together under one roof? Watch Now Follow the hosts! @WillChoi @angryasianman @angryplus1 Edited by @marvinyueh Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed! Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast Collective

Oct 2017

35 min 14 sec

In this episode, our hosts recap Boys Over Flowers #19, Perm Boy's mom continues her spy games, surprise pizza trucks, how pottery boy sucks now, but Ringo is still keeping it real. Also, our hosts explain the strange and punitive world of Korean childrens' games. Episode 19 Synopsis: Jun Pyo's mother delivers a warning to Jan Di. Ji Hoo tries to cope with his past. Yi Jung falls into a self-destructive spiral. No one is in a good place when they meet for a housewarming party, but an impromptu game of "Truth or Dare" proves more revealing than they ever expected. - Watch Now Follow the hosts! @WillChoi @angryasianman @angryplus1 Edited by @marvinyueh Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed! Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast Collective

Oct 2017

23 min 34 sec

Just another episode of Boys over Flowers, innocent misunderstandings, Ringo fighting fools, Jun Pyo realizing that he's a jerk... wait that's new! In this episode, Perm Boy finally learns that he's been a dick for the past 17 episodes and tries to make good, by learning to eat ramyun! Ramyun so good that our hosts go on an extended discussion on the goodness of ramyun. *Episode 18 Synopsis: Jae Kyung makes a move on Jun Pyo. With kisses shared and rings exchanged, their wedding seems like a done deal, but Jun Pyo can't resist one last trip to Jan Di's house. Will he be able to accept a future without her? Does Jan Di even want him anymore? Watch Now Follow the hosts! @WillChoi @angryasianman @angryplus1 Edited by @marvinyueh Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed! Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast Collective

Oct 2017

43 min 33 sec

It's episode 17! As we move towards the final arcs of Boys Over Flowers, we're introduced to a pottery girl, witness a ramen challenge, and Perm Boy learned to swim?!?!?! (Character development!) Also, Jan Di needs to be saved a lot and there's a bunch of misunderstandings. Just another week with the F4! Episode 17 Synopsis: Family drama abounds as Ji Hoo struggles with his past and Yi Jung is forced to deal with his philandering father. Even Jun Pyo confronts his mother, but the answers he receives do little to change the situation he's stuck in. With wedding bells looming, how much longer can the act really last? - Watch Now Follow the hosts! @WillChoi @angryasianman @angryplus1 Edited by @marvinyueh Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or our RSS Feed! Korean Drama Podcast is a part of the Potluck Podcast Collective

Sep 2017

26 min 56 sec