Somaek Confessions: “Bad” K-Dramas that deserve a second chance

As some people would say, first impressions last. In the world of K-dramas, and motion picture viewing in general too, this is mostly the case as well. However, given the subjective nature of motion pictures and how people receive them, there are instances wherein a second look could present a different perception. While there’s no…

The Curious Ahjumma: The Anatomy of Great OTPs

Telling a romance story is a bit complicated than one might seem to think. There’s a lot of elements to consider like the trope the writer would use, the setting, the narration style, and the most critical element is the main pairing itself. The other elements wouldn’t be useful if the main couple is in…

Best of the Decade: Maknae’s Favorite K-dramas (2010-2019)

A few days ago, we finally entered a new decade and left the 2010s behind. It left us with memories we treasured and moments that mold us into who we are today. And I, a self-confessed fangirl, would always look back to these ten years as the years of my best fangirling days. Korean dramas…

His Highness: Top 10 Hottest Royal Oppas

This was originally posted in 2017 on our Facebook Page. Oppas in hanbok is one of my guilty pleasures and because of them, watching saeguks (Korean historical dramas) became more enjoyable. Meet our Top 10 Hottest Royal Oppas whose looks will make you want to travel back in time. So, who among these royalties made…

In Spotlight: Lee Ji-eun (IU) Filmography

There's no denying that IU is one of South Korea's A-list singers. This multi-talented singer songwriter release chart-toppers in her every music comeback. As she became an established singer, she eventually ventured out into another aspect of the entertainment industry - film and television. We always love and adore IU on stage but it's time…

Would You Rather: The Oppa Edition

To change things up a bit, let's play a Would You Rather game for this edition of Ahjumma's Pick. Let's start, 시작 (sijak)! ❤ Would you rather marry Gong Yoo? Or have a million bucks? ❤ Would you rather get romantic with Tipsy Ahjumma's newest oppa, Jang Ki-yong? Or have unlimited stash of high end…

K-Drama Rewind: Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo

Annyeong yeorobun!!! So, we are officially kicking off our month long anti-Valentine celebration here in our blog... Just kidding! We are all about spreading love and good vibes, that's why I have decided to give you an early Heart's Day gift... a Grumpy Flashback feature of Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo! It's a perennial favorite…

Tipsy Findings: Top 10 Locations Used by Different Dramas

Have you ever watched a drama and felt like something seems too familiar? You'll grow restless for a while and dig deep into your memory thinking that you've seen it somewhere before.  You may even believe that it's déjà vu, but chances are you've been lured by the K-Drama genies in their maze of filming…

K-Lookbook: Best Hanbok in Recent K-Dramas

Saeguk can sometimes cause headaches for K-drama fans with all the politicking and scheming involved. But it could also be pleasing in the eyes as it also features grandiose Korean palaces and vibrant traditional dresses. Hanbok's vivid colors and intrinsic designs can command attention to anyone watching. And the costume department of recent period dramas did…

K-Culture: Lesson 3 – Goryeo Dynasty

The 2016 saeguk drama, Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo, kept its audience on the edge of their seats in every episode they aired. Intense, sometimes funny, and often heartbreaking, this star-studded series really left a mark on our hearts. This Korean adaptation of a popular Chinese drama was loosely set on the events occurred during…