The Curious Ahjumma: A Story Within A Story

A story being told inside a story. We encounter such ‘stories’ in K-dramas from time to time. Sometimes, these inner stories will be part of an episode while some series has one or more in each episode; like a recurring theme that bonds the whole series together. This literary device, which some called embedded narrative…

K-Lookbook: Seo Ye-ji (It’s Okay To Not Be Okay)

Dr. Oh Ji-wang said that Ko Moon-young’s way of dressing, just like her assertive personality, is a way to protect herself; just like armors. And what beautiful armors they are! Moon-young’s outfits in every episode of It’s Okay To Not Be Okay are a feast to the eyes. She’s not only telling her stories through…

Five Sad Beautiful Rejections in K-dramas

“And if my wishes came true, it would’ve been you…” Listening to Taylor Swift’s new album Folklore has made a lot of us vulnerable. Or were you the lucky ones who weren’t affected by her heart wrenching lyrical masterpieces? But if you’re like me whose heart was once again crushed into pieces by Tay’s new…

First Impression: It’s Okay To Not Be Okay

It's Okay To Not Be Okay premiered this week! It's Kim Soo-hyun's comeback drama after his military discharge. And after teasing us with some memorable cameos in recent dramas, it's time for him to reclaim the limelight as one of the top Hallyu stars of his generation. The hype is real with this one, especially…

Kim Soo-hyun books small screen comeback via tvN’s “Psycho But It’s Okay”

Following the release of tvN's mega teaser for their 2020 line-up, the cable channel has finally confirmed that Kim Soo-hyun will lead its upcoming romance drama “Psycho But It’s Okay” (working title). This will mark the actor's first drama since The Producers in 2015 and after his military discharge in 2017. “Psycho But It’s Okay”…