What’s with K-Drama Angst? (Elements of K-Drama Style Series)

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The weather is beautiful today on the American East Coast, just like it was 14 years ago today. I was living in Brooklyn, then, working on a graduate degree in Middle East studies. September 11, 2001, was a long day for all of us living in New York, a long day for many around the … Read more

Best Summer Vacation K-Dramas

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Hi everyone! K-Drama Today has been having a summer vacation the past couple weeks, while I’m going through a busy period at work. Sorry about that! Because of work, I’m putting Hwajung uncaps on hold until late July. Then I’ll be back to kvetching about my second lead syndrome (choose In-Woo!) and the latest plot … Read more

“Swallow the Sun” (Series Review)

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In my imagination, the paperwork for an official License to Fangirl includes this question: which of the actor’s lesser-known and/or lesser-appreciated works have you seen? I have an answer for that question now. I’d never heard of Swallow the Sun, a 25-episode drama from 2009, but it stars Ji Sung. Naturally I had to watch it. I hope someday to be able … Read more