Kdrama Podcast: Second lead syndrome is a real thing! And it hurts!

Welcome to the first episode of season 2 of the Lee Evie Korean Drama Podcast! Today Lee Evie is kicking the new season off with something a little bit different, discussing her favourite (or most hated, however you want to look at it) second male lead shipping disasters during her long kdrama watching career (can we really call this a career though?). These are the second male leads (and second female leads!) that touched Lee Evie’s heart and made her crazy. … More Kdrama Podcast: Second lead syndrome is a real thing! And it hurts!

Kdrama Podcast: Favourite Kdrama characters!

Lee Evie is shaking things up this week, because it is episode 50 of the podcast! So sit down, relax, and listen as she waffles on about her favourite Korean drama characters (so far as of June 2020!) and why she likes them so much! This episode features actors like Lee Min Ho, Woo Do-Hwan and Yoo Yeon-Seok, as well as Kim So-Hyun, Lee Sung-Kyung and Shin Mina. It also includes lots of Lee Evie waffling about kdrama heroes and heroines old and new! … More Kdrama Podcast: Favourite Kdrama characters!

Kdrama Podcast: ROMANTIC DOCTOR, TEACHER KIM season 1 overview

Be a young, handsome and ethically confused doctor, and then get transferred to a backwater hospital so you can learn from the genius surgeon Dr Romantic, and maybe, just maybe, even become a Dr Romantic yourself! This week on the show, Lee Evie is discussing DR ROMANTIC season one, also known as ROMANTIC DOCTOR, TEACHER KIM, which stars the gorgeous Yoo Yeon-Seok, lovely Seo Hyun-Jin and Dr Romantic himself; Han Suk-Kyu. What a show! After complaining about hospital dramas previously on the podcast, it turns out Lee Evie is a total hypocrite, because doctors are heroes and this show is wonderful! Lee Evie felt aaaaalllll the emotions! … More Kdrama Podcast: ROMANTIC DOCTOR, TEACHER KIM season 1 overview

Kdrama Podcast: Tense, thrilling and stylish Korean movie TIME TO HUNT

Live in a frighteningly familiar and broken near-future and attempt the heist of a lifetime, only to become caught in a life and death hunt that will chill you to your bones, because this week Lee Evie is focusing on the 2020 Korean movie TIME TO HUNT. Starring wonderful actors Lee Je-Hoon, Choi Woo-Shik and Ahn Jae-Hong, this is a tense thriller with loads of atmosphere that will have you on the edge of your seat! … More Kdrama Podcast: Tense, thrilling and stylish Korean movie TIME TO HUNT

Kdrama Podcast: Watch MR SUNSHINE and die a little bit inside from sadness

Be a f**king badass tragic Korean samurai called Gu Dong-Mae and use your badass tragic Korean samurai powers to completely destroy Lee Evie’s heart, break her soul and leave her in a small sobbing heap on the floor, because this week Lee Evie is discussing the incredible (and gut-wrenching) 2018 Korean drama MR SUNSHINE. Starring massive movie star Lee Byung-Hun, and other high profile actors Kim Tae-ri, Kim Min-Jung, Byun Yo-Han and the (for Lee Evie anyway) scene stealing Yoo Yeon-Seok, this kdrama is a beautiful and thoughtful historical epic, set in one of the saddest and most tragic periods of Korean history. This drama is epic on so many levels, and fair warning, there will be some Gu Dong-Mae fan-girling ahead! … More Kdrama Podcast: Watch MR SUNSHINE and die a little bit inside from sadness

Kdrama Podcast: OH MY GHOST overview

Get possessed by a crazy ghost, fall in love with a horrible arrogant chef, and then speak really quietly for an entire drama, because this week Lee Evie is discussing her complicated feelings about the 2015 Korean supernatural romance/comedy OH MY GHOST. Starring Park Bo-Young, Cho Jung-Seok and the always great Kim Seul-Gi, this drama was good, but for very personal reasons, Lee Evie also thought it was bad. Be warned, she didn’t totally love this one! … More Kdrama Podcast: OH MY GHOST overview

Kdrama Podcast: QUEEN INHYUN’S MAN overview

Be the smartest coolest man on the planet and travel forward three hundred years through time to win your woman’s heart, while also saving a queen, your country and the world (probably!), because this week Lee Evie is discussing the remarkable 2012 Korean drama QUEEN INHYUN’S MAN (also known as QUEEN AND I), which stars Ji Hyun Woo and Yoo Inna. This kdrama starts out as a fluffy fantasy romance yet soon morphs into something much deeper, an achingly beautiful portrayal of star-crossed lovers and a romance that transcends time, space and even death itself. Wow! … More Kdrama Podcast: QUEEN INHYUN’S MAN overview

Kdrama Podcast: Laugh and shudder along with PSYCHOPATH DIARY!

Are you a downtrodden office worker with nothing to live for? Well, why not try being a serial killer instead? That’s what Yoon Shi Yoon does in the 2019 comedy-thriller Korean drama PSYCHOPATH DIARY, and boy does he do a good job of it. He is hilarious, adorable and damn creepy! Lee Evie feels complicated about this kdrama, it is both excellent and a little bit boring, so come discuss it with her! FYI – this is a first impressions episode! … More Kdrama Podcast: Laugh and shudder along with PSYCHOPATH DIARY!

Kdrama Podcast: ITAEWON CLASS overview

Be the absolute best man in the entire universe and swear ultimate revenge against a food company … and then go and make … your own food company … really slowly … over many years? So the 2020 kdrama ITAEWON CLASS sure sounds like a silly story, but this week Lee Evie discusses what makes it work for her, including the wonderful performance by Park Seo Joon. This Korean drama is of the tried and tested underdog trope variety, yet is elevated into something interesting, emotional and fresh by a central hero who captured Lee Evie’s heart. Sigh. … More Kdrama Podcast: ITAEWON CLASS overview