That's the end of season 2 of THE LEE EVIE KOREAN DRAMA PODCAST SHOW, but Lee Evie and her kdrama musings will return for season 3 very soon!
Keep an eye out for her next episode (and kdrama waffle) on Friday 18 December 2020 (or thereabouts, depending on the timezone in your part of the world). In the meantime, contact Lee Evie to chat via her website (or Instagram) or read more about her historical fiction on her website: http://www.leeevie.com
ABOUT LEE EVIE: LEE EVIE is a historical fiction author. She writes with a focus on Korean history and loves dark adventures with a heavy dose of danger and romance. When she’s not writing, Lee Evie can be found watching drama, which she will do for hours on end. She believes drama watching is the ultimate joy of life. Even when they make her cry. An avid photography and travel lover, Lee Evie thinks stories are the most precious gift to the universe.
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Kdrama podcast listener, and kdrama lover, Liliana has created this community chat, and I think it is a great idea for everyone who wants to connect to their kdrama community and make new friends!
Are you an amnesiac Joseon prince whose lack of memories definitely don’t turn you into a nicer person? Are you a tragically doomed assassin (with really excellent eyebrows) busily involved in an epic love story that gets barely any screentime? Or are you Hong Shim, a shining example of a cool peasant girl? Because if so, does Lee Evie have the show for you!! Come join in this discussion about the 2018 romance sageuk Kdrama, 100 DAYS MY PRINCE.
A cutie-pie dimpled angel called Dan (!!) and a cold tragic ballerina who doesn’t know how to love; tie them together with a random supernatural handkerchief …. what could possibly go wrong? Everything, apparently! Come join Lee Evie as she discusses the very charming, sweet and surprisingly emotional 2019 Kdrama ANGEL’S LAST MISSION: LOVE!
Arang is a plucky ghost from legend, determined to discover the truth of her identity! Eun-Oh is a nobleman with mummy issues and a chip on his shoulder who most definitely absolutely utterly doesn’t want to help her out! What follows is a moody, atmospheric adventure through a tiny Joseon village (via the underworld!), featuring a whole bunch of exhumed dead bodies, bickering gods in terrible wigs, and a literal goat that is a stand in for earth …. or something. Welcome to the utterly charming Korean drama ARANG AND THE MAGISTRATE. Listen as Lee Evie discusses her 10 reasons to love this Kdrama!
Be a money hungry social climber and marry a man you don’t love, and then be fully surprised that you don’t feel very happy (what a shock! how unexpected!), because this week Lee Evie is discussing her first impressions of the completely inappropriately marketed 2019 Korean drama BEAUTIFUL LOVE WONDERFUL LIFE. Her main point of discussion is: what the f**k even is this kdrama?
A down-trodden college student falls in love with a literal sociopath and then proceeds to ignore the very lovely second male lead … forever. Even though they are clearly perfect for each other! Blurg! Lee Evie has severe second male lead syndrome… 😦
Do you want to get hit on the head by a rogue flower pot? Would you enjoy to have two gorgeous boys fall madly in love with you (even though you are actually kind of a brat)? Do you want to sing and dance your teen years away and follow ALL of the dreams? Because Lee Evie sure does! Come join her discussion about this excellent 2011 Kdrama starring the ever lovely Suzy, insanely pretty Kim Soo-Hyun and motorbike riding Taecyeon, and hear about Lee Evie’s ten reasons to love the Korean drama DREAM HIGH!
Discover you are in fact not real, and actually just the product of a writer’s imagination, and then proceed to live your best and most romantic life anyway! You go girl, Dan-Oh, the heroine of my heart! Come discuss the zingy, funny, sweet (and surprisingly clever) 2019 youth romance Korean drama EXTRAORDINARY YOU, where the boys are tall, the girls are dying from inexplicable comic illnesses, and you could literally disappear at any moment. This kdrama is Lee Evie’s idea of a good time, hitting all the sweet spots. SPOILER ALERT: She loved it!
Oh, that lovely damaged Dok Mi, what a charming heroine! And Enrique, the king of all energiser bunnies! Come hang out with Lee Evie in a rundown apartment block with a whole bunch of cute flower boys, as she discusses her ten reasons to ADORE the 2013 Korean drama FLOWER BOY NEXT DOOR, starring Yoon Si Yoon and Park Shin-hye!
Get kidnapped and forced to become the King of Joseon, only to discover the dude you hired to look after your woman back home is secretly kissing her while you are busy running the country! Today Lee Evie is discussing the upsides and downsides of love triangles in the 2019 Kdrama FLOWER CREW: JOSEON MARRIAGE AGENCY, starring Kim Min-Jae. This Korean drama was both more and less romantic than Lee Evie expected, so join her for a discussion to discover what the hell she means by that!
Don’t like that Kdrama ending? Write your own!! No … seriously, Lee Evie was so frustrated by one of the side character storylines in the 2013 Kdrama GU FAMILY BOOK that she literally wrote a whole book to rectify it!! Join Lee Evie today as she celebrates the publishing of her Kdrama inspired novel PROMISE SEASON, about a young gisaeng slave girl who is forced to become a spy for a shady political conspiracy during Korea’s Joseon dynasty. This novel was very directly inspired by GU FAMILY BOOK, and Lee Evie also discusses the aspects of this Korean drama she loved and hated, and the history behind the national Korean hero, Lee Soon-Shin (also written as Yi Sun-Sin), who appears in this drama.
Listen as Lee Evie goes on a tangent discussing the best and most interesting (and most handsome!) side character ever, played by the very pretty Kim Kwon. His story is tragic and fascinating! Make this character the star of his own drama, stat!
Is there truly a ghost living in the shoe closet of the AGE OF YOUTH – SEASON ONE sharehouse? Will Yoon and her Chef ever find a way to be together? How psycho should a boyfriend be? (for instance … kidnapping = too far?) Come discuss HELLO, MY TWENTIES with Lee Evie and her character by character breakdown.
Cute romances, quirky characters, messy breakups …. and some really really really really really really really really really really dark and traumatising crazy SAD storylines!!!!!!!!!!! Holy moly! Come join Lee Evie as she discusses the twisty mystery that is AGE OF YOUTH season two!
Will Hanjo ever exact his revenge and actually kill someone? Will the mysterious evil gunman turn out to be a rather sympathetic guy? (sob sob) Will Soo-in realise that the swaggering new Japanese dude in town is actually her deceased boyfriend? Find out in this discussion about the 2014 Korean historical drama JOSEON GUNMAN, starring the ever fantastic Lee Joon-Ki and Nam Sang-Mi. This is absolute epic sageuk Kdrama at its best!
Sell your soul to the devil in return for vengeance, and then change your mind seven years later, because today on the show Lee Evie is discussing the slick 2019 Korean drama JUSTICE, starring Choi Jin-Hyuk and Nana. If you are in the mood for some murky moral grey areas, some twisty plots and a complete psycho-killer of a villain, then you have definitely come to the right place! So strap in and enjoy this Kdrama show!
Joseon zombies, a badass mysterious tiger hunter and a Crown Prince on the run! Welcome to Lee Evie’s season one overview of the very excellent (and super creepy) 2019 Korean drama, KINGDOM. Starring Joo Ji-hoon and Bae Doona, don’t watch this one at night!
Love the idea of the whole world being destroyed by zombies? Well great, because this week Lee Evie is discussing the thrilling second season of the big-budget production 2020 Kdrama KINGDOM, starring Joo Ji-Hoon and Bae Doona (among a slew of recognisable faces!). This season is exciting, bad-arse, fast-paced and quite short, complete at only six episodes. It’s got action, horror, death, political plotting and super fast scary zombies! Everything a person needs. 🙂
Do you want to ring Lee Evie’s love alarm? Because she wants to ring yours! (Honestly so much innuendo … I don’t think anyone thought this tagline through!) Come join in Lee Evie’s discussion on this 2019 Netflix youth romance Korean Drama LOVE ALARM, starring the ever extraordinary Kim So-Hyun. This was one of Lee Evie’s most anticipated 2019 Kdramas and …. SPOILER: she didn’t totally love it like she wanted to (boo hoo!) but she did still love parts of it. So strap in for a little bit of ranting. You’ve been warned!
‘I just discovered this podcast, and i really love it. Lee Evie’s voice is so honest and refreshing and I love how she is passionate about these shows. I feel like we’re sitting drinking wine and chatting kdramas.’ Katherine (via Apple Podcasts)
‘So easy to listen to this! I get so happy when a new episode drops. I love having someone to talk to me about Kdrama. This has a well organized flow. I also have loved every book/drama I tried that she has recommended.’ JATmomathome (via Apple Podcasts)
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LEE EVIE is a podcaster, blogger and author of dark historical fiction set in old Korea.