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The spoiled rich child is a common character within the Kdrama universe but the sageuk’s rich kid  takes being a jerk to a whole new level. 1,260 more words



My interest in Chess has always been lukewarm, that is until I begun to watch sageuks,soon I started to compare the moves on the  board to many of the actions  taken by characters in the dramas.  932 more words


Summer's (Late) End

I can no longer with any stretch of credulity claim that it is still summertime, but I did want to tack on a conclusion to my Sageuk Summer project, clumsy as it is to do so in October. 1,136 more words

Korean Dramas

Drama OST Favorites: Part II

Musical accompaniment can be the element that either elevates a scene and draws you into a story, or it can be the jarring note that throws you right out of the action. 680 more words

Korean Dramas

A Tale of Two Rulers: Queen Seon Deok Halftime Report

Thirty-one episodes into Queen Seon Deok, and I can officially say I’ve hit the halfway point. It’s hard to believe how quickly I have made it this far, considering that it has taken me three times as long to watch half as many episodes on many an occasion. 1,651 more words

Korean Dramas

Hydrangea's Sageuk Summer

Every drama fan knows that summer is a good time for two things: ghost stories and sageuks. The Hong Sisters have the first of those two covered with their upcoming drama… 1,817 more words

Korean Dramas

Portraits of Prominent Female Figures in Asian History: Queen Seon Deok of Silla

This series has come about with the intention to shed light on North-East Asia’s prominent female figures that were often over shadowed by their male counterparts due to the influence of societies profoundly influenced by Confucianism and Patriarchy. 475 more words