Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food and My Ahjusshi Lead Buzz Meter of K-dramas in First Half of 2018

The results are in for the most talked about K-drama of the first half of 2018, and the winner is unsurprisingly the most polarizing drama so far in Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food (Something in the Rain). It’s rare to have a drama start off with high expectations, meet them, and then proceed to trample on all that goodwill with each successive episode. Buzz in this instance isn’t the best kind of talking about. Coming in second is My Ahjusshi, followed by Wise Prison Life, then Misty, and finally My Golden Life rounds out the top 5. It’s a split between jTBC and tvN for the top buzzy dramas, but then jtBC takes the edge with Miss Hammurabi in the 6th spot, followed by Greasy Melo (Wok of Love) and then the leading lady switcheroo Return. Continue reading

Drama and Movie Nominees Announced for the 2018 54th Annual Baeksang Arts Awards

The 2018 54th Annual Baeksang Awards nominees are out and honestly each year I care a smidge less because I watch less of all the offerings and also the older one gets the less emotionally invested in these show affairs. … Continue reading

Four New K-dramas Premiere the First Weekend of March 2018 to Decent Ratings Start

I’ve been girding myself for the concluding week of tvN fantasy drama Hwayugi (A Korean Odyssey) that I didn’t really process just how many new K-dramas were premiering this Saturday. Four new arrivals of different genres hit the small screen … Continue reading