Off the Record, Special Episodes

Podcast 16. Men Behaving Badly (Korean Drama Industry)

00:00 Intro
02:50 Director Kim Ki-duk and Actor Jo Jae-hyun (admitted to sexual assault charges)
03:20 Actor Jo Min-ki (committed suicide after news of student harassment surfaced)
08:45 Anisa talks about English language reporting on Korean Entertainment news
10:00 How Actor Park Shi-hoo’s career was rehabilitated despite the rape charges
11:50 Pogo briefly refers to the 2012 case in Delhi that triggered a wave of news coverage on sexual assaults in India.
12:50 Anisa talks about the ineffectiveness of laws against workplace harassment in the US
17:45 Pogo speculates about a KBS’s investment in Park Shi-hoo’s career.
19:25 Why weekend dramas? Most Ajummas don’t care about feminism.
25:05 The Kim Hyun-joong case
29:30 Can art be separated from the artist?
43:50 Men Behaving Badly in Dramas
53:50 In fiction, the “hero’s journey” for women has always been romance.
1:00:40 Rise of the Beta Heroes! (AKA Second Lead as First Lead)
1:02:59 Writer Kim Eun-sook (Secret Garden, Goblin)
1:21:20 Writer Jung Sung-joo (Secret Love Affair, Heard it Through the Grapevine)
1:23:00 Writer Kwon Ki-young (Protect the Boss, All About My Romance, Hello Monster)
1:24:55 Writer Ha Myung-hee (High Society, Doctors, Temperature of Love, One Warm Word)
1:26:20 Writer Park Yeon-sun (Alone in Love, White Christmas, Wild Romance, Age of Youth 1 & 2)
1:30:00 How many dramas tackled corruption and the legal system after former Prime Minister Park Geun-hye’s arrest, and whether we think the same thing will happen with #MeToo
Allegations against Kim Ki-duk and Jo Jae-hyun
Jo Min-ki
The Park Shi-hoo rape case
His comeback with Neighborhood Hero, and a lawsuit against netizens
Delhi 2012 rape case
Odessa Jone’s piece about men crying in k-dramas
PM Park Geun-hye’s sentencing


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