First Impression : While You Were Sleeping (Korean Drama 당신이 잠든 사이에)

We discuss the first four (half-hour) episodes of While You Were Sleeping, the latest drama from star writer Park Hye-ryun of “I Hear Your Voice”, starring Lee Jong-suk and Suzy. She dreams of bad things that are going to happen in the future, and he’s an awkward prosecutor who struggles to keep these visions from coming true. Listen to find out if our own dreams of this being our next crack drama have come true!

Podcast Hosts ► Saya and Paroma (AKA festerfaster)

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First Impressions: Live Up to Your Name

Saya and Laica discuss the first four episodes of Live Up to Your Name (also known as Deserving of the Name), the currently airing drama starring Kim Nam-gil and Kim Ah-joong. The drama follows an Eastern Medicine doctor from Joseon times who jumps 400 years into the future to modern Seoul. Find out their initial thoughts on this unique time-slip drama!

Podcast Episode 2: Fight My Way (with Show Notes)

Hi everyone! We’re back with a second episode of Stars in My Pocket. We’re thrilled to welcome Laica, our new addition to the Stars family!

Warning: Chock-full of spoilers below!

Cast & Characters

Kim Ji-won as CHOI AE-RA
Park Seo-joon as GO DONG-MAN
Song Ha-yoon as BAEK SEOL-HEE
Ahn Jae-hong as KIM JOO-MAN Continue reading “Podcast Episode 2: Fight My Way (with Show Notes)”

First Impressions: Manhole

First in our series of First Impressions — Saya and Laica do a short review of the first four episodes of Manhole (Feel So Good). This series of video podcasts will focus on shows we start with some expectations and the rising happiness or plummeting disappointment we experience in the first few weeks, as we realise what the true potential of the drama is.

Podcast Episode 1: Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo

Welcome to Stars in My Pocket! We’re starting this podcast with a lot of excitement, trepidation, and love. We hope you enjoy listening to us talk about Korean dramas as much as we had fun talking.

In this first episode, Saya and Festerfaster try to talk about Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo, but keep getting distracted and going off on tangents. They also often forget to mention the names of the actors/characters they’re referring to (they each have Vulcan mind-reading abilities where the other is concerned), and so the show notes below attempt to aid bemused listeners in following along with all topic-hopping and speed-talking! Continue reading “Podcast Episode 1: Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo”