How to Be Thirty

Fans of the webtoon Born in 1985 must have been thrilled to discover it had been turned into a 15 episode (twenty minutes apiece) webdrama entitled How to Be Thirty. Aired in February of this year (2021), this engaging romance not surprisingly surpassed 13 million cumulative views in its first two weeks. Wow! The story … Continue reading How to Be Thirty

Youth of May

I was three-quarters of the way through Youth of May before I discovered that, although the drama is a fictional love story, it’s based on actual events that happened in Gwangju South Korea in May of 1980. “Every disaster is preceded by warning signs.” – Hwang Hee-Tae Medical student Hwang Hee-Tae arranges for his critically … Continue reading Youth of May

Mad For Each Other

I loved Mad For Each Other – every single little thing about it. There’s a realistic element to it that so basically talks to our hearts. No one is perfect, we all have our shortcomings, everybody has their own brand of crazy – and that’s what makes us human. Pending an internal review, Detective Noh … Continue reading Mad For Each Other


Replay (aka Replay: The Moment) is a 2021 love-triangle webdrama told in flashbacks – hence the name Replay. No twists, no turns, no surprise reveals – just a teenage love triangle, plain and simple. That’s all. Gong Chan-Young and Lee Ji-Hoon both liked Yoo Ha-Young. However, when Ji-Hoon lied and told Chan-Young that he and … Continue reading Replay

Summer Guys

The minute announced they had this webdrama, I put it in my queue, deliberately waiting until the second week in June to watch it. Why? Because today is the summer solstice, at least it is where I am (in the Northern Hemisphere), and I wanted to celebrate the first day of summer with a … Continue reading Summer Guys