K-Drama SchoolExplicit

by Grace Jung

K-Drama School is hosted by comedian, writer and media scholar Grace Jung who analyzes a new Korean TV drama every week and contextualizes it according to its social, cultural and historical significance. Let Grace school you in K-Dramas! Visit kdramaschool.com to learn more. Follow @kdramaschool on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and TikTok!  

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • S01 E109 - K-Drama School – Ep 109: Somebody and Female Sexual Empowerment

    S01 E109 - K-Drama School – Ep 109: Somebody and Female Sexual Empowerment Explicit

    [Spoiler Alert] Grace discusses the Netflix show Somebody—a Netflix series starring Kang Hae-lim, Kim Yong-ji, Kim Soo-yeon, and Kim Young-kwang. Grace is impressed by the show’s diverse way of exploring female sexuality and agenc...

    13:06
  • S01 E108 - K-Drama School: Ep 108 – Would You Like a Cup of Coffee and Happy Lunar New Year

    S01 E108 - K-Drama School: Ep 108 – Would You Like a Cup of Coffee and Happy Lunar New YearExplicit

    [Spoiler Alert] Grace welcomes in the Lunar New Year by setting new intentions, including always making an effort to humanity’s good even in light of the mass shooting in Monterey. Her thoughts are with her Asian American communit...

    19:16
  • S01 E106 - K-Drama School - Ep 106: My Unfamiliar Family and Metaphysical Drag Queens with Tobias Hauser

    S01 E106 - K-Drama School - Ep 106: My Unfamiliar Family and Metaphysical Drag Queens with Tobias HauserExplicit

    [Spoiler Alert] Grace discusses the show My Unfamiliar Family (2020, tvN) written by Kim Eun-jung, and the show’s creative uses of the theme “unfamiliarity” in the context of family. Grace’s returning guest is Berlin-based comedia...

    01:14:19
  • S01 E105 - K-Drama School – Ep 105: The Glory and its Glory

    S01 E105 - K-Drama School – Ep 105: The Glory and its GloryExplicit

    [Spoiler Alert] Grace discusses the show Glory (2022, Netflix) written by hit-maker Kim Eun-sook in her second collaboration with Song Hye-kyo. The Glory also features Lee Do-hyun, Lim Ji-yeon, Yeom Hye-ran, and Park Sung-hoon. Gr...

    28:24
  • S01 E104 - K-Drama School – Ep 104: Reborn Rich and National Self-Reflection

    S01 E104 - K-Drama School – Ep 104: Reborn Rich and National Self-ReflectionExplicit

    [Spoiler Alert] Grace discusses the show Reborn Rich (2022, JTBC) starring Song Joong-ki, Shin Hyun-been, and Lee Sung-min, and how the show has a couple of overlaps with HBO’s Succession although writer San Kyung wrote the web no...

    15:56