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72. What’s Up in Dramaland – Female-led Variety | October K-drama Premieres

In this What’s Up in Dramaland, we cover a hopefully ongoing trend toward female-led variety shows, and some quick news hits. Then we dive into October K-drama premieres, including The Spies Who Loved Me, which we are both very confused by and DYING to see.


On variety shows led by woman, the difficulty of being a female comedian, and how things might be changing:

As a follow-up to Episode 65, where we talked race and representation in Korean drama, check out this wonderful piece by Aisha Harris on American blackface in the 21st century.


00:01:19 Female-led variety shows 00:09:49 Blackface in the 21st century 00:12:46 Upcoming in October 00:13:20 My Dangerous Wife 00:18:50 Tale of the Nine-Tailed 00:33:29 Startup 00:39:43 The Spies Who Loved Me 00:50:57 Fly from Rags to Riches 00:57:54 Penthouse 01:06:45 Revenge

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Episode edited by Anisa.

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