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Music Monday, July 26, 2021 – Excellent tracks from CORBYN, 2Z, Seongri, Sam Kim
The Fun “Big Brother” Bromance of Derek and Travis
The Amazing Race Philippines: DryedMangoez Edition Season 21, Leg 5 – Malaysia
Good Ol’ Review: Some Missed Opportunities, but “The Liar and His Lover” an Overall Charming Series

I wasn’t sure what to expect going into The Liar and His Lover (그녀는 거짓말을 너무 사랑해 /She Loves Lie So Much). But by the end, I mostly enjoyed this 2017 adaptation of a popular Japanese manga. It is most enjoyable as a charming coming-of-age drama rather than as a romantic comedy. However, as a whole, the series is able to do just enough to be a refreshing and easy watch.

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Good Ol’ Review: Choi Tae Joon and Choi Sooyoung Charm in “So I Married the Anti-Fan,” a Refreshingly Old-School Rom-Com

So I Married the Anti-Fan (그래서 나는 안티팬과 결혼했다 ) is very much an old school Korean romcom. The usual cat and dog dynamics of our lead couple plus the complicated relationship of the supporting couple are reminiscent of some of the biggest Hallyu hits over the last two decades. On one hand, that might date the series and feel a bit too tired compared to current dramas. (Granted, this series was filmed in 2018 and only now being released.) On the other hand, those old school vibes are refreshing. And the series’ fluffy exterior, likeable cast and satisfying pay offs make it an easy, enjoyable watch.

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Music Monday, July 19, 2021 (Part 2) – ATEEZ, Kevin Woo, HA:TFELT, SG Wannabe
Music Monday, July 19, 2021 – Immaculate Vibes with Sam Kim, John Park, ADOY, Lee Hyun
Recap: Kikai Sentai Zenkaiger, Episode 20 – Swordsman and World Pirate, A Brother’s Promise
Kamen Rider Saber Special Chapter: The World Pirates are Coming, Intersecting Worlds.
Recap and Review: Penthouse Season 3, Episode 7 – “You act like a total psycho!”
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