What’s Playing: This Is Not What I Expected

Viewed: 2019. 03/13 Netflix episode list and trailer available here. This post is in no way sponsored or endorsed by Netflix. A standalone film, This Is Not What I Expected is the story of a foodie hotel buyer and an unorthodox, but highly talented, sous chef with a flair for mischief. When Gu Sheng-Nan (Dongyu [...]

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What’s Playing: Ashes of Love

Viewed: 2018. 12/23-21/31 2019. 01/01-01/18 Netflix episode list and trailer available here. This post is in no way sponsored or endorsed by Netflix. Ashes of Love, Ashes of Love. Oh, this was ever such a nice surprise! Looking for a palette cleanser after Meteor Garden, I stumbled onto this fantasy series about an immortal romance [...]

What’s Playing: Diamond Lover

Viewed: 2017. 07/11-07/16 Netflix episode list available here. This post is in no way sponsored or endorsed by Netflix. There was about an eighteen-month-gap between my first venture into Asian dramas, Atelier, and my second, Diamond Lover. This is not to say I didn't find anything binge-worthy on Netflix, only that Atelier didn't initially whet [...]

Life List Revised 2.0

A number of years ago, I published a "Life List" featuring a to-do list of personal aspirations I've had for over the decades and would still like to accomplish. Over the countless iterations of my website, this page was buried, lost, forgotten, and recently, resurfaced. I've resurrected the original list in an archived post (backdated [...]