On to more interesting stuff. So I finished watching both Miss Korea and I Need Romance 3 this week. (Which means my to-be-reviewed list has exploded and I need to get right on that before it gets daunting.) But it also got me thinking. Because one of those dramas tackled a thought-provoking subject with intelligence and grace and humor. And the other one revealed just how skinny Sung Joon actually is.
I talked a lot about the less interesting drama. A lot more than I actually had to say. But it all came down to which one I chose to live-watch. I was afraid I Need Romance 3 was going to suck, and I like both Sung Joon and Kim So-yeon, and I thought I could give it a go and drop it if it offended. Whereas Miss Korea‘s pedigree gave me high expectations (the same crew created Pasta, which I adored) so I saved it for a marathon.
The marathon was as delicious as I’d hoped. (Even more, actually. Because the street’s dead silence on Miss Korea had me a little worried.) But the nature of marathons is I’m not forced to wait for the next episode, so it’s easier to put off writing a post. Live-watching has a built in posting time that would cause me personal shame to miss.
So even though it was often a struggle to come up with something to say (because how many ways can you say, “aww, adorable”?) I blathered on about I Need Romance 3. And even though Miss Korea inspired a whole lot of thinking, by marathoning it I had a good excuse to save all those thoughts up for the end.
Luck of the draw, I suppose. Here’s hoping my next live-watch drama (Secret Love Affair because — come on) will be worthy of my many, many words.