[3] Black Girls and K-Dramas feat. Black Girl Seoul

Show Notes

In this episode of Culture by Culture, Delia speaks w/ hosts of Black Girl Seoul, Something Else and Song Rae. We talk navigating K-drama fandom as Black folk, what we hope to see from fandom & industry, NCT, and of course Asian dramas. What is your favorite drama?


Recs: Age Harassment (J-drama) Extraordinary Attorney Woo (K-drama), The Glory (K-drama), Search: WWW (K-drama), Meet Yourself (C-drama)


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Also in the ep.:


  • Boys Over Flowers

  • J-dramas: Cool Doji Danshi

  • K-dramas: Backstreet Rookie (and controversy), Family: The Unbreakable Bond, Fated to Love You, Itaewon Class, Penthouse, So Not Worth It, Start-Up, Webdramas

  • K-pop: “On the Street (w. J Cole)” – J-Hope, NCT, New Jeans, “Slow (with Ciara)” – Jackson Wang, Yuta

  • K-pop industry doc.

  • Famous folk: Babyface, Backstreet Boys, Chris Lyons, Ciara, Han Hyun Min, J. Cole, NSYNC, Sam Kim

  • Video game: Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

  • Appropriation

  • Disney Plus

  • One Mic History (Korean Fried Chicken video)




This ep. features Something Else and Song Rae of the pod & blog Black Girl Seoul! Find them here:


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Culture by Culture is a multidimensional podcast exploration into Black and Asian pop-cultural ties. Part sociology, history, and pop-culture podcast, it covers everything from deep-dives into our favorite gateway media, interviews with experts to help guide us through our historical and current cultural connections, and conversations with fellow nerds digging into our cultural identities and pop-cultural interests.