<i>Small Change</i>: Exclusive Excerpt Small Change: Exclusive Excerpt Roan Parrish "This fight can only be won by being vulnerable..." <i>Lost and Found Sisters</i>: Exclusive Excerpt (+Sweepstakes) Lost and Found Sisters: Exclusive Excerpt (+Sweepstakes) Jill Shalvis "His hands went to her hips, gripping hard as they stared at each other..." Choose Lora Leigh's <em>Collision Point</em> Cover! Choose Lora Leigh's Collision Point Cover! Team H & H Which Lora Leigh cover belongs on bookshelves? Vote now! <i>Shameless</i>: Exclusive Excerpt Shameless: Exclusive Excerpt Nana Malone and M. Malone "You know, I hear you can go blind if you use those things too much."
From The Blog
May 26, 2017
14 Authors Tease Their Next Book
Team H & H
May 25, 2017
Cover Thursday: Exclusive Reveals from Lynn, Linden, Anderson, Fox, Fox, and Cameron
Team H & H
May 24, 2017
The Dirty Dancing Remake: The Good, the Bad, and Baby
Elizabeth Poteet
May 24, 2017
Will Elizabeth Swann Get the Happy Ever After She Deserves in New Pirates of the Caribbean?
Darlene Marshall
May 23, 2017
Dirty Dancing’s Johnny and Baby Last Forever
Mala Bhattacharjee
Showing posts by: Jennifer Savage click to see Jennifer Savage's profile
Fri
Feb 18 2011 3:00pm

Korean Wave: Jewel in the Palace

South Korea is known throughout Asia for producing some of the best dramas for television, both historical and contemporary. Longer than BBC miniseries, the programs are romantic, intense, and addictive, inspiring fannish devotion. Unfortunately, the Western world has not yet caught onto South Korea’s splendid drama series, but with such sites as Crunchyroll (available through Roku) and MBC Global Media offering free downloads, there’s no excuse not to.

Dae Jang Gum (Jewel in the Palace)A great place to start is Jewel in the Palace, one of the most popular Korean dramas ever. Known in Korea as Dae Jang Geum, or “The Great Jang Geum,” Jewel in the Palace takes place during the Joseon (or Choson) period, a vast era of cultural flowering and occasional bloody chaos, including political purges and Japanese invasions. One of the longest running dynasties in history, Joseon ruled from 1392 all the way to 1910.

[Did you say addictive? . . .]