"Jess… Ica, Dirty J, Dr.Day, my toilet sister. If so, food."
-Nick Miller (via murcat95)
My favorite quote on any TV show ever. I just can’t with this. LOL!
Yeah, such a bizarre and perfect line. And so spot-on for the character, too.
(Source: oneyearfrom2day, via newgirlramblings)
"However, this convenient trope [of cold, mean male leads] has dangerous implications. The lesson it transmits to young girls is this: no matter how bad a man treats you, if you are patient and kind enough he will change and love you with complete devotion. In the real world this is completely untrue. One of the most common ways domestic abusers convince their partners to stay is through promises that they will “change.” Many victims of domestic abuse internalize their partner’s horrible behavior, believing (much like drama leads) that they have the power to stop the abuse through being kind, gentle, and understanding. Unlike on TV shows, abusers do not stop abusing. Domestic abuse always escalates. There is nothing the victim can do to “change” the abuser. This means Korean dramas that use this trope transmit a dangerous to their audiences, audiences that are often mostly comprised of young women and girls who are especially at risk to domestic abuse."
Beyond Hallyu, “Dangerous Men: The Normalization of Domestic Violence in Korean Dramas”
(How have I not already come across this site? Thoughtful discussion of sociology and Kdrama is my favorite thing ever.)
I’m so happy this website/article exists.