This wannabe Gangnam playboy, agent and victim of the Korean Dream should be rather familiar to U.S. audiences, for he has a literary ancestor that goes by the name of Jay Gatsby.
Smooth-E and President Obama (Alphacat) take on Psy's viral, K-Pop hit Gangnam Style (강남스타일) in the music video parody "Obama Style."
Romney's video proves to be a corollary to columnist Michael Kinsley's famous dictum that in politics, the biggest scandals arise when people say the most obviously true but usually unspoken things.
How are Psy and the social wave at Silicon Beach similar?
Stars from Justin Bieber to Britney Spears are lining up to sing the goofy video's praise. But is the social commentary lost on English-speaking American audiences?
K-Pop star Psy called and the Internet responded, sending his extravagant "Gangnam Style" smash hit into a viral spiral of YouTube glory and international recognition.