The original meaning of "Gangnam Style" has been lost on non-Korean speakers who have no idea that Gangnam is the wealthiest district of Korea's capitol, Seoul. I came to realize that China has actually had its own Gangnam style for a millennium.
To those who live and visit there, Seoul's Gangnam district is associated with wealth, luxury and power.
Professor Rob Riggle of the Troy Polamalu School of Deeper Learning presents his rigorous guide to YouTube Studies coursework. Do you think you have what it takes to complete your degree?
In case we missed the text, an all-out air assault has blown away ground and pound in the NFL -- passing and receiving stats keep exploding through its domed roofs. Today's NFL is mostly about the rocket's red glare, bombs bursting in air.
I've long said that one of the things of which I'm most proud is the fact that I've never danced the "Macarena."
Any explanation of Gangnam must start with the fact that it is not so much a place, as much as it is an aspirational concept for many South Koreans. It is a symbol for an entire lifestyle, a developmental dream come true.
In this What's Trending exclusive video interview, Laina Walker, the famous face of the Overly Attached Girlfriend meme, shares her story about how the whole Internet phenomenon blew up and how she hopes to use comedy for a good cause.
If America can make a movie called Kung Fu Panda, and have it become a number one hit in China, then it follows that a Korean artist, too, can rise to the top of the charts in America.
"Gangnam Style" is probably a passing fad, but the global influence of Asian culture may prove as timeless as Tintin.
News Flash: People are wasting a lot of time online. No, really, it's true. While this may not be news to some of you (especially anyone with a "FarmVille" account), the sheer magnitude of the amount of wasted time may surprise even the most jaded among you.
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.