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Theological Reflections on "Gangnam Style"

Grace Ji-Sun Kim | Posted 07.07.2014 | Religion
Grace Ji-Sun Kim

Western music comes with Western privilege and, like white privilege, this type of agency does not need to crossover to the margins because Western pop stars are already idolized the world over.

What Dubai Can Learn from Rome and the Korean Wave

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 06.18.2014 | World
Faisal J. Abbas

Arab culture, and certainly Emirati more specifically, is rich and encompasses music, dance, food and traditional crafts. However, we -- as Arabs -- have a long way to go before this can be developed and exported.

Psy and Snoop Dogg's "Hangover": A Lesson in Korean Drinking Culture

Mimsie Ladner | Posted 06.11.2014 | Entertainment
Mimsie Ladner

Earlier this week, international sensation Psy debuted his latest release, "Hangover," featuring rapper Snoop Dogg (er... Lion) on his oft-visited YouTube channel. Responses to the video have been mixed.

Psy, Snoop & Kimmel Rock Some Karaoke

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.10.2014 | Comedy

Psy and Snoop Dogg/Lion have one of the hottest music videos out right now, but it may surprise you to learn the two have never come close to getting ...

PSY, Snoop Dogg Get Wasted In New Music Video

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.09.2014 | Entertainment

Snoop Dogg recently went to South Korea to kick it with PSY, and it looks like the pair got into some pretty wild shenanigans. At least, that's th...

'Gangnam Style' Breaks Huge Record

AP | Posted 05.31.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — It's 2 billion and counting for Psy and his irrepressible "Gangnam Style." The South Korean pop star's surprise hit has become the ...

This Is What 'Gangnam Style' Looked Like In 1904

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 05.15.2014 | Arts

Long before Psy made a certain district in Seoul famous, two ballers were representing: Drink in that Kimye monochrome and shades. The seemingl...

The Met Goes Gangnam Style, Order Is Restored In The World

Posted 11.11.2013 | Arts

K-Pop sensation Psy visited New York's biggest art haven this weekend, and instead of horse-dancing around centuries-old masterpieces or overtly gestu...

PSY Is Teaming Up With His 'Lifetime Role Model'

The Huffington Post | Kelsey McQuade | Posted 10.17.2013 | Entertainment

PSY took over the music listening world with the K-pop electro banger "Gangnam Style," but the truth is that he looks to classic rockers for inspirati...

The REAL Song Of The Summer

Sarah Barness | Posted 09.06.2013 | Comedy

Once upon a time in Norway, there lived a Scandinavian Old MacDonald who had a farm E-I-E-I-O. Actually those Norwegians were not farmers at all, but ...

Ellen DeGeneres Picks Her Top 10 Ellen Moments

Hulu.com | Posted 10.20.2013 | TV
Hulu.com

As DeGeneres gets ready to kick off a new season of The Ellen Show and prepares to host the Oscars in February, the Hulu team asked her to share 10 of her favorite moments from the last season of The Ellen Show.

K-Pop and the Future of Korea

Mimsie Ladner | Posted 10.20.2013 | Entertainment
Mimsie Ladner

K-pop is much bigger than skinny jeans and plastic faces. In fact, K-pop is transforming Korea as the world knows it.

Never Underestimate Psy-Power

Posted 08.08.2013 | Comedy

We get it, Gangnam Style is so 2012, but this video of a supposed NBA referee with totally killer Psy moves recently resurfaced on Reddit and was too ...

Psy Reveals Incredible Drinking Problem

The Huffington Post | Kiki Von Glinow | Posted 09.27.2013 | Celebrity

While Korean pop sensation Psy's party anthems are no doubt the soundtrack to booze-fueled gatherings across the globe, it turns out that the 35-year-...

A Complete Recap of the 2013 MuchMusic Video Awards

29Secrets | Posted 08.17.2013 | Entertainment
29Secrets

Well here we are, fellow award show aficionados. A mere week after the Tonys (and the same night as the Daytime Emmys), we have the MuchMusic Video Awards.

A Generation Obsessed With Obsessing Over Itself

Leonard Friend | Posted 08.07.2013 | College
Leonard Friend

Quitting Twitter, as trivial as it may seem, got me thinking a lot about social media and the internet in general. Let's dive straight into it with a recent example.

LOOK: This Is Not Psy

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 05.24.2013 | Entertainment

South Korean singer Psy made a splash at the Cannes Film Festival this week -- or at least his doppelganger did. A "fake" Psy was spotted at the an...

Jay-Z, Gatsby, Psy

John R. Eperjesi | Posted 07.15.2013 | Arts
John R. Eperjesi

In a previous blog, with tongue in cheek, I suggested that Jay Gatsby and his excessive West Egg style might be a distant ancestor of Psy and his gaudy "Gangnam Style." I showed the graph to my students and asked if we could fill in a third column for Psy. This is what we came up with.

Psy Cracks Jokes At Harvard

AP | Posted 07.09.2013 | College

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — South Korean rapper PSY was welcomed to Harvard University on Thursday night by hundreds of screaming and shouting students a...

Green Day Frontman Calls PSY 'The Herpes Of Music'

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 05.09.2013 | Entertainment

Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong is apparently not a fan of Korean singer PSY. We know this because he took it upon himself to post a photo of PSY on ...

'My Daughters Have Taught Me A Pretty Good Gangnam Style'

The Huffington Post | Ethan Klapper | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama hosted South Korean President Park Geun-hye at the White House on Tuesday. At a joint press conference in the afternoon, Obama ...

'I'm Not A One-Hit Wonder'

Posted 04.29.2013 | Entertainment

It was the worst of times, it was the best of times for PSY. The South Korean YouTube sensation recently sat down with MTV News to describe what th...

Psy Sets ANOTHER Record

AP | Posted 06.23.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — PSY continues to set records on YouTube. The South Korean pop star hit another mark for viral views with his new single "Gentleman,"...

New Psy Video Gets BANNED

AP | SAM KIM | Posted 06.18.2013 | Entertainment

SEOUL, South Korea — A major South Korean broadcaster says it has banned PSY's new music video because the rapper is shown abusing public proper...

What My Parents Talk About When They Talk About Psy

Youyoung Lee | Posted 06.17.2013 | Celebrity
Youyoung Lee

My parents have never expressed much interest in my job, not least of all American pop culture, which I write about daily for a living. But one person has brought us together in way I previously thought unimaginable.