PSY's new music video HANGOVER (ft. Snoop) knows that success is measured in reaction gifs. (slyt)
What you didn't realize you needed: Psybrid Theory. "Linkin Park’s entire first album, gangnamfied for your listening pleasure!" [Youtube playlist] (via)
A secret asian man has spoofed his way into numerous VIP parties in Cannes pretending to be PSY of Gangnam Style fame. Now revealed as a French Korean adoptee living in Ireland, Denis Carré gave a short interview to GQ.
Psy follows up Gangnam Style's horse dance with Gentleman's hip-swaying dance, aka "arrogant dance" from the Brown Eyed Girls' Abracadabra. Psy is helped along by Gain from Brown Eyed Girls and the cast from Korean variety show Infinite Challenge.
The video for "Gangnam Style" is the first to reach one billion views (short scale) on YouTube. [more inside]
81-year-old Senator Alan Simpson does a decent gangnam while encouraging you to do something better with your time and social web skills.
PSY (with Special Guest MC Hammer) live at the 2012 American Music Awards. [slyt] No further explanation necessary. [more inside]
Can't get enough Gangam Style? This will fix that.
Gangnam style without music. [SLYT via Reddit]
"If you’re not getting it wrong really a lot when you’re creating imaginary futures, then you’re just not doing it enough."
Wired talks to William Gibson: on Why Sci-Fi Writers Are (Thankfully) Almost Always Wrong, on Twitter, Antique Watches and Internet Obsessions, and and on Punk Rock, Internet Memes, and ‘Gangnam Style’.
Though the 'Gangnam Style' music video and the reactions it creates have been mentioned before on MetaFilter, with the video analysed for the deeper socio-economic meanings and context within, to the bafflement of some Koreans and Australian journalists Psy's comeback track continues to climb various music video and song charts while 30,000 fans enthusiastically, and soakingly, sing and do that dance.
Gangnam Style, Dissected: The Subversive Message Within South Korea's Music Video Sensation [more inside]
PSY (Park Jae Sang) is a Korean singer, previously graduating from Boston University and Berklee College of Music. His latest, Gangnam Style, parodies K-pop videos and features several singers from that genre, plus Korean tv stars. Gangnam itself is a wealthy region of Seoul. The lyrics are perhaps standard for pop songs, while reactions to the video       show that a visually engaging video and a catchy tune are often fun the world over, irrespective of the language.