Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Psy's 'Gangnam Style': The social commentary behind the viral hit - Entertainment Weekly


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Psy's 'Gangnam Style': The social commentary behind the viral hit
Entertainment Weekly
“Gangnam inspires both envy and distaste,” said Kim Zakka, a Seoul-based pop music critic. “Gangnam residents are South Korea's upper class, but South Koreans consider them self-interested, with no sense of noblesse oblige.” In a sly, entertaining way, ...
'Gangnam Style' has sharp social riff, 220M viewsCBS News

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'Gangnam Style' has sharp social riff, 220M views - The Associated Press


'Gangnam Style' has sharp social riff, 220M views
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) â€" South Korean rapper PSY's "Gangnam Style" video has 220 million YouTube views and counting, and it's easy to see why. No Korean language skills are needed to enjoy the chubby, massively entertaining performer's crazy ...

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The social commentary behind PSY's 'Gangnam Style' - The Associated Press


The social commentary behind PSY's 'Gangnam Style'
The Associated Press
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) â€" South Korean rapper PSY's "Gangnam Style" video has more than 200 million YouTube views and counting, and it's easy to see why. No Korean language skills are needed to enjoy the chubby, massively entertaining performer's ...

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Kirilenko withdraws from Korea Open with injury - Yahoo! Sports


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Kirilenko withdraws from Korea Open with injury
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- A back injury forced former champion Maria Kirilenko of Russia to withdraw from a first-round match of the Korea Open on Wednesday. The 14th-ranked Kirilenko said she hurt her back in practice and aggravated it in in the two ...
Kanepi wins but Kirilenko injured in SeoulUPI.com
Kanepi through in SeoulThe Press Association

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Film Festivals Explore North Korea Themes - Wall Street Journal (blog)


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Film Festivals Explore North Korea Themes
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The second North Korean Human Rights International Film Festival runs this Thursday and Friday in Seoul, featuring nine full-length and shorter films from South Korea, Japan, and the US. One of the highlights will be Traveler from the North, a film ...
Film festival opens in movie-crazy North KoreaBellingham Herald
Film festival opens in movie-crazy North KoreaCt Post

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Kirilenko withdraws from Korea Open due to injury - Huffington Post


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Kirilenko withdraws from Korea Open due to injury
Huffington Post
SEOUL, South Korea â€" Maria Kirilenko of Russia withdrew from a second-round match at the Korea Open on Wednesday because of a back injury. Organizers said Kirilenko complained of back pain during a match with South Korean player Lee So-ra.
Kanepi wins but Kirilenko injured in SeoulUPI.com
Kanepi through in SeoulThe Press Association
Kirilenko pulls out of SeoulEurosport.com ASIA

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The social commentary behind PSY's 'Gangnam Style' - Lexington Herald Leader


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The social commentary behind PSY's 'Gangnam Style'
Lexington Herald Leader
SEOUL, South Korea â€" South Korean rapper PSY's "Gangnam Style" video has more than 200 million YouTube views and counting, and it's easy to see why. No Korean language skills are needed to enjoy the chubby, massively entertaining performer's ...

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