Gangnam Style, Dissected: The Subversive Message Within South Korea’s Music Video Sensation

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Max Fisher approaches Psy’s “Gangnam Style” like so many other mainstream American writers who fail to research K-pop: using condescension in an attempt to be entertaining.  What makes this story somewhat different is an attempt to explore the meaning of Psy’s satire in terms of Korean culture.  However, the comments after the story reflect varying opinions on the success of the analysis.  

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