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The Internet and Theme Restaurants

Asians love theme restaurants, and Mongolians are no exception. I’m not sure how it compares to Tokyo’s bikini girls in gundam suits, but this is still intriguing… Anand Erdenebileg spotted this in Ulaanbaatar. A new Korean restaurant that kept the old facade, but stuck a brand new meme on the roof. Do they loop PSY’s one international hit from open to close? Do they offer private dining in a sauna? Do they “horse dance” when they bring the tab? I’m tempted to find out.  

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Psy Gangnam Style Business Breakdown

His financial rewards for Gangnam style is broken down. It’s not bad for a guy who most of the world didn’t previously know. The money is heavily from commercials and less by his music sales. “PSY and his camp will rake in at least $7.9 million this year, according to an analysis by The Associated Press of publicly available information and industry estimates” (AP – Gangnam)

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Psy’s Anti-American Past

Park Jae-Sang, better known as Psy, and his hit song “Oppa Gangnam Style”has taken the world by storm without any sign of slowing down. As the newly deemed King of Kpop joyously revels in his newfound fame, it might come as a surprise to some that he wasn’t always so congenial towards America. A video surfaced from a concert in 2004 where he smashed a miniature model of a tank on stage while the crowd raucously cheers, coupled with the lyrics: 싸이 rap : 이라크 포로를 고문해 댄 씨발양년놈들과 고문 하라고 시킨 개 씨발 양년놈들에 딸래미 애미 며느리 애비 코쟁이 모두 죽여 아주 천천히 죽여 고통스럽게 죽여 Translation: Kill those fucking Yankees who have been torturing Iraqi captives Kill those...

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Gangnam Style / Hammer Mash at American Music Awards

Whoa, newlywed friends, Linkin Park Joe Hahn and Heidi Woan at the American Music Awards broadcast on ABC. Is that Britney to the right? Either way, this flashed at the end of the Gangnam style Hammer mash up. Call me a dick, but I can’t get into this Gangnam thing and it’s comedic that Psy would rather mimic another fad musician gone broke in Hammer. Psy, save your money, now. Do not buy a house overlooking Oakland! Do not become a preacher! Enjoy the time, now. Figure out a way to stay relevant. Don’t make a part II of Gangnam but milk it now. Learn from that guy in the photo. Oh yeah, congrats Joe and Heidi! You owe me...

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