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5 Funny Gangnam Style Videos
Gangnam Style Parodies: Watch and Laugh, and Then Star in Your Own Video
"Gangnam Style" is a song and video that was released in July 2012 by South Korean musician PSY. The video pokes fun at the trendy, hip lifestyle of the Seoul's wealthy Gangnam District, but it's the catchy beat and distinctive dance moves that pushed the song to the top of the charts around the world and drove the video to become the most-watched YouTube video (with more than 890 million views by December 2012).
But if the original is catchy and entertaining, the numerous parodies are just as much fun. Here are some of the best funny Gangnam Style videos of the web. Enjoy watching these and finding out how you can star in your own Gangnam Style video!
Oregon Duck Parody - The University of Oregon's mascot can dance!
This spoof features the University of Oregon's mascot, The Oregon Duck, living it up with some cheerleaders, athletes, Bigfoot and a watermelon. The Duck dances around campus, hangs out at the lake and dances at the football field. Weird and wild!
Mitt Romney Style - A funny Gangnam style parody of the presidential candidate
Republican supporters of the former governor may not enjoy this parody that pokes fun at the presidential candidate, but it's all in the name of humor. The video includes subtitles so you can follow along with the lyrics that have Romney claiming things such as, "I have distinguished hair and a private jet that flies me way up in the air."
Minecraft Style - A funny Gangnam style video featuring another cult favorite
Minecraft fans will love this video that features original animation and lyrics about how "We built the city block by block." It's full of the usual Minecraft characters, including zombies, pigs and - of course - dancing green creepers.
Gandalf Style - Funny Gangnam style video featuring the wizard Gandalf
This parody features original lyrics to go along with the hilarious video. Gandalf, dressed in full wizard gear, complete with pointy hat and flowing white beard, is seen dancing through town, apparently shocking some of the more normally dressed folks who aren't sure what to make of the dancing wizard.
Bay Area Wedding Gangnam Style Video - A Gangnam style parody featuring real folks at a real wedding
A Bay Area couple named Jeremy and Stephani have created what must be one of the most creative wedding videos on the web. Their funny Gangnam Style video involves members of their wedding party, as well as guests, and includes shots on San Francisco's famed cable cars. The end of the video features some outtakes and shows how much fun the wedding party and guests had making the video. Here's hoping their marriage is as joyous as this video.
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Which is your favorite Gangnam Style parody?
Be The Star in Your Own Video!
Put your face in a Gangnam style parody
Leave it to the warped and wonderful minds at JibJab to devise a way for everyone to star in their own Gangnam Style parody. JibJab, for those of you who aren't familiar with it, is the creative genius behind OfficeMax's Elf Yourself website.
But JibJab also offers many other Elf Yourself-style videos that allow you to upload your own photos. Called "Starring You," these videos let you put your face and those of your family and friends into a variety of silly situations. They've got animated ecards and funny videos for special occasions such as birthdays, holidays and anniversaries, as well as greetings you can send every day.
So if you've ever wanted to star in your own Gangnam Style parody, check out JibJab today.