With rise of 3-D, films with subtitles lose out to dubbing 2011/07/14, Source,
Comedian Park Myeong-soo lends his voice for Gagamel, a villain in the upcoming live-action film "The Smurfs". Provided by Sony Pictures
Intrusive, annoying and definitely not helpful for learning English, dubbing foreign movies used to be seen as an unavoidable concession to children who often can't read subtitles quickly, if at all.
But dubbed films are gaining ground in Korea with the rising number of 3-D animated films - both foreign and domestic - entering the country's theaters,...More
Infinite laughter, Infinite Challenge's photo exhibition 2011/02/25, Source, By Suzy Chung
Logo image from official site
Once upon a time, there was a segment of a Korean variety program that featured a group of comedians and TV talent who jumped into the most ridiculous challenges imaginable: tow truck vs towing humans, tug-of-war with an ox, swimming the doggy paddle against a rescue dog… They called it "Mumohan Dojeon" (무모한 도전, Futile Challenge).
That was 6 years ago. That segment grew to an independent TV show, lost a syllable from its name to become "Muhan Dojeon" (무한도전, Infinite Challenge) and is now one of the top variety programs on Korean TV.
From the F1 special (left to right) : Gil, Jeong Hyeong-don, Yoo Jae-seok, Jeong Joon-ha, Park Myeong-soo, Noh Hong-cheol
Hosted by the most popular "Nation's MC" Yoo Jae-seok, he is accompanied by Park Myeong-soo, Jeong Joon-ha, Jeong Hyeong-don, Noh Hong-cheol, Ha Dong-hoon, and Gil. The mélange of different personalities from create funny situations as they deal with each challenge in their own way.,...More
Comedian breaks down science of humor 2011/02/14,
Comedian Lee Yoon-suk's new book "The Science of Laughter" goes all the way back to primitive times to find the basis of laughter.
'The fact that people accepted me positively makes me feel lucky. I think that there is no better way of staying healthy than laughing out loud'.『웃음의 과학』낸 박사 개그맨 이윤석
By Byun Sun-goo
Comedian Lee Yoon-suk, often called by his nickname "Korea's weakling" due to his frail-looking physique, released his first book "The Science of Laughter" late last month,...More
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