Comedian Yoo Byung Jae Sells Out His First Stand Up Comedy Gig

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Comedian Yoo Byung Jae sells out his first stand up comedy gig
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Comedian Yoo Byung Jae sells out his first stand up comedy gig

Comedian Yoo Byung Jae will be bringing laughter off-the-screen at his first stand up comedy gig, 'Black Comedy'.

Tickets for the show which were sold through an auction were sold out within a minute, showcasing the comedian's popularity. Regarding the news, Yoo Byung Jae stated, "This is my first time [doing stand-up comedy] and so I had a lot of worries, but truthfully, thank you. I will do my best."

With the limited amount of stand-up comedy in Korea, 'Black Comedy' is a meaningful achievement for the comedy industry.

Yoo Byung Jae parodies labelmate G-Dragon's USB album for his stand-up comedy show
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Yoo Byung Jae parodies labelmate G-Dragon's USB album for his stand-up comedy show

Yoo Byung Jae is bringing laughter with his parody of G-Dragon's USB album.

On July 19, YG Entertainment posted an announcement about Yoo Byung Jae's stand-up comedy show 'Black Comedy'. 

The first 70 people to purchase the pre-order tickets to the event will be gifted the 'Yoo Byung Jae USB'. The USB resembling G-Dragon's 'Kwon Ji Yong' album contains Yoo Byung Jae's name, blood type, and birthday on it. A photo of the making or the coloring process of the special goods was also shared. 

Comedian Kim Byung-man Injured in Skydiving Accident in U.S.
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Comedian Kim Byung-man Injured in Skydiving Accident in U.S.

Comedian Kim Byung-man suffered a spinal fracture while skydiving in the U.S.

Kim's agency said on Friday that he was involved in an accident while training for a skydiving license to represent Korea. "He was injured due to a sudden change of wind direction as he was landing", the agency said.

Lifeguards and U.K. military personnel on the scene gave Kim first aid to prevent further damage, and he was taken to a hospital. An examination revealed a spinal fracture but no nerve damage.

Comedians Voice Their Discontent As SBS Potentially Cancels Long-Running Comedy Show
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Comedians Voice Their Discontent As SBS Potentially Cancels Long-Running Comedy Show

A prominent SBS comedy program has announced its plans to terminate the show, potentially leaving behind rookie comedians who are already struggling to get in the spotlight.

The long-running SBS comedy program Comedy Hunter announced that its current season will end on May 31. The show runners emphasized that they do not plan on discontinuing the program, saying, We are planning a comedy program with a new format. The airing date and details of the upcoming season is to be determined.

Yoo Byung Jae says it's still a mystery how he became labelmates with G-Dragon and T.O.P
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Yoo Byung Jae says it's still a mystery how he became labelmates with G-Dragon and T.O.P

TV personality and writer Yoo Byung Jae talked about his label YG Entertainment.

Back in 2015, Yoo Byung Jae gained attention for signing with one of the BIG 3 labels and becoming labelmates with superstars such as Big Bang.

On the April 17 broadcast of 'Abnormal Summit', MC Sung Si Kyung commented on the topic, and said, "It became a hot issue when you signed with a big agency."

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Yoo Byung Jae humorously responded, "It's still a mystery to me as well. They just reached out to me and I said great." Yoo Byung Jae also shared that he's preparing to try standup comedy.