Yoo Byung Jae Parodies Labelmate G Dragons 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
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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 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.

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.

SBS Comedy Show Under Fire For Incorporating Blackface Into Sketch
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SBS Comedy Show Under Fire For Incorporating Blackface Into Sketch

On April 19, SBS posted clips of the 188th episode of Comedy Hunter on YouTube. However, one clip in particular received more attention.

The video, which featured the segment Legend Match (tentative title), contained a description that said Hong Hyun Hees failed makeup – How are we expected to bear it? In the sketch, Hong Hyun Hee plays a character who is preparing for a comedian performance test despite her fathers disapproval. When her mother brings her out to see him, Hong Hyun Hee appears in blackface. While previous episodes of the sketch usually feature the comedienne wearing silly outfits such as a cyclops costume, this weeks segment shocked international fans for its portrayal.