Karaoke

8.23.19

South Korea Is Saying Goodbye to Classic Karaoke Bars and Late-Night Hangouts with Co-Workers

It was once a common practice for employees to bond with their bosses in karaoke bars after work.

8.13.19

This Man Went on a Karaoke Marathon So Intense His Lung Collapsed

He reportedly powered through 10 straight songs even after he started feeling chest pain.

3.19.19

Karaoke Is Most Fun When It's Also Depressing

I never intended for karaoke to be a method of self-care or whatever, but when I think back to my peak karaoke-going days in 2016, when I went almost every week...yeah, I suppose something was up.

11.13.18

A Night Out in New York City's K-Town

Our host Naomi Shimada heads out for the night with Pablo, known as the "King of Koreatown," who takes her out for a night of Korean barbecue, karaoke and watermelon soju.

9.26.17

How Karaoke Secretly Became a Major Driver of Innovation

From 8-track to Laserdisc to CD+G to ISDN lines to YouTube, a bunch of different technologies have made karaoke possible. (Alcohol helps, too.)

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6.1.17

Sorry But Noel Gallagher Actually Kind of Hates 'Wonderwall'

Imagine how tired you'd be of hearing a tune you'd written like 20 years ago, TBF.