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The Truth About MRirian magibon


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Kevin Lim says:
Sometimes, is better to 'think' and 'express' 'simple'. Trust me
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Was the post too tangential for you, Kevu?
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Kevin Lim says:
I really love every single letter you type, I am a pupil, preparing to listen and seek wisdom. Please guide me, thank you
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Kevin Lim says:
I will be following your blog as often as you update it, even if you don't I will just read the whole thing again
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I say good on her, I think it's highly possible that someone in her family is Japanese. The comments I saw on Youtube about her are quite mean. The girl has done nothing wrong, she's created something that has gained a lot of interest and in turn created jealousy. The mystery of her origins, her age, and her video blogs have kept people's interest, but I think like with most mystery it has to take a turn to continue being intriguing. She suffers backlash because she's a pretty girl, I just don't understand people who have a go at someone because of their looks, I'm a disaster to look at, yet I have no problems in saying if another female is pretty, and if she's got it than flaunt it' oh and the numa numa video is hilarious, I love the guy's expressions. hmm, I totally agree with your final thoughts. Great blog
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Yes, JoanneSanderson - it's remarkable how mean spirited people become with the power of anonymity.
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Lynn Ng says:
wow.... thanks for the lecture Mark A.... ;o) mean spirited people are everywhere... at times, I'd wish they'll trip on banana skins in front of a large audience as retribution ... then I'm being mean too right?! *lol....
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Rottendoubt a4 patrick
she is kinda cute and very weird....
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Thanks for the explanation on Magibon. I saw Jason Tobin's blog about it a while back, where he does a spoof on it... but I had no idea who she was. You know what I find super fascinating is the very last videoblog you posted. From the first few, I thought she was just some girl "showing herself" but that one where she puts in all the cartoonish bobbles clearly proves she's an artist with a really good sense of timing and performance. It's pretty fascinating. What you said about Brookers - I actually don't think she's the "cute girl" but more the tomboyish girl with the big personality. I personally think that she's popular b/c she does clever things in her blogs and though girls all know other girls who do that, we still rarely get to really show that in the mainstream (which is why Juno was so good). I guess what I mean is that I truly think she gets attention b/c of her humor and weird ideas and not because she's a cute girl. A lot of people dislike Brookers because they don't think she's "cute" enough as a girl to put herself on screen.
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Peachey says:
I've read a Japanese show has booked her as a guest. Gonna fly her out to Japan! She's definitely clever. People keep tuning in to find out what she's going to do next. Brilliant!
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You said all with your last sentence, reveal your humanity- hide your story !!! It´s in balance. I really love to read your blogs, you observe acurat and patiencly to come to a conclusion. I can learn something from you, Mark !! And thank you for sharing your thoughts with us, bro´!!!
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I've never heard of her ^^;;
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Wendy - I'll have to check out Tobin's comments, didn't realize he'd talked about her. I thought about mentioning her months ago but until I wrote the blog about mystery I didn't really know what my angle was. About Brookers - note I said "kind of cute" - but I do agree with your assessment it's the unexpected anticts that are interesting. She's a bit of a troublemaker.... I do think, though, that her novelty has worn off. thanks gilgamesh.
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Sarah Ng says:
Funny, I'd never heard of her til yesterday when jesskah blogged about here, and then suddenly, another blog about her the next day! My ex-workmate does absolutely nothing in her videos, apparently. I haven't really been to see them, but she showed me one where she was just holding cards up to the screen (I was appalled to discover I was in the background with the girl who worked in my position before me - it was my second day at work!) She's got subscribers, but she says she doesn't upload videos very much.
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Jaine * says:
I assume by now you have checked out Jason Tobin's spoof on her. I hadn't heard of her before that. Do you think you analyse things to such a degree because of your line of work? I like to analyse but sometimes I just like to sit back and enjoy something for what it is. The last line of your blog sums it up very well.
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wow the difference is big between her first video and her recent one - she looks like a 9 year old in them...i find them a bit scary actually ~ she's just starring at the camera *shudders
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Jaine - yes, I saw the Tobin video... seemed kind of unnecessarily violent... sort of supports the notion that people have a negative reaction to her. To answer your question - yes, I analyze things because that's exactly what my job is as a director and a writer. Someone who invents machines is probably someone who used to disassemble their toys as a child and whenever something broke would be the first one to open it up and figure out how it works. I think I'm no different. I want to know how things work. You disassemble things in order to understand them and then you can assemble new things with a greater pool of knowledge. That said, I think you do experience things as an audience member first still. Just like you use the dishwasher before it breaks and you take it appart. I definitely watched the magibon videos as a curious, perhaps, confused, audience member before I started disassembling them to see how they worked.
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Lexie Rex says:
she is..interesting. i mean her youtube blogs. that fact that she does nothin but stares at the screen and sometimes the funny faces, is what makes it interesting. and you're right, it just sorta captures the audiences (mine) curiousity. i'm already watchin the tenth video.
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This is interesting. While I don't get it, I can see the appeal and why other people may be fascinated with this type of thing. I shudder to think at how many skeevy middled aged men comprise of her audience.
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Anna Cho says:
I saw this from Jason Tobin too most of "someone" doesnt know how to do marketing at all those who know are in the Entertainment industry ,
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Im not sure, I think the responsibles of ppl like her becoming in famous, is from the ppl whom use to see it . I think is a little twisted hehehe but anyways, all we have some weird taste, isn´t right? P.S. Reveal your story- but hide your humanity.
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Ianpowers 0f ianpowers
Wow. you just articulated several points hat i have been trying to manuever through in my own career. very insightful. as a fledgling and as an actor these are exactly what i try to bring to my work. mystery and humanity. when I act I am continuosly trying to cut down my lines, not just so i have to speak less in a language not my own, but mainly to keep that air of mystery, to get the audience to a point where they have to actually watch me or the piece we are working on. and well put about showig humanity. an audience needs something to relate to. so all mystery can get boring. as you say the twists that need to be thrown in there, and now you have a stand out piece. of course this is a huge simplification of it all, but they are a few guidelines to check ourselves with. Great blog. the fan boy in me can't help but point out that this is exactly Han Solo is so much more of an attractive character than Luke Skywalker. He is flawed and human, and he is mysterious and full of sordid happenings in his past. where as luke is all out there, and develops into some sort of superhuman ideal man of virtue that so few achieve. the anime girl you pointed out in your blog is another great example, and yes beyond the fact that she is cute and attactive, and when she shows wider shots the lettering on her shirts wraps around the sides. ;-) there is a definite progression there though, or evolution of a character. I woud be interested thought to find out if she had just stumbled on to this as a fluke of trial and error, or if she had some plan or was even guided by someone with a psych degree. your other example with the little raving pudgy boy shows that unique idea at the right time. it just makes you happy to see. hmm, however i don't know if unrecognizable is the way to go, I mean the raving pudge gives me an image of john belushi or chris farley. even a little andy kaufman mixed in there. as a culture we pick up on these little subliminal memories and get attracted to what we see. and the anime girl gives us a definite image of, well, a girl in an anime, which is definetely hot cross culturally right now. but the mystery is there for sure. this subject surely needs deeper investigation, so I guess thanks for putting it so. I have been trying to find a way to say this for about a year now. I just had a similar experience and am trying to find ways to re-create it. I think you have given me a formulae to begin with. take care. by the way are you dircting that tv show in asia or the west? it is great to see a director that actually thinks about these things I look forward to seeing more of your work.
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D K says:
i saw that she made it to japan on some tv show. good for her.
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"The thing that separates a great actor from a standard actor is the ability to open up themselves and share a bit of their humanity with the audience. " This sentence make me recall a novel I read, and I would like to quote from the novel (not exactly the same, I remember only the meaning, somehow) "The difference of a super model and a usual model is, usual model is just a "walking hanger", but a super model "make dream".." ... I love this..
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