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The 10-Minute Biographer works like a
characature artist with an audience of
onlookers. There's a lot of humor
employed. The subject pays, say, 10
bucks and steps forward and is speedily
interviewed by the master speed
biographer looking for the essence and
entertaining aspects of the subjects
The onlookers are entertained as the
subject is grilled with humor & fun,
putting entertaining bullet-points on a
flip chart. A quick candid snap shot is
taken of the subject. On a fresh page,
the biographer boils the persons fleeted
life down to a quick and humorous or
sad-truth, entertaining essential
biography. Their concise life, with photo,
is printed out on a little greeting card so
they have at least that to show for their
Also, extra copies are available there
and they have a link to their biography
If the 10-minute Biographer was a very
very talented comedian, it could be a
small-time comedy act.
This is Your Life
British version of the US original TV show that takes a biographical look at a personality - by surprising and then sharing moments of their past (this episode is Dame Kiri Te Kanawa) . [Jinbish, Apr 13 2010]
This is Your Life
As above but the old US version, centring around Laurel & Hardy. [Jinbish, Apr 13 2010]
||If I was more spontaneous, I would attempt to write a
humorous biography in this annotation. I'm not, so I'll
||Sounds like any of the commercially available "Who's Who" anthologies, but with the added humor might actually sell beyond the included profilees and requisite libraries.
||My personal biography would probably boil down to something like, "He came; He saw; He erred. Then he erred some more."
||If you take away the humorous caricature element, and
extend to an hour/30 min TV slot then you have "This is Your
||"Once an upstanding young member of society, his descent into madness began when he was introduced to a website called the halfbakery."
||~How To Take A Shitkicking For Dummies~
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