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per soh nuh

  • n  an actor's portrayal of someone in a play
  • n  (Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world

  • Joaquin Phoenix appears on Late Show with David Letterman under the guise of his new bearded hip-hop persona, puzzling everyone.
  • Like no J-pop star you've ever seen or heard, Ayumi Hamasaki rose to the top by controlling every aspect of her career and persona.
  • Craxis career ended in disgrace six years later after a vast corruption scandal, but ever since, Grillo has been persona non grata on state-owned stations and on Prime Minister .
News & Articles

  • ‘Bounce’ Queen Big Freedia Gets her Own Reality Show
    *The singer and dancer known as Big Freedia (pronounced “free-duh”) taking his hypersexual, booty-shaking moves from the streets of New Orleans to cable television with a reality show in the Fuse network, reports Billboard.com. The performer’s real name is Freddie Ross but his Big Freedia stage persona is a woman. “Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce” [...]
    June 12, 2013 - EURweb
  • According to Kanye West, Kanye West is the Michael Jordan of Music
    Growing up, every kid wanted to be like Mike. It seems Kanye West believes he actually accomplished that fanciful feat. The New York Times ' Jon Caramanica (h/t Complex ) sat down with the hip-hop superstar to talk about all things West.  Fortunately, this bombastic interview hit a couple of sharp notes regarding the sports world. First, West was asked about his persona as someone constantly ...
    June 12, 2013 - Bleacher Report
  • See How Siri Works in iOS 7
    With iOS 7 , Apple is giving Siri a big revamp. Not only is the iPhone's voice assistant getting an optional male persona , but it's also getting some enhanced abilities, including better integration with Twitter . The gang at TechSmartt (who also did a very thorough Galaxy S4 drop test ) got their hands on the developer beta of iOS 7 and took the upgraded Siri for a spin. SEE ALSO: 7 iPhone ...
    June 11, 2013 - Mashable
Quotes

  • Cristie Kerr in The Associated Press
    I'ma pretty emotional persona, and to be able to kind of harness that in a way, and channel it to playing well is amazing,Kerr said. "I didn't limit myself. I wanted to see how far I could take it. And I took it pretty far. ...... I don't...
  • George Gillett in Melton Today
    Gillett said: "This partnership has been unworkable for some time. But not because of us - we have tried to be co-operative, we have tried to be supportive but when your public persona is more important than the facts, that makes it difficult to...
  • Evo Morales in Washington Post
    Without fear of the empire, I declare the US ambassador 'persona non grata,'Morales said in a speech at the presidential palace.

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