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Elon Musk on Jimmy Kimmel

Discussion in 'Tesla Motors' started by mrjohnlnguyen, Feb 20, 2013.

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    Thanks, DVR set


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    Very rarely is there a reason to actually watch this show - this certainly is. BTW how did Kimmel get his own show again? :frown:
     
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    Yet another video you can't view in Canada...
     
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    I can get it here in Burlington on Cogeco.
     
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    Sigh. Another Musk talk show appearance in which he gets virtually no opportunity to talk about Tesla. Kimmel kept asking SpaceX questions. Off to bed for me....
     
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    Agreed. Waste of time interview.
     
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    True, but after the NYT kerfuffle it was probably best that he didn't look like a car salesman. I thought it was fine. SpaceX has a major launch in less than 2 weeks. Kind of made sense that would be the focus.
     
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    That's a bit harsh. I don't think SpaceX is a waste of time.
     
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    I was surprised and actually found it quite good, and funny. I got the feeling they purposely avoided Tesla, for whatever reason.
     
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    #17 sp4rk, Feb 22, 2013
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    Let me qualify my comment, then.
    1) Time allotted to Musk seemed like 1/2 or 1/3rd that allotted to Kelly Rippa. 5 minutes? Like an add on?
    2) For this board, the emphasis is on Tesla, not SpaceX, so it lacked "our" focus.
    3) I'd never watched the show and it seemed very corny. It lacked any type of "seriousness" like Jay Leno.
    4) SpaceX doesn't need selling. Not to the public - that audience. Continued exposure to Tesla; it's momentum is. So with all the recent publicity, I would have focused in Tesla. Not belittling SpaceX either.

    While we are all used to hearing Elon trademark stammer / stuttering, borderline echolalia ? (no offence to him whatsoever), the studio audience, (not being used to it) may not have even been able to pull the words out with the commotion (music, applause, Kimmel talking over him etc.) that never seemed to dissipate?
    We've been spoiled listening to him in so many interviews, videos here, and appreciating "Tony Stark", that a 5 minute interview like that does not really do him justice. He's bigger then that.
     
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    Hoping for more Tesla content too, so I was disappointed. I hadn't watched the show before and found Kimmel to be very funny (my favorite was the barbershop bit). But I did feel a bit let down by the general lack of content, it seemed like a "here's a guy that's done a lot of cool stuff", not much in the way of plugs. Getting Kimmel in a Model S for a test drive while doing an interview would have been cool.
     
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    That appearance was a "Elon is a great guy PR visit". I thought it was very good and gave him a chance to pick up some PR points after last week. Well done Tesla PR department.
     
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