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I guess he'll give anyone an interview.

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  1. 40percent

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    Wow... that was incredible... Elon maintained eye-contact thru the entire interview(s)... my god, he really is super-human.
     
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    I tried searching for it but can't find the first interview. This is the second time he has granted that "journalist" an interview.
     
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    As incredible as it may seem, the interviewer is the daughter of Tim Draper, the founder of Draper Fisher Jurvetson. I don't know whether it's just meant to be silly, but it makes me uncomfortable.
     
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    At first I was going to say "Oh come on guys, it can't be that bad!"

    Then after watching it, I am like...

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  7. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    To us, but as a chance to get the Tesla and SpaceX names out in front of kids who will be buying cars ten years from the show's air date, it's not a bad idea.
     
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    Unless those kids are valley girls, I reckon those kids would find it embarassing.
     
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    I think this was taped a while ago as Elon mentioned they had just unveiled the Model S, so this was probably done back in 2011 or so.
     
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    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    Yeah. This is an old interview done a few years ago.
     
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    gg_got_a_tesla Model S: VIN P65513, Model 3 Res Holder

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    More like 2009 soon after the prototype reveal. It was actually rather er... entertaining, I thought.
     
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    I think she was parodying Valley Girls. Regardless, to his credit Elon did it with good humor.

    I did enjoy the piece with Rainn Wilson more, and was pleased to learn that Elon is an atheist.
     
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    And I think that about covers it. She's the daughter of a major investor & it was done a few years back when Tesla was not exactly a household name - getting the name in front of kids was not a bad idea. Nor was it a bad idea agreeing to do an interview with the daughter of one of your investors.
     
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    This was hilarious, I thought it could be an SNL skit
     
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    I thought for sure he was doing it for the cookies.
     
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    This made my day! +100000 to Elon Musk!
     
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    I don't care when it was done or the motivation to do it - I just clicked out after 30 seconds because it was painful to watch.
     
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    Set to private. Mirror??
     
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    It's for the best. I tried the links again and can confirm they've been taken down.
     

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