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Jesse Eisenberg is a prick or the interviewer sucks

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Evil ... Thy name is Orville Redenbacher!!, Jun 4, 2013.

  1. Saw this yesterday.

    Anyone in journalism had tough interviews and I guess this guy is bit of prick.
    Was it unprofessional for the reporter to post this?

  2. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Re: Jesse Eisenberg is a prick

    I thought he just always played a dick.
  3. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Re: Jesse Eisenberg is a prick

    Story is exaggerated bullshit. Watch the interview. He's nowhere near being a prick. She's playing along. She's trying to build a rather mundane interview into something it isn't.
  4. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Re: Jesse Eisenberg is a prick

    Ok will admit to not recognizing the name at first and did not connect him to The Social
    Network. Went to IMDb to refresh my memory. Found this gem:

    "His mother is a professional clown"

    Now we know perhaps not the only one in the family.
  5. RonClements

    RonClements Active Member

    Re: Jesse Eisenberg is a prick

    I actually found the interview funny.
  6. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    Re: Jesse Eisenberg is a prick

    This times 100. This story is such bullshit. He was joking, she did NO preparation, got called on it, tried to play coy and flirty, he got sick of it and stopped being QUITE so friendly when she kept interrupting and not asking real questions, and she bitched and moaned.
  7. Kato

    Kato Active Member

    Re: Jesse Eisenberg is a prick

    This. That was just playful back and forth that didn't quite work.

    Or ... she's a terrible, unprepared interviewer with a bad schtick and is really wasting his time.
  8. steveu

    steveu Well-Known Member

    Re: Jesse Eisenberg is a prick

    Just rip up the card and have a conversation. (Craig Ferguson fans will get the reference, but that could apply to ANY interview. Just be prepared.)
  9. Versatile

    Versatile Active Member

  10. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Her: " ... so we can wrap this up."

    Eisenberg: "Hey, you're on my time." -- perfect delivery.
  11. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    I'd like to have a beer with him. Funny guy.
  12. gravehunter

    gravehunter Member

    I didn't think he was out of line at all. She was trying to be flirty (my guess is that she probably got the job that way) and he wasn't playing along.
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