Shurely that second one is going to turn up on You Tube as a stop motion rap mix - 'No we can't take the take the take credit credit credit r-r-r-rating double dose double dose...'
Love his 'listening face'. Think I will perfect that. 'yes, very interesting. I look like I am finding what you say fascinating but really inside my head I am thinking tra la la la la la beans for tea...'
Saw tweets about this last night (@damongreenITV by the end I was desperate to ask him: 'what's your favourite dinosaur?') and just watched it - he's like a malfunctioning robot. DP says it's a perfect example of neuro-linguistic programming and how they are controlled by their "handlers" - more into conspiracy stuff than me obviously!
i went to uni with a guy who is now a pretty big (although untalented) hollywood name, and he was so self-obsessed (but in a nice way) that me and chums had a competition to see what we could say to him and not have him notice... i won.
Mr x 'hey aitch, how's it going?'
aitch 'not so good, actually, the guinea pig has diabetes'
My sister described it as his 'baby-concentrating-on-doing-a-poo-face' after PMQ's the other day.
Genuine question: what would happen if a reporter said on tape that if they didn't answer the questions properly they'd stick the whole exchange up on the website with appropriate commentary in the accompanying copy?
Would you get another interview? What if everyone did it?
I've said in interviews with celebs we were paying that if they didn't say anything interesting they weren't getting paid. Similarly kiss and tells. It works. Is political journalism different? <<naive emoticon>>