Do your homework before you interview actor Samuel L. Jackson

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A Los Angeles based entertainment reporter made what could possibly be a future career-limiting mistake while interviewing RoboCop actor Samuel L. Jackson. He asked the prolific actor what sort of response he had gotten from appearing in a Super Bowl ad. Jackson’s response?  “You’re as crazy as the people on Twitter. I’m not Laurence Fishburne!” Tip # 27 from 101 Ways to Rock Your World: Everyday Activities for Success Every Day – take the time to research someone you are meeting with or talking to today.

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