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Samuel L. Jackson: We Don’t All Look Alike


Samuel L. Jackson

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This may be the most delicious blooper clip of 2014, so far. KTLA Entertainment anchor Sam Rubin was talking to Samuel L. Jackson about his new movie “RoboCop” Monday morning, and for some reason moved on to a question about his new Super Bowl commercial.

Thing is, Jackson hadn’t had a new Super Bowl commercial, it was Laurence Fishburne, the guy from the Matrix.

And Jackson so nailed Rubin on it, he milked the faux pas to the last drop. It was like watching a violent beating and siding with the beater.

Mostly because Samuel L. Jackson was absolutely correct, and we, white folks, really mix the two of them a lot. But we never mistake either one of them for Morgan Freeman, like Jackson was saying. No way. That would be like mixing them with Bill Cosby. I mean, we’re white, but we’re not idiots.

If you enjoy watching TV anchors praying to be swallowed by the opening earth – this is your video of choice.

I once rode the NY subway across the aisle from Samuel L. Jackson, and thought it was cool that he preferred the underground to a limo he could no doubt afford. So I respect the guy, except for the snakes on the plane movie, which I’m sure he needed to do to pay the rent.


About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.


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2 Responses to “Samuel L. Jackson: We Don’t All Look Alike”

  1. Moments like this are almost too awkward to watch. It's like watching the BBC version of The Office but for real.

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