Andrew Mason Stonewalls "Today Show" Re: Groupon/Google Deal
By Karl Klockars in News on Dec 10, 2010 7:45PM
In the wake of the did-they-or-didn't-they-offer-six-billion week of news stories about Groupon and Google, Andrew Mason took to the airwaves of NBC's Today Show to talk about...nothing, really. Matt Lauer sat Mason down and everything started fine, with Lauer discussing the site's operation, and he managed to get an answer about Groupon users. Then things got a little weird.
Mason "answered" Lauer's further questions about the Google deal with responses ranging from lasers and clout and tooth enamel and middle names and baseball and suntan lotion...and anything but the answers that Lauer was going for. We've seen plenty of people dodge Lauer's questions over the years, but no one has ever opened their mouth and sounded like a human StumbleUpon like this. Maybe it has something to do with Mason tweeting that he was going to "beta test a new technique for dodging questions."
Now, if you want to hear Mason actually answer some questions, allow us to redirect your attention back to our podcast with him from almost a year ago today.