"DATES: 1988-1995. FEATS: Talking by satellite to Vitali Vitaliev. Inventing YouTube. Talking by satellite to Mel Brooks. Stormin' Norman Norman Stormin' Norman Schwartzkopf. Discovering Japanese television."
A really useful sounding research project and although it's not my thing (I've never been very good at playing them which should be an important part of the job, there must a couple of people reading who would find this fascinating.
Eye witness account of the audition process at Urbis: "From what we saw, the people put through on the day were the ones with the wackiest appearances, the loudest, most annoying personalities and the most controversial views."
Since I'm about three thousand years behind in my RSS feed reading I've only just reached the Nick Robinson Curry Missile story. Priceless.