Teh Intarnets are great for mashups.
I remember reading about Renaissance artists who would hear about some stunning visual effect that could be achieved by grinding something strange for their pigments. They were vivisectionists and grave robbers and wannabe alchemists and cranks and geniuses. There was an underlying inventiveness and strong artistic chops too. It's a fool that thinks a gimmick is going to carry you through your whole life.
There are possibilities that open up when technology marches forward. Most of these possibilities are mundane, or annoying. But inventive people just grab what' s around and push what's possible. What could you cobble together from the hoary old late-night interview format, done by someone that's no good at it, interviewing someone who has made his whole life's work riding the wave of his own sublime mediocrity? This, if you're clever:
What could you do with what's right there on your shelf? This, if you're Oliver Laric:
(Thanks to Kottke.org for pointing out the Laric mashup)