Turns out that a potato can be used as a camera, with predictable results

The phrase "recorded with a potato" has gone from figurative to literal thanks to a group of curious spud-hackers.

Granted this is using a potato to record still images onto analog film. For purists wishing to see a potato used for digital video recording, here you go:

And here's a potato as an audio input device:

Next up: someone should record something with a toaster.

I made a REAL POTATO CAMERA (YouTube / Corridor Crew)