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)