Interviewing is a skill and not everyone has it -- but some surprising people do. Like William Shatner. Have you seen his Raw Nerve? Whatever faults he has, Shatner knows how to do a probing interview.
Where was I? Oh, yeah: Bert from Sesame Street is one of those people. "If you could be any sock from history, what would you be?" Brilliant. That's how you get inside someone's head.
via Dan Lewis