Visitors can view many historical relics at the Newseum on Pennsylvania Avenue NW: pieces of the Berlin Wall, the Unabomber‘s cabin, former Meet the Press host Tim Russert‘s desk. But Newseum visitors can also create their own content, thanks to a faux broadcasting studio.
Newseum “reporters” can read from a projected script, but many opt instead for dancing, practicing golf swings, or doing their best High School Musical impressions. Until earlier this year, participants could upload their work to YouTube once it was recorded.
Twitter user Sage Boggs found some of the highlights and shared them online today. Emmy voters, take note.
“Tinkle Myfinkle” channeling a casual, young Adam Sandler:
“Nicole” perfects her invisible basketball dribble:
This pair files a report from the ladies room with a cliffhanger ending:
Possible Newseum employee “Jo” pretends he’s on the 13th green at Congressional Country Club.
Spokesman Jonathan Thompson says the Newseum plans to revamp the exhibit in the coming months when visitors will once again have the opportunity to share their work online. Get ready for more tourists dancing and narrating their trips to the bathroom.