Only watch from 0:45-2:58 of this video:
(well you can watch the whole thing is you want to...)
This segment has Trent (my brother) written all over it, I think anyway. If you don't know Trent, just imagine a guy who would curl up laughing his head off over these 2 minutes of oddness.
It's hard to say if Carl is serious in this, or taking us all for a ride. The deadpan is very well done. Mr Andsersen.
(Liz says Sagan is a cross between Mr. Bean and Agent Smith, and I have to say, she has a point)