More weekend reading. 
Peter Norvig is Director of Research at Google. Back in 2000, being fed up with boring PowerPoint, he decided to use a famous speech by President Lincoln to demonstrate how a poorly designed PowerPoint translation could destroy its communication power completely. He put the creative "master piece" on his web site and more or less forgot about it. 
Gettysburg address
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Today (November 2008), the "Gettysburg PowerPoint presentation" still comes out #4 on a Google search for "powerpoint presentation". (Check also "the making of" page)