Every accountant I know swears by the powers of Excel. But not every accountant can harness that power as beautifully as Cary Walkin, an accountant from Canada. Walkin made a full RPG game inside Excel. As in you can use Excel to actually have fun.
Remember Apple's $1.99 charge to update current laptops to 802.11n? Well, according to Lynn Turner, former chief accountant of the Securities and Exchange Commission, "[generally accepted accounting principles] doesn't require you to charge squat."