Yes, there is such a thing as interviewing humor. It is not
laughing at interviewees, but laughing at the situation we all face.
Tip of the hat to Joe Queenan WSJ, June 1-2, 2013 p. C11
Q: What is your greatest weakness?
Imagine asking George Washington or Susan B Anthony,
What is your greatest weakness? What kind of an answer
do you think you would get out of George Patton…
A: I am completely invulnerable except when exposed to kryptonite…
Q: Describe a difficult situation at work and how you handled it?
A: My boss had two sets of books, and the Feds wanted to see the real
numbers. no way I was going behind Big Al’s back. So I told them
I don’t see nothin’, I don’t hear nothin’, I don’t know nothin’
(Al Capone’s CPA)
Q: What sort of compensation are you looking for?
A: Booty would be nice. Swag. Booty. What have you?
Ill-gotten gains would also be okay. (Genghis Kan)
Several others in the article.