"Hi! I'm Dylan Markos. I'm birds. An expert on them, I mean. Geez, this is more awkward than I expected.
"Anyway, this expedition would let me study modern birds' ancestors, which ... well, you know all that, right? I passed the initial screening, after all.
"This video is supposed to, what? Help you weed out the whackos? You probably got a lot of those. I mean, you have to be a little crazy to sign up for a one-way back through time. Not me, of course. I'm perfectly normal. I'm nervous and terrified and excited, but normal.