Last week we crowned former American Idol contestant William Hung the greatest musician of all time, in any genre, beating out luminaries including Beethoven, the Beatles, Michael Jackson and Guido D'Arezzo, the guy who invented sheet music. "It's great, thank you," Hung said, upon being told of his victory. "It is an honor and proves that an Average Joe can make it in the music world, no matter what the odds are."
The odds were certainly great -- many of our readers felt that folks like Bob Dylan and Mozart deserved to be ranked higher -- but everything about Hung's success has been dazzling. And now he's entered a new chapter in his life, as a statistical analyst for the Los Angeles County's Sheriff Department. We caught up with him to talk about his life these days. (This is not a joke. We really interviewed William Hung.)