Why zero in on one thing? There are many tongue-in-cheek things. You can find them if you are careful- like the names of the pieces he plays. His confidence that everything he says is absolutely accurate, there is not a hint of doubt, nor does he let on that he is not dead serious.....he is a genius. Look at the credits, look at his position at the school, his credentials, the name of the school for that matter.....I love it.