"Since that accident, this is the first chance I have had to address such a large gathering of industry colleagues and the first thing I want to say is that I am sorry for what happened."
First thing that comes to mind:
I had to chuckle the second I read that headline because South Park immediately popped in my head.
To get the ball rolling on a topic:
Any other pop culture references or anything that immediately come to mind when you see something in the news/media/etc??