When Stanley Kubrick began filming Full Metal Jacket, he placed ads in numerous newspapers across the U.S., seeking young aspiring actors. If you wanted a role, all you had to do was audition by sending a VHS of yourself doing a monologue. Here is an example of one such audition.
Consider this as, "what not to do during your audition." However, you have to give the guy credit for having the stones to do this.