One of my favorite parts of my job at Microsoft is the wide variety of people that I get to interact with on a daily basis. Want a meet a guy who toys with buying a hovercraft? How about the guy who wrote a bunch of the code books on my shelf? What about a competitor in national foos ball championships? I can introduce you to all of them.
There's a blog called Microspotting that takes time to profile a few of the people who work for our company. If you come work here, maybe you'll work with a member of Harvey Danger or the former Technical Director of Farts and Explosions for South Park.