So if you wanted a good laugh today, here are some fun reads from the world of recruiting...ah, yes. The notorious cover letter. Done well, they can distinguish you from a stack of resumes in a recruiter's inbox. Done poorly...well...you end up on blog postings like this. ;)
My personal favorite? Ironically, it would still probably catch my attention because of its sheer absurdity. :o So I guess it would work. But that's just me.
"My name is ____, and I kick ass. See resume for details."