A pork pie Alexa
A pork pie Alexa

This really important video about Alexa is a great example of how to use the Alexa API to create a skill. Not really, but watch it until the end to understand ;)

From the videos description:

Some interpreted it as a commentary on our over-reliance on consumerism, or of the unrealistic demands we make of material possessions. Thus, extending this joke allows space for the audience’s own interpretation - allowing people with very different comedic preferences to enjoy it equally