In the videos, Merton sits at a piano and improvises songs about either his observations of the people he is meeting or story ideas suggested by them.
Merton's first video garnered more 5 star ratings than any other You Tube video in history, making it the highest rated You Tube video ever.
Visitors to the website begin an online chat (text, audio and video) with another visitor.
At any point, either user may leave the current chat by initiating another random connection.
On average, in sessions showing a single person 89% of these were male and 11% were female.
Merton was later hired by T-Mobile to do some public events in the United Kingdom; on November 24, 2010, he played in Gatwick Airport's South Terminal greeting international arriving passengers with his improv piano playing.
Chatroulette is an online chat website that pairs random users together for webcam-based conversations.
But when he brings in an attractive female friend, the table turns.
Kardynal has produced a series of Chatroulette videos, where he shows himself often dressing up as a woman and lip syncing and dancing to pop songs, along with the reactions of unsuspecting people who connect with him on Chatroulette.