Ventriloquism for Dummies
Life as A ComedianBook - 2002
In addition to the history of the Toronto comedy institution, Yuk Yuks Komedy Kabaret, the joke history, the road history (from Vulcan, AB to Sarasota, FL), and what he is able to recall about the drug history, there will also be a considerable amount of shameless name-dropping. This is fair, as Wing sees it, since the group of people who passed through Yuk Yuks with him in the 1980s was as glittering an array of talent as that of any other time and place ever produced, many names that everyone will be familiar with from TV and movies.
After over 100 television appearances, including six "Tonight Shows, 3 books of poetry, two children, one marriage, and over a thousand auditions for TV commercials without ever appearing in one, John Wingnow ventures into that most subjective of artistic endeavors, the prose memoir.