The L.A. Times calls Will Durst "a modern day Will Rogers."
The San Francisco Examiner claims that he's "the heir apparent to Mort
Sahl and Dick Gregory." The Chicago Tribune hails Durst as a "new
wave hysterical hybrid of Hunter S. Thompson and Charles Osgood." The
St. Paul Pioneer Press Dispatch points to his "acerbic wit, wicked
glee and verbal brilliance." The Oakland Tribune puts it in simpler
terms: "Durst is the thinking man's comic."
Before earning a living making people laugh out loud on purpose, Will
Durst held more than 100 jobs including tour guide in a cave, truck driver,
foundry worker, and dishwasher in the Grand Canyon. Durst has a feisty streetwise
demeanor combined with a sharp wit, warm heart and sense of camaraderie
with people who work hard. He'll bring his blue collar soul and humor to
the heart of our everyday lives as Livelyhood tourguide.
Will Durst's comedy career and appearances on Letterman, Leno, Arsenio
and specials for HBO, Showtime and A&E have earned him the reputation
as one of the top political comedians in the country. A regular contributing
writer to George and Funny Times, Durst has been a nominee for the Best
Stand-Up Category at the American Comedy Awards every year from 1991-95
he has won the Cabaret Gold Entertainer of the Year award, and the San Francisco