The Skinny on Host Will Durst
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."
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