Offending crowds became hobby, with a pungent tone of freewill to promote the underdog’s scorecard. His raw-dog antics have been seen all over the U.S., performing his own style of “Guerrilla Comedy;” surprise shows. Plugging in a small amp, in random bar or tavern, only to be thrown out by his teeth with threats of trespassing.
He frequently hosted and co-produced shows with names such as Andy Andrist (Man Show, Unbookables), Brett Erickson (Doug Stanhope’s Unbookable’s, Comedy Store LA), Susan Rice (Comedy Central, Showtime, PBS), Jonas Barnes (SMUT Show), Mishka Shubaly (“I Swear I’ll Make It Up To You”), Todd Armstrong (Permanent Comedy), Eric Alexander Moore (Level B Presents), Kristine Levine (Portlandia, Unbookables, 50 States Guinness Record.) Mink has performed comedy gigs across the NW and NYC with many namesakes in the comedy community.
Mink resides in Brooklyn, New York and spends time in his home state, Oregon.
Some Credits: Caroline’s on Broadway (NYC), New York Comedy Club (NYC), Broadway Comedy Club (NYC), The Stand (NYC), Q.E.D. (NYC), Pocket Theater (Seattle), Helium Comedy Club (Portland, OR), Green Room (Eugene, OR), Level B Theater (Salem, OR), Capitol City Theater (Salem, OR), Grisly Pear (NYC), Laughing Devil -(Now The Standing Room)-(NYC), Dangerfields (NYC), and many others.
Mink’s favorite shows are in small dark alleyway bars where the underbelly of America can be found, in hopes of starting the revolution.
Twitter Handle: @JohnMinkus