John Wing (Jr.) is a Canadian comedian and author from Sarnia , Ontario . [2] He is of Irish-Italian descent and attended St. Patrick's Catholic High School while in Sarnia ..

His books include Cup of Nevermind: New Poems (1998), --And the Fear Makes Us Special (2000), None of This is Probably True (2002), Ventriloquism for Dummies: Life as a Comedian (2002), Excuses: Poems (2005), The Winter Palace: New and Selected Poems (2007), So Recently Ancient (2010), Almost Somewhere Else (2012), Why-Shaped Scars (2014), and I'll Be There Soon (2016).

He has been a guest on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno six times, and performed at nine Just For Laughs comedy festivals, as well as the Winnipeg Comedy Festival , and had his own comedy series, Man, Woman and Child , on CBC Radio One in 2006. [3] He was a contestant on America's Got Talent (season 8) in 2013 [4] [5] [6] [7] and was eliminated in the semifinals. [8] [9]

He lives in Los Angeles . [2] [2] [2]