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My Mind Is an Open Mouth: A Life Behind the Mic

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With his outlandish, machine-gun rapid-fire humor, Cork Proctor has been knockin' 'em dead for sixty years. . . literally. From his first attempt at stand-up comedy as a gravedigger entertaining his co-worker to lounges and showrooms around the world--on land and sea--this left-handed, dyslexic, two-time high school dropout has not only seen it all, he tells it all.
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Overview


With his outlandish, machine-gun rapid-fire humor, Cork Proctor has been knockin' 'em dead for sixty years. . . literally. From his first attempt at stand-up comedy as a gravedigger entertaining his co-worker to lounges and showrooms around the world--on land and sea--this left-handed, dyslexic, two-time high school dropout has not only seen it all, he tells it all.
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"The fastest, funniest comedic mind and mouth in town." -- Las Vegas Sun

"Cork Proctor has been one of the funniest men in Las Vegas for many glowing years. Read his book: Giggle and laugh!" -- Phyllis Diller, Comedienne

"His observations are intelligent, his delivery original. He is in command at all times, and like the drums he plays, his mind works in a double paradidle beat. In other words, I like him: Brash, bright, and brilliant!" -- Shecky Greene, Comedian

"Cork Proctor is truly the Roastmaster General of the United States." -- Tip O'Neill, former Speaker of the House

"Sit up, take a deep breath, pat down your hair, and straighten your tie. Cork Proctor is known for playing with the audience." -- Dick Clark, Television Host

Dick Clark
Sit up, take a deep breath, pat down your hair, and straighten your tie. Cork Proctor is know for playing with the audience.
Phyllis Diller
Cork Proctor has been one of the funniest men in Las Vegas for many glowing years. Read his book giggle and laugh!
Tip O'Neil
Cork Proctor is the Roastmaster General of the Untied States.
Las Vegas Sun
The fastest, funniest comedic mind and mouth in town.
Shecky Greene
His observations are intelligent, his delivery original. He is in command at all times, and like the drums he plays, his mind works in a double paradidle beat. In other words, I like him: Brash, bright, brilliant!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781935043928
  • Publisher: Stephens Press, LLC
  • Publication date: 9/1/2012
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 1,425,513
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author


Cork Proctor is a veteran standup comedian in Las Vegas. His career spans nearly 50 decades. He was the guy who knew everybody and none were spared his barbed wit on stage, or off. A very funny guy.

"Sit up, take a deep breath, pat down your hair, and straighten your tie. Cork Proctor is known for playing with the audience." Dick Clark, Television Host

"Cork Proctor is truly the Roastmaster General of the United States. " Tip O'Neill, former Speaker of the House

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