The host of the longest-running Chicago television magazine series currently on the air is a St. Lawrence graduate who describes himself as looking "like a cross between 'Where's Waldo' and 'Funky Winkerbean.'" That's OK, though, because the show isn't exactly a "60 Minutes" clone.

Will Clinger '79 is the host of "Wild Chicago," a staple of the Windy City late-night airwaves that recently celebrated its 12th anniversary. A showcase for oddball acts and improvisational comedy, the show was called "weirdly appealing" in a recent Chicago Tribune feature story about Clinger.

The story notes that Clinger is also an actor (starring in a production of Fuddy Meers at Chicago's Apple Tree Theatre), a comedy writer and a singer-songwriter for The Famous Brothers, a "comic bluegrass band."

Clinger has also been part of the legendary Second City comedy troupe.

Visit the "Wild Chicago" web site.

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