"There are dozens of professional children's entertainers in the Washington area, but only one is as successful and intriguing, and as completely over-the-top preposterous, as the Great Zucchini. And if you want to know why that is -- the hook, Vicki, the hook -- it's going to take some time." Here's the Zucchini's website. Sorely lacking compared to the article, though. I found this on Meta and just had to share. This is a great story from a great writer.
The strange secrets of humor, fear and a guy who makes big money making little people laugh A very interesting article from the Washington Post that is well worth the read. From that unmentionable place.