SPOKESPERSON FOR THE
LIFETIME HONORARY MEMBERSHIP
Hall of Fame
Spirit of the
OF THE 1ST
EVER IN THE
Olympic Fencing Association
of swordfighting comedy show
Thee Dueling Idiots
Creater, Writer, Director MOST SUCCESSFUL EVENT EVER at Old Tucson Studios
(Arizonas largest theme park) for Nightfall, Ghost Town Nights
Multiple Awards for individual shows including:
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AWARD U.S.S.R.
for performance tour of Russia
~ BEST SHOW
National Gunfighters Competition
Old West Living History Foundation
BEST ACTION SEQUENCE
National Gunfighters Competition
Old West Living History Foundation
Valhalla Renaissance Festival
for Dueling Idiots
BEST NEW SHOW
K.C. Renaissance Festival for Dueling Idiots ~
BANNED FOR LIFE
from Gaslight Dinner Theatre
(after "killing" an "audience member" in a magic show.)
"Those dinner theatre guys have
no sense of humor"
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CONTACT: Hotshot Performer
Jon Mincks at 602-292-1617 or
For booking please email Hotshot with:
DATE & TIME
CITY & STATE
TYPE OF VENUE
HOTSHOT IS AVAILABLE THE WORLD OVER WITH ONLY LOCAL GUN LAWS NEEDING TO BE NEGOTIATED FOR SOME SHOWS. IF YOU HAVE AN EVENT AND ARE NOT SURE HOW HOTSHOT AND HIS TEAM MIGHT FIT, JUST CALL. WE HAVE PRODUCED SUCCESSFUL ENTERTAINMENT IN THE MOST UNLIKELY PLACES.
WHEN YOU ARE READY TO TURN YOUR EVENT INTO AN EXPERIENCE THAT WILL BE TALKED ABOUT FOR YEARS, CALL HOTSHOT
Nunquam fides a lamia.
Watch your back, conserve ammo and never, ever, trust a vampire.
Lon Chaney, Douglas Fairbanks,
Edward G. Robinson,
Peter Parker, Norrin Radd, Bruce Wayne, Matt Murdock, Yakko Wakko & Dot, Z-Boys, Rorschach,
"There are only two kinds of people in the world. Johnny Cash fans and those who will be."
"The only real truth is, there is no spoon."
"I'm not trapped in here with you. You're trapped in here with me!"
My Name is Nobody,
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,
Return of the Dragon, Enter the Dragon,
The Last American Hero, Bullet,
The Wild Bunch,
Bring me the head of Alfredo Garcia
Once upon a time in the west,
Pat Garett and Billy the Kid,
The Three Musketeers ('74),
Full Metal Jacket,
THX 1138, Dark Star,
AS TUNES GO:
Chingon, Calexico,The Who, Sex Pistols, CH.88, Devo, The Tubes, Tom Waites, Bobby Darin,
The Killers, UPS,
Way Out West (from Tucson), The Dusty Buskers (from Tucson),
The Bonzo Dog Band,
Royal Crown Revue,
Wayne the train Hancock,
the Reverend Horton Heat and of course Johnny Cash.
My kids, who constantly amaze me with their cheer and presence.
My parents who have put up with more than any parent should have to.
Mike & Mimi, Sam, Pan, Stain, Kenzie, Slug, Peter Rabit, Charlie Brown,
Jack Manning, Gary Gygax,
The Banzai Institute, Stan the man,
Moon of the Loon Ent., a.k.a. Theatre and Quest Productions, Red, Nino and you.
Those who have gone before; Sam, Eric, Andy, .Bunga, Gypsy, Ron, Dave and so many others
Hell, without you, none of this would be nescesary.
The worst wave is one not ridden.
GIVE CHANCE A PIECE.
A Tight Jam Production
(a.k.a. Johnny Hotshot, Jon Mincks, Mad Mincks, Creepy John, The Great Johnny Houdidn't) has been
thrilling audiences with his unique blend of extraordinary theatrics
and amazing skills since childhood. An incredible entertainer who
brings belief and vitality to even the most outlandish characters, he
has developed his presentation ability to the height of audience
enjoyment. Whether on screen, stage or street, Mincks captivates
audiences with his beguiling presence and razor sharp wit. He is at
once cool, charming and a complete numbskull whose charm is only
rivaled by his incredible skills and physical mastery. He has now
produced and performed literally thousands of shows for hundreds of
thousands of audience members and each one gets everything he has,
Hotshot calls Arizona home but leaves a set of socks in every state he travels to.
AN EXPERT WEAPONS HANDLER and
instructor of theatrical weapons use, a master with rapier and dagger,
broad sword and simply one of the fastest guns you will ever see. His
trick and fancy gun handling is rivaled by only a handful of
professional gunslingers today.
A MASTER ESCAPE ARTIST & ILLUSIONIST, who
performs rope & chain escapes, the Human blockhead, suicide by
playing card and the notorious straight jacket escape as well as some
of the oddest physical manipulations around,
A STUNTMAN & STUNT COORDINATOR who's work has won him an honorary membership in the Hollywood Stuntman's Hall of Fame and multiple awards,
A SCREEN ACTORS GUILD MEMBER with appearances in over 30 films and T.V. shows including:
Easy Rider II
Three Kings Tombstone The Quick and the Dead Interstate 60 The Young Riders Gunsmoke Roswell Pontiac Moon Chicago Hope Tank Girl Fast Getaway II America's Most Wanted Shadow Hunter Good Morning America and all the way back to Little House on the Prarie.
He has also toured Russia, Europe and the USA performing and developing shows for theatres, theme parks, festivals, hotels, resorts, fortune 500 companies and private parties.
Hotshot and his team have devloped entertainment programs for a host of satisfied clients, including:
End of Trail,
Festival of the West,
The Cancer Sociaty
Nikon Panasonic Toughbook Google The Disney Grand Hotel Paramount Studios Nabisco AT&T
Wal-Mart K-Mart City Financial
Toast Masters The Olympic Fencing Association The Country Club at DC Ranch The JW Marriott
Flying W Ranch The Westin LaPaloma Resort The Sheriton El Conquistador Resort Loew's Ventana Canyon Resort Kiev Polytechnic University Germany's Carl May Festival The Copenhagen Trade Show The Phoenix Adventure Trade Show Old West Living History Foundation Old Tucson Studios Virginia City Days, Virginia City Hellderado Days Tombstone the Aspen Music Festival Rawhide Western Town The Tucson Museum of Art Tucson Presidio Days Festival The Hotel Congress Dillinger Days The kansas City Renaissance Festival The Ohio Renaissance Festival The Oklahoma Renaissance Festival The Arizona Renaissance Festival The Valhala Renaissance Festival Laff's Comedy Club
and many, many more.
team of performers is made up of professionals whom he has worked with
closely for many years. All of them with a host of skills and credits
in film, TV, theatre and corpoate entertainment in their own right.
From stunt coordinators and lisenced pyrotechnicians to expert trick
ropers and clowns, Hotshot works with the best of the best.