Chuck Tingle, author of Space Raptor Butt Invasion, Oppressed in the Butt by My Inclusive Holiday Coffee Cups and Domald Tromp Pounded in the Butt by the Handsome Russian T-Rex Who Also Peed on His Butt and then Blackmailed Him with the Videos of His Butt Getting Peed On, announced that he will make his first televised appearance this Wednesday on @Midnight, Chris Hardwick’s late-night panel show about internet weirdness.
Tingle announced the upcoming event on a Facebook post:
The A.V. Club writes:
When asked whether this was real, Tingle—who’s previously been reported to be a fortysomething man with autism living in Minnesota—confirmed, writing, ”YES THIS IS REAL i am flying to City of Devils i will be live in studio on @midnight as a real big timer.” So: make of that what you will.
Tingle followed his announcement with further details the next day:
This would mark Tingle’s first televised appearance—and, in fact, his first real appearance at all. The author is known for being enigmatic, hiding behind a false biography and using a stock image of a man in a karate gi as his official author headshot.