A PIE IN HIS FACE

Soupy Sales, Detroit and the Jewish Connection

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Born Milton Supman, Soupy Sales left Detroit in 1960 after seven years on WXYZ TV as one of the highest paid and beloved local celebrities in town. He integrated into his on-air personality the shticks of the most influential Jewish comedians from the early years of television.

Author Francis Shor will explore how his Jewish connections, television shows and public appearances in the Motor City made Soupy such a legendary figure. Book sales and signing following presentation.