SLINGER, Joey. Canadian, b. 1943?. Genres: Humor/Satire. Career: Writer. Has worked as a bookstore employee; as a bureau chief for the Globe & Mail newspaper; and as a columnist for the Toronto Star. Publications: No Axe Too Small to Grind: The Best of Joey Slinger, 1985; If It's a Jungle Out There, Why Do I Have to Mow the Lawn?, 1992; Down & Dirty Birding: From the Sublime to the Ridiculous-Here's All the Outrageous But True Stuff You Ever Wanted to Know about North American Birds, 1996. Address: c/o Toronto Star, 1 Yonge St., Toronto, ON, Canada M5E 1E6.