[[caption-width-right:250:Normality be ''damned''.]]

John Quale is a singer/songwriter, and creator of the stage character Prince Poppycock. The act started in 2006 when a friend asked Quale to sing at a nightclub in Los Angeles. The only catch was that he had to wear a wig. Cue Prince Poppycock's wild wig and whiteface makeup. Since then, Prince Poppycock has come into the world's attention when he performed on ''Series/AmericasGotTalent''.

!! John Quale and his stage character provide examples of:
* CampGay
** When he came back to perform at a result show, while dressed as a phoenix, he actually said "Look at me, I'm flaming!"
* CostumePorn
* DoubleEntendre: His name. Say it slowly.
** Prince Poppycock. Prince Poppy C... Oh.
* [[EverythingsBetterWithRainbows Everything’s Better With Rainbows]]
* [[EverythingsBetterWithSparkles Everything’s Better With Sparkles]]
* EvenTheGuysWantHim: All over the internet, you can find comments like "I think he's so sexy, and I'm a straight guy!!!"
* [[FanGirl Fangirls/Fanboys]]: They’re called “the Poppies.”
* FakeBrit: In character, he usually rocks a slightly British tone. It's all part of the "royalty" package.
** Either he occasionally goofs up, or he just doesn’t care enough to stay with the accent at all times.
* IShallTauntYou: “What’s the matter Piers? You look like you’ve been sucking on a lemon.”
* LargeHam
* OneSceneWonder: WTF? Prince Poppycock’s screentime puts [[TheTonightShow Ross’]] screentime TO SHAME!!!
* ShockingElimination: Seriously? He lost? How is that possible?
* TheDandy
* TheRunnerUpTakesItAll: In ten years, no one is going to know [[AmericasGotTalent Michael Grimm’s]] name.
* WeirderThanUsual: Where would the fans be without having seen the pink wig during the “Enough is Enough” performance with Donna Summers?

!! [[http://www.princepoppycock.com/fr_legend.cfm ''The Legend of Prince Poppycock'']] provides examples of:
* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: He’s alone on the other side of the planet. He’s disillusioned. And he’s dirty!
* CloudCuckooLander
* FallingIntoTheCockpit
* GreenEyedMonster: Baron Nefarious, ever so much.
* SpacePirates
* WorldGoneMad: When the Prince falls into the strange land called “Earth”, it suddenly seems he’s the OnlySaneMan to be seen.