Wang Mian is definitely a dark horse. On Sept 24, he won the championship of the third season of Rock & Roast (《脱口秀大会》), defeating the veteran (经验丰富的) stand-up comedians such as Wang Jianguo and acclaimed (广受欢迎的) newcomers including Li Xueqin. What makes him stand out is his novel presentation –combining music with stand-up comedy. Unlike other domestic comedians, Wang expresses his views by singing while playing the guitar on the stage. He has learned a lot from stand-up comedians overseas. “I couldn’t imitate (模仿) them since the instruments we play differ from each other. But I learned how to blend (融入) the music with the content, such as how a melody could match the emotion,” Wang told Jiemian news.