Penguin's Comedy Club - Cedar Rapids, Cedar Rapids, IA
21 & over
Two drink minimum
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Door Time:6:30 PM
Show Type:Stand Up
Restrictions:21 & over Two drink minimum
Dr. Gonzo has been seen and heard on Showtime, MTV, Comedy Central, The Bob & Tom Show, Entertainment Tonight, Star Search and has toured with such rock and roll acts as Huey Lewis and the News, Steve Miller Band, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Blue Oyster Cult, Z.Z. Top, Night Ranger and Joe Walsh…although Joe probably doesn’t remember any of it. In the early nineties, the good Doctor quit touring, returning to Mason City, Illinois to take up a position as an English professor at a local college. Now, he is taking his dangling participle back out on the road with a mélange of classic favorites and brand new material. You owe it to yourself to come out and see this legendary performer who has inspired generations of comedians over the decades.
Funny man Richie Holiday didn’t grow up wanting to be a comedian. He wanted to be an architect, but quickly discovered he was terrible at math. So he took the advice of his college philosophy professor “Find something you like to do. Then do it so well someone will pay you to do it.” In early 2001, Richie tried his hand at stand-up comedy. After just two weeks of open mic he was offered a job as the house MC and decided he enjoyed getting paid to show the world he’s not quite the genius he parents hoped he would be. Described by Weird Al Yankovich as “Brilliantly Silly,” Richie Holliday’s charismatic and laid back persona has anchored his absurd and whimsical comedy. It’s a balance of the quirky and the common that made Holliday a favorite on Carnival Cruise Lines, over 150 colleges throughout America and has lead to appearances on HBO & ABC.