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Local Comedy Club Reacts to Williams' Death
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (CBS 2/FOX 28) -- Members of the comedy community right here in the Corridor are remembering Robin Williams' legacy tonight.
Employees at Penguins in Cedar Rapids say early death has become a common theme in comedy.
They say seeing a pioneer comic like Robin Williams pass away is a big blow to the community.
Adding that, unfortunately, many times what makes a comic funny can also be what takes a toll on them.
Co-founder Jeff Johnson personally met Robin Williams and knows many people who knew him.
He says that everyone always responded to his warm and inviting personality.