Helium Presents: Doogie Horner

Doogie Horner is a comedian, writer, and artist. He is the author of 100 Ghosts (Quirk Books, 2013) and Everything Explained Through Flowcharts (HarperCollins, 2010). His art and writing have appeared in Wired, McSweeney's, Fast Company, Boing Boing, the Believer, the London Times, the Sun, and other publications. His comedy achieved national attention when a video of him taming a hostile crowd on America's Got Talent became a viral sensation. He has designed numerous book covers, including Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.


America's Got Talent, semi-finalist, 2009

Bridgetown Comedy Festival, 2013

Laughing Skull, semi-finalist, 2013

Boston Comedy Festival, semi-finalist, 2012 and 2009

Philadelphia Magazine Best of Philly Award, 2011

Philebrity award for general fabulousness, 2011

Helium Comedy Club, Philly's Funniest winner, 2010

01/29/2022 10:00 PM
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Doogie Horner was a semi-finalist on America's Got Talent, where he won over a raucous NYC crowd. He performed on Dave Chapelle's Oddball Comedy Tour and is a frequent guest on Doug Loves Movies. He is the author of the holiday classic A Die Hard Christmas and has written for Wired, McSweeney’s, and Fast Company. His comedy album A Delicate Man was an AV Club Staff Pick.


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Doogie Horner is a comedian, writer, and artist. He is the author of 100 Ghosts (Quirk Books, 2013) and Everything Explained Through Flowcharts (HarperCollins, 2010). His art and writing have appeared in Wired, McSweeney's, Fast Company, Boing Boing, the Believer, the London Times, the Sun, and other publications. His comedy achieved national attention when a video of him taming a hostile crowd on America's Got Talent became a viral sensation. He has designed numerous book covers, including Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.


America's Got Talent, semi-finalist, 2009

Bridgetown Comedy Festival, 2013

Laughing Skull, semi-finalist, 2013

Boston Comedy Festival, semi-finalist, 2012 and 2009

Philadelphia Magazine Best of Philly Award, 2011

Philebrity award for general fabulousness, 2011

Helium Comedy Club, Philly's Funniest winner, 2010