Mitch Hedberg, a Sly, Shy Comic Presence

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The comic from St. Paul, Minn., used a stoner persona to deliver subtle, wry observational comedy. He made frequent appearances on late-night TV shows. He was shy and battled stage fright, and was once arrested for heroin possession. His death at 37 was reportedly due to heart failure.



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