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The Untold Truth Of Comedian Mitch Hedberg

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If you're new, Subscribe! → http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-Looper Mitch Hedberg was one of the greatest comedians of all time. He might not be a household name like George Carlin or Louis C.K., but he'll always be remembered for his signature style and one-of-a-kind delivery. Unfortunately, before he could truly break through and claim the fame he deserved, Hedberg died of a drug overdose in 2005. Although his time here was sadly cut short, let's take a look at the life of the amazing Mitch Hedberg... Minnesota Nice | 0:33 The acting bug | 1:10 Comedy Central blow-out | 2:23 A helping hand | 3:00 Never say no | 3:49 He had severe stage fright | 4:15 He would criticize his own jokes onstage | 4:52 He thought he could moderate his drug use | 5:33 Arrest and hospitalization | 6:21 The Reason We Don't Hear From These Stars Anymore... https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOzaghBOlEsdT_4mKq91jIQ1dZwkg89oD The Real Reasons We Don't Hear From Johnny Knoxville Anymore https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lh86eTDEboA&index=5&list=PLOzaghBOlEsdT_4mKq91jIQ1dZwkg89oD The Real Reason We Don't Hear From Bam Margera Anymore https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSnKvjBgBvc&index=6&list=PLOzaghBOlEsdT_4mKq91jIQ1dZwkg89oD The Real Reason We Don't Hear About Jon Heder Anymore https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nlOyRA8Wydk&index=4&list=PLOzaghBOlEsdT_4mKq91jIQ1dZwkg89oD Why You Don't Hear Much From Matthew Lillard Anymore https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irRPft8Rz54&index=2&list=PLOzaghBOlEsdT_4mKq91jIQ1dZwkg89oD The Truth About What Happened To Mr. T https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7e_jvT_eZk&index=1&list=PLOzaghBOlEsdT_4mKq91jIQ1dZwkg89oD Why You Never Hear From Phoebe Cates Anymore https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pIzIxst8h-0&index=3&list=PLOzaghBOlEsdT_4mKq91jIQ1dZwkg89oD Website → http://www.looper.com/ Like us → https://facebook.com/loopermoviestv/ Follow us → https://twitter.com/looper Instagram → https://instagram.com/looperhq/ Looper is the go-to source for the movies, TV shows and video games we all love. We're addicted to all things superhero and Star Wars, but we're not afraid to binge watch some reality TV when the mood strikes. Whether it's revealing Easter eggs and secrets hidden in your favorite films, exposing movie mistakes, highlighting the best deleted scenes, or uncovering the truth about reality TV's strangest stars, Looper has endless entertainment for the discerning YouTube viewer.
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Looper (1 year ago)
RIP to comedy legend Mitch Hedberg. What other comedians would you like us to feature next?
Amazing johnathan
Ones that were funny
Christopher Krug (1 month ago)
Oh,and Definately Bobby Collins
Christopher Krug (1 month ago)
Brian Regan & John Pinette
hashnnugs (1 month ago)
Bill Hicks, or Bill Burr
Salty Bear (1 day ago)
Conservatives don't have drug issues? Please...
mermaid (1 day ago)
A candle that burns twice as bright burns half as long.
Tanya Mckinnon (3 days ago)
What a good guy...gone too soon
Joseph Lewis (3 days ago)
Mitch died before his time.hes funny as hell
A Kayfabe (3 days ago)
Saint Paul and actually MN in ge real is not conservative at all. It’s one of the most liberal places in the area it’s in, surrounded by Red states but we are not. Saint Paul and Mpls especially, where I live, is very open about drug use, homosexuality, different races, music scenes and art, different types of people and lifestyles. Maybe people think it’s not because of its location in the country but Mitch would fit in here fine. He is buried in Woodbury MN is he not?
pan dulce (5 days ago)
Hes not alive anymore so he wont jack off right in ur face like luois ck
Bryan Marsh (7 days ago)
Mitch Hedberg died?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!
Sewer Tapes (7 days ago)
I never thought Hedberg was funny, but that heroin overdose made me chuckle.
Michael H (7 days ago)
That “baked potato” joke he did is one of the best I’ve ever heard! It was as much about his delivery, as the jokes themselves with Mitch.
machination3e (7 days ago)
Uhm.....minneapolis/st paul are hardly conservative, especially compared to the rest of the mid west.
Brandon Childers (8 days ago)
" I did not lose my leg in Vietnam to serve teenagers a hotdog". "Frank, you have both your legs". "Like I said, I did not lose my leg in vietnam".
Mohit Sharma (10 days ago)
Dude was way way way ahead of his times. He’s truly one of the greatest most laid back funniest comedians. It takes time to absorb his comedy but once you do it man you’re addicted.
ADP2 (11 days ago)
Was a funny dude
tmmyjay (11 days ago)
This is told in a very Hedbergesque cadence...
DesertFish (12 days ago)
aww I loved MH. Gone too soon😥😥😥
P-stylez (12 days ago)
If Mitch was still alive he would be at his prime right now.
webzenboi (16 days ago)
yeah and maybe if the gov't mandated heroine use he'd still be alive making us laugh... NOT ALL PPL ARE GOING TO BECOME ADDICTS EVEN IF "IT'S GOING TO BE LEGALIZED", it just puts more money into "our" system
HoneyBadger (17 days ago)
Doesn't get any better than Mitch
Nex Tyrannis (19 days ago)
The way Mitch critiqued his own jokes on stage is one reason he was so funny.
Patricia R (20 days ago)
Saw a clip of him tanking. Glad I looked again he was a great guy with some really funny material
R. Andrew Hart (21 days ago)
The one and only Shoegaze comedian?
Revocrednu GTlr (21 days ago)
Who’s George Carland and Louis c.k ? Lmao
Casey Schofield (22 days ago)
All of your "untold truth of ______" videos are usually 100% truths that have been told, and are well known facts. Maybe try putting some things in there that aren't well known easily found facts.
Gregg hatfield (23 days ago)
Never knew of this guy but was recommended view and too bad to hear I cant hear new stuff ..... sad that he’s gone . Seem to be a really good guy to help others and I think he got a better feeling helping others then entertaining... RIP new friend , make them laugh somewhere else ✌🏼
Glen Kennedy (23 days ago)
I put tape on my mirror so I fall into another dimension!
Vickie Vegas (24 days ago)
Man that’s some deep stuff. He said he did heroin on the extended version of Comedy Central. Just saw if this week.
Lark Vs. Owl (24 days ago)
he hardly swore which I think is not necessary but difficult.
djspock5150 (24 days ago)
Just want to be a NASCAR passenger, hey man can I turn up the radio? Why don’t you take a right once in awhile, wow you sure like Tide! ( RIP Mitch one of a kind )
John Royce (24 days ago)
"Liberal" drug use? Wow, and he's from a "conservative" place. Um...
BigMonkeyGrip (24 days ago)
Poor guy. Worked so hard to make us laugh, but probably crying inside!!! Sometimes when I hear news like this, I wish I could have spent even an hour talking to then, to try n help!!!
Ralph B. (25 days ago)
To this day I never ask for a receipt when I buy a donut. Thanks Mitch.
King Koopa (26 days ago)
Who??
Gavin Johnson (26 days ago)
One of the greatest who stalled on stage, stalled on film, stalled on tv, so overall he’s not really as great as you imagine. He may have connected with a minority but he’s not up there with the greatest. PS when the coroner says OD it’s not for their own benefit, it’s a clinical assessment of the body they are presented with, they don’t throw all the possibilities up in the air and pick the first one that lands.
Elkdog (26 days ago)
I love Seinfeld the tv show, but I never laughed at any of Jerry Seinfeld's standup. Not sure why they're saying "The next Seinfeld"
rebel detail (26 days ago)
He was super funny and had a kewl style
Iconoclast (26 days ago)
Only the good die young
Uziel fuentes (26 days ago)
Best one liners.
Shi Womino (26 days ago)
What exactly is “untold” about any of this?
Marco Debart (27 days ago)
I don't get what people saw in this drug addict
Veronique Ashlynn (27 days ago)
Had NO idea about his leg, omg! And he's infinitely funnier than Jerry.
Veronique Ashlynn (27 days ago)
I only found out about him after he was gone, about ten years ago. Terrifically funny and while I have no idea if this is true, he always seems to have a sweetness too. We lose too many talented people to drugs, dammit.
rumneyjoe (27 days ago)
Louis C.K?! What kind of comparison is that? Rape or no rape?
Joe Uehlein (1 month ago)
Death by drugs is simply suicide. He really wasn't funny. That is why he never hit it big. Again simple.
karend99143 (1 month ago)
I don’t usually believe in the press, but I could swear I read somewhere that Mitch planned on committing suicide once he made it big or before he hit 30yrs old!
Nick Brewer (1 month ago)
hold up hold up, The first five seconds says mitch was the greatest of all time?! jesus fuck if he was the greatest of all time then I am Jackie Robinson!!!!!
Frejborg (1 month ago)
I love Looper! THe ONLY popular mainstream style channel about celebrities, that I actually like. Good job!
Humobltfro (1 month ago)
a burrito is a sleeping bag for ground beef....
Russ Gallagher (1 month ago)
Saw this guy a few times on cable. I think you could say he was one of the "funniest" but ascribing greatness to him would be a bit of a stretch. He just wasn't around long enough to have that kind of impact. Sad to hear of his passing, though; a life lost at that early age is always a tragedy.
j hull (1 month ago)
Greatest comedian of all time.  No way!!!  Totally boring.
Clever1er (1 month ago)
Strategic Grill Locations will always be on my playlists
zappasmustache (1 month ago)
Anyone who doesn't love Mitch needs to have their heads Z RAYED!
FreddyB 2K4L (1 month ago)
Mitch is funny....Seinfeld ain’t!
Nevermind (1 month ago)
My 23 yr old grandson died from a drug od a month ago. Still waiting on the toxicology report. Such a waste. I've been clean and sober since Jun 10 87 and tried to help him by suggesting NA meetings. Not for him he said. Oh well.
Never found him funny at all . He was a one liner rim shot kinda guy. Not a fan of that stuff. Too bad he died tho rip Mitch
Duncan Pearce (1 month ago)
This was a loving synopsis of a beautiful man. I miss him. "If you're ever lost in the woods, fuck it. Build a house! Well I was lost but now I live here. I have severely improved my predicament."
CommandoJenkins (1 month ago)
Be hospitalized for drug use should be your last wake up call before death, if you don't get in then, I have no sympathy for you.
LOW LIGHT PRODUCTIONS (1 month ago)
screw the new seinfeld
Flip Flop Synonumous (1 month ago)
Truly an anomaly and I can relate to that. People who are deep and troubled have a vulnerability. Before his time.... a hidden genius
Justin Rauch (1 month ago)
Mitch would have hated that biography..woww n he was joking about the drug thing
Kenneth Sandor (1 month ago)
Loved Mitch, but not one of the greatest of all times, but easily would of been one of them. Great style, and delivery. RIP Mitch for your contribution to comedy.
Matthew Milburn (1 month ago)
“My friend asked me if I wanted a frozen banana, I said no but I want a regular banana later, so, yes” classic Mitch
washingadog (1 month ago)
smokey the bear is way more intense in person. he’s an a-hole.
Tony Rosales (1 month ago)
Great comic, always made me laugh with his silly one liners, gone way too soon...
Scott Duyser (1 month ago)
Mitch was great.
The people who hurt the most inside, always are the first to lend a helping hand when they dont want anything in return, cept love ;(
Haven Sabaini (1 month ago)
He was spectacularly one of a kind. Talented beyond talented.
apiece ofdirt (1 month ago)
He was a common sense comedian. He took every day things and made you think about it. My favorite is “gift cards are stupid.......you take cash......that’s accepted everywhere.......I don’t need to finish the joke”
SpoooonsNsporks (1 month ago)
Looper is usually really shallow and heartless with celebrity videos...this was a pleasant surprise .
Spirit CrossWind (1 month ago)
Hey Danny Bonaduce look what you did
Assdafflabaff (1 month ago)
Bill Hicks isn't funny.
v0d3r (1 month ago)
"The new Seinfeld" what an insult. Seinfeld sucks. Mitch was 10 times the comedian Jerry is or ever was.
Vidal Family Videos (1 month ago)
Who is "Louie Sekay"? Household name? Never heard of him.
Rene Marley (1 month ago)
" I got these new wheels man, there made of urathane" "Your a what?"
B L (1 month ago)
The GOAT
Jimbo Morrison (1 month ago)
One of the greats...always made me laugh.
Ryan Pearson (1 month ago)
The thing I hate about bed and breakfasts is that by the end of the day I get very hungry.
jkeener1988 (1 month ago)
Great comedian tho he may be, doing drugs, especially heroine makes him a dumb ass and ultimately killed him. So sad, drugs claim so many.
dionne (1 month ago)
He's in this animated series I watch every night going to sleep. It's called Dr. Katz.
I worked on the pipeline in Alaska and used to listen to his albums with my crew all day. We listened to them over and over. He died right around that time and we were all devastated.
Age of Reason (1 month ago)
Seinfeld? WTF??? Haha! Narrator is on dope. Please stop or you will die.
Patti P (1 month ago)
He was waaaaay funnier than Seinfeld!
MarkThisWayAfter (1 month ago)
Loved his material and kind heart, however i don’t mourn the deaths of people who are self destructive. I can’t stand when people say things like “they were taken from us too soon” when Mitch is the one who took himself from us too soon, not some unknown force in the universe. I both love Mitch and am upset with him. Drugs destroy your body and are incredibly dangerous and people still downplay them all the time as if it’s always just a casual good time to take drugs. Then when someone great dies from using them, we all conveniently forget the elephant in the room when we remember,bee them: they chose to do drugs and drugs did what they always do. The way i pay homage to great talents like his is permeating thoughts like the ones in this comment, hoping someone who was going to use drugs will read this and realize there is another way to enjoy a healthy life no matter what you’re struggling with. Drugs truly are not the answer. Mitch had such a kind soul, but unfortunately poor life choices can negate a lot more good we could do. Imagine how many other young comedians he would have helped if he stayed away from drugs in the first place. I hope he’s in a better place now.
Zachary Wrench (2 months ago)
He's so dry and lacking moister ! Gosh I love you Mitch !
you know (2 months ago)
"The store didn't have any candle holders, so I bought a cake"
Nima Scolari (2 months ago)
Intelligent comedy where his lines weren't punch lines and cliches. The average guy had to think twice or three times to get his jokes. "I use to too" is genius.
Todd Buck (2 months ago)
I would have liked to hear more material
Robert B. (2 months ago)
Greatest commedian? No this is all about you and your film editing.
White Smith (2 months ago)
I based my high school friendships on reaction to Hedberg's comedy. Sure enough, the people that said "this is stupid" are either in prison or will be working jobs they hate until they die (or go to prison).
Shepard (2 months ago)
I know his best friend Ed "The Possum Man" Carnevale. Very few people know of the Mtv series started for Mitch Hedberg. It was a reality show. Ed still has the VHS copy of the show. It was never aired. American Hearts Radio Entertainment Network released the footage on an show interviewing Ed.
Choose Happiness (2 months ago)
He seemed like a sweet person. His humor reminds me of my brother's, I know they are in heaven together.. they even looked alike. 💖😇✌😇💖
dgwebguy (2 months ago)
RIP Mitch. We miss you. A lot. Gone WAY too soon.
Johnny Rocket (2 months ago)
What the F? I feel like I just "jumped" on to another timeline. I have never heard of this incredible comedian before and was shocked to find out he's been gone for almost 15 years. I'm having a reverse Mandela effect moment.
Rob Fraser (2 months ago)
"One of my rooms is in that guy's house. Sir, you have one of my rooms!"
The lone wonderer (2 months ago)
"THAT TREE IS REALLY FAR AWAY!"
U R NOT Special (2 months ago)
He would've been a king on twitter
Mitch"s Los Enchiladas is pretty awesome pultlocker that shit bois and God dangit when will we learn heroin is amazingly evil nothing that takes you into that much of a feel good without there being a losing side to it was there for 15 years on that losing team fuck that 100 times over hash oil moderation saved my shit( full spectrums for the win) and a pleather of suboxone, miss ya bruv
maskof (2 months ago)
Mitch had an endearing, down to earth quality about him. Loved him since I first saw his material. RIP buddy, your were good, real good.
Zero Friends (2 months ago)
"dogs are always in mushup position' this guy. I miss him
Zachary Clements (2 months ago)
Mitch, you always spoke to me in a way that made me confident in my more innocent traits, like you were making kind and simple humor cool. You were great, thanks a bunch dude.

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