"Yes it's true that our pal Patrice O'Neal has passed away. The funniest and best thinker I've ever known Period. #devastated"
Fellow comedian Jim Norton broke the news of Patrice O'Neal's stroke on the Opie & Anthony radio show last month.
"We don't know how he is. We don't know how he's going to be. I didn't want to do this by myself. I wish we had more news for you."
Patrice O'Neal was a mainstay in the New York stand-up comedy scene for several years. He appeared in movies such as The 25th Hour, Head Of State, and Furry Vengeance. He also hosted