• Brody Stevens: comedian, actor dead at 48 by apparent suicide

    Comedian Brody Stevens was found dead Friday afternoon in Los Angeles. Police are investigating the cause of death as suicide by hanging. He was 48. The well-liked comic was found shortly before 1:00 p.m. The Blast reported that Stevens had told friends that he took himself off his medications amid worries that they were dulling his creativity. The Chelsea Lately panelist spoke about his struggles with mental health in the past,

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    RIP Kevin Barnett: Comedians pay tribute to rising stand-up

    We regret to report that stand-up comedian Kevin Barnett passed away. The news rocked the New York City stand-up scene Tuesday morning, though comedians nationwide have expressed their sorrow. Details around his death are limited, but Deadline reports that he “died suddenly” vacationing in Mexico. He was 32-years-old. Barnett is probably most known for his truTV sketch comedy series Friends of the People, though the writer-performer has also shown up

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    Former SNL scribe’s suicide note: ‘I am no longer able to withstand any more of life’s pain’

    Former Saturday Night Live writer and Kids in the Hall producer, Joe Bodolai, was found dead in a Los Angeles hotel on Monday. TMZ reported that the cleaning staff discovered his body along with a bottle of antifreeze and Gatorade, suggesting that the 63-year old, who worked with many big names in comedy, took his own life. The suspected suicide came days after a post (Dec. 22) on his Facebook

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