publication date: Thursday, June 18, 2009 (part of Round XL)

category: Comedy

clue: This nervous comic no longer lets success go to his head.

explanation: Hedberg, known for his stage anxiety, was a successful comic until his 2005 death. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Ryan Dunn, Jason Lemler, and Anthony Warren


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