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CD Review: Mitch Hedberg's 'Do You Believe In Gosh?'

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Earlier this fall we got a copy of the posthumous release of Mitch Hedberg's "Do You Believe in Gosh?" It's difficult to think about and listen to Hedberg without thinking about his premature death in 2005, silencing a unique comedic voice that had been getting national attention for far too short a time.

Hedberg's very original speaking style and surrealist non-sequiturs set him very much apart from other comedians in his generation, and even from some of the weirdest entertainers of all time. Despite ten appearances on Letterman, Hedburg maintained an unassailable outsider persona that made it impossible to classify him. If there was one way to classify him, it would be a hard-working comedian who constantly had new material to be introduced and finessed.