Comedian John Pinette has died.  He was one of the funniest men on the planet in addition to being a noted character actor. No autopsy will be performed but it's said he suffered from heart and liver disease.  John's comedy specials were so insanely funny that I ofter had to go back to hear the follow up jokes he told while I was still laughing at the first one.

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Pinette was a big man and an eater. One of my favorite bits of his was the story of him visiting a Las Vegas buffet.

Pinette was also featured on the final episode of Seinfeld.

And here's some of Pinette's incredible standup.

Here's one of Pinette's full shows. If you have time, it's hilarious.