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Patrice O’Neal Twitter reactions: Patton Oswalt, Charlie Sheen, Sarah Silverman and more

Patrice O’Neal Twitter reactions: Patton Oswalt, Charlie Sheen, Sarah Silverman and more (photo)

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As a longstanding member of the comic community with a generally affable demeanor, Patrice O’Neal had many friendships among his peers. From Patton Oswalt and Opie & Anthony to Colin Quinn and Marc Maron, his brothers-in-arms have flooded Twitter with expressions of sadness and love. The outpouring of affection comes from both existing friends of O’Neal to industry colleagues who simply respected, and laughed to, the comic. Charlie Sheen, whom O’Neal recently roasted, is among that group.

We’ve collected some of those Twitter reactions here, which you can peruse below, and then read our interview with Dane Cook about his fallen friend.

Yes, I’m serious. And very, very sad. #RIPPatrice
Nov 29 via Twitter for iPhoneFavoriteRetweetReply

Thanks to everybody for the Patrice ONeal comments. One of a kind. In heaven right now, charming half and infuriating half, then reversing.
Nov 29 via webFavoriteRetweetReply

Rest in Peace to a very funny guy! Patrice O’Neal! Gone too soon at 41!
Nov 29 via EchofonFavoriteRetweetReply

Yes it’s true that our pal Patrice O’Neal has passed away. The funniest and best thinker i’ve ever known PERIOD. #devastated
Nov 29 via TweetCaster for AndroidFavoriteRetweetReply

I couldn’t possibly love a friend more than I love you. Goodbye brother.
Nov 29 via EchofonFavoriteRetweetReply

Fuck, I am so sad. Just woke up to the news. We lost another great comic and a sweet guy, Patrice ONeal. My thoughts are with his family.
Nov 29 via EchofonFavoriteRetweetReply

Patrice O’Neal. I will miss you forever.
Nov 29 via WhoSayFavoriteRetweetReply

RIP Patrice O’Neal. You made us laugh til we cried.
Nov 29 via WhoSayFavoriteRetweetReply

Patrice O’Neal. So damn funny and so smart and such a giant heart.
Nov 29 via Twitter for iPhoneFavoriteRetweetReply

The entertainment world as well as the world at large lost a brilliant man today. Patrice had that rare “light” aro…
Nov 29 via WhoSayFavoriteRetweetReply

@Exit98Guitars: I know you were a Patrice O’Neal fan. Sad news about his passing.” One of my favourite stand up comedians. So sad. RIP
Nov 29 via Twitter for iPhoneFavoriteRetweetReply

Patrice O’Neal on Radiohead’s “Creep.” One of the best comedians ever. I will miss him.
Nov 29 via webFavoriteRetweetReply

Ah, shit. I didn’t know him but I admired him. RIP Patrice O’Neil.
Nov 29 via webFavoriteRetweetReply

I shared some air & some air time with the man on O&A & he was always funny & thoughtful. Patrice – He WILL be missed:
Nov 29 via webFavoriteRetweetReply

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The end is near. In mere days Portlandia wraps up its final season, and oh what a season it’s been. Lucky for you, you can watch the entire season right now right here and on the IFC app, including this free episode courtesy of Subaru.

But now, let’s take a moment to look back at some of the new classics Fred and Carrie have so thoughtfully bestowed upon us. (We’ll be looking back through tear-blurred eyes, but you do you.)

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Ready to find out who you really are? Match your personality to a lane and hop on the expressway to self-understanding.

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Lane 33: Twins

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Lane 27: Broken Windows

Bad luck follows you around and everyone knows it. Your proverbial seat is always damp from proverbial rain. Is this the universe telling you to swallow your pride? Yes.

Lane 69: Filthy Cars

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