This Friday, comedians across America are mourning Mehta.
Mehta died Thursday night. The cause of death has not been released.
Born Jan. 3, 1988, Mehta started doing comedy in Minneapolis. A 2012 graduate from the University of Minnesota, he also contributed articles to the Star Tribune and City Pages before moving to New York City. He produced a weekly comedy show, Airplane Mode, a monthly DSA fundraiser, Paid Protest, and co-hosted the comedy podcast Pod Damn America. He was 31.
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