Christie D'Zurilla, LA Times: "Sad situation; we wish Artie and his family the best."
- Azaria Jagger, Gawker: "There is something extra-tragic about comedians with depression"
- Bethany Henderson of DUI Attorney: "The New York Post is finally reporting what is suspected to be the truth ... He never recovered from addiction."
- Radar Online: "Lange...has candidly discussed his extended bouts of depression; a prior suicide attempt; sadness over an accident that paralyzed and eventually killed his father; and his battles with Heroin addiction during various broadcasts"
- Roy Edroso, the Village Voice: "Lange has frequently portrayed himself as a heavy drinker and user of drugs to comic effect...For this reason, Lange frequently appears in internet death pools. Early last year CinemaBlend put Lange at #8 on their "100 Most Likely People to Die in 2009" list."