Today at Flavorpill, we learned a few things from Gawker’s guide to New York City’s 1% — specifically, the addresses of some of the world’s most powerful CEOs. We were shocked that we couldn’t remember what flavor combo made up Hi-C Ecto Cooler. We wondered if we should be worried that… Read More
He’s been called (by us, even) “the black Mitch Hedberg,” but Brooklyn-via-Chicago comic Hannibal Buress is standing on his own with his first comedy album.
Hannibal (yes, that’s his real name) finds the absurd in the everyday on My Name Is Hannibal, from flaming cocktails and metal arms to fire SUVs and pickle juice. It’s his laid-back delivery that garners comparisons to Hedberg — but Buress’ stand-up is consistently edgier and far more constructed. The SNL writer has performed with everyone from Aziz Ansari to The Daily Show‘s John Oliver, and New Yorkers can see him weekly at his comedy revue at the Knitting Factory Brooklyn. … Read More