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Hannibal Buress Played Drums At SXSW
Hannibal Buress Drums For Massachusetts Band at SXSW, Immediately Forgets Their Name on ‘Kimmel’
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Comedian Hannibal Buress may best be known to some as the comedian who ignited the Bill Cosby firestorm, but he’s also a hilarious standup and television star, lending his talent to two of the funniest, most progressive comedies on television, Broad City and The Eric Andre Show.

He appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live at the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin last night to discuss two things: first, that he’s been receiving death threats from Bill Cosby supporters, and second, that he managed to become a rockstar overnight. More

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Bill Cosby Asked the Internet to Make Him Into a Meme. It Did Not Go Well.
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Yesterday evening, Bill Cosby (or the interns that run Bill Cosby’s Twitter account) asked people to submit Cosby memes to their website. This, despite Cosby recently being in the news because of old sexual assault accusations resurfacing after comedian Hannibal Buress referenced them in a standup set. Predictably, the Internet responded like the Internet. More

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Hannibal Buress on Louis CK endorsement: ‘I made him say that’
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In the past few years, Hannibal Buress has gone from playing clubs like Great Scott to headlining the Wilbur Theatre, which he will do for two shows on Saturday night. He has earned the praise of Louis CK, who cited him in a Reddit interview on a short list of comedians who make him laugh (it was two names, Buress and Zach Galifianakis). And his offbeat point of view and laidback delivery have led him to writing gigs on “Saturday Night Live” and “30 Rock,” working in front of the camera on “The Eric Andre Show” and “Broad City,” and doing voiceovers for the new animated FX series “Chozen.” His “Gibberish Rap” was a standout bit at the Oddball Curiosity and Comedy Festival in September on a bill that was headlined by Dave Chappelle and Flight of the Conchords, and his new special, “Hannibal Buress: Live From Chicago” debuts on Comedy Central May 29. We caught up with him earlier this week by phone. More