At first glance, Hannibal Buress, whose namesake is one of the most respected generals in history and whose recent Netflix special, Camisado, is named after a Japanese pre-dawn sneak attack, comes off as anything but combative. His droopy eyes and overall lax demeanor, though, leave his audience unprepared for the onslaught to come.
Take his bit about IDs in his latest special, for example. It starts innocently enough. The American comedian complains that at 32, it’s a bit ridiculous that he’s expected to provide ID when going to a bar.
“I feel like you can tell I’m not 20,” the Chicago native says laconically.