Comedy at the Knitting Factory
Brooklyn's hottest weekly comedy show, started by Hannibal Buress, is now hosted by a trio of the fastest rising comics in the city in Sydnee Washington, Marie Faustin & Aminah Imani. Lineups are guaranteed to feature a diverse lineup of the hippest, funniest comedians from across New York and the country at large and frequently have surprise drop-ins from comedy's biggest stars. For more info, check out the Comedy at the Knitting Factory Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages.
Sydnee Washington was recently honored as an “UpNext” comedian at Comedy Central’s Clusterfest. One of the hosts of “The UnOfficial Expert Podcast”. Also featured in Out Magazine, Vulture, and Time Out. Her humor and view toward vanity, dating both sexes, and how to party safely as a woman are both unique and refreshing. And has appeared on TruTv VH1 and various YouTube videos for GQ, Cosmo, and Elite Daily.
Marie Faustin is a NY-based comedian and actress and one of the fastest rising talents on the comedy scene. She was a 2017 "New Face of Comedy" at the international Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal. In 2018, Vulture named Marie one of its top “Comics to Watch”
Marie has appeared at Comedy Central's Clusterfest, GQ Magazine, MTV, VH1 and on The BET Awards. In 2016, Marie became the host of Oxygen's Very Real Talk. She also co-hosts the popular weekly podcast: The Unofficial Expert
Aminah Imani is a stand-up comedian, host, actor, and writer who can be seen nightly at reputable comedy clubs and venues in New York city. Aminah is also a favorite at nationwide comedy festivals, podcasts, and film. Aminah’s notable performance at her alma mater, Howard University, Homecoming Comedy Show paved the way for career highlights including performing at 2018 Carolines on Broadway March Madness Comedy competition, the DC Comedy Festival, online sketches with Buzzfeed and a role in the web series, Flatbush Misdemeanors which was featured in the New York Television Festival. Aminah currently produces her own podcast, Wine Before Nine, available on sound cloud and iTunes.