Michael Ian Black

Michael Ian Black: Somewhat 'Famous'

Michael Ian Black: Somewhat 'Famous'

Michael Ian Black facetiously named his stand-up special "Very Famous" — but it's true, depending on whom you ask.

Black, the snarky comedian best known for his pop-culture takedowns on VH1, is a cult-hero for his work on MTV's '90s sketch-comedy show "The State," playing McKinley in "Wet Hot American Summer" and as a strange bowling alley manager on the NBC show "Ed."

He's currently headlining his "Black is White" comedy tour (which stops by the Ottobar Saturday), co-hosting a popular podcast about junk food and...