Did you know that Hannibal Buress auctioned to be the host of The Daily Show? Yeah, us neither. In a “secret auction” tape from Comedy Central, we finally get to see what could’ve been: a world where there’s “trouble in the Mideast,” a “moment of Ben” to close out our day, and a president who’s addicted to edamame and is afraid of people touching him.

As for a black man hosting? Guess Buress didn't get the memo about Trevor Noah.

Why? With Hannibal Buress premieres Wednesday, July 8 on Comedy Central.

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