A former mayoral candidate, Austinite Carl Hickerson loves to be in the public eye. Or at least it seems that way from the unabashed girth rippling he does in front of Esther's Follies weekend after weekend. Also well known for a twirling carnation on one finger for long stretches of time, Hickerson gleefully gives demonstrations of his balancing prowess and will even try to teach interested parties. He has been a staple in front of the club's window for so long that Esther's now incorporates him in one of Ray Anderson's acts.
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