This video features a short documentary about a 23-year-old Chris Rock that was shot by a student at NYU film school back in 1989. It’s pretty interesting, including some early clips of Rock’s standup and an interview with his mom where she talks about being disappointed that he’s pursuing comedy instead of college. I’m guessing that she’s not disappointed any more.
Here’s some more stuff to check out today:
• Flashback of the Day: For some more laughs, check out this video that shows what happens when kids try to explain to their parents how to use a computer.
• There’s just something special about a baby with a beard.
• Here’s a crazy story about a lumber baron who left $100 million to his family, but stipulated that they not get it until 92 years after his death.