Chris Rock on CBS Sunday Morning

Chris Rock enjoyed a big weekend of press and publicity in advance of his already critically-acclaimed new movie, Top Five.

Mo Rocca interviewed Rock for CBS Sunday Morning. And Frank Rich interviewed him for New York mag’s Vulture. Both are great. In both places, Rock drops the hint that’d he love a job with 60 Minutes. And we would love seeing him in that job — whether they gave him the “Andy Rooney” slot to talk about whatever he wanted, or sent him out on assignments, a la his documentary, Good Hair. Make it happen, CBS! Make it happen, Moonves! In the meantime…

Let’s look at the videos now, since that’s easier on your eyeballs.

In this short bonus clip, Rock talks about how the very nature of stand-up comedy is odd when you put it in other real-life contexts:

And here’s the full interview. Roll it!

Sean L. McCarthy

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