In his second HBO stand-up special Chris Rock discusses life, relationships, racism, society, politics, and controversial figures such as OJ Simpson, Marion Barry, and even the President — speaking not only from personal experience but also keen observations.
For his first stand-up special in nearly a decade, Chris Rock takes on many hot-button issues like Donald Trump and police violence, while also delving into his own personal life and mistakes, including cheating on his ex-wife and his self-described porn addiction.
The number one reason people hate America, the number one reason is because of our religion. Americans worship money, we worship money. Separate God from school, separate God from work, separate God from government but on your money it says in God we trust.
Chris Rock: Kill the Messenger is Chris Rock’s fifth HBO comedy special. It was edited together from three performances: one at the HMV Hammersmith Apollo in London, one at the Apollo Theater in New York City, and one at the Carnival City Casino in Johannesburg.
Chris Rock brings his critically acclaimed brand of social commentary-themed humor to this 1999 standup comedy presentation from HBO.
Transcript of Chris Rock’s monologue at the Saturday Night Live, 1996