Comedian Mark Malkoff looked at all the babies being carried around in BabyBjörns by their parents in New York City and had one thought: Get me into one of those.
"Everywhere you go in New York City," Malkoff told Yahoo! Screen over the phone, "Whether it's the subway or the street, you just see parents with the BabyBjörns." He added, "I wanted to experience it."
He needed two things: A harness to fit a smallish man (Malkoff is 5'7" and weighs 130 pounds) and someone who could handle the heavy lifting. Literally. The lightweight comic was able to team up with the 7-foot-tall Grizz Chapman, who was game.
A friend helped Malkoff to "MacGyver" a Björn-esque harness for him, and the two headed out to the streets of New York's Upper West Side neighborhood, which Malkoff described as "parents galore." The video shows even the most jaded New Yorkers — and their kids — staring in disbelief.
The coolest part for Malkoff was the leg up he had over most people. "I was instantly 6'4"," he said,Read More »from Comedian carried like a baby