Our love for Louis C.K. isn’t waning. It seems like we keep learning cool new things about our country’s best stand-up comic every week. For instance: Did you know that Louis C.K. shot several short films in the mid to late ‘90s? 

Because he did, and working on these shorts helped him develop what would eventually become ‘Louie,’ his fiercely original, and fiercely funny, FX comedy series.

Stream Louie’s first 13-minute short, ‘Ice Cream,’ which features comedian and former ‘Saturday Night Live’ cast member Laura Kightlinger, above. It’s weird, it’s dark, it’s funny, it’s Louie.

Want more? Here's another Louis C.K. short film, 'The Letter V.'