Kevin Hart has been taking his stand-up to the next level in the past year, embarking on a 90-city tour that brought in more than $15 million in ticket sales.
The result is Laugh at My Pain, a concert movie/documentary that presents Hart's show and follows him to his Philadelphia roots. The film opens Sept. 9, 2011, in AMC Theatres nationwide. Here is the official movie trailer. Roll it!
A limited number of advance tickets are available at https://www.kevinhartlaughatmypain.com
You may have heard and/or seen footage from Diddy-Dirty Money's CD release party, which during a live Ustream, featured a naked woman in a bathtub whose hair gets the Michael Jackson Pepsi treatment. For you kids, that's a 1980s reference meaning she caught her hair on fire!
But check out comedian Kevin Hart, who was a host at the event, and jokingly talked about hopping into the tub with the woman in question, just before the tub got too hot to be a hot tub. "Did the camera catch that?!" Yes, Kevin. It did. Roll it! (Note: Some language is NSFW)
The NBA season begins tonight, and stand-up comedian Kevin Hart might not stand as tall as Spud Webb even, but in this brand-new Nike commercial, Hart serves just fine as Dwyane Wade's sidekick. Just don't tell Bill Burr, whom Hart is working with on a potential Comedy Central series. Go Celtics!
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On "The Early Show" this morning on CBS, Harry Smith moderated the show's weekly roundup to make jokes about current pop culture events. His guests: Mo Rocca, Iliza Shlesinger and Kevin Hart. Smith paused before saying Iliza's last name, then got Hart's name right without pause. But the CBS graphics department, as well as their YouTube department, decided Kevin Hart is Kevin Hall. Somewhere, I'm yelling "No respect!" Rodney Dangerfield knows what I'm talking about.
Here's the video if you care to watch what Rocca, Shlesinger and Hart had to say about this week's pop culture headlines. Hart was in town last night for Hot 97's April Fool's show at Madison Square Garden. Shlesinger is co-headlining Comix tonight and tomorrow. And Rocca is part of the CBS family.
Some comedians make their names via commercials, and some commercial campaigns seek out name comedians to lighten up and brighten up their brands. This new holiday gift TV ad blitz by eBay definitely falls into the latter group, going to go-to guys Jim Gaffigan, Kevin Hart, Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter to make you think about looking up an online auction or two for your gift ideas this winter. I saw one of Gaffigan's spots on my TV last night. There is a bunch of extra videos and insider insight on the ad campaign on eBay's site. Here is his advice on homemade gifts:
After the jump, all of the other new eBay ads with stand-up comedians!
I caught this interview a week or so ago and found it interesting for both comedians and fans alike. Yes, it's Carson Daly, and he fibs a bit in the intro and his chat with comedian Kevin Hart. But. Nice to see them go outside of the studio and to a comedy club in Los Angeles that's not the Improv, Comedy Store or Laugh Factory -- they're at The Comedy Union "in the hood," as they joke. Hart talks about how he had to adapt from the New York City comedy scene to that of Los Angeles, how people like Dave Chappelle are funny in a different way from other stand-ups, and what that can mean for a comedian. Also, Twitter. You can follow Kevin Hart @KevinHart4real.
Less than one week before a new crop of comedians get to add a Comedy Central TV credit to their bios as Live At Gotham tapes next week at Gotham Comedy Club. I'll have more info on who's performing when later. For now, though, I can tell you who'll be your hosts for the evenings.