Courtesy of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Jerry takes Kevin Hart for a spin in an episode of his web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.
One of the worst things that can happen to your favorite stand up comic is wild, unbridled success. Once they start selling out arenas, the end is near.
There's something about reaching the top that triggers that self-destructive part of the brain that's usually a bit more pronounced in all great stand ups.
Eddie Murphy, Dave Chappelle, Dane Cook, and Andrew Dice Clay, all saw the peaks and pits of their careers come within months of each other. Of course, there are exceptions to this rule. Louis C.K. and Kevin Hart seem to be riding the same massive waves that have crushed other comedy careers with relative ease. We're all crossing our fingers in hopes that they can maintain their balance. And Chris Rock has been able to remain a relevant force in the comedy community.