If Kevin Hart's not in a movie, he's on a TV series. If he's not hosting an award show, he's presenting at one. If he's not hitting the late-night talk show circuit, he's hosting the Justin Bieber Comedy Central roast. Not to mention his "Saturday Night Live" appearances, comedy tours and attempts to go viral online.
How did this happen, seemingly overnight? As Hart comes to town for two shows this weekend, we count the Kevin Hart Explosion in eight steps:
1. September 2011: Hart starts to make waves with his stand-up tour film, "Laugh at My Pain," which debuts in the Top 10 at the box office.
By this point, Hart had been...