Comedian Kevin Nealon (SNL, Weeds) wishes he had wider aspirations, but the thrill of the comedy scene was too invigorating to pass up. After Dana Carvey helped him get on SNL, Kevin has maintained a healthy career on screen and a healthy lifestyle off screen. Find out about Kevin's serial killer demeanor, his initial disdain for activists, Garry Shandling's uninvited monk, and a near-death experience on a morning hike.
LESSONS FROM KEVIN:
1. Find time to meditate.
2. Do your passion and go into it with nothing to lose.
3. Half the battle is showing up.
TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE:
Check out Kevin's work on films & TV shows
Jan Hooks on SNL
Watch Kevin on SNL (Weekend Update, Mr. Subliminal Man)
Ed Peck, actor
Al Franken, actor, comedian, and Minnesota State Senator
Les Moonves, who didn't think Kevin would become anything
Dana Carvey work on SNL
Lorne Michaels, the mastermind producer behind SNL and many more
The Stakeout SNL sketch with Kevin and Tony Danza
Hiller and Diller - with Richard Lewis & Eugene Levy
CBS's Man With A Plan, starring Matt LeBlanc
Watch a trailer for Christopher Guest's Mascots - with Ed, Kevin's wife Susan Yeagley, and Parker Posey
Watch Hiking with Kevin, his hiking chat show
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