Live Talks LA continues to host in-person AND virtual talks. Here is an in-person talk we’d like to spotlight – check website for other upcoming events.
On Wednesday, October 19, 2022, at 8pm LIVE Talks LA presents ‘An Evening with Kevin Nealon’ discussing his book of stories and portraits titled “I Exaggerate: My Brushes with Fame.” Proof of vaccinations required to attend this event; Face masks required to attend.
You may know Kevin Nealon as a celebrated comedian and Saturday Night Live alum—but he also happens to be a talented caricature artist. “I Exaggerate” is part art book, part memoir.
Kevin Nealon is an actor and comedian who is best known for his nine-year stint as a cast member of Saturday Night Live, and received critical acclaim for his role in the hit Showtime series Weeds. Kevin currently produces and hosts his digital series Hiking with Kevin, and tours his stand-up globally. Nealon’s television credits also include the CBS sitcom, Man With a Plan; two critically acclaimed stand-up specials for Showtime; and a number of appearances on Hot In Cleveland, Franklin & Bash, Monk, Curb Your Enthusiasm and Still Standing. His film credits include: Anger Management, Eight Crazy Nights, The Wedding Singer, Happy Gilmore, Just Go With It, Blended, and You Don’t Mess with the Zohan, Joe Dirt, Daddy Day Care, Good Boy,Bucky Larsen: Born to be a Star, and the cult hit Grandma’s Boy.
“In I Exaggerate,” comedian and actor Kevin Nealon shares original full-color caricatures and funny, endearing personal essays about his famous friends. Alongside his portraits and doodles from script margins and cocktail napkins, Nealon takes readers through his memories of everything from the set of Saturday Night Live with Chris Farley and Dana Carvey, to his idolization of James Taylor, Tiffany Haddish’s vegetable garden, the eulogy he gave at his dear friend Garry Shandling’s funeral, and much more. This is a charming and gorgeously illustrated project from a comedy all-star that is sure to delight.
Subjects include: Buzz Aldrin, Jennifer Aniston, Lauren Bacall, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Humphrey Bogart, Anthony Bourdain, Jim Carrey, Johnny Carson, Dana Carvey, Timothée Chalamet, Dave Chappelle, Kurt Cobain, Jeff Daniels, Daisy Edgar-Jones, Billie Eilish, Chris Farley, Carrie Fisher, Budd Friedman, Lady Gaga, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Tiffany Haddish, Whitney Houston, Ken Jeong, Andy Kauffman, Matt LeBlanc, David Letterman, Norm Macdonald, Rami Malek, Peyton Manning, Eli Manning, Steve Martin, Brian May, Freddie Mercury, Lorne Michaels, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Brad Paisley, Arnold Palmer, Tom Petty, Joaquin Phoenix, Robert Plant, the Pointer Sisters, Prince, Chris Rock, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Garry Shandling, Harry Dean Stanton, Howard Stern, Emma Stone, Tilda Swinton, Elizabeth Taylor, James Taylor, Anya Taylor-Joy, John Travolta, Eddie Vedder, Christopher Walken, and Robin Williams.
CLICK HERE to PURCHASE TICKETS (for in-person event)
$20 General Admission*
$50 General Admission + signed book of portraits and stories*
*Tickets include access to watch the virtual version of the event that airs on October 26, 2022 at 6pm PT, 9pm ET;
SAVE the DATE October 26, 2022 for the virtual event – If you are interested in viewing the virtual event ONLY, CLICK HERE to purchase ticket (also includes a signed book);
This event is presented in association with Glorya Kaufman Performing Arts Center; Proof of fully vaccinated required to attend this event; Face masks required to attend this event;
What: In-Person AND Virtual Talk
Where: Glorya Kaufman Performing Arts Center at Vista Del Mar, 3200 Motor Avenue, LA 90034 (Free Parking available at the venue)
When: Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 8:00pm