I Exaggerate: My Brushes with Fame (Hardcover)
You may know Kevin Nealon as a celebrated comedian and Saturday Night Live alum—but he also happens to be a talented caricature artist.
In I Exaggerate: My Brushes with Fame, 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, the eulogy he gave at his dear friend Garry Shandling’s funeral, and much more. Part memoir, part coffee table book, this is a charming and gorgeously illustrated project from a comedy all-star that is sure to delight.
Caricatures in this book include:
- Hollywood megastars like Jim Carrey, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Jennifer Aniston
- Funny people like Steve Martin, Chris Rock, and David Letterman
- Music icons like Billie Eilish, Lady Gaga, and Tom Petty
- And many more!
“The caricatures are a joy to look at, each capturing the spirit of the subject in a way that only a skilled artist—and a person with keen observational skills—could produce.”—AP
About the Author
Kevin Nealon is an American comedian and actor. He was a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1986 to 1995, had roles in several of the Happy Madison films, played Doug Wilson on the Showtime series Weeds, and is a touring stand-up comedian. He lives in Los Angeles.
“The caricatures are a joy to look at, each capturing the spirit of the subject in a way that only a skilled artist—and a person with keen observational skills—could produce.”
“An impressive collection from a multifaceted artist. The anecdotes that Nealon includes with each image are heartwarming and sincere.”
— Kirkus Reviews